Callan Park Act in Hazzard’s sights

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The meeting of a delegation from the Friends with Minister for Planning, Brad Hazzard, confirmed our worst fears. The Callan Park (Special Provisions) Act 2002 is in his sights. He made plain his view that the Act inhibits commercialisation of…

Hazzard’s at Callan Park

Brad Hazzard with Jamie Parker MLA (left) and local football official Glenn Burge today

NSW Planning Minister Brad Hazzard visited Callan Park briefly today to announce his decision to allow local sports clubs to use the NSW ambulance parking lot at weekends. Locals heard of his visit about 90 minutes before he arrived for…

Council votes No to foreshore takeover

Memorial Waterfront Oval

Leichhardt Council voted unanimously on Tuesday night, 25 February, to back off the proposal that it take over care and management of Waterfront Oval and the Bay Run at Callan Park (see earlier post 22 February below). The Friends of…

What’s going on Mr Hazzard and Mr Persson?

Friends of Callan Park is concerned by the comments which they have heard indicating that the government is considering selling off parts of Callan Park and allowing commercial activities on the site. In order to do so, the Callan Park…