Skip to main navigation Skip to main content
  1. Home
  2. Infrastructure
  3. Flagship Projects
  4. Sunshine Coast Turf Club - Synthetic Track Upgrade

The Sunshine Coast Turf Club (SCTC) Synthetic Track Upgrade Project is an approved government co-funded project totalling $8.91m and is a joint initiative of Racing Queensland, SCTC and the Queensland Government.

The project consisted of replacement of the existing cushion track with a new all-weather synthetic track surface, installation of new irrigation to the synthetic track, and installation of drainage and irrigation upgrades to the No.2 grass and plough track.

Click here to read more about the announcement.

Project Timeline

May 2020 
Government Funding Approval
December 2020
Complete Design and Approvals 
February 2021 
Award Contract
March 2021 
Commence construction
December 2021 
Project completed

Project Update

The $8.9 million redevelopment of the Sunshine Coast Turf Club was completed in December 2021.
Stage one of the project featured the installation of a new all-weather Polytrack, which hosted its first meeting at Corbould Park in late November 2021. Stage two was completed in December 2021 and included:

  • Irrigation (inside and outside) to the Polytrack and the Plough Track;
  • The reinstatement of a temporary cross-over to the course proper was with a ‘ready to play’ grass surface;
  • Drainage improvements to the Polytrack, No.2 Grass and Plough Track;
  • The Plough Track was remediated with footing material from the Cushion Track inclusive of plinths;
  • Extensions to the Polytrack land bridges at starting locations; and
  • Installation of new plastic rail.