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Pyrmont residents ignored on fight for viable public transport on peninsula

By AMBER GRIFFIN A Pyrmont resident group says it has been ignored by NSW government about concerns over limited public transport options, after key bus stops were removed from an essential route early in the year. The Pyrmont Peninsula Public Transport Forum (PPPTF), a group of Pyrmont businesses and residents who advocate for improved public […]

Local hero: John Brooks

BY IRINA DUNN Retired engineer and regional planning consultant John Brooks has been the Convenor of the Blackwattle Cove Coalition since 2008. This forum of various community groups and organisations get together to share information about planning matters affecting the Bays precinct and surrounds and to comment on new developments such as the Fish Markets […]

Push for Pirrama Park swing

Community action groups in Pyrmont are petitioning for the installation of a swing specially designed for the disabled at Pirrama Park. Labelled the ‘Liberty Swing’, the feature would allow people in wheelchairs to roll onto a swing. Elizabeth Elenius, Convenor of the Pyrmont Action group, said the initiative has the broad support of the local […]