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Greenwich puts Ballaarat Park on government’s agenda

By Emily Contador-kelsall The community campaign to extend Ballaarat Park is moving steadily forward with the support of independent Sydney MP Alex Greenwich. Mr Greenwich submitted five questions centering on the state government’s plans for the future of the park to the Minister for Planning Rob Stokes in late May. Mr Greenwich told City Hub […]

Campaign kicks off for “less parking spaces, more space for parks”

By Joe Bourke   The campaign to extend Pyrmont's green space by 60 percent at Ballaarat Park kicked off last Thursday May 21. Since the nearby Star Casino’s billion dollar redevelopment, the number of people coming to Darling Island has increased, particularly at night.Community members have cited anti-social behaviour, including hoon racing, as one of […]

Ballaarat Park campaign kicks off

The Pyrmont community and businesses are calling for Ballaarat Park to be expanded as the Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority (SHFA) prepares to transfer its final land holdings in Pyrmont to the City of Sydney. The community is calling on the state government and the City of Sydney to remove the local roads around the park, […]