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Allianz Stadium demolition forges ahead

By Laura Neill   The demolition of the Sydney Football Stadium at Moore Park will forge ahead in the first week of the new year as stage one of the $730 million knockdown/rebuild project. Demolition of the 30-year-old stadium is scheduled to start straight after the completion of the Test Cricket at the SCG, with […]

Centennial Park heritage singled out

BY GEORGIA FULLERTON   Sydney's Centennial Park has joined the select group of Australia’s protected landmarks after the Federal Government announced its addition to the Australian National Heritage List last Tuesday. The public parkland encompasses almost 200 hectares in the inner east of Sydney and is the 115th site to be included on the list […]

Moore construction, less park

by Sophie Stockman   Taxpayer’s money is being funnelled into controversial development projects that are restructuring the Moore Park precinct.  The development of entertainment and sporting venues within Moore Park are currently threatening the intended purpose of the space as a public area for recreational use. The demolition proposal of Allianz Stadium is being pushed […]

Moore Park less stadium

BY JOSHUA KINDL Sydney’s beloved Moore Park is in danger of becoming worthy of a Joni Mitchell song unless additional funding can be found for the area. This call for additional maintenance resources comes as the New South Wales State Government undertakes final assessment on a potential $705 million refurbishment for Allianz Stadium. In a […]

WestConnex delivers less park

OPINION BY WENDY BACON The NSW Gladys Berejiklian government announced last week that it plans to tear down Sydney Cricket Ground Allianz stadium and rebuild it to blend with Moore Park and connect to a massive intersection and widened roads, all the way from the massive WestConnex interchange at St Peters. With this announcement, the […]

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 […]

Moore mobilises locals to save green space

BY LUCAS BAIRD The City of Sydney will organise a public meeting as well as provide financial support to campaigning against a new Stadium at Moore Park following an ABC Radio National Program that aired last Sunday. In the program, a promotional video produced by the Sydney Cricket Ground Trust champions a precinct of sporting […]

New pedestrian bridge for Moore Park

BY CHRISTOPHER HARRIS Plans to build another pedestrian bridge just a few hundred metres from the controversial Tibby Cotter Bridge near Moore Park have been slammed by transport lobbyists Ecotransit. The bridge is part of the construction of the South East Light Rail which will run along Moore Park. Ecotransit spokesperson Gavin Gatenby said there […]

Moore stadiums a possibility for Sydney

By Lauren O'Connor   A report for the state government into the management of Sydney’s sporting facilities will be released at the end of May and could recommend a third stadium be built at Moore Park. The sale of the state’s electricity assets under Premier Baird may be used to fund an $800 million stadium. […]

Albert ‘Tibby’ Cotter walkway opened

Last Friday February 27, the contentious Albert ‘Tibby’ Cotter walkway was officially opened in Sydney by NSW Roads Minister Duncan Gay and Minister for Sport Stuart Ayres. According to the state government, the pedestrian and cycling bridge above Anzac Parade at Moore Park aims to provide safer and more direct access to major events. Mr […]