Council Decision on Synthetic Turf for Middle Head Oval

Council Decision on Synthetic Turf for Middle Head Oval

Dear Members and Supporters

Mosman Council votes against synthetic turf

Last Tuesday night Council voted 5 to 2 against proceeding with a Development Application for synthetic turf on Middle Head Oval.  Instead it voted to provide a new best practice natural surface with a commitment to increase playing time capacity for sport. 

Council conceded that the oval had not been as well surfaced and maintained as other ovals and that an investment in a natural oval is the right step.

HPG considers this to be …

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Urgent Notification about Plastic Grass

Urgent Notification about Plastic Grass

Dear HPG Member & Supporter

Crucial vote to stop plastic grass at Middle Head Oval – Mosman Council, 7pm Tuesday 5 December 2017

The HPG Committee and the natural environment at Middle Head need your help.

This coming Tuesday 5 December 2017 at 7pm, Mosman Council will be voting on a motion to cease any further work on the Development Application (DA) for synthetic grass on Middle Head Oval.

We strongly urge you to both attend the meeting and to encourage the Council to pass the motion to cease any …

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Council Motion on Synthetic Turf for Middle Head Oval

Council Motion on Synthetic Turf for Middle Head Oval

Dear Members and Supports​

HPG recognises that over utilisation of Mosman playing fields is a community problem.

But synthetic Turf on Middle Head is NOT the answer

Next Tuesday 14 November Mosman Councillors will debate a motion to:

Cease further work on the synthetic turf Development Application (DA) pending a report to Council.

The meeting commences at 7:00pm with Open Question Time from 6:40pm. The motion and background information is attached here.​

 Synthetic turf motion_14 Nov 17.pdf

​Please attend this meeting if you can.

HPG believes:

Middle Head …

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Interpretation Strategy – deadline for comment extended

Interpretation Strategy – deadline for comment extended

A few items to update you on and also recap on after our Member Update of two weeks ago.

Headland Park Interpretation Strategy – deadline for comment extended

Following an approach by HPG the Trust has agreed to extend the deadline for responses to the Harbour Trust’s draft Interpretation Strategy for Headland Park until Monday 16th October. The draft Strategy is available on the Harbour Trust website –  see Link Interpretation Strategy.

We encourage you to make your comments known. HPG will be making a formal submission.

Middle Head Oval

Time Running Out – Save Middle Head Oval

Time Running Out – Save Middle Head Oval

SAVE MIDDLE HEAD OVAL FOR ALL AUSTRALIANS

As you are probably aware, Mosman Council, at the behest of sporting bodies namely Mosman Swans (AFL) and Mosman Football Club (Soccer), has been considering for nearly 2 years the construction of a synthetic playing field on spectacular Middle Head Oval.

On March 8, 2016, Council, with the exception of Councillors Bendall and Corrigan, resolved to “supports installation of a synthetic grass field at Middle Head Oval” and “request the (SHFT) to accept a Development Application (DA)…and, if agreed, an application be …lodged”.

The …

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