Premier Gladys Berejiklian announced on Monday at Ryde’s Livvi’s Place playground that the State Government has committed $290 million to make NSW communities more liveable and green.
She was accompanied by Lane Cove MP and Minister for Planning Anthony Roberts and Ryde MP and Finance Minister Victor Dominello.
Anthony Roberts said that “through strategic planning and the purchasing of land we will be able to delver quality parks and playgrounds for kids to play or open space to walk the family dog.
“We are a government that cares about the community and that’s why we want to ensure open space, parks, outdoor recreation areas and play spaces to be enjoyed by everybody equally”.
Victor Dominello said “I have always been an advocate for enhancing our open spaces and I am pleased this announcement has been made today at Livvi’s Place here in Ryde, the second inclusive playground built by the Touched by Olivia Foundation”.
Justine Perkins the mother of Olivia and wife of the Touched by Olivia Foundation founder John Perkins was present at the announcement along with the Foundation’s Rebecca Ho.