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Community Land Management Plans

The Council holds a variety of parks and reserves, sporting facilities and community facilities throughout the City as ‘Community Land’ under the Local Government Act 1999.

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Most land which is owned by the Council, except roads, is classified as Community Land under Section 193 of the Local Government Act 1999 (the Act)

The Council has a total of 72 parks and reserves, 10 sporting facilities, 11 civic and community facilities and 26 parcels of operational and other Community Land throughout the City.

In accordance with the Act, all councils are required to prepare and adopt Community Land Management Plans and a Community Land Register for all Community Land located within their Council area.

Categories of Community Land

The Council has identified four main categories of community land, each of which have their own management plan:

  • Parks & Reserves
  • Sporting Facilities
  • Civic & Community Facilities
  • Operational & Other Community Land.

Community Land Management Plans

Each Community Land Management Plan contains information about that type of Community Land, a City-wide location map, and the Council’s management objectives, strategies and performance targets for that land.

Also included are feature pages containing useful information about the facilities and history of some the Council’s most popular sites, including, Linde Reserve, Felixstow Reserve and Norwood Oval.

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Related documents

Community Land Register and Community Land Map


Lease & Licence Register

The Council’s Lease & Licence Register, which lists all current Leases and Licences of Community Land: