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Month: February 2020
18 Feb
2020

Sydney Olympic Park Recognised as World Leader in Sustainability

Sydney Olympic Park has been recognised as a global leader in sustainability, joining an elite group of precincts across Australia to achieve a 6 Star Green Star Communities rating. The Park has been awarded a 6 Star Green Star Communities rating by the Green Building Council of Australia in recognition of Sydney Olympic Park Authority’s..

18 Feb
2020

Sydney Olympic Park Authority Merged with Place Management NSW

Sydney Olympic Park Authority Merged with Place Management NSW  In recent months a lot of work has been undertaken to rationalise and align several functions and Boards across government, and it was decided that the Sydney Olympic Park Authority Board would be dissolved on Friday, 14 February 2020. The functions and assets of SOPA now..

04 Feb
2020

Parramatta Light Rail Stage 1

  • February 4, 2020
  • SOPBA

Last Friday, the first sod was turned turned for major construction on the Parramatta Light Rail project, which will transform the Greater Parramatta region. The Parramatta Light Rail will bring people living in Greater Parramatta together with a safe and efficient public transport network, connections to popular key destinations across the region, while also linking..

04 Feb
2020

Subsidised Housing

  • February 4, 2020
  • SOPBA

With property prices on the rise across Australia it is inevitable that rents are on the rise as well. Through an Affordable Housing Program supported by the Sydney Olympic Park Authority, Echo Realty is offering a range of high-quality apartments in the park precinct at up to 25% off market rent. To be eligible, you..

04 Feb
2020

It’s time to POP!

  • February 4, 2020
  • SOPBA

Our annual POP! Conference* is scheduled for Wednesday 29 April 2020 starting with a MiniBizness Expo opportunity from 8.00am before the conference proper commences at 9am. The Conference will conclude with a Marquee luncheon with the Hon Rob Stokes MP, NSW Minister for Planning and Public spaces, confirmed as the key-note speaker. We have also..

04 Feb
2020

Market is on the Rise

  • February 4, 2020
  • SOPBA

Business Association Member and sales agent Stevan Vuk-Luboya tells us that property prices in Australia are almost back to peak levels with rebounds in the country’s biggest markets driving national growth. Australia’s median house price hit $809,349, after jumping 4.2 per cent late last year, according to the Domain House Price Report for the December..

04 Feb
2020

Football for Fires

  • February 4, 2020
  • SOPBA

A star-studded lineup will play a Football for Firies fundraiser match on 23 May at ANZ Stadium. Almost 15 years after guiding Australia to the 2006 World Cup, Guus Hiddink will return to the dugout at ANZ Stadium to coach in the charity game. The Dutch coach accepted an invitation to coach one of the..

04 Feb
2020

Netball Australia

  • February 4, 2020
  • SOPBA

Australia’s number-one-ranked Diamonds will clash with a Suncorp Super Netball All Star team to raise funds for those impacted by the nation’s bushfire crisis. The unprecedented game will be staged on March 1 at Qudos Bank Arena and is the centrepiece of a range of relief and recovery initiatives announced by Netball Australia. Netball’s bushfire..

04 Feb
2020

Data Breaches – What are your obligations as a business?

  • February 4, 2020
  • SOPBA

Chill IT manages the Essential Eight (Australian Cyber Security Centre) for clients, a prioritised list of mitigation strategies to protect data breaches to their system against Cyber Attacks. You will have seen many recent reports about data breaches in Australia and around the world. Obviously, you want to keep your and your customers’ private data..

04 Feb
2020

Moving On

  • February 4, 2020
  • SOPBA

Top NSW government bureaucrat Paul Doorn has won the race to be appointed chief executive of the NSW Waratahs. Doorn has run Venues NSW for three years, leading the government agency that owns ANZ Stadium, Bankwest Stadium, McDonald Jones Stadium in Newcastle and a range of other sports and entertainment venues.