• Federation Celebration images History and Heritage

    An ‘entertaining’ Parklands

    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 […]

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    Photos of the Week: reflection

    With serene ornamental gardens, tranquil tree-lined pockets and groves, and peaceful ponds, Centennial Parklands is the perfect place for some time-out or reflection. This week we celebrate some of the best photos to capture this ‘reflective’ theme! If you would like to share your pictures in the Parklands don’t forget to tag us with @centparklands and #centennialparklands   […]

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    Celebrating NAIDOC Week, from important sites to precious plants

    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 […]

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    Photos of the Week: bird’s the word

    It is no secret that Centennial Park, Moore Park and Queens park are some of the best places to spot native and exotic bird life in Sydney! Cockatoos, swans, swamp hens, the Parklands has them all. This week’s ‘Friday Favs’ is a tribute to all of the Parklands’ beautiful and sometimes rather quirky, feathered friends. […]

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    Five reasons to get outdoors at the Parklands these July school holidays

    Keeping the kids amused will be easy this school holidays period at the Parklands. With real hands-on fun and learning, from making campfires to catching big fish – children of with all kinds of interests will love the distinctive recreational and educational experiences. Here’s a ‘fast five':   #1 Kids vs Wild Led by experienced guides, children aged […]

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