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stormwater management

Improved environmental protection through updated stormwater management policy

01 Nov 2016

Sydney Olympic Park Authority has updated its Stormwater Management and Water Sensitive Urban Design Policy, which sets out requirements for stormwater management associated with development design, planning and construction at Sydney Olympic Park.

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Heritage Train

More passengers are riding the rails in Newington Armory

26 Oct 2016

Sydney Olympic Park’s heritage train tours have seen an increase in popularity, with more passengers taking jumping on board to discover Newington Armory's extraordinary history and unique environment.

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Blaxland Riverside Park

Sydney Olympic Park recognised for changing Australia

25 Oct 2016

Sydney Olympic Park has long been regarded as a global hot-spot for landscape architecture and has recently been selected in the ‘Parks Changing Australia’ Exhibition, coordinated by the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects as part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, which will be held at the National Museum of Australia from 26 October 2016. Sydney Olympic Park has long been regarded as a global hot-spot for landscape architecture and has recently been selected in the ‘Parks Changing Australia’ Exhibition, coordinated by the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects as part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, which will be held at the National Museum of Australia from 26 October 2016.

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kids at Slime Fest at Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre

September soars for Sports Centre

25 Oct 2016

The versatility of Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre was highlighted in September with the venue enjoying one of its busiest months, packed with cultural, dance, music and sports events that attracted thousands of visitors. Intricate planning allowed the quick turn around of the extensive production, staging and lighting requirements for each event, making sure that all was ready in time for each big event.

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kookaburra kids playing archery

Kookaburra Kids on target at Archery Centre

21 Oct 2016

Sydney Olympic Park Archery Centre opened its doors this October school holidays to play host to a group from Kookaburra Kids, a charity that supports kids living in families affected by mental illness. The day’s activities provided the kids with an opportunity to leave the daily pressures they face at the door and enjoy a day of fun and adventure.

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Sydney Olympic Park - Master Plan 2030 Aerial

The next exciting stage for Sydney Olympic Park

10 Oct 2016

Plans for the biggest revitalisation of Sydney Olympic Park in its history were released today with the precinct overhaul set to provide homes for 23,500 residents, businesses, new transport links, parklands and retail.

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alternative leachate treatment

Sydney Olympic Park’s innovative approach earns Green Globe recognition

28 Sep 2016

Sydney Olympic Park Authority has been named a finalist in the prestigious 2016 Green Globe Awards for its innovative approach to leachate treatment, which is this first of its kind in Australia. Tasked with the sustainable development and management of Sydney Olympic Park, the Authority’s hard work, diligence, passion and commitment has set new benchmarks in sustainability.

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Sydney Showground aerial shot

Sydney Showground’s triumphant win at the Australian Event Awards

23 Sep 2016

Up against some of the best event venues in the country, Sydney Showground has come out on top and won ‘Best Achievement in Venue Management’ at the 2016 Australian Event Awards in Twin Waters, Queensland on Wednesday night.

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Sydney Derby Giants fans

Sound of the mighty Giants echoes in the wake of the Sydney Derby

16 Sep 2016

More than 60,000 AFL fans held their breath as they watched history unravel when the GWS Giants took on the Sydney Swans at Sydney Olympic Park last Saturday.

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Artwork by a student for Operation Art

Thousands in attendance at Newington Armory for Operation Art

15 Sep 2016

More than 4000 people gathered at Newington Armory for the opening of the 22nd annual Operation Art exhibition on Saturday.

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