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.
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:
- Direct from the Parklands Office or Visitor Information Counter in Centennial Park
- Download and email the Centennial Park – A History Book Order Form (if you want the book mailed out to you there will be an additional postage fee)
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.
Over the years, Centennial Parklands has been home to some of the most spectacular events in Sydney’s short history. From hosting the ceremony to celebrate Federation in 1901, to some of the most nail biting sporting events (such as at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games), the Parklands has been home to some wonderful celebrations. Over […]
The land on which Centennial Parklands is constructed does have a rich Aboriginal cultural heritage, so for this NAIDOC Week (2-9 July 2017), we are taking some time to acknowledge the site’s traditional custodians. NAIDOC stands for National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee and with ‘NAIDOC Week’ week, members of all kinds of Australian communities are encouraged to come together to celebrate Aboriginal […]
On the 1 September 2016, last year, the Reserve Bank of Australia unveiled an exciting new look $5 note. Like most, we were hugely impressed with the tactile features to make the note more accessible for blind and vision-impaired people. We also couldn’t help but be a little excited to learn that there is a distinctive link between […]
Wednesday 15 March 2017 marked 100 years since a small gathering met at the junction of Moore Park Road and the newly named Anzac Parade, to witness the unveiling of the ANZAC Obelisk. An important war memorial, the ANZAC Obelisk remembers those who served from New South Wales during the Great War. For 81 years […]
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