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GPOP is the name given by the Greater Sydney Commission to the area of Greater Parramatta to the Olympic Peninsula, envisaged as a successful inner-urban hub with Sydney Olympic Park as a Super Lifestyle Precinct. GPOP is being seen as Greater Sydney’s true centre, the connected and unifying heart.

The Greater Sydney Commission is inviting responses to the draft West Central District Plan and the draft Greater Parramatta and the Olympic Peninsula (GPOP) vision, currently on public exhibition.

Brad Newley has won the Sydney Kings Most Valuable Award for a stellar 2016-17 season

Newley finished as the team's top scorer (6th best in the league at 17.57 ppg) and top assist man (7th in the league at 4.09 per game). He was also 10th best in the league in steals (1.22 per game), pulled down 5 rebounds per game and shot a solid 80% from the free throw line.

To celebrate International Women’s Day, renowned sport, dance and physical education tertiary institution ACPE, brought together a who’s who of the Australian sporting industry to showcase the expanding opportunities for women in sports, to the next generation.

Over 100 high school students from a group of Western Sydney high schools were hosted at the ACPE Sydney Olympic Park campus with a breakfast and panel discussion called Goals for Girls: Careers for Women in Sport.

The Lifestyle program continues to enhance the work environment of Sydney Olympic Park employees with a great range of membership benefits. There are now almost 7,000 Lifestyle members, with 6,000 employees sponsored into the program by 40 employers via corporate membership. Are your employees missing out?

Sydney Olympic Park Authority celebrated international World Wetlands Day on 2 February by hosting the NSW Wetlands Forum 2017 and a clean up of Badu Mangrove wetlands with Conservation Volunteers Australia.

The Authority and Wetland Care Australia came together to organise the NSW Wetlands Forum, hosted at Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre, through the Wetland Education and Training (WET) Program. The key theme for this year’s World Wetlands Day celebration has been Wetlands for Disaster Risk Reduction.

A surge in registrations at Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre’s gymnastics club, now numbering over 1,000 members across a variety of physical movement programs, has resulted in recognition from Gymnastics NSW at the awards night on Saturday 4 February.

Western Sydney University - The College, has opened its doors at Sydney Olympic Park beginning a new chapter for the university and adding to the Park's existing offering for tertiary studies.

The College kicked off its program of English language courses for over 120 students from at least 20 different countries including Mongolia, Argentina, Cambodia, Japan and of course China.

An ANZ Stadium Membership is your guaranteed seat to Every. Single. Game throughout 2017, including 35 Club NRL games featuring the Eels, Rabbitohs, Bulldogs, Wests Tigers and Dragons, Hold State of Origin II, Arsenal in Sydney, the 2017 Telstra Premiership NRL Grand Final Sydney & Finals Series*, Bledisloe Cup, Western Sydney Wanderers 2017 matches and loads more. Plus access to Sydney Swans, Waratahs & Sydney Thunder games+.
SOPBiz Subscribers receive a special discount of $150 off the joining fee. Discounts are also available for purchasing multiple Memberships. Simply enter the code “SOPBIZ” to redeem your discount.

An #EasterFootyFest is set for ANZ Stadium next month, with two massive NRL clashes locked in for Good Friday and Easter Monday.

All eyes in rugby league will zero in on a spectacular Easter weekend of NRL action, with the annual grudge-match between NRL home clubs the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs on Good Friday, followed by a western Sydney derby between the Wests Tigers and Parramatta Eels on Easter Monday.

More than 266,000 fans will pass through the turnstiles of ANZ Stadium for three mammoth concerts in March - ensuring Sydney hosts one of its biggest event weeks since the 2000 Olympics.

Kicking off the blockbuster week is global phenomenon, Adele, on Friday 10 and Saturday 11 March, with 190,000 fans flocking to see the pop diva over two massive nights.

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