Port Kembla Skate Facility

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Consultation has concluded

Following the Council meeting on Monday 4 April 2022, we're seeking community feedback on the temporary skate facility in Port Kembla.

After community engagement in 2021 to develop the King George V Park Recreation Master Plan, residents from the local community built a temporary skate facility in the north-western corner of King George V Park, on the corner of First Avenue and Tobruk Avenue.

The skate structures varied in quality and safety, and require Council approval because they are on Council land. There are no existing formal skate facilities in the Port Kembla area, with the nearest formal facility located in Holborn Park, Berkeley.

Council meeting - Notice of Motion

Councillors, at their meeting Monday 4 April 2022 resolved that Council:

1. Prepare an on-site and online consultation as soon as possible ahead of any action on the current skate facility to ensure residents and skate facility users’ views are heard in respect to all issues and options for the future of the Skate Facility at the King George V site or other sites in Port Kembla.

2. Work with the Port Kembla community to review the current temporary skate facilities on-site, including providing information so that elements can be upgraded to standards, and remove equipment that can’t be made to standards for skate facilities.

3. Support the consideration of funding mobile skate facilities as a part of the Council budget process to be shared around the city, including in Port Kembla.

Sharing your feedback

We're seeking community feedback on the temporary skate facility to inform future decisions.

Please share your thoughts by:

  • Completing the online survey
  • Drop a pin on the map to help identify possible location options for a temporary skate facility
  • Emailing engagement@wollongong.nsw.gov.au
  • Phoning 02 4227 7111
  • Writing to: The Engagement Team, Wollongong City Council, Locked Bag 8821 WOLLONGONG DC NSW 2500

On-site information sessions will be held:

  • Thursday 9 June 2022, 3.00pm to 4.00pm
  • Saturday 11 June 2022, 11:00 to 12:00pm

Let us know you would like to attend the on-site information session by completing the Expression of Interest.

The last day to share your feedback is Thursday 16 June, 2022.

Submissions become public documents and may be viewed by other persons on request. Please read Council’s Privacy Notification before submitting your feedback.

Other ways to give your feedback

We want to make sure everybody has the opportunity to provide ideas and feedback.

If you prefer to talk to us in person, please call the Engagement Team on 4227 7060 or visit our Customer Service Centre at 41 Burelli Street Wollongong.

If you’re deaf or have a hearing or speech impairment, you can contact us through the National Relay Service. You’ll need to provide our phone number 02 42277111.

If you need an interpreter you can contact us through the Translating and Interpreting Service on 131450. You’ll need to provide our phone number 02 4227 7111.


Following the Council meeting on Monday 4 April 2022, we're seeking community feedback on the temporary skate facility in Port Kembla.

After community engagement in 2021 to develop the King George V Park Recreation Master Plan, residents from the local community built a temporary skate facility in the north-western corner of King George V Park, on the corner of First Avenue and Tobruk Avenue.

The skate structures varied in quality and safety, and require Council approval because they are on Council land. There are no existing formal skate facilities in the Port Kembla area, with the nearest formal facility located in Holborn Park, Berkeley.

Council meeting - Notice of Motion

Councillors, at their meeting Monday 4 April 2022 resolved that Council:

1. Prepare an on-site and online consultation as soon as possible ahead of any action on the current skate facility to ensure residents and skate facility users’ views are heard in respect to all issues and options for the future of the Skate Facility at the King George V site or other sites in Port Kembla.

2. Work with the Port Kembla community to review the current temporary skate facilities on-site, including providing information so that elements can be upgraded to standards, and remove equipment that can’t be made to standards for skate facilities.

3. Support the consideration of funding mobile skate facilities as a part of the Council budget process to be shared around the city, including in Port Kembla.

Sharing your feedback

We're seeking community feedback on the temporary skate facility to inform future decisions.

Please share your thoughts by:

  • Completing the online survey
  • Drop a pin on the map to help identify possible location options for a temporary skate facility
  • Emailing engagement@wollongong.nsw.gov.au
  • Phoning 02 4227 7111
  • Writing to: The Engagement Team, Wollongong City Council, Locked Bag 8821 WOLLONGONG DC NSW 2500

On-site information sessions will be held:

  • Thursday 9 June 2022, 3.00pm to 4.00pm
  • Saturday 11 June 2022, 11:00 to 12:00pm

Let us know you would like to attend the on-site information session by completing the Expression of Interest.

The last day to share your feedback is Thursday 16 June, 2022.

Submissions become public documents and may be viewed by other persons on request. Please read Council’s Privacy Notification before submitting your feedback.

Other ways to give your feedback

We want to make sure everybody has the opportunity to provide ideas and feedback.

If you prefer to talk to us in person, please call the Engagement Team on 4227 7060 or visit our Customer Service Centre at 41 Burelli Street Wollongong.

If you’re deaf or have a hearing or speech impairment, you can contact us through the National Relay Service. You’ll need to provide our phone number 02 42277111.

If you need an interpreter you can contact us through the Translating and Interpreting Service on 131450. You’ll need to provide our phone number 02 4227 7111.


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Potential Locations for a Temporary Skate Facility

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Do you know of any potential locations for a temporary skate facility in Port Kembla? Let us know by using the Places mapping tool to identify them. 

  Pin a location in Port Kembla you think could be a good place for a temporary skate facility and tell us why. You can also provide further comments and post a photo if you have one.
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