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18 Jul
2020

New Focus on Placemaking in NSW

The NSW Government last week 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..

26 Jun
2020

Australia and NZ wins bid for 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup

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..

04 Jun
2020

Infrastructure Funding For Homebush Bay Drive

Western Sydney will be given a $1.3 million infrastructure boost with the Morrison Government unlocking funds toward planning for upgrades to Homebush Bay Drive. Part of the Urban Congestion Fund, the project will remove local bottlenecks and deliver a more reliable road network for commuters and freight. It’s expected about 210 local jobs will be..

28 May
2020

Record Numbers at Olympic Parklands During Pandemic

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..

13 May
2020

14-year weed removal project in historic site comes to an end

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 seedlings..

18 Apr
2020

Minister Stokes Discusses Longer Term Future of Sydney Olympic Park

The Sydney Olympic Park Business Association and the Western Sydney Business Chamber hosted a special webinar with the Minister for Planning and Public Spaces, The Hon. Rob Stokes MP. Minister Stokes is the NSW Minister with portfolio responsibility for Sydney Olympic Park following the machinery of government changes last year.  Sam Romaniuk, CEO of Sydney..

08 Apr
2020

Sydney Metro West to be Western Sydney’s ‘Hoover Dam’

The Western Sydney Business Chamber has described Sydney Metro West as Western Sydney’s ‘Hoover Dam’ project that will help to kickstart the economic recovery after COVID-19 and support thousands of construction jobs. The NSW Government has announced it has started the tendering process for Sydney Metro West’s 50km of tunnels that will link Westmead and..

24 Mar
2020

A Message to our Community in our Efforts to Prevent COVID-19

Update: 23 March 2020 Our primary concern is the safety of our visitors and staff. We ask all visitors to work with us in our efforts to prevent COVID-19 and be vigilant in their personal hygiene, social distancing and avoid attending our venues if unwell. Sydney Olympic Park Authority will continue to review its management..

18 Mar
2020

Efforts to Prevent COVID-19 at Sydney Olympic Park

A message to the Sydney Olympic Park community and our efforts to prevent COVID-19 Our primary concern is the safety of our visitors and staff. We ask all visitors to work with us in our efforts to prevent COVID-19 and be vigilant in their personal hygiene, social distancing and avoid attending our venues if unwell...

13 Mar
2020

Sydney Royal Easter Show 2020 Cancelled

Statement from 2020 Sydney Royal Easter Show Posted on : 13 March 2020 Due to increased public concern, to protect the health of stakeholders and visitors, and in response to the Prime Minister and COAG’s direction that any organised mass gathering over 500 people should be cancelled, the 2020 Sydney Royal Easter Show is cancelled...