Royal Park Protection Group Inc.To protect, regenerate and conserve the Royal Park as a unique, indigenous, central city park for present and future generations, consistent with principles of the 1987 Royal Park Master Plan; and
To oppose alienation of parkland by government, commercial, sporting and other bodies to ensure public access consistent with the terms of the establishment of the Royal Park.
Major current campaigns include opposition to the alienation of parkland for a private real estate development (the 2006 Games Village in disguise) on the Royal Park Hospital site and to the extension of the Eastern Freeway through Royal Park. Past campaigns included opposition to the construction of the State Netball and Hockey Centre and Sports Hotel/Urban Camp extension in Royal Park plus to expansion of carparking around the Zoo and other sporting pavilions. The overall objective is to ensure the rehabilitation and re-vegetation of the Park and the creation of bird and animal habitat.
Royal Park Hospital heritage buildings now encircled by "Parkville Gardens"real estate development to be used as 2006 Games Village.
Destruction of key heritage buildings of Royal Park Hospital for Games Village April 2005
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⊜ PO Box 197 Parkville | Map
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