According to the Western Weekender news site, just a few months after the initial development application (DA) for a $24 million memorial park was snuffed out by the Greater Sydney Commission, the cemetery at Wallacia Golf Club is back on the drawing board.
It is reported the Catholic Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust lodged an amended DA with Penrith City Council last month, which would see the golf course reconfigured into nine holes, making way for 27,000 burial plots, a chapel plus administration building. The projects cost is cited as $25 million.
Additions and alterations would also be undertaken to the existing Wallacia Golf Club.
The original plans involved creating 60,000 burial plots over the next 50 years.
Plans for a cemetery on the site have been strongly opposed by locals for years, with Mulgoa MP Tanya Davies also taking up the fight.