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Public parks need to be upgraded and maintained

READER'S STORY: Out of all the stories that could be highlighted in the national news for Melbourne on September 9, it was a story that had families out and about in droves.

It featured a dinosaur that had taken nine months to complete that was to bring alive an inner city park.

You see in Melbourne, where outdoor public space is considered high priority, they realise that children need to be inspired as part of the learning process.

This dinosaur had a funnel to mimic the sound the animal would make it had drums that could be banged and you could climb all over the inside exploring the limbs. It also provided facts about dinosaurs.

The news also included a website, found at www.medibankcf.com.au, that a community grant could be applied for so that any local park could have the potential to be upgraded.

This would be a great opportunity to recognise the what the bigger cities already realise.

Public parks need to be upgraded and maintained for the good of the people in the community.

I'm just not sure who can apply.

You can go to this link to read the story: http://www.theweeklyreviewcity.com.au/story/1810225/yarraville-dinosaur-mimi-a-star-attraction/.

Topics:  dinosaur, hervey bay, maryborough, melbourne, parks



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