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Petitioning Lord Mayor Clover Moore and 10 others
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Reinstate funding for the multi-use sporting facility at Perry Park


We the undersigned demand that the Council of the City of Sydney reinstate funding for the multi-use sporting facility at Perry Park. We believe that it is a vital facility for the growing population of the Alexandria and Green Square development. In addition, we ask that The Council of the City of Sydney lodge the current plans for the Perry Park Stadium redevelopment (drafted on behalf of council by Candalepas Associates) for DA approval as a matter of priority.

There is an urgent need for a modern and practical venue for basketball, futsal, handball, volleyball, badminton, wheelchair basketball, wheelchair rugby and other indoor sports in one of Sydney's fastest growing inner city areas.

The current facilities at Alexandria Stadium provided by the City of Sydney Basketball Association (CSBA) are at capacity. The stadium is unable to host large metro and interstate basketball tournaments and finals series, let alone accomodate demand for a weatherproof, indoor venue for other sports.

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About Sydney Comets

City of Sydney Comets has been running basketball competitions in the Inner City of Sydney for over 70 years, and at Perry Park since 1967, and has in that time won National championships, hosted international matches, NBL matches and multiple other major events.

Most importantly , with over 2,000 registered playing members, the Comets are a vital community resource in a growing residential area.

Letter to
Lord Mayor Clover Moore
Councillor Angela Vithoulkas
Councillor Christine Forster
and 8 others
Councillor Edward Mandla
Councillor Irene Doutney
Councillor Jenny Green
Councillor John Mant
Councillor Robert Kok
Deputy Lord Mayor Robyn Kemmis
The Council of the City of Sydney
Councillor Linda Scott
Reinstate funding for the multi-use sporting facility at Perry Park, it is a vital facility for the growing population of the Alexandria and Green Square development.

In addition, The Council of the City of Sydney should lodge the current plans for the Perry Park Stadium redevelopment (drafted on behalf of council by Candalepas Associates) for DA approval as a matter of priority