• Ramp Parks and Places

    Centennial Homestead gets a new safety ramp

    We have just completed  $8.3 million in safety upgrades and asset improvements across the Parklands, from fixing broken taps to  installing  impressive-looking soft-fall material across the Parklands playgrounds to make them more kid-friendly and accessible. But have you seen the results for the final and most recent project in the program, to improve the deck and ramp at Centennial Homestead? […]

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  • Photo of the Week Photo of the week

    Photos of the week: artful and evocative

    It seems that wherever you look at the Parklands, there is inspiration for an artistic photograph. Whether it’s through the hard lines of a built structure contrasted against a rippling pond surface, or tall grasses gently bending in the breeze, there is always a powerful image to be caught on film! This week, we celebrate your top nine ‘artful and evocative’ photographs. Don’t […]

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  • Parks and Places

    Where do I come from? An aquatic exploration of names

    Anyone who frequents Centennial Parklands knows and appreciates the spectacular waterways that frame our three parks – Queens Park, Centennial Park and Moore Park. Once an inhospitable swamp, the waterways and ponds of Centennial Parklands have become iconic mini ecosystems, rich with history. Ever wondered how we came to name them?  Here is a full run […]

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  • 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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  • Photo of the Week Photo of the week

    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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