Nanga Mai Gardens Kingsford
Terry Daly

Saving an existing green space

Nanga Mai is an Eora nation word meaning ‘to dream’. This space is intended to create a new passive recreation area and garden for local residents. The space used to be a well-loved garden centre, and already has a significant population of mature trees. It has simply fallen into disrepair through neglect and can be resurrected for relatively little cost. It is already owned by a NSW Government state-owned corporation, Sydney Water. Accordingly, it can be transferred across as a public reserve. The nearby areas of Pagewood, Rosebery, Mascot, Alexandria and Queens Square have seen tens of thousands of new high rise homes, with little to no additional green space. This is a chance for families to have access to an uplifting garden, with an outlook over the East Lakes golf course, and have a space to dream!

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