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Plans for an open water surf sports lagoon at Sydney Olympic Park have been given the green light by the Department of Planning and Environment.

The $24 million wave park will create 225 jobs and offer a variety of activities for all ages, Executive Director of Key Sites and Industry Assessments, Anthea Sargeant said.

'This is a wonderful opportunity to give the people of western Sydney easy access to fun, healthy outdoor recreational facilities,' Ms Sargeant said.

ANZ Stadium will be transformed in to one of the world’s great rectangular stadiums as part of a significant investment in sporting and entertainment facilities in this State, the NSW Premier announced today.

Premier Gladys Berejiklian said that works will begin on a new 75,000-seat rectangular stadium in 2019, with the aim that Sydney will have a new major events rectangular Stadium at Sydney Olympic Park by 2022.

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SHE’S BACK, SYDNEY! Ten-time Grammy award winner, Taylor Swift, is bringing her reputation Stadium Tour to ANZ Stadium on Friday 2 November, 2018 in what will be one of the hottest concert tours in the world next year.

The pop goddess will be returning to the scene of her phenomenal 2015 show that saw more than 76,000 fans turn out for one of the Stadium’s iconic concert moments and was eventually immortalised in her 1989 World Tour Live DVD.

Sydney Showground has secured the rights to host the Sydney Irish Festival from 10 – 11 November, 2018. The Festival, a mixture of art, culture, music, dance, food, drink and sport, will also include a Guinness World Record attempt to make the world’s biggest Irish stew.

A highlight of the Festival will be The 2018 Wild Geese Trophy, which will be contested at Spotless Stadium by the reigning All Ireland Hurling champions Galway and the winner of the 2018 National Hurling League.

The Sydney Royal Easter Show’s popular new ‘foodie venue’, The Stables, has been recognised as “Best New Innovation in Food and Beverage” - (Attendance under 1 million) at the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) Brass Ring Awards, recently held in Florida in the US.

Shane McGrath, Senior Manager of Operations and Product Development for the Show says the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW (RAS) is thrilled with the international recognition.

Business Association advocacy partner, Sydney Business Chamber, Western Sydney held its Creating Australia’s Best Airport City Conference on 1 November at Waterview in Bicentennial Park.

The conference attracted more than 350 attendees to Sydney Olympic Park and included guest speakers such as NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian, Federal Urban Infrastructure Minister Paul Fletcher and Denver Office of Economic Development Executive Director Eric Hiraga.

The NRMA announced at its Annual General Meeting in Newcastle on 3 November that Director, Tim Trumper, has been appointed Chairman.

Mr Trumper was first appointed to the Board in May 2014 to fill a casual vacancy position, and subsequently elected to the Board by Members in the 2015 Board election.

He has been appointed Chairman by his fellow Directors with unanimous support and will commence in the role on 3 December 2017, when current Chairman Kyle Loades completes his term.

The Parramatta Light Rail will provide reliable and modern public transport service to Sydney Olympic Park, with the NSW Government recently announcing plans for the stage 2 extension of the project.

Premier Gladys Berejiklian confirmed planning for Stage 2 was underway and is expected to be completed throughout 2018.

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