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Sydney Olympic Park to host World Badminton Superseries

14 Dec 2012

For the first time in history, Sydney will be one of the host cities for the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Superseries cycle 2014–2017.

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Blaxland Riverside Park receives Design Award of Excellence

11 Dec 2012

The sprawling, colourful and innovative Blaxland Riverside Park at Sydney Olympic Park has received the Design Award of Excellence in the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects 2012 Awards for Landscape Architecture.

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It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas

11 Dec 2012

Sydney Olympic Park’s diverse array of flora now extends to include two large decorated Christmas trees that sit at either end of the Olympic Park train station.

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Designing your future exhibition launched – stylishly

06 Dec 2012

The Armory Gallery at Sydney Olympic Park has played host to the launch of the 2012 ‘Designing your future’ exhibition of cutting edge Australian design.

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Short film by kids at Sydney Olympic Park makes international film festival

06 Dec 2012

A short film created by a talented young group of budding filmmakers as part of the Kids in the Park Digital Filmmaking Workshop has been selected for an international children’s film festival, I Muestra Internacional De Cine Educativo, at Valencia, Spain in January 2013.

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Premier cutting ribbon to open S P Jain School of Global Management

India’s leading business school opens at Sydney Olympic Park

04 Dec 2012

A new campus for one of India’s leading business schools, was officially opened by the New South Wales Premier Barry O’Farrell on Saturday 1 December at Sydney Olympic Park.

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Blaxland Riverside Park makes finalist for Premier’s People’s Choice Awards

04 Dec 2012

Sydney Olympic Park’s popular Blaxland Riverside Park joined five other finalists put to public vote to determine the recipient of the inaugural Premier’s People’s Choice Awards for landscape architecture.

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GPT building 5 Murray Rose

$38M commercial development opens at Sydney Olympic Park

30 Nov 2012

Sydney Olympic Park’s success as a place for business was further realised with the official opening of a $38M commercial development 5 Murray Rose to be solely occupied by leading food and beverage company Lion by the Hon Graham Annesley MP, GPT Group and Lion Executives.

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Helicopter spraying over the wetlands

Sydney Olympic Park puts the bite on summer's mozzies

21 Nov 2012

Helicopter activity over Newington Nature Reserve Wetland at Sydney Olympic Park was witnessed early in the morning on Monday 19 November as the first of a series of helicopter spraying occurred to rid of nuisance saltwater mosquitoes, which breed in the wetland.

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Waiting at the bus stop just got more comfortable at Sydney Olympic Park

14 Nov 2012

Over half of all bus stops at Sydney Olympic Park now provide a safer and more comfortable experience for seniors, people with prams and people who are less mobile with the completion of a recent accessible upgrade project.

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