• Events and Activities

    Get outdoors for Outdoor Classroom Day at Centennial Parklands

    Thursday 7 September 2017 will mark Outdoor Classroom Day and the first time the Centennial Parklands education team will be involved in an international campaign aimed at getting millions of children around the world learning and playing outside. Over the years, thousands of students have benefited from the Parklands’ expertise in developing curriculum-based programs into […]

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    Photos of the Week: a dog’s life

    Did you know that nearly half of Centennial Parklands is designated dog off-leash area? That’s a lot of room for your furry, four-legged friend to sniff and explore the great outdoors off the leash!  Today’s Friday Favs features some of the best photographs of your pooch pals enjoying both the manicured and the ‘wilder’ areas of Queens Park, Centennial Park and Moore Park. It looks like […]

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    Art inspired by nature at Centennial Parklands

    Some of the world’s most famous artworks have been inspired by nature: from Claude Monet’s Water Lilies (1919) to Georges Seurat’s A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Latte (1886). It is not that uncommon to spot artists in Centennial Park, painting the beautiful natural landscapes and daily, visitors amaze us with quality photos of trees, ponds […]

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    All the highlights from this year’s Science in the Swamp

    Science in the Swamp returned Saturday 12 August 2017 for its fifth consecutive year and as Australia’s largest National Science Week event. There were crowds of more than 10,000 over the day with smiles all around as children (with families in tow) came together to explore and discover the fun behind some of the world’s most important and exciting science ideas […]

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