"The Department of Primary Industry and Resources installed 90 bollards along the edge of the car park at the Rum Jungle Lake Reserve, located 3 kms west of Batchelor, Northern Territory," explains Scott Downs, Manager of Technical Projects for the Department of Primary Industry and Resources for the NT Government. The posts installed are 100 [...]
Roper Gulf Regional Council regularly make use of Replas recycled plastic Bollards and have purchased several Plank Signs for various parks throughout the municipality. By using recycled plastic material to replace the old signage and bollards, the council can be confident that they will stand the rest of time and harsh elements faced in the [...]
"All of the towns now have Bollards in place to protect drivers and park and recreation facilities, while Barunga has also invested in Parkdale Benches for Culture Park in the centre of town and outside the council building," said Prudence Long, Communication Coordinator for Roper Gulf Regional Council in Katherine, Northern Territory. The new installation [...]
The Ingkerreke Outstation Resource Centre in Alice Springs, Northern Territory have recently purchased Replas recycled plastic bollards in multiple sizes to be distributed throughout the Aboriginal Town Camps. Darren Moulds, Infrastructure Officer said, "the local town council have installed existing bollards, and we are very happy with this product as it holds up to our harsh [...]
Installed by Replas Pro Adamant Property Service, the new Enduroplank™ with fire retardant boardwalk is the first to be installed in Australia. East Point is surrounded by lush greenery and one of the largest reserves in Darwin, with two playgrounds, a lake, exercise stations, walking trails and more. In an environment like this, City of [...]
The harsh environment in Darwin, NT can effect products like timber when it comes to the heat, coast, termites, etc. East Point in Darwin found the perfect product, Replas recycled plastic bollards. Replas 150 mm round bollards are the environmentally friendly alternative to the traditional treated pine bollard. The finish of the posts are clean [...]
Replas recycled plastic products at the famous Mindil Beach in Darwin included a range from floating beach access, installed by local aboriginals, and Brolga bollards all around the park. Mindil Beach is famous for it's sunset markets on Thursday and Sunday evenings between April and October. To accommodate to the environment and popular area, City [...]
In the City of Darwin, "East Point Reserve is one of the largest reserves in the Darwin municipality boasting 200 hectares of green space and recreation spaces. We have been looking after the reserve since 1984 and aim to balance the ecological, cultural and historic values whilst providing recreational areas for everyone to enjoy." One [...]
"The bollards and wheel stops were installed out at Serpentine Gorge, 100km west of Alice Springs on Namatjira Drive. The works was for the Parks and Wildlife Commission NT," explains Clint Thompson at Diggamen Civil in the Northern Territory. "They were upgrading an existing car park that had permapine (timber) posts, that had started to [...]
The battle between termites and timber is over at East Point Reserve in Darwin, NT with the new installation of recycled plastic bollards from Replas. The installers, T/V Vrahos Contractors, explains, “the installation of 900 bollards at East Point Reserve was particularly quite easy to install. They are light in weight and the four holes [...]
In the suburb of Royal Park at Durack Estate in Darwin lies Replas bollards and Daintree seats. Visiting Darwin, the Northern Territory Sales Rep, Steven, had noticed both the bollards and Daintree seats have not been effected by either the hot conditions or the termites - a massive bonus for using recycled plastic products in [...]
Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel is one distinctive hotel, being shaped to represent Kakadu's most famous inhabitant, the saltwater crocodile. Around this uniquely shaped hotel lies several hundred-recycled plastic 125 mm green bollards and custom Replas Beachcombers all in great condition considering the consistent harsh weather. “Due to the condition of the seats (after 5 years in [...]
The township of Katherine in Northern Territory have their own little ‘hot springs’ to relax in. Tucked away in the Katherine River bed, at the top entry, are several Replas products including bollards and a fitness trail since 2016. Mayor Fay Miller said, “the Katherine Council is committed to using, where possible, recycled plastic products. [...]
In April 2017 Brittany Pottinger along with nine other students from Flinders Christian Community College spent ten days at the Woolaning Homeland Christian School, two hours south of Darwin. Their mission was to donate a recycled plastic bench from Replas to the Aboriginal students with their school emblem engraved on the seat! Flinders students and [...]
Make your way to the sandstone area of Nitmiluk National Park and explore all thirteen stunning gorges. The local tour guide will take you down the gorge by boat and along the way you will travel across several Replas Enduroplank™ boardwalks. What makes this material being recycled plastic so special is the fact that it's [...]
Lay back in the Spring-Fed thermal pools amid palms and tropical woodlands at Korran Bitter Springs in Elsey National Park. "Discovered by surveyors for the Overland Telegraph Line in the latter part of the nineteenth century, the Bitter Springs are located approximately two kilometres from Mataranka in the Katherine region. An ideal place to relax [...]
One of the most beautiful park to cool off and relax, Berry Springs in Darwin, has installed over 200 bollards used as car park barriers. 4 years down the track, both the 100 mm and 125 mm black bollards are in excellent condition with no cracking, splitting, or fading. Berry Springs is a great shaded [...]
Check out the lastest installment of Replas Enduroplank™ for the City of Darwin Parks Department at East Point Reserve at the Mangrove Boardwalk
Contractor Cremasco Civil has installed literally hundreds of 125 mm black Replas bollards around Yarrawonga, NT. Company administrator Juanita Long has told us that staff find the recycled plastic bollards very easy to install due to their moulded construction and the below-ground-level retaining holes for secure fixing. The local council has also passed on comments [...]
