The Recreation Needs Research – Strategic Directions for Marrickville (RNR) report comprises the most comprehensive independent research and consultation project undertaken by Council into recreation needs, facilities and services in the local area since 1993. The project successfully engaged with the community with over 1,100 people participating in the consultation process, providing a sound foundation for the report findings. The RNR provides Council with an important tool for effective recreation financial and infrastructure planning.
Council adopted the report on 20 November 2012 and the resolution should be noted as it contains relevant information to specific items. Council's resolution is as follows:
Council Officers have developed a draft Marrickville Recreation Policy and Strategy which will address the recommendations of the RNR and present a strategic approach to the development of recreation resources, services and programs across the local government area.