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Greater Sydney Parklands

Greater Sydney Parklands brings together some of Sydney’s most iconic parks: Centennial Parklands (including Moore Park and Queens Park), Western Sydney ParklandsParramatta ParkCallan Park and Fernhill Estate.

Combined, Greater Sydney Parklands oversees more than 6,000 hectares of parklands across Sydney, and hosts over 40 million visits each year. 

The priority for Greater Sydney Parklands is to develop new ways to involve Sydneysiders to meet local community needs, and to expand and improve public green space and parklands. In partnership with communities, state and federal government agencies, and local councils, it will champion the NSW Government’s new 50 Year Vision for Sydney’s Open Space and Parklands.

Greater Sydney Parklands’ Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan

We are pleased to announce the formal endorsement of Greater Sydney Parklands’ Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) by Reconciliation Australia. Greater Sydney Parklands now joins a network of more than 1,100 corporate, government, and not-for-profit organisations that have made a formal commitment to reconciliation through the RAP program.

Greater Sydney Parklands Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan (PDF 4MB)

Corporate Plan 2023 – 2028

Our corporate plan provides clear direction on what we want to achieve and how we will operate. As part of the annual cycle of strategic and financial planning for our activities over the next five years, the plan clarifies how we will add value to the community, beneficiaries and the NSW Government.

Greater Sydney Parklands Corporate Plan 2023 - 2028 (PDF 6 MB)
Community trustee board

A community trustee board has been established to engage with local communities on the future of Centennial Parklands.

The community trustee board will play a key advisory role representing a broad range of community interests and local perspectives on park stewardship, activities and usage, plus environmental, heritage and cultural issues.

Community trustee board members were established on 5 December 2022 by the Minster for Infrastructure, Cities and Active Transport, as per legislative requirements, on the recommendation of Greater Sydney Parklands. The appointed members for Centennial Parklands can be found below:

  • Alex Kibble
  • Alia Karaman (Chair)
  • Alim Fazley
  • Barbara Simms
  • Lord Mayor Cr Clover Moore
  • Ross Nicholas
  • Cr Isabelle Shapiro OAM
  • Joseph Herschel
  • Mayor Cr Paula Masselos
  • Ross Feller

Help shape the future of your park

Greater Sydney Parklands (GSP) is the city-wide voice for Greater Sydney’s urban parks. We are looking to strengthen how we consult and engage with you and our city’s diverse communities. We invite you to have your say on our Draft Consultation and Engagement Framework and nominate for one of our five community trustee boards. Read more.

Thank you for your interest. The consultation period for Greater Sydney Parklands’ Draft Consultation and Engagement Framework has now ended. The Draft Consultation and Engagement Framework is expected to be finalised in late 2022. The nomination period for the Centennial Parklands community trustee board has also ended – see our FAQs page for more information.

Our board

We are a consolidated board made up of representation from Western Sydney Parklands Trust, Parramatta Park Trust, Centennial Park and Moore Park Trust.

Board members:

  • Michael Rose AM (Chair)
  • Dr Robert Lang
  • Ceinwen Kirk-Lennox
  • Julie Bindon
  • Kaylie Salvatori
  • Siobhan Toohill
  • Sharon Veale
  • Joshua French (Chief Executive, Greater Sydney Parklands)

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