Skate Park at Callan Park

Misleading and confusing statements about the Callan Park skate park development application are being published and we would like to set the record straight. The Friends supported a skate park in Callan Park.  It’s in the Master Plan developed by…

SHFA replaced by Office of Environment and Heritage

As of 1 July the areas managed by the Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority are now managed by the Office of Environment and Heritage.  They will be responsible for establishing a Trust for the site. Please see the attached letter from Mark Speakman,…

Good news!

Last week (4 June), the NSW Parliament (Legislative Assembly) passed the following Motion: CALLAN PARK Mr Jamie Parker moved, pursuant to notice, as amended, That this House calls on the Government to secure the future of Callan Park by: (1)…

Help secure Callan Parks Future

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The Friends of Callan Park have received the letter reproduced below from Jamie Parker, the Member for Balmain, a long-term supporter of Callan Park. As you will see he intends to put a Motion to Parliament NEXT THURSDAY MAY 28th…

Photography Exhibition – Capture Callan Park

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Come see the extraordinary 102 photographic entries of Callan Park on display. The images depict the historic gardens, architecture and grounds of this iconic landscape. Exhibition runs for April.  Opening Night by Mayor Rochelle Porteous is Thursday, 16 April at 6:30 pm.…

Callan Park Tour (no tunnels) – Sunday 20 March

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Still spaces available – join us for the first walking historical tour of 2016.  Sunday 20 March 3 – 5 pm.  See the attached pdf for details and registration which is essential. 17 March update: Tunnels are NOT included. We could…