We are very lucky to have such beautiful Parklands to enjoy, right on the doorstep of the city. While there are many strategies and initiatives in place to keep Centennial Parklands looking spectacular, every little bit of help goes a long way!
You can help us by adopting the ‘leave no trace’ approach when you visit the Parklands. But you can also help us by getting your hands (gloves) dirty this Sunday 5 March 2017 for Clean Up Australia Day!
Now in its 27th year, the great annual environmental initiative has seen 31 million hours dedicated to tidying more than 166 locations across the country.
In that time, volunteers have removed more than 331 thousand ute-loads of rubbish – imagine one long line of Aussie utes stretched bumper-to-bumper from Sydney to Brisbane following Australia’s eastern coastline!
Not only is it all for a good cause, but you will get to meet some of Centennial Park’s very friendly, like-minded volunteers too! (You can read more about them here.)
Interested? Click here for registration details.
And here are some photos of great Clean Up Australia Day events over the past few years.
We hope to see you there!
The Parklands is often recognised for its beautiful vistas. From lush woodland areas to pockets of ‘semi-wild’ open paddock, to rocky outcrops, to rolling greens set before a magnificent city skyline. This edition of Photos of the Week, ‘What A View!’ is a celebration of your striking photographs of some of the most iconic and romantic aspects of Centennial Park, […]
Centennial Park’s ornamental ponds are some of its most popular features and many will know them for the beautiful habitat they provide for water birds and aquatic life. People are often surprised however, to hear that these water features (with the exception of Lily Pond), act as a detention basin for stormwater runoff and have an […]
Baby birds around Sydney are making the transition from nestling to fledgling, trying out their wings and learning to fly. Young birds are often seen on the ground throughout late spring and early summer and this is a normal stage in their transition to adulthood. Centennial Parklands is a birdwatcher’s paradise with over 50 species […]
The ponds in Centennial Park are some of the most popular features that visitors enjoy, but beneath the surface of these placid waterways are some interesting facts you may not be aware of!
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