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Month: May 2020
31 May
2020

Have your say: Parramatta’s new Aquatic and Leisure Centre

  • May 31, 2020
  • SOPBA

The Parramatta aquatic and leisure centre has reached a new milestone with the lodgement of a Development Application (DA) for the new facility.The $77 million aquatic and leisure centre will be more than just a swimming facility for our growing city. The proposed centre will offer a new social space for the community – a..

31 May
2020

New easing of restrictions for pubs, cafes and restaurants

  • May 31, 2020
  • SOPBA

The NSW Government has announced further easing of restrictions for some sectors of the hospitality sector from 1 June 2020. From today,  pubs, clubs, cafes and restaurants in NSW will be able to have up to 50 customers on the premises at once. Venues must follow the four square metre rule. All customers need to be seated. Maximum..

29 May
2020

Planning Tool to Help Businesses Reopen and be COVIDSafe

  • May 29, 2020
  • SOPBA

In March, experts from more than 20 critical agencies including Police, Education and Transport joined NSW Health in a purpose-built operations centre at the Rural Fire Services headquarters at Sydney Olympic Park. Since then the National COVID-19 Coordination Commission (NCCC) has created an online planning tool to help businesses develop a plan to keep workers,..

29 May
2020

Environmental Impact Statement for Sydney Metro West Underway

  • May 29, 2020
  • SOPBA

Sydney Metro has submitted for assessment to the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment the Environmental Impact Statement for the Sydney Metro West Project Concept from Westmead to the Sydney CBD. This includes State 1 works for station excavation and tunnelling between Westmead and The Bays. This planning document in now on public exhibition. Sydney..

29 May
2020

Record Numbers to Olympic Parklands During Pandemic

  • May 29, 2020
  • SOPBA

Sydney Olympic Park has recorded its largest month for visitors to the parklands in April since it began monitoring numbers in 2003 as people turn to walking and cycling during the COVID-19 pandemic. The record month occurred despite all park play areas, picnic tables and bbqs closed and witnessed more than 336,000 visits across the..

29 May
2020

14 Year Weed Removal Project in Historic Site Comes to an End

  • May 29, 2020
  • SOPBA

The final stand of Lantana, a nationally recognised invasive weed species, will be removed this month from the Brickpit at Sydney Olympic Park as part of an ecological restoration project now in its 14th year. Over the period, more than 20,000 square metres of Lantana has been removed and in excess of 50,000 native plant..

29 May
2020

A Blockbuster Return for GIANTS

  • May 29, 2020
  • SOPBA

The GIANTS will resume their 2020 AFL Premiership Season campaign at home against North Melbourne before two blockbuster Friday night clashes, including the first ever at GIANTS Stadium. The AFL today released the next month of the 2020 Season with the highlight being consecutive Friday night rematches against teams the GIANTS met in last season’s..

29 May
2020

Two Tower Complex Tops out at SOP

  • May 29, 2020
  • SOPBA

Mirvac has topped out its $460 million mixed-use Pavilions development in Sydney’s Olympic Park in the same week as the ASX-listed developer won approval for Sydney’s tallest residential tower. Touted as Mirvac’s largest-ever single stage residential project, the four-tower project also brings to fruition the developer’s first foray into the build-to-rent sector, two years on..

29 May
2020

COVID-19 Small Business Impact Surveys

  • May 29, 2020
  • SOPBA

The NSW Business COVID-19 Research Survey aims to provide the NSW Government with an understanding of the challenges businesses are facing as a result of the pandemic and the level of awareness of assistance available to help them now and post-COVID-19. Information gathered from this survey will help the NSW Government explore future improvements for..

29 May
2020

SOP LIVE Latest Content

  • May 29, 2020
  • SOPBA

This week SOP LIVE brings you a collection of fitness programs to get those bodies back into action! Olympic Gold Medallist Murray Stewart takes us through some great exercises to support the lower back, much needed from all those days on the sofa. Olympic Cyclist Kaarle McCulloch and GWS GIANTS Matt Buntine are also back..