National Park is an iconic park. Most Novocastrians have spent time in one of Newcastle’s oldest and largest parks, National Park, which is home to a range of community facilities including sportsgrounds, netball courts, croquet courts and greenspace.
Located between Union and Parry Street in Newcastle West, this 20-hectare multi-purpose reserve is a popular inner-city space.
A number of sports, both adult and kids are played here including soccer, netball, AFL, cricket, rugby league, rugby union and athletics. There’s even a small playground on the corner of Smith Street and Dumaresq Street plus new basketball courts.
With so much space and potential, City of Newcastle is looking for input. They are revising the existing plan of management to guide the long-term future of the site and want to hear from you.
All areas of the site including the recently developed greenspace and basketball courts located near the north-western corner of National Park, along with the athletics track, netball courts, six sports fields including No. 1 and No. 2 Sportsgrounds, netball courts and playground are included in the scope of the plan.
Share your thoughts about this park and your opinions for its future use. You have the opportunity to provide feedback about what you love, what needs improving and what you’d like to see in the future to help guide the review of the National Park Plan of Management.
Have your say online via the survey and interactive mapping tool or attend the information session.
Drop-in to the information session anytime between 10am and 1pm on Saturday 21 November 2020 at National Park (near the netball courts) to learn more and speak to members of the project team. (In the case of bad weather on the day, please check the webpage to see if the drop-in session is going ahead).
Take the survey to tell us how you use National Park and what you’d like to see there in the future. This short survey will take about 3 to 5 minutes to complete.
Drop a pin on the interactive map to tell City of Newcastle what you love about National Park, any areas you feel need to be addressed, and any changes you’d like to see in the future.
For more information, visit the City of Newcastle about the National Park Plan of Management, visit the City of Newcastle website.
Have your say until 5pm Monday 7 December 2020 as part of the Phase 1 Engagement.
This will be followed by Phase 2 Engagement. This will see the draft Plan of Management placed on public exhibition in early 2021 for a period of 28 days, during which the community will be invited to provide input.
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