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Council shuts play spaces and skate parks in latest coronavirus measures

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The play space in Charles Harper Park, Helensburgh

WOLLONGONG City Council has closed all its play spaces and skate parks from 8pm today, Sunday March 29 2020.

In a statement, a Council spokesperson said more than 145 play spaces and five skate parks will be closed across the city. Council staff will continue to maintain the playgrounds and parks during the closure.

”We will continue to review and respond to updated advice in reference to coronavirus and we are proactively applying a community-oriented, risk-based approach to the delivery of our services during this time,” the spokesperson said.

”We ask everyone to support, and follow, the latest Federal and State Government advice so that we can work together and help each other.”

For the latest Council-related information visit its dedicated webpage


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A Sydney journalist, writer and historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of pubs, inns and associated industries in Australia for over 30 years. He is currently working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides writing a number of history books, Mick has owned and managed several community newspapers. He was one time editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limited), Sydney based, City News, and Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW. He currently calls the inner-Sydney suburb of Surry Hills home.

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