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Management of Callan Park

The Master Plan recommends that Callan Park be run by an independent Trust – the Callan Park and Broughton Hall Trust. Consultation for the Master Plan demonstrated overwhelming community support for the establishment of a Trust to manage the Site. 

In recognition of the complex issues the Trust will deal with in governing the Site, it will be made up of the following trustees: 

  • One appointed by the Governor from the local council area to represent the traditional owners.
  • Three appointed by the Governor on the recommendation of the Premier to represent the relevant
  • State Government Ministers in relation to Heritage, Health and Environmental considerations.
  • Three appointed by the Governor on the recommendation of relevant local Council area, at least 1 of who has expertise in heritage.
  • One appointed by the Governor to represent Mental Health Consumers.
  • One appointed by the Governor from the local council area to represent the Friends of Callan Park.
  • One appointed by the Governor to represent Educational /Arts tenants/lessees eg the Sydney College of the Arts.
  • One appointed by the Governor from the local council area to represent Sporting Bodies.
  • One appointed by the Governor to represent Not for Profit Organisations (NGOs) which are tenants/lessees e.g. WHOS.

Each trustee must also have expertise in at least one of the following areas, and there must be a diversity of expertise within the trust membership: 

  • park management
  • cultural heritage management
  • local community affairs
  • landscape history
  • finance
  • planning law
  • environment
  • mental health
  • arts