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Areas of grass car parking to cease at Moore Park

By DANIEL LO SURDO NSW Minister for Planning & Public Spaces Rob Stokes announced that cars will no longer be allowed to park on the northern section of Moore Park to revitalise the area for the community. Car parking will also cease on the southern end of Moore Park in 2023. The announcement comes as […]

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 […]

Greyhound adoption drive in Moore Park a “huge success”

By ALLISON HORE Dozens of dogs found new homes in the “most successful” greyhound adoption drive ever held in Sydney. The drive by Greyhounds As Pets NSW (GAPNSW) was held at The Entertainment Quarter in Moore Park on the 18th of April, as part of the annual Sydney Family Show. In the largest public showing […]

Clues to the missing trust in Greater Sydney Parklands

Opinion by WENDY BACON Is Taking the TRUST out of Sydney’s Public Parklands a Good Idea?   On 17th February, an alliance of Sydney community organisations held its first forum at NSW Parliament.  The forum 'Is Taking the TRUST out of Sydney’s Public Parklands a Good Idea?" focussed on the new Greater Sydney Parklands, which is […]

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 […]

Reclaiming Moore Park Golf Course for more than golf

By ALLISON HORE The City of Sydney has revealed two plans to halve the size of Moore Park Golf Course to unlock more public open space. To transform part of the golf course into parklands, the City of Sydney has put together two options. The first option will see the parkland located to the north […]

Van Gogh Alive

Van Gogh Alive is a multi-sensory experience that has marvelled millions of people around the world. The exhibition is an immersive window into the world of Van Gogh’s paintings, and will be running for a limited COVID-safe season in Sydney. The Royal Hall Of Industries at Sydney’s Entertainment Quarter in Moore Park will soon be […]

No more parking on Moore Park

By ALLISON HORE Councillors and members of state parliament from across the political spectrum have signed an open letter calling for a commitment to ending on-grass parking at Moore Park. The letter from community group Saving Moore Park calls on Premier Gladys Berejiklian and the Minister for Planning and Public Spaces, Rob Stokes, to agree […]

A park too far

By JOHN MOYLE The Berejiklian government’s creation of a new super body has been met with a mix of doubt and cautious optimism. Greater Sydney Parklands will oversee more than 6,000 hectares of public space across the Sydney Metropolitan area and will include Parramatta Park, Western Sydney Parklands, Centennial and Moore Park and Callan Park. […]

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 […]