Marrickville Golf Course and Dibble Avenue Waterhole

Inner West Council invites you to contribute to a new Plan of Management and landscape Master Plans for Marrickville Golf Course and Dibble Avenue Waterhole. Your input will help Council manage the land’s future use and facilities over the next 10 years. Go directly to the survey or read on.

Areas covered by the plans - click on image to view in more detail


Background

Marrickville Golf Course is a 20 hectare area of land which is predominantly owned by Council. The land is leased to the Golf Club under the proviso that it provides public access to the open spaces. The club has depended on irrigation water from Dibble Avenue Waterhole since the 1940s and continues to do so under existing rights.

Dibble Avenue Waterhole is a locally listed Heritage Item and Priority Biodiversity Site as it provides refuge for aquatic plants and animals. Following the collapse of the banks at the north-east side of the waterhole in February 2017, Council made emergency repairs and is working on a separate remediation plan to make the banks safe and stable.


Developing the Plan of Management and Master Plans

The development of the plans provides opportunities to introduce best practice sustainable land and environmental management for both sites.

The process will look at

  • ways to improve safe public access to the golf course
  • ways to increase everyone’s enjoyment of the spaces
  • alternative water sources for the golf course
  • acceptable limits on water extraction into the future


Provide your input into the development of plans

Drop in to an onsite session:

  • Marrickville Golf Club Carpark on Saturday, 2 June 2018 from 1pm-3pm

  • Mahoney Reserve, beside the Amenities Block on Saturday, 16 June 2018 from 1pm-3pm

Online : complete the survey below

By post: addressed to The General Manager, Inner West Council, 2-14 Fisher Street, Petersham 2019

The closing date for input is Monday 25 June

Inner West Council invites you to contribute to a new Plan of Management and landscape Master Plans for Marrickville Golf Course and Dibble Avenue Waterhole. Your input will help Council manage the land’s future use and facilities over the next 10 years. Go directly to the survey or read on.

Areas covered by the plans - click on image to view in more detail


Background

Marrickville Golf Course is a 20 hectare area of land which is predominantly owned by Council. The land is leased to the Golf Club under the proviso that it provides public access to the open spaces. The club has depended on irrigation water from Dibble Avenue Waterhole since the 1940s and continues to do so under existing rights.

Dibble Avenue Waterhole is a locally listed Heritage Item and Priority Biodiversity Site as it provides refuge for aquatic plants and animals. Following the collapse of the banks at the north-east side of the waterhole in February 2017, Council made emergency repairs and is working on a separate remediation plan to make the banks safe and stable.


Developing the Plan of Management and Master Plans

The development of the plans provides opportunities to introduce best practice sustainable land and environmental management for both sites.

The process will look at

  • ways to improve safe public access to the golf course
  • ways to increase everyone’s enjoyment of the spaces
  • alternative water sources for the golf course
  • acceptable limits on water extraction into the future


Provide your input into the development of plans

Drop in to an onsite session:

  • Marrickville Golf Club Carpark on Saturday, 2 June 2018 from 1pm-3pm

  • Mahoney Reserve, beside the Amenities Block on Saturday, 16 June 2018 from 1pm-3pm

Online : complete the survey below

By post: addressed to The General Manager, Inner West Council, 2-14 Fisher Street, Petersham 2019

The closing date for input is Monday 25 June

Survey 18/SF311

The survey is designed so that when you answer the questions, further information may be asked for depending on what your answers are.

CLOSED: This engagement has concluded. Thank you to everyone who contributed.