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Month: December 2020
14 Dec
2020

Global Search Lands New Chief Executive for Placemaking NSW

Anita Mitchell has been named Chief Executive, Placemaking NSW, to lead the team responsible for managing and transforming some of NSW’s most treasured places including The Rocks and Darling Harbour, Sydney Olympic Park, and in the Hunter and Central Coast. Announcing the appointment, NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment Secretary Jim Betts said Ms..

02 Dec
2020

PLR2 Update

While more than $500 million has been allocated to the 12-kilometre first stage Parramatta Light Rail in 2020/21, there is no mention of the second stage in this year’s State budget. However, there has been a lot of media coverage around this over the past month in response to the Business Association and other’s concerns..

01 Dec
2020

Guns ‘n’ Roses 2021 Tour

Legendary rockers Guns N’ Roses have confirmed they will be bringing their Guns ‘n’ Roses 2021 tour to ANZ Stadium next November. As the first stadium tour announcement since the advent of COVID-19 and border closures pressed pause on touring, it’s fair to say Australia’s appetite for live music performances by international megastars has peaked..

01 Dec
2020

$100 Vouchers to all NSW adults for Dining and Entertainment

The NSW Government is gifting every adult $100 to spend on dining and entertainment in a bid to resuscitate some of the sectors hit hardest by COVID-19. Anyone over the age of 18 will receive four $25 vouchers through the Service NSW mobile app. Two can be used on food at restaurants, cafes and clubs..

01 Dec
2020

Mini Masterminds

At Mini Masterminds, early learning services extend well beyond just providing a safe and caring environment for children. Mini Masterminds does away with the dated learning methods of set lesson plans, and instead, embraces each child’s individuality and personal growth. They aim to help our children flourish and develop at their own pace in a..

01 Dec
2020

ANZ Stadium to host A-League grand final rematch

ANZ Stadium will host the A-League Grand Final rematch between Sydney FC and Melbourne City on Wednesday 30 December as part of an 18-game, eight-day Festival of Football to open season 2020/21. The Stadium will also host Sydney FC v Western Sydney Wanderers in a fierce Sydney Derby on Saturday 16 January in another summer..

01 Dec
2020

Homify and Public Spaces Ideas Competition

The Homify initiative started in June 2020 to reimagine everyday public spaces in Sydney Olympic Park for the local community. Extensive engagement was undertaken with community and stakeholders including a co-design process to develop ideas that bring colour, joy and comfort to our local spaces, spark social connections and support local business. Community feedback included..

01 Dec
2020

Kylie Minogue Returns

Kylie Minogue has undergone a stunning makeover and has returned for a memorable, show-stopping appearance at Sydney Olympic Park that does not involve singing or dancing. After 12 months of precision planning, the “almost lifesize” (1.7m high) sculpture of Kylie was escorted into Olympic Park, replicating a sculpture that was created to commemorate the first..

01 Dec
2020

Live Music Industry Celebrates Overhaul of NSW Laws

Sydney’s night-time economy will be kick started and re-energised post COVID-19 and beyond, thanks to new 24-hour economy laws. Key changes in the Liquor Amendment (24-hour Economy) Bill 2020 include: a new incentives and sanctions system with ongoing fee discounts for licensed venues that maintain a clear record removal of outdated live music restrictions allow..

01 Dec
2020

Sydney Olympic Park Award National Landscape Award

Murama Healing Space and Dance Ground by Murama Cultural Council in partnership with Sydney Olympic Park Authority wins National Landscape Award. The Murama Healing Space and Dance Ground provides long-overdue recognition of the need for dedicated places for Indigenous communities to gather and participate in cultural and spiritual activities. The project demonstrates excellence in collaboration..