This website has been set up by concerned locals to inform the Arncliffe, Banksia and Rockdale communities about the proposed loss or reduction to Barton Park, Cooks Cove wetlands, and the heritage listed market gardens. Responses to the Development Application (DA) closed on Feb 28, 2017 and the DA is currently been assessed. Updates about the process will be posted here and on our Facebook page.


  1. Community facilities
    Community facilities
    Barton Park could have community facilities such as those found at Sydney Park. For example, a children's bike park, water park, bbq facilities and restrooms.
  2. Sports Fields & Playgrounds
    Sports Fields & Playgrounds
    Section 94 contributions can be used to create much needed sports fields and high quality playgrounds similar to those at Sydney Park.