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Month: October 2020
06 Oct
2020

Station Locations Confirmed for Western Sydney’s New Metro

  • October 6, 2020
  • Chris Wynton

The exact station locations for the new Sydney Metro – Western Sydney Airport project have been confirmed. The 23 kilometre driverless railway line will service St Marys, Orchard Hills, Luddenham, the Western Sydney Aerotropolis and two stations at the Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) airport. The tender process has also started to deliver 10 kilometres..

06 Oct
2020

All Episodes of Sydney’s Super Tunnel Now Streaming

  • October 6, 2020
  • Chris Wynton

Filmed over 5 years, this series traces the enormous engineering challenges faced by what is the greatest public transport project in Australia’s history: a brand new, state-of-the-art metro system through, beneath and above the streets of our iconic city of five million people. Further Details

06 Oct
2020

$50m for the Business Events Grants Program

  • October 6, 2020
  • Chris Wynton

The Australian Government announced on 11 September that $50 million would be allocated to the Business Events Grants Program. This assistance is part of the $1 billion Relief and Recovery Fund aimed to help sectors, regions and communities disproportionately affected by the economic impacts of COVID-19. This has been welcome news for the Business Events..

06 Oct
2020

Relaxed Outdoor Drinking and Dining

  • October 6, 2020
  • Chris Wynton

SOPA is working closely with NSW Government partners to trial ‘relaxed’ outdoor drinking and dining regulations at Sydney Olympic Park to ease pressure on the hospitality industry and help avoid COVID-19 clusters originating from inside venues. To support local businesses and the trial, we will be offering free license extensions until 30 June to allow..

06 Oct
2020

2020 NRL Grand Final at ANZ Stadium

  • October 6, 2020
  • Chris Wynton

The 2020 NRL grand final has moved from the SCG to ANZ Stadium, with the NRL and the NSW government agreeing to allow a crowd capacity of 40,000 for the premiership decider on October 25. “ANZ Stadium is the biggest venue in NSW and that means more of our fans will be able to experience..

06 Oct
2020

Women’s Big Bash League Village in Olympic Park

  • October 6, 2020
  • Chris Wynton

Cricket Australia last month announced the creation of the rebel WBBL Village in Sydney Olympic Park with the full rebel WBBL|06 59-game fixture for the upcoming rebel Women’s Big Bash League season to be played in Sydney. The season will begin in Sydney on Sunday, October 25, with all eight teams in action, and including..

06 Oct
2020

State of Origin Game II

  • October 6, 2020
  • Chris Wynton

The crucial Game II of the 2020 State of Origin series will be held at ANZ Stadium on Wednesday 11 November. This year’s Origin series will be one for the record books, marking the 40th Anniversary of Origin, as Brad Fittler’s Blues chase a historic ‘threepeat’, having won the 2018 and 2019 series. The NRL..

06 Oct
2020

Biketober Business Challenge

  • October 6, 2020
  • Chris Wynton

Get ready for another round of the Biketober Business Challenge! Throughout October 2020, businesses and riders will compete to see who can encourage the most people to ride bikes for transport, health and fun! Last year, 3,798 participants from 392 organisations took part, including 613 new riders. Together riding 932,900 kilometres. That is more than..

06 Oct
2020

Beyond the Games Podcast

  • October 6, 2020
  • Chris Wynton

The Beyond the Games podcast delves into untold stories of Sydney 2000 and the legacy of the best games ever. TV host Mark Beretta delves into scenes and secrets that have never been revealed and celebrates the innovation that has made Sydney Olympic Park a world-leader in urban transformation and sustainable development. Subscribe on Apple..

06 Oct
2020

Olympic Anniversary Exhibition

  • October 6, 2020
  • Chris Wynton

In 2020 we celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. The anniversary exhibition acknowledges the athletes and volunteers at those Games and honours the inspiring achievements of the champions who came before and after that momentous time. Over 140 athletes on the NSW Hall of Champions Roll of Honour have competed at..