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2019

Meeting 1
Date: 12 February

Major Community Issues Discussed

Education and Community Program Update
  • The Committee was briefed on the Parklands’ education strategy.
  • The Committee was informed of how programs were decided and noted the aim to manage capacity through peak and off-peak cycles and the difficulty of remote education opportunities.
Share the Park Campaign
  • The Committee was briefed on the upcoming annual “Share the Park” campaign that aims to raise awareness and educate the many diverse visitors about the right and responsible ways to enjoy the Parklands.
  • The 2019 theme to be launched in May is “Wildlife”, to be developed further.
Upcoming Major Events
  • Until 31 May: Moonlight Cinema
  • Until March: Feature film
  • 2 March: Mardi Gras – Moore Park
  • 4 May: Exercise your Moodwalk
  • 17 May: Sh*tbox Rally
Meeting 2
Date: 16 April

Major Community Issues Discussed

Discovery Centre
  • The Committee was briefed on the future direction of Nature Play at Centennial Parklands, including plans for Nature Play education programs and to improve the Discovery Centre at Centennial Park.
Centennial Parklands Rangers
  • The Committee was briefed on the role of Rangers as frontline customer service officers looking after the Parklands.
  • Members discussed enforcement options for issues such as large cycling pelotons and parking on tree roots at netball courts.
Planning Update
  • The Committee was briefed on key planning projects, and also briefly discussed the progress of the neighbouring football stadium project.
  • A tower at West Bondi adjacent to the north east corner of Centennial Park has been proposed. The Committee confirmed concerns about overshadowing, visual impact, and the impact that these residents neighbouring the Park may have on Parklands events.
  • The committee were briefed on the Queens Park Pathway at Darley Road public consultation plans.
Works & Maintenance Program across Centennial Parklands
  • Prior to the meeting a number of members visited the site of the Kensington Pond bridge and pathway. At the meeting the Committee was briefed on the Transport for NSW’s Kensington Pond footbridge replacement project.
  • The Committee received a regular update to the Committee on Assets and Maintenance works across the Parklands.
Upcoming Major Events
  • 15 – 26 April: School holiday activities
  • 4 May: Exercise your Moodwalk
  • 17 May: Sh*tbox Rally – 17 May 2019
  • 1 September: Father’s Day Festival
  • 15 September: Sydney Running Festival
  • 5 October: Listen Out music festival
Meeting 3
Date: 4 June

Major Community Issues Discussed

Centennial Park Homestead Tender
  • The Committee received a briefing on the tender process underway for the Parklands to secure a new food and beverage operator at the Homestead on a long-term lease.
 
Moore Park Update
  • The Committee was briefed on the sports strategy for Moore Park including Tramway Oval.
  • The strategy has a focus on ‘greening the green space’ consistent with the Moore Park Master Plan and considers the balance between meeting the needs of all user groups including grassroots sports, high performance and community sport.
  • Key benefits include expanded playing capacity and sustainable revenues.
 
Parking Changes at Centennial Park and the Centennial Parklands Equestrian Committee
  • The Committee received a briefing on parking changes commencing on 1 July 2019. The changes are to discourage the increased commuter parking in recent times.
Upcoming Major Events
  • 8 – 10 June: Tuff Nuttez
  • 1 September: Father’s Day Festival
  • 15 September: Sydney Running Festival
  • 25 – 27 September: Major Event Hold
  • 5 October: Listen Out Music Festival
  • 20 October: Sri Chinmoy Race
  • 26 October: Wanderlust
  • 30 October: JP Morgan CC
  • 3 November: Walk 4 Brain Cancer
  • 16 November: Polo in the City
Meeting 4
Minutes will be published once they have been adopted at the following meeting of the Community Consultative Committee. 
Meeting 5
Minutes will be published once they have been adopted at the following meeting of the Community Consultative Committee. 
Meeting 6
Minutes will be published once they have been adopted at the following meeting of the Community Consultative Committee. 
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