Shaping up the draft strategy

Thanks to your feedback

Thank you to everyone who contributed ideas and comments for consideration in the Open Space and Recreation Strategy (Strategy).

Consultation has now closed and we are using your feedback to help shape the draft strategy and associated Action Plan.

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We love being outside on the Northern Beaches

With the online mapping exercise, we asked about the places you love and where there are areas for improvement. This includes parks, bushland areas, beaches, walking and cycling tracks.

You can click on the map below and view the ideas and comments provided by the community. The map also shows works already planned or in progress.

Off-road cycling survey closed

Thank you for your feedback


  • Timeline item 1 - complete

    Dec 2019 – Feb 2020: Idea gathering via online map

  • Timeline item 2 - complete

    Feb – Mar / Jun – Aug 2020: Targeted consultation with special interest groups

  • Timeline item 3 - complete

    June 2020: Telephone survey

  • Timeline item 4 - complete

    Mar – Oct 2020: Review of community input

  • Timeline item 5 - active

    Aug 2020 – Mid 2021: Prepare draft Strategy

  • Timeline item 6 - incomplete

    Mid 2021: Public exhibition of draft Strategy

  • Timeline item 7 - incomplete

    Review submissions on draft Strategy

  • Timeline item 8 - incomplete

    Report to Council for adoption of Strategy

Jessica Currie

Coordinator, Recreation Planning

Parks and Recreation

Email or 1300 434 434