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Consultation has concluded


The City of Canterbury Bankstown is planning to upgrade the playground and add a new outdoor gym area in Bennett Park, Riverwood. The upgrade aligns with Council’s Playgrounds and Play Spaces Strategic Plan and Generic Plan of Management for Community Land.

Playground and gym area location

This proposal

We are now seeking feedback and comments from the community for the concept design.

The playground upgrade includes:

  • Replacement of existing play equipment and surface;
  • Addition of a new accessible path and a new bubbler; and
  • Replacement of existing seating and shade sail.

The new outdoor gym area upgrade includes:

  • Addition of six pieces of outdoor gym equipment along the path at the north end; and
  • Replacement of existing seating.

You can view the full detailed concept plan in the document library.

Playground Area

Gym area


  • Timeline item 1 - complete

    Friday 10 November 2023 - Friday 1 December 2023

    Exhibition Period

    This consultation is open for contributions.

  • Timeline item 2 - complete

    Friday 1 December 2023 05:00 pm


    Contributions to this exhibition are closed, reviewed and reported back to the project team.

  • Timeline item 3 - complete

    December 2023

    Review of community feedback and concept update.

  • Timeline item 4 - complete

    January 2024

    Design documentation

  • Timeline item 5 - complete

    Project Tender Process

  • Timeline item 6 - active

    Mid-May 2024

    Projected Construction Date

Have your say

Who's listening

If you have questions or want to learn more about the project, please email us or contact the Council officers listed below.

In writing

By post to Mr Matthew Stewart, CEO, City of Canterbury Bankstown PO Box 8, Bankstown NSW 1885



Design Architect - Landscape

City of Canterbury Bankstown

Phone: 9707 5401

Joey Qiu


Community Engagement Officer

City of Canterbury Bankstown

Phone: 9707 9030

CBCity 2028 Destinations

Here's how this projects helps to deliver our Community Strategic Plan.
Healthy and Active

Healthy and Active

A motivated city that nurtures healthy minds and bodies.

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The City of Canterbury Bankstown acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land, water and skies of Canterbury-Bankstown, the Darug (Darag, Dharug, Daruk, Dharuk) People. We recognise and respect Darug cultural heritage, beliefs and relationship with the land. We acknowledge the First Peoples’ continuing importance to our CBCity community.

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Phone 9707 9000

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