Decision Maker Response

Clover Moore’s response

Jun 17, 2014 — Dear Friends of Pyrmont Point

I refer to your petition about a Liberty Swing for Pirrama Park, Pyrmont.

The City of Sydney engaged an expert playground designer who specialises in access for people with disabilities to explore options to install a Liberty Swing as well as other all-abilities play equipment in Pirrama Park.

The report recommends that a wheelchair-accessible spinner be installed in the Pirrama Park playground as it allows children to play together including up to three children in wheelchairs at once. You can read the report at http://bit.ly/1fHno05, see item 4 of the Environment Committee agenda.

At its meeting on 12 May, Council endorsed the installation of a spinner in the Pirrama Park playground. Fred Tilden, the City’s Parks Services Manager, is now working with the Pyrmont community to install the spinner and consider other inclusive play equipment in parks throughout the City including Sydney Park, Federal Park in Glebe, Wentworth Park and Bank Street Park in Pyrmont.

If you would like to speak with Fred about the spinner, you can contact him on 9265 9333 or at ftilden@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au.

Yours sincerely

Clover Moore
Lord Mayor of Sydney