A very special job went through our factory recently, when Mr Phillip Harding commissioned a recycled plastic memorial seat in memory of his late wife Rosemary. Phillip chose to have the seat installed at the Finke River roadside stop between Alice Springs, NT and the South Australia border. This spot was the first place Phillip [...]
A unique 40-metre floating jetty made almost entirely from recycled products has provided a safer and more accessible solution for the Gove Boat Club in the Northern Territory. Constructed from tyres filled with polyurethane foam, recycled plastic Enduroplank™ was chosen as the ideal material to use for the decking as it needs no painting or [...]
Unless you’re Crocodile Dundee there are two things you have to remember when walking through Simpson’s Gap in the West Macdonnell National Park, Northern Territory: Stick to the bike path and you’re not Crocodile Dundee. Needing repair, the bike path and bridge have been upgraded using Replas’ Enduroplank™, which is made from recycled plastic rather [...]
In January 2013 a bush fire swept through Kings Canyon in Alice Springs, NT, devastating a timber boardwalk in the area. Instead of repairing it with timber which is vulnerable to further damage the decision was made to use Enduroplank™ decking. Replas Diamond Club member Bullant Building, installed a magnificent new floating boardwalk made from [...]
A new boat ramp and jetty facility at Palmerston in the Northern Territory looks stunning due to the use of brown Enduroplank™ recycled-plastic decking. The structure received the President’s Award from the Northern Territory chapter of Engineers Australia for its innovative design.
Removable bollards at the Palmerston fishing jetty in the Northern Territory allow for occasional vehicle access for maintenance purposes. Replas Bollard Sleeves are made from galvanised steel and have a flap and locking pin which allows the bollards to be easily removed for vehicle access or locked in place to create a barrier. Hinged Bollard [...]
The Northern Territory Parks and Wildlife Service are evaluating the performance of a brown Replas Plank sign at the Arid Zone Research Institute. Recycled plastic products are used in many territory park areas and after three years testing the sign has shown it can cope well with the extremes of Central Australia, looking as good [...]
The Centre for Appropriate Technology campus in Alice Springs is a not for profit organisation providing skills training for indigenous people. The Centre has incorporated Replas recycled materials in a number of skills teaching projects. Replas profiles have been used in seating located around the campus grounds.
The Northern Territory Government have used the Replas 145 mm square bollard extensively throughout the Territory. From tourist attractions, to roadways and car parks around government facilities. At the Arid Zone Research Institute in Alice Springs these long-lasting bollards line the driveway beautifully and as a bonus are resistant to termites.
Replas yellow speed humps proudly guard the entrance to the Alice Springs Hospital car park. Recycled-plastic speed humps are light enough to be installed by one person without the use of lifting equipment, yet provide a tough long-lasting solution.
Hundreds of people crowd Mindil Beach, in Darwin, to watch the spectacular sunsets and enjoy the famous Mindil Beach Markets. Accessing the beach through the dunes is now made easy with Enduroplank floating pathways from Replas. These pathways also helps protect the sand dunes and the surrounding vegetation.
On the outskirts of Palmerston in the top end of the Northern Territory, Replas 125 mm square green bollards have been used to great effect to define a pathway and restrict vehicle access near a major roadway. Not only do they blend in beautifully with the landscape, but as they are made from waste plastic [...]
The Old Telegraph Station at Alice Springs is a major tourist attraction in the town. Replas 145 mm bollards have been used extensively to line the roadways and define car parks in the vicinity of the Telegraph Station.
Minnie Beach, on Fannie Bay in Darwin, is famous for its markets and beachside eateries. An after dinner stroll along the beach has been made so much easier with the addition of five new floating beach access pathways made from recycled-plastic Enduroplank™. The pathways help prevent erosion while also protecting the surrounding vegetation.
Termites cause more damage to homes in Australia than fire, floods, storms and tempest combined. There is a high incidence of infestation in The Northern Territory which creates a serious problem for the NT parks and reserve. Recycled-plastic bollards provide the perfect solution. Timber bollards might create a delicious outdoor dining experience for termites, but [...]
The Darwin City Council has installed Replas bollards in the new Convention Centre precinct on the Darwin waterfront. Recycled-plastic bollards are being used almost exclusively throughout the NT because of their resistance to termites and ability to tolerate the climatic extremes of the Top End.
The Department of Construction and Infrastructure in Alice Springs has used recycled-plastic bollards to fix a maintenance problem at the side of the Alice Springs Court House. What was a place for abandoned shopping trolleys and other refuse is now a well-managed space. Why pay more for timber bollards? To see our latest Bollard brochure [...]
Proving no terrain is too tough for a Replas product, these amazing photos show a diverse range of applications. From the heat of the desert, to the humidity of the tropics, Replas recycled plastic can handle it all. Visit www.replas.com.au for more information.
The Parks and Wildlife Service in the Northern Territory develops and manages more than 90 parks and reserves, specifically for conservation and nature-based recreation and tourism. Recently, the Parks and Wildlife Service selected Replas’ round-topped recycled-plastic bollards as their preferred bollard for the region. As termites are a huge problem in the Northern Territory, traditional [...]