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17 Mar
2017
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Show Much to See and Do

Edu-tainment, agri-tainment and just plain and simple entertainment. The Show is ready to delight people of all ages. While we continue to honour traditions and the heritage of the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW, there’s also a host of new and exciting activations to engage city folks with agriculture.

08 Mar
2017
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Mirvac Launches ‘The Right Start’ Initiative at Sydney Olympic Park

Property developer Mirvac has announced an initiative to help tackle Sydney’s affordability crisis.

At the unveiling of its new Pavilions development recently — the proposed 690 apartment project at the gateway to Sydney Olympic Park — Mirvac vowed to make it easier for first home buyers to compete in the fiercely competitive and expensive Sydney market by offering 60 of its lowest price apartments exclusively to first homebuyers. The initiative is called The Right Start.

08 Mar
2017
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Greater Sydney Commission Invites Feedback – Greater Parramatta and Olympic Peninsula (GPOP) Draft Plan

GPOP is the name given by the Greater Sydney Commission to the area of Greater Parramatta to the Olympic Peninsula, envisaged as a successful inner-urban hub with Sydney Olympic Park as a Super Lifestyle Precinct. GPOP is being seen as Greater Sydney’s true centre, the connected and unifying heart.

The Greater Sydney Commission is inviting responses to the draft West Central District Plan and the draft Greater Parramatta and the Olympic Peninsula (GPOP) vision, currently on public exhibition.

08 Mar
2017

Brad Newley Wins Team MVP & Members Player of the Year

Brad Newley has won the Sydney Kings Most Valuable Award for a stellar 2016-17 season

Newley finished as the team's top scorer (6th best in the league at 17.57 ppg) and top assist man (7th in the league at 4.09 per game). He was also 10th best in the league in steals (1.22 per game), pulled down 5 rebounds per game and shot a solid 80% from the free throw line.

08 Mar
2017
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Goals for Girls – Careers for Women in Sport

To celebrate International Women’s Day, renowned sport, dance and physical education tertiary institution ACPE, brought together a who’s who of the Australian sporting industry to showcase the expanding opportunities for women in sports, to the next generation.

Over 100 high school students from a group of Western Sydney high schools were hosted at the ACPE Sydney Olympic Park campus with a breakfast and panel discussion called Goals for Girls: Careers for Women in Sport.

08 Mar
2017
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Lifestyle Membership Benefits Surpass $4,700 in Eight Months

The Lifestyle program continues to enhance the work environment of Sydney Olympic Park employees with a great range of membership benefits. There are now almost 7,000 Lifestyle members, with 6,000 employees sponsored into the program by 40 employers via corporate membership. Are your employees missing out?

07 Mar
2017
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Wetlands Celebrated at Sydney Olympic Park

Sydney Olympic Park Authority celebrated international World Wetlands Day on 2 February by hosting the NSW Wetlands Forum 2017 and a clean up of Badu Mangrove wetlands with Conservation Volunteers Australia.

The Authority and Wetland Care Australia came together to organise the NSW Wetlands Forum, hosted at Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre, through the Wetland Education and Training (WET) Program. The key theme for this year’s World Wetlands Day celebration has been Wetlands for Disaster Risk Reduction.

07 Mar
2017
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Western Sydney University Begins an Exciting New Chapter at the Park

Western Sydney University - The College, has opened its doors at Sydney Olympic Park beginning a new chapter for the university and adding to the Park's existing offering for tertiary studies.

The College kicked off its program of English language courses for over 120 students from at least 20 different countries including Mongolia, Argentina, Cambodia, Japan and of course China.