This is a win for children. And it is a happy and timely reminder of what can be achieved when a groundswell of community opinion and concern is turned into action.
Last week the Bayside Council voted to keep the site of the Black Rock maternal and child health centre.
This follows a rising up of the community in outrage at plans to sell the site. Not only is it historic, but is also represents a great opportunity to provide Black Rock with a much needed facility for small children and their parents, such as a Playhouse.
The Council even said they were open to considering this.