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Month: August 2020
01 Aug
2020

COVID Safe return to work

  • August 1, 2020
  • SOPBA

As businesses begin to open their office environments and staff are given opportunities to return, there is an onus on employers to ensure that the work environment is COVID Safe to help protect staff, customers and visitors. The NSW Government has put together recommendations for businesses to operate in a COVID Safe way. These recommendations..

01 Aug
2020

DXN Joins Business Association

  • August 1, 2020
  • SOPBA

The Business Association is delighted to welcome our new Bronze Member DXN. DXN is a pre-fabricated modular data centre specialist opening last year its new data centre in Parkview Drive Sydney Olympic Park. Matthew Madden, CEO of DXN Limited, said that the world-class data centre, dubbed DXN-SYD01, is a great example of the application of..

01 Aug
2020

Sports in the Age of COVID-19

  • August 1, 2020
  • SOPBA

There are still many sporting events taking place at Olympic Park over August. The current COVID-19 situation and various state border closures are having an ongoing effect on the scheduling of many events. The list below was current at the time of compiling but could change at any time. It is best if you contact..

01 Aug
2020

Parramatta Localised

  • August 1, 2020
  • SOPBA

The City of Parramatta has partnered with Localised to build a local business platform to promote and support business activity across Parramatta. The aim is to keep more business-to-business dollars in the local community. Launched at the end of July, Parramatta Localised gives you a platform to network with other businesses, post articles and notices..

01 Aug
2020

Homify at Sydney Olympic Park

  • August 1, 2020
  • SOPBA

To ‘homify’ is to create an ambience that is comfortable and immediately relaxing. In other words, ‘I’m home’. You can have your say and share your ideas for Jacaranda Square and its surrounding places for everyday community use and explore how to bring joy and colour, support local businesses, create social connections, and recreate the..

01 Aug
2020

Mini Park Rangers

  • August 1, 2020
  • SOPBA

This fun FREE activity will amuse and entertain your little ones in Sydney’s favourite parklands. Come along and meet the Park Rangers at a free activity on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings during school terms. Children aged up to 5 years and their parents/carers can meet the Park Rangers at a new free activity on Tuesday..

01 Aug
2020

Cultural Competence Program for Aquatic Centres

  • August 1, 2020
  • SOPBA

Australian Royal Life Saving Society research found that 79% of ‘multicultural people’ who drowned in NSW between July 2013 and June 2018 were poor or non-swimmers. Royal Life Saving NSW’s new Cultural Competence Program for Aquatic Centres has been specifically developed to address the high number of drowning fatalities among diverse communities. The Cultural Competence..

01 Aug
2020

Placemaking NSW Advisory Committee

  • August 1, 2020
  • SOPBA

The NSW Government recently announced the formation of a new independent advisory committee to guide the creation of great places across NSW. The Placemaking NSW Advisory Committee, chaired by former Federal Minister Helen Coonan, will provide strategic advice on the management of precincts including The Rocks, Darling Harbour and Sydney Olympic Park, and provide guidance..

01 Aug
2020

Boomerang Tower Award

  • August 1, 2020
  • SOPBA

After being shortlisted last year in the category Residential Architecture – Multiple Housing Award in the Australian Institute of Architects NSW Architecture Awards, the architects behind Sydney Olympic Park’s Boomerang Tower – Bates Smart – have scored a win. In celebration of the state’s best architecture, a total of 41 awards, comprising named awards and architecture..

01 Aug
2020

Western Sydney Business Chamber

  • August 1, 2020
  • SOPBA

The NSW Government has announced the 50-Year Vision for Sydney’s Open Space and Parklands. The draft vision will kickstart a community wide conversation about how our open and public spaces can grow with us. Now is the time to be forward thinking about your aspirations for open spaces and parklands for the next 50 years...