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BCOIR November 1, 2021 0 Comments

We are not alone!

‘Turf Wars’ are erupting across Sydney, writes Andrew Taylor, a senior reporter at the Sydney Morning Herald.

Residents across Sydney are fighting local councils over the use of fake grass in public spaces, as Planning Minister Rob Stokes launches an inquiry into the use of synthetic surfaces, writes Andrew Taylor, a senior reporter at the Sydney Morning Herald.

A resident’s group has taken Bayside Council to court over the installation of synthetic turf at Gardiner Park in Banksia, while the City of Sydney is “revisiting” plans for a synthetic field at Turruwul Park in Rosebery following a community backlash.

Grassroots community groups have also sprung up in other parts of Sydney to fight councils planning to install artificial turf.

Read the full article in Sunday’s Sydney Morning Herald here

Synthetic turf will be installed at Gardiner Park in Banksia, despite the opposition of some residents.
Synthetic turf will be installed at Gardiner Park in Banksia, despite the opposition of some residents.
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