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Month: July 2020
01 Jul
2020

Swimming Australia

  • July 1, 2020
  • SOPBA

Swimming Australia in conjunction with its State Associations is preparing to unveil a major domestic competition program to simulate the intensity of international racing in the lead up to next year’s Tokyo Olympics. The Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre – host of the NSW State Championships and the Sydney Open Meets – is expected to..

01 Jul
2020

School Holiday Tennis Camps

  • July 1, 2020
  • SOPBA

The Tennis World Sydney Olympic Park camps aim to include all participants in a variety of fun and engaging tennis activities and drills as well as a range of group non-tennis activities and games. This term Tennis World is running camps for players of all abilities aged 5 to 16, so there is certainly something..

01 Jul
2020

Sydney Olympic Park Authority Recognised as Green Star Champion

  • July 1, 2020
  • SOPBA

The commitment of industry leaders to the delivery of sustainable built environments was acknowledged in the inaugural Green Star Champions awards including Sally Hamilton, Director of Environment and Planning at Sydney Olympic Park Authority. Green Building Council of Australia CEO Davina Rooney said the award recognises the vision, passion and commitment of leaders across the..

01 Jul
2020

Ebook Reveals 20 Year Legacy of the Green Games

  • July 1, 2020
  • SOPBA

On World Environment Day a new ebook 20 Years of Healing: Delivering the Ecological Legacy of the Green Games was launched showcasing incredible insights into the restoration and conservation of nature at Sydney Olympic Park. Sydney Olympic Park Authority CEO Sam Romaniuk said 20 years was an appropriate time to take stock of the journey..

01 Jul
2020

Sydney Cricket Ground Trust to merge with Venues NSW

  • July 1, 2020
  • SOPBA

The NSW Government will merge Venues NSW and the Sydney Cricket & Sports Ground Trust (SCGT) to create a single organisation for NSW sporting and entertainment venues, to attract blockbuster events and drive economic activity across the State. Acting Minister for Sport Geoff Lee said this new entity presents tremendous opportunities for the people of..

01 Jul
2020

Australia and NZ to host 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup

  • July 1, 2020
  • SOPBA

Football Federation Australia (FFA) and New Zealand Football (NZF) are delighted their ground-breaking vision to host the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 will be realised after being awarded the hosting rights by FIFA. The official bid outlines that ANZ Stadium at Sydney Olympic Park will be the centrepiece of the tournament hosting the Final and..

01 Jul
2020

Federal Government Extends Lifeline to Sydney Royal Easter Show

  • July 1, 2020
  • SOPBA

The Australian Government has extended a $15 million lifeline to the Royal Agricultural Society of New South Wales (RAS of NSW) to continue a legacy of Australia’s largest agricultural event, the Sydney Royal Easter Show (the Show). Following the financial impact of the event’s cancellation due to COVID-19, the Supporting Agricultural Shows program has secured..