The common definition of an embellishment is an unnecessarily added touch, an ornamental addition or a flourish, but in Australian local government the term is also sometimes used to describe an asset or improvement, especially within a park.

The term is used in the Queensland Department of Infrastructure & Planning's Standard Infrastructure Charges Schedule, and that may be the source of the usage.

Parks infrastructure listed as embellishments in the Standard Infrastructure Charges Schedule include:

External Links & References

  1. Wikitionary
  2. Standard Infrastructure Charges Schedule
  3. Redland Shire Council's Desired Embellishment Service Standards
  4. Caloundra's Planning & Embellishment Table
  5. Google Search
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