A member of the public submitted a Naming Proposal to name a park not officially named on Nambour Mapleton Road, Highworth.

Proposed name:

Albert Atkinson Park


A member of the public has submitted a Naming Proposal to name a park currently not officially named. The proposed name is to commemorate the life of Albert Atkinson and his significant lifelong contribution to the community of Nambour. Albert and his family arrived in SE Queensland in 1911 and settled in the Highworth area in 1927. During this time, Albert was an unpaid Minister to the local community and he worked the sugar cane and dairy farms on this site. In 1994, Albert sold this parcel of land to Maroochy Shire Council, becoming the park it is today


Lot 102 RP889201

174 Nambour Mapleton Road, Highworth


Naming proposals are processed in accordance with the endorsed Naming of Parks, Places, Community Infrastructure, Roads and Street Numbering Policy.

Feedback on this naming proposal must be made in writing, to council. Please post your submissions to:

Community Connections and Partnerships Team, Sunshine Coast Council

Locked Bag 72

Sunshine Coast Mail Centre QLD 4560

or email grants@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au

Submissions closed 18 March 2021.

For more information call 07 5420 8616.