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Leichhardt skate park receives state government seal of approval

By DANIEL LO SURDO The chief executive of the NSW government's Greater Sydney Parklands Trust has thrown her support behind a controversial new skate park in Leichhardt, saying that it would be a "key recreational facility for young people and families". In a letter to Inner West Council General Manager Peter Gainsford last month, Suellen […]

Inner West councillors clash over skate park

By ALLISON HORE In a move which the Inner West mayor called a “betrayal of local children and young people” a group of councillors tabled a motion which would delay the construction of a skate park in Leichhardt Park. The motion to look for a “more suitable” location for the skate park was put forward […]

Skate park a master plan for Callan Park

Leichhardt Council approved the building of the Callan Park Skate Park last week, moving forward with elements of the park’s masterplan. But the state government continues to ignore the overall plan. The skate park is one of the key items to come out of the plan that council approved in 2011. Independent councillor John Stamolis […]