Sick of waiting, a community built its own skate park

Glen Humphries
By Glen Humphries
December 22 2021 - 9:00pm
Homegrown: Oscar Simmonite trying out the DIY skate park built by locals in Port Kembla. Picture: Sylvia Liber

They missed out on some of the millions in dedicated funding, so they took matters into their own hands and built a skate park.


Glen Humphries

I'm an award-winning senior journalist with the Illawarra Mercury and have well over two decades' worth of experience in newspapers. I cover transport and infra Infrastructure for the Mercury, as well as writing for the TV guide. If he's not writing, he's reading.

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