Pilot Dining Platform Program


Council has identified the opportunity to extend the use of the footpath and road reserve, through the use of dining platforms, to create new and interesting public places and safely extend the service area of food and beverage businesses. The Pilot Dining Platform will give food and beverage businesses, across the Rockhampton Region, the opportunity to increase their outdoor dining area and to create a better dining out experience.

Key benefits of the Pilot Dining Platform Program

  • Promote the viability of food and beverage businesses;

  • Create new and interesting public places to experience dining out;

  • Build local community and civic pride among the business community and people of the Rockhampton region;

  • Encourage activation of the streetscape with increased pedestrian activity;

  • Provide additional public seating, landscaping and public art;

  • Outdoor dining platforms are low-cost and easily implemented.

More information and eligibility

Applications for the pilot dining platform program have now closed. To find out more about any upcoming programs contact Advance Rockhampton on 4932 9000 or 1300 22 55 77 or email at advancerockhampton@rrc.qld.gov.au.

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