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03 Apr
2019

Federal Funding for Homebush Bay Drive Upgrade 

The Federal Government has announced a funding committment of $50 million to upgrade Homebush Bay Drive, including investigating options to improve traffic flow at the intersection of Australia Avenue and Underwood Road. This funding is part of a $253.5 million from the Urban Congestion Fund  included in the Federal Budget. These long awaited improvements are..

25 Mar
2019

“Giants Stadium” in New Naming Rights Deal

The GWS GIANTS have announced a groundbreaking deal that sees the AFL club rename the club’s Sydney Olympic Park home ground to GIANTS Stadium. Formerly known as Spotless Stadium, the multi-year agreement will see the naming rights deal in place during Australia’s largest annual ticketed event, the Sydney Royal Easter Show. GIANTS Chief Executive Officer, David..

05 Mar
2019

Metro West Construction to Start Next Year

Construction on the new Metro West rail line will be accelerated to begin next year – slashing travel times between Parramatta and the city to just 20 minutes. Premier Gladys Berejiklian said the decision to bring forward construction is only possible because of the strong economic management of the NSW Liberals & Nationals Government. “We..

04 Mar
2019

Relight the Flame – A Five Point Plan to complete the Sydney Olympic Vision

Figures released February 28 by international consultancy Arup indicate 766,000 workers would be within a 30-minute catchment of a Sydney Olympic Park Metro Station in 2026 with the delivery of Sydney Metro West. Compared to 76,000 workers in 2016, that represents a more than 900% increase, revealing the game-changing impact Sydney Metro West will have..

23 Jan
2019

Netball NSW CEO Nominated for NSW Business Woman of the Year

Netball NSW CEO Carolyn Campbell has been nominated for one of the state’s most prestigious awards, the NSW Business Woman of the Year. Her nomination is part of the 2019 NSW Women of the Year Awards which celebrate the outstanding contributions made by women across the state to industry, communities and society.

07 Jan
2019

$50.5 Million Upgrade Announced for Sydney Olympic Park Tennis Centre

The Sydney Olympic Park Tennis Centre will be transformed into a world-class indoor venue under plans for a $50.5 million upgrade of the facility announced in early January by the NSW Government. The upgrade will involve the construction of canopy roof structures over Ken Rosewall Arena and Show Court 1, creating an all-weather high-performance venue..

27 Dec
2018

Opal Towers Update

Ths is an update on the status of the Opal Towers building in Sydney Olympic Park. The paramount concern for the developers and builders of Opal Towers is to ensure the interests and welfare of the residents as well as for Icon (the builder) to uncover the underlying issue which caused the cracking and have..

26 Dec
2018

Opal Tower Update

Late afternoon on the 24 December, the Opal Tower residential building in Australia Avenue was evacuated as loud cracking noises were heard raising safety concerns for residents. Bassam Aflak, Director, Ecove advised “the developers and builders are waiting on further information from the engineers however it is understood the issue is with a concrete panel.

05 Dec
2018

Marina Square Opens at Wentworth Point

If you look at the enclave of Wentworth Point you could think it’s a small area, however when you look at its skyline the apartment growth there is phenomenal. As the first integrated shopping centre in the region of Sydney Olympic Park and the newest of Sydney’s new class of super neighbourhood centres, Marina Square..

05 Dec
2018

Rural Fire Service Unveils State-Of-The-Art Facilities

As we head into peak fire season, the NSW Rural Fire Service has opened a new facility boasting state-of-the-art technology in Sydney Olympic Park to keep us safe. The $21.5 million facility was officially opened on 21 November and is tipped to change our firefighting operations. “It includes capabilities such as live fire response information,..