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The results and findings from the Greater Sydney Outdoors Study will be used for future work in the provision of outdoor recreation areas. This study will be shared with local councils to help inform their recreation planning, as well as with other government bodies to assist with policy and guideline development. For more information please read the Survey Findings Report (PDF, 2MB).



What Eastern City District residents would like to see?

  • Improvements to walking and cycling networks to help get to outdoor recreation areas without a car.
  • Open spaces that feel safe and have multiple uses. 
  • More high quality open spaces in the local area, supported by good facilities.
  • More opportunities for swimming and water-based activities in the local area, especially on the Parramatta River and Cooks River.
  • Improvements to existing parks to ensure they’re being well utilised.


Eastern City District map

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Map of Eastern city district in Greater Sydney

Page last updated: 09/06/2019