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16 Sep
2020

Celebrate Sydney Olympic Park With Downloadable Book

The anniversary book has been created to recognise 20 years at the Park, following the Sydney 2000 Olympic & Paralympic Games. This special book captures everything from highlights of The Games, to the thriving suburb that the Park has become today. Filled with over 100 photographs of moments, memories and life at the Park now,..

16 Sep
2020

Star Line-Up for Olympic Anniversary Podcast

A cast of eminent Australians, Olympic athletes, sporting legends and industry experts including Michael Knight, Louise Sauvage and Brad Fittler will feature in a dynamic new podcast Beyond the Games hosted by TV sports commentator Mark Beretta commemorating the Sydney Olympic and Paralympic 20th anniversary. The podcast celebrates the best Games ever, and the legacy..

01 Sep
2020

Recycling Olympic Park Banners

  • September 1, 2020
  • Chris Wynton

Sydney Olympic Park Authority is committed to reducing our environmental footprint through Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. One way to divert precious resources from landfill is to turn our street banners into shopping bags. With the help of volunteers from Boomerang Bags Parramatta you can learn how to sew and become part of world-wide, 800-community strong..

01 Sep
2020

Ways to Protect Business From Cyber Attack

  • September 1, 2020
  • SOPBA

Organised crime groups have shown themselves to be ruthless and entrepreneurial in exploiting fear, uncertainty and doubt over COVID-19 and lockdown measures have forced businesses to rethink their operations and adapting to the new reality. The cyber-enabled fraud threat is high and businesses need to be on alert for emerging threats. Below are 14 ways your..

01 Sep
2020

Shooting Star

Former Westfields Sports High School at Sydney Olympic Park student Tomas Ramos was commissioned to design banners for the 20th anniversary of the 2000 Sydney Olympics. Recently he took his first look at the banners lining the streets surrounding ANZ Stadium and Qudos Bank Arena displaying images of Cathy Freeman after her gold medal winning..

01 Sep
2020

Build to Rent

  • September 1, 2020
  • Chris Wynton

After leading Australia’s push into the build to rent sector, Mirvac has signalled a new era in housing choice with the official opening of LIV Indigo at Sydney Olympic Park on 19 August – the first residential community in NSW designed and built exclusively for renters. LIV Indigo is a uniquely Australian adaptation of the..

01 Sep
2020

Proposal to Expand Justice Precinct

  • September 1, 2020
  • Chris Wynton

City of Parramatta Council has unveiled an innovative proposal to expand the Justice Precinct in the Parramatta CBD, bringing more than 2,200 legal jobs to the City and boosting the local economy by $350 million a year. Under the proposal, endorsed by Council in August, the expanded precinct would include a permanent Supreme Court circuit,..

01 Sep
2020

Australia’s First Diagonal Arch Bridge

  • September 1, 2020
  • Chris Wynton

Australia’s first true diagonal arch bridge is one step closer to becoming a reality with City of Parramatta Council securing a multimillion-dollar funding contribution from the NSW Government’s Housing Acceleration Fund to construct the impressive new pedestrian and cyclist connection. Council has sought expressions of interest to build the 190-metre-long Alfred Street Bridge, which will..

01 Sep
2020

Sydney Metro West

Construction of the Sydney Metro West, from Greater Parramatta to the CBD, is another step closer with the NSW Government shortlisting three consortia to deliver the mega project’s first two major tunnelling packages. The project will create more than 10,000 direct new jobs and 70,000 indirect jobs, with many of them generated by these new..

01 Sep
2020

Fatso the Fat-Arsed Wombat

  • September 1, 2020
  • Chris Wynton

Ten years since he was stolen from outside ANZ Stadium, and two decades on from The Dream, Fatso is going back where he belongs. At some point on the night of the 2010 NRL grand final between St George Illawarra and Sydney Roosters, Fatso was stolen. The perpetrator has never been found and the plinth..