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Month: February 2017
17 Feb
2017
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Light Rail for Sydney Olympic Park Remains on Track

The NSW Government recently announced the detailed route for Stage 1 of the Parramatta Light Rail Project.

This will now allow the NSW Government to turn its focus to Stage 2 of the project - linking Camellia to Strathfield via Sydney Olympic Park with planning work for stage two of the project being developed in collaboration with Sydney Metro West.

07 Feb
2017
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Big Games, Big Announcements, Big Developments

It was another huge year for Sydney Olympic Park in 2016 with big games, big announcements and big developments all adding up to make it a year to remember.

During the year the Park hosted over 14 million people, some 5,600 events with over 230 organisations employing more than 18,000 workers, plus our daily population of workers, students and residents passed 21,000, a number that will surge with the imminent completion of several major residential and commercial developments in the coming year.

07 Feb
2017
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Exercise Boss Lift – An Experience of a Lifetime

We have many talented people at Sydney Olympic Park who do their part for the community. Our Precinct Operations team always have some great experiences, working hard to coordinate the 5,000+ annual events of all shapes and sizes so that they are safe and enjoyable experiences for our millions of customers.

We are very proud that one of our Operations Coordinators also serves as an Army Reservist and was recently selected to attend Rifle Company Butterworth in Malaysia for essential training including security, logistics and communications.

07 Feb
2017
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Ground Level Career Development at Sydney Showground for GWS Giants’ Nathan Richards

Sydney Showground and the GWS Giants have entered into a partnership with the AFL Sportsready program to support National AFL Academy player Nathan Richards, in developing his career opportunities. The program will see Nathan complete a Certificate III in Turf Management, in addition to fulfilling his AFL commitments and working with the team at Sydney Showground for two days each week.

07 Feb
2017
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Pillars of Strength Charity Golf Day

Pillars of Strength will be hosting their Corporate Golf event at the Macquarie Links International Golf Club on Thursday 6 April.

The event will commence with a shot-gun start at 8.00am and followed by lunch and activities in the afternoon.

Proceeds from the event will support the work of Pillars of Strength to expand the support offered to bereaved dads through their In Hospital Support and Time Out programs.

07 Feb
2017
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A Career Change at ACPE

It was through sport that Matt Williamson found his trade. But after almost 10 years as an electrician, he’s changing careers to pursue his first passion.

“I left school after Year 10 and ended up in an electrical apprenticeship through mates in rugby league. I don’t regret the apprenticeship and I recommend the trade, but I’m ready for a new challenge.”

07 Feb
2017
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Largest Crowd of the Season – Thank You 11,550

11,005 fans in attendance, the third biggest home crowd in franchise history and the largest Kings’ crowd in the Harbour City since November 2004 – saw Melbourne jump Sydney early with a devastating perimeter shooting display, then answer a tremendous Kings’ fightback to win going away.

07 Feb
2017
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Sydney Derby XV Takes Centre Stage at ANZ Stadium

It's time to pick your colours, choose your end and strap yourself in for one of the biggest derbies on the football calendar.

Saturday 18 February will see the Western Sydney Wanderers and Sydney FC go head-to-head at ANZ Stadium in Australian football’s fiercest rivalry.