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One size fits all model for Sydney parklands draws criticism

By EVA BAXTER Minister for Planning and Public Spaces Rob Stokes released at the end of May a white paper for public consultation which proposes to legislate the Greater Sydney Parklands (GSP). GSP is a NSW government super agency established last year to oversee more than 6,000 hectares of parklands, Centennial Parklands (Centennial, Moore and […]

Moore Park car park once again

By ALLISON HORE Advocacy group Saving Moore Park have called the move to resume on-grass parking at Moore Park “extremely disappointing.” Despite a commitment to end on-grass parking at Moore Park, the eastern part of the parklands was opened up for parking for the T20 cricket match between India and Australia. When there are large […]

Trust missing in NSW mega park authority

By WENDY BACON  The Minister for Planning Rob Stokes last week announced a new super agency for managing Sydney’s parklands. This is the latest in a number of controversial moves by the NSW government to concentrate and fast-track planning power since the COVID pandemic began.  The new Greater Sydney Parklands (GSP) agency will absorb 6000 […]

Queens Park’s shared pathway

BY VANESSA LIM A pathway link between Randwick and Waverley will soon provide a safe pathway for people who cycle or walk in the Centennial Parklands. Centennial Parklands addressed the need for the original pathway back in the 2016 Queens Park Master Plan, but the potentially high costs were not being covered at the time. […]

Moore Park could become less park

BY ALEX EUGENE Sydney’s precious green space could be under threat again, this time as a result of roadworks and the redevelopment of the Allianz football stadium at Moore Park. Dubbed the “green lungs of Sydney” by the Centennial Park & Moore Park Trust, the 360-hectare wonder is lined by the jam-packed bottleneck South Dowling […]

Randwick opposes park price hike

By Miriam Webber Randwick Council has pledged to support the campaign against rising fees for school hire of Centennial Parklands. Councillors from all parties pledged unanimous support on Tuesday June 23 for a motion to lobby state ministers for a guarantee of affordable fees. The motion was petitioned to Council by local action group Save […]