20 August 2019
(Update, 20 August 2019)
The Legislative Assembly supported my motion opposing any damage to or encroachment of Moore Park as a result of the Sydney Football Stadium redevelopment. My motion also supported government investment in Moore Park.
I remain concerned about how Moore Park will be impacted by the new stadium which will be located adjacent to Kippax Lake, host more events and be bigger and more imposing. I’m also worried about creep into the Entertainment Quarter. My speech in reply: HERE
It is unclear from the minister’s response to my questions about compensation to the Centennial Park and Moore Park Trust from light rail impacts how much has been given to the trust and how it has been spent. With loss of recurrent funding to the parklands, it would be a travesty if compensation was not used to reinvest in green open space and trees. HERE