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Updated: 17 January 2013
The last time you visited Centennial Parklands you probably noticed how good it is looking. We're proud of that, however it does not reveal the problems and challenges we face.
Here are just a few:
Centennial Parklands is 4% government funded, 96% reliant on your support.
Our trees are ageing and dying. Experts estimate that around 10,000 of our trees will need replacing over the next 40 years.
We are being loved to death. Currently around 11-15 million visits are made to the Parklands every year, with big increases expected over coming years. Our facilities and infrastructure is in need of upgrade and our environment in need of conservation and care.
We have over 300 buildings and structures across the Parklands. Many are heritage, many in need of investment and upgrade.
As more and more green space around us is consumed or substantially altered by urbanisation, we are becoming a great refuge for an amazing array of birdlife and urban wildlife. We need to protect and conserve their habitats.
We, the Foundation, are here to provide support to ensure the environmental, heritage and social aspects of the Parklands are maintained.
If you need any reminder about what is at stake, take a look at our short video: http://youtu.be/CSKvZcsS6Sc
The Centennial Parklands Foundation has set up a number of easy but wide-ranging ways in which you can make a contribution to the life, health and future of Centennial Parklands. You can help as an individual or with family and friends, or you can help through your organisation or company:
As an individual, family or friends
As an organisation or company
There are many more ways in which you can help. All you need to do is contact us to discuss how:
Phone: (02) 9339 6699
Or visit us in person at the Parklands Office.