Thank you to Sam Elmir - Councillor for Blakehurst Ward - Georges River Council who made an amendment to a ‘receive and note’ update report on the Regional Aquatic Facility Study at Monday’s Asset & Infrastructure Committee Meeting. The recommendation from Council administrative staff did not even include the word Carss Park in the recommendation. … Continue reading

Council’s Pool Survey: Comment by November 20th

Tell the council what you need and expect Now is your opportunity to tell the Georges River Council what we want for the future of the Carss Park, Kogarah War Memorial Olympic Pool  - We want them to REBUILD in the same place. Comment on Georges River Council's Aquatic Facilities by 20th November 2019 Georges … Continue reading Council’s Pool Survey: Comment by November 20th

Right to Speak Under Threat – Write to Council before 13 May

Hello All **Action Required before 13 May** This is a real threat to our democratic right to speak out! Georges River Council is trying to push through a new code, which will restrict the public from voicing community concerns to Councillors. The Code is currently a DRAFT. We need to oppose it now. If this … Continue reading Right to Speak Under Threat – Write to Council before 13 May

Final Day: Sample Letter for Family and Friends

The submission period for Georges River Council's Draft Open Space, Recreation and Community Facilities Strategy ends this Sunday 7th April, at midnight. Let's get family and friends to get their submissions in to say: "We must maintain the current site for the history, the open-space, for the community and for the next generation !" We must state strongly that … Continue reading Final Day: Sample Letter for Family and Friends

Jubilee Stadium is No Place for the Pool

WARNING: The council want to move Carss Park Pool next to JUBILEE STADIUM. PLEASE OPPOSE THIS NOW, even if you have already written to council. IT MAY APPEAR THAT WE HAVE SAVED CARSS PARK POOL'S EXISTENCE, BUT WE ALSO NEED TO KEEP IT WHERE IT IS. If you still need guidance to write your response … Continue reading Jubilee Stadium is No Place for the Pool

Council UNANIMOUSLY support ongoing funding for Carss Park Pool in 2019/20

We presented over 10,700 signatures (the total of our online and paper petitions) at Georges River Council’s March Monthly Meeting on Monday night in front of a large crowd of supporters; an OUTSTANDING achievement ! Jessica Iuliano of Save Carss Park Pool Campaign Team spoke and presented the petition, including drawings by infants students from […]

10,000 Petition Signatures to be Presented to Council this Monday 25th March

OUR "SAVE CARSS PARK POOL" PETITION WILL BE PRESENTED TO COUNCIL ON MONDAY 25th March - BE THERE TO SUPPORT CARSS PARK POOL We have now gathered over 10,000 petition signatures in total; over 5,600 online and the rest on paper.  This is a FANTASTIC achievement ! Heartfelt thanks to everyone. Come along and join … Continue reading 10,000 Petition Signatures to be Presented to Council this Monday 25th March

Consultation Period Extended to April!

The submission deadline for feedback on Council’s draft Open Space, Recreation and Community Facilities Strategy has been extended to midnight on Sunday 7th April. This news was announced this evening on the Georges River Council's Facebook page, and can be verified by visiting their website; https://yoursay.georgesriver.nsw.gov.au/your-input-needed-open-space-recreation-and-community-facilities-strategy The announcement today (19-02-2019) comes only 10 days before … Continue reading Consultation Period Extended to April!

Rally to Save Carss Park Pool

Our local State Member for Kogarah Chris Minns will be at Carss Park Pool on SATURDAY 19TH JANUARY AT 3.00 PM. He is interested in how the community feels about the potential closure and demolition of Kogarah War Memorial Olympic Pool by Georges River Council. Now is your opportunity to tell him how you feel … Continue reading Rally to Save Carss Park Pool

The Community Consultation Period Has Commenced !

Georges River Council is currently considering the long-term future of Carss Park Pool and Gym. The council's analysis and recommendations for Carss Park Pool are included in the council's Draft Open Space, Recreation and Community Facilities Strategy. Unfortunately, two of the council's recommendations are to close the pool or to relocate the pool.  Alternatively the pool could be … Continue reading The Community Consultation Period Has Commenced !

Carss Park Pool on the Council Agenda

In mid-November 2018 the Community and Culture Standing Committee of the Georges River Council considered the recommendation to approve the release of the draft Open Space Strategy report for public exhibition and comment on December 3rd 2018.  We took the opportunity to speak about Carss Park Pool as one of those open spaces. One of … Continue reading Carss Park Pool on the Council Agenda