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Park dedicated to local Environmental Activist

Park dedicated to local Environmental Activist Late environmental and social justice activist, Jack Mundey, is to be immortalised with a park named in his honour. Yes Late environmental and social justice activist, Jack Mundey, is to be immortalised with a park named in his honour. News and Updates; Media Releases
Jack Mundey - Picture supplied by City of Sydney

​Picture supplied by City of Sydney

Late environmental and social justice activist, Jack Mundey, is to be immortalised with a park named in his honour.

Residents are encouraged to have their say on the proposed naming of a new park, located on a former bowling club site in Close Street, Canterbury.

Canterbury-Bankstown Mayor Khal Asfour said Jack Mundey contributed a great deal to the shaping of Sydney, and worked to preserve historic and open spaces.

“The opportunity to name a park after him will continue on his legacy of preservation and conservation of green spaces,” Mayor Asfour said.

“I encourage everyone have a say, so that together, we can plan and shape the future of the site, ensuring that it can best serve the needs and desires of the local community and wider City.”

Mundey died at the age of 90 earlier this year. He lived in Croydon Park for more than 40 years, during which dedicated his life to fight for justice, a fair go and environmental protection.

As a result, The Rocks, Centennial Park, Victoria Street, Kings Cross, the Queen Victoria Building and Kelly’s Bush (the last portion of foreshore bush on the Parramatta River) were protected for future generations to enjoy.

Mayor Asfour said residents also have the opportunity to help Council in designing the park.

“Community feedback on the future of the site and its naming are essential, and we want the foundations of this new site to be built in line with the vision of the community,” Mayor Asfour said.

To have your say on the naming and vision of the park, call 9707 9602 or visit cb.city/haveyoursay

Picture supplied by City of Sydney


 26/11/2020 2:40 PM