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A golf course for Birdsville

Thomas, Glenn S. (1997) A golf course for Birdsville. Landscape Australia, 19(4), pp. 318-324.

Abstract

The master planning of a golf course for the southwest Queensland town of Birdsville has been carried out as a community service project working with the Birdsville community under the sponsorship of the Diamantina Shire Council. It has offered some interesting challenges and creative design opportunities in terms of "alternative" site survey techniques and in meeting the severe environmental constraints of playing golf on a very beautiful but fragile site in a remote arid environment. This Master Plan received the 1997 Landscape Excellence Award from the AILA Queensland Group. It is anticipated that construction will commence in 1998.Author's Note: Commencement of construction was delayed until 2002, The Year of The Outback.

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ID Code: 8416
Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: For more information, please refer to the journal’s website (see hypertext link) or contact the author. Author contact details: gs.thomas@qut.edu.au
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Keywords: golf course design, arid regions
ISSN: 0310-9011
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > AGRICULTURAL AND VETERINARY SCIENCES (070000) > AGRICULTURE LAND AND FARM MANAGEMENT (070100) > Agriculture Land and Farm Management not elsewhere classified (070199)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1997 The Author
Deposited On: 03 Jul 2007
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 22:42

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