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    Centennial Park – A History features in The Daily Telegraph

We have recently released Centennial Park – A History. This is the authoritative book on the remarkable and surprising life and times of Australia’s most historically important public park.

Here’s how The Daily Telegraph reviewed the book.


Excerpt taken from 'The Daily Telegraph' (26 December 2013)

Excerpt taken from ‘The Daily Telegraph’ (26 December 2013)


Buy your copy today!

There is currently only one place you can pick up a copy of this beautifully presented book – and that’s direct from the Parklands!

At a very special release price of $29.95, you can purchase a copy of this limited edition book:


Centennial Park - A History is a great read and great gift idea!

Centennial Park – A History is a great read and great gift idea!



Love history? This link will take to you a collation of all of our history blog posts about Centennial Parklands. Fascinating stories, backgrounds and insights that you never knew about.


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