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Draft Plans of Management (POMs) for 13 parks, reserves and community centres in Strathfield LGA are on exhibition for the public to review and make submissions on.

The draft plans describe the features of the land and outline how Council intends to manage the community land in the future, in order to provide a transparent and coordinated approach to the management of public land.  Please refer to the information sheet for details about the amendments to the plans.

In accordance with section 38 of the Local Government Act 1993, the following draft Plans of Management are placed on public exhibition and members of the public are invited to make submissions on any of the draft plans.

Plans include:

  • Draft Local Parks Plan of Management
  • Draft Community Facilities Plan of Management
  • Draft Airey Park Plan of Management
  • Draft Bark Huts Reserve Plan of Management
  • Draft Begnell Field Plan of Management
  • Draft Cooke Park Plan of Management
  • Draft Cooks River Natural Area (Bushland) Plan of Management
  • Draft Croquet Lawns Plan of Management
  • Draft Elliott Reserve Plan of Management
  • Draft Freshwater Park Plan of Management
  • Draft Greenacre Frog Ponds Plan of Management
  • Draft Ismay Reserve Plan of Management
  • Draft Southend Tennis Centre Plan of Management

Have Your Say

The draft plans will be exhibited from Wednesday 30 September 2020 until Wednesday 11 November 2020 and may be viewed at:

  • Council’s Customer Service Centre
    65 Homebush Road, Strathfield
  • Strathfield Council Library and Innovation Hub
    65-67 Rochester Street, Homebush
  • On this web page, to the left under ‘Documents’

Written comments on the draft plans are invited and should be addressed to the CEO and sent to:

  • Strathfield Council, PO Box 120, Strathfield NSW 2135
  • Faxed to 9764 1034
  • Emailed to
  • Submitted via the electronic form below

Please quote reference number: PN203009

Information contained in written submissions may be referenced or published in a Council report.

Public Hearing

Members of the public are invited to attend a public hearing about the proposed categorisation or recategorisation of community land in the various Plans of Management on Thursday 15 October 2020 at 6pm.

This public hearing is an opportunity for the Council to hear the community’s views on the proposed categorisations of community land.  The public hearing will be conducted by an independent chairperson.

Due to COVID-19 measures, the public hearing will be held online.  To speak or view the public hearing, members of the public will need to register prior to the meeting.  A link will be sent prior to the meeting with instructions about how to join the meeting. You can register your interest by completing the below form.

You can also table a submission to be presented to the public hearing.  This should be sent to Council at least one day before the hearing on the 15 October 2020.

A briefing paper has been prepared to provide background on the POMs and public hearing process.

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    Draft Plans of Management on Exhibition

    Wednesday 30 September

  • Public Hearing

    Thursday 15 October 2020

  • Exhibition Period Closes

    Wednesday 11 November 2020

  • Feedback Under Review

  • Plans of Management Adopted

Key Dates

  • Exhibition start date: Wednesday 30 September 2020
  • Public Hearing: Thursday 15 October 2020
  • Exhibition end date: Wednesday 11 November 2020

Contact Details

Should you have questions regarding this project, please contact:

Cathy Jones
Executive Manager, Corporate Strategy and Performance or 9748 9999