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Public facilities

Public pools

Advice on designing a shade plan for a public pool complex.

Sporting grounds

Design considerations for spectator, player and refreshment areas at sports grounds.


Recommendations for providing shade to sand areas and adjacent public reserves.


Shade planning guidelines for footpaths, pedestrian thoroughfares, public transport points and shopping precincts.

Parks and recreational areas

Factors to consider in open areas, playgrounds and picnic and BBQ areas.

Last updated: 21 April 2016