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Group at launch of WET e-Book

New e-Book shares learnings on managing Sydney Olympic Park’s wetlands

02 Dec 2013

A new e-Book, Workbook for Managing Urban Wetlands in Australia, published by Sydney Olympic Park Authority is targeted to provide practical aid to local, national and international professionals and students to better understand and care for freshwater and estuarine wetlands in urban environments.

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James Magnussen with his NSWIS Awards

Sydney Olympic Park sportspeople shine at NSWIS awards

26 Nov 2013

Sydney Olympic Park based athlete James Magnussen and coaches Brant Best and Louise Sauvage were recognised for their sporting achievements at the New South Wales Institute of Sport Awards hosted by Alan Jones AO.

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Conference underway at WatervieW Convention Centre

Access standards of Sydney Olympic Park recognised by Access Consultants

22 Nov 2013

Access professionals converged at Sydney Olympic Park for the National Association of Consultants in Access Australia Conference to share ideas, participate in workshops, create networks and learn best-practice solutions to support people with access requirements.

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Heritage train in Newington Armory

Community to gain increased access to historic Armory Precinct at Sydney Olympic Park

22 Nov 2013

Sydney Olympic Park Authority has updated the Newington Armament Depot and Nature Reserve Conservation Management Plan, which guides the management of the Newington Armory precinct, to enhance and increase opportunities for the community to use and enjoy this state significant site.

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Helicopter spraying the wetlands

Taking the bite out of summer

07 Nov 2013

Sydney Olympic Park Authority has conducted its first helicopter treatment of pest mosquitoes as part of the annual mosquito management program to improve comfort levels for people living, visiting and working in the area.

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Swim school instructor

NSW Swim School of the Year

04 Nov 2013

Sydney Olympic Park’s Aquatic Centre has been recognised as the 2013 NSW AUSTSWIM Swim Centre of the Year by an independent panel, highlighting the Centre’s commitment to community education on water safety and aquatic skills.

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YES 2013 kicks off to a global audience

23 Oct 2013

The Youth Eco Summit (YES) 2013 has kicked off with special video-conferencing event that brings together schools from across Sydney, across New South Wales and from as far afield as Alaska, Malaysia and Vanuatu to discuss sustainable outcomes and activities.

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Crowd at One Direction

Sydney Olympic Park’s BIG long weekend

09 Oct 2013

Sydney Olympic Park’s ability to entertain big crowds was put to the test on Sunday 6 October as 130,000 people came to the Park to enjoy the NRL Grand Final, two sell-out One Direction concerts and the EB Games exhibition.

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Minister Upton and Matthew Mitcham open Dive into History

Dive into History at Sydney Olympic Park

03 Oct 2013

NSW Minister for Sport and Recreation, Gabrielle Upton, formally opened the State’s newest sporting exhibition, ‘Dive into History’, at the Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre, honouring the nation’s finest swimmers, diver and water polo players.

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Accepting the 10 Year Sustainability Achievement Award

2013 Green Globe Awards Winners

26 Sep 2013

Sydney Olympic Park Authority’s environmental management has been acknowledged at the 2013 Green Globe Awards, receiving the 10 Year Sustainability Achievement Award and the joint winner of the Public Sector Sustainability Award.

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