• DirtGirlWorld For the kids

    Costa gets dirty in Centennial Parklands!


We are proud to support (and feature in!) the brand new single from Costa the garden gnome from dirtgirlworld.

And thanks to our friends at dirtgirlworld, not only can you enjoy a great new song, but you could win a family pass to see dirtgirl, scrapboy and Costa the garden gnome live at the Sydney Opera House!


Get ‘Down and Dirty’



Love it! Definitely a potential ‘earworm‘ song! Want it? Download it from iTunes here.


Behind the scenes in Centennial Parklands!

How many parts of Centennial Parklands did you spot in the film clip?

Lachlan Swamp, the Rose Garden, Busbys Pond, Lily Pond, The Entertainment Quarter, Federation Way and Driver Avenue in Moore Park all featured. Here’s some photos from the day of filming…


Costa gets his hands dirty in Lachlan Swamp, Centennial Park

Costa gets his hands dirty in Lachlan Swamp, Centennial Park


An early morning film shoot - but the star is still full of beans!

An early morning film shoot – but the star is still full of beans!


They are quite the goggles, Costa!

They are quite the goggles, Costa!


The stars from Dirtgirlworld also visited us recently to help promote an event for World Soil Day (see photo album here).


Now, here’s your chance to win!

Here is your chance to win a family pass to see Dirtgirl’s Get Grubby Musical at the Sydney Opera House in January 2016.

Join dirtgirl, scrapboy and Costa the garden gnome live on stage as they solve the mysterious disappearance of the local bees. Getting funky in the compost and heading off on a nature walkabout is all in an eco-day’s adventure for these planet-loving friends. Cheer on these singing, dancing eco-warriors as they try to save the planet one bee at a time and get ready to discover the magic behind planting seeds, composting food scraps and saving water!

Hurry, competition closes Wednesday 17 December 2015!


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