Public open space is more important than ever! Yet, the Paddington Bowling Club site has remained fenced off to the public since 2015. There have been a number of questionable land transfers of the site and along with Clr Harriet Price, I’ve been working to see it opened up again. We wrote to the public space minister seeking urgent action. Our request > HERE.
Despite no public access and four Aboriginal Land claims on this Crown Land, the department has repeatedly transferred the lease to commercial interests and left the site in limbo.