The ponds of Centennial Park are some of the most iconic, picturesque and most-loved features of the Parklands. However, like many aspects of Centennial Park, we all take for granted what we know today – but they weren’t always so beautiful!
Here is a couple of images of what we enjoy today…
Here is a couple of images of what our ponds looked like in the early 1980s before the Trust was established to manage the Parklands…
We need your help to keep them clean and beautiful
Help us keep what we have and not go back to what we had by:
- In Centennial Park, please dispose of litter thoughtfully and use the right bins;
- Outside Centennial Park, please don’t throw rubbish down the gutters and stormwater drains. It ends up in our ponds and other waterways across Sydney.
Thanks in advance!
In 2017, the 100 year old ANZAC Obelisk was refurbished and reinstated to its permanent home in Moore Park East. The Obelisk is an important reminder of the Great War and honours the departure of soldiers from the nearby barracks in Kensington. Now, the historic monument will be included in the national Centenary Projects.
In celebration of the Share the Park campaign that launched last week, we decided to do some digging into our historical records and learn more about the history of cycling in Australia. As an efficient, healthy and environmentally-friendly alternative to travel, more and more people are turning to cycling as a primary method of transport.
Did you know that on 7 February every year a small celebration is held in Centennial Park to celebrate Charles Dickens? This year, there is more to celebrate with the announcement that Sydney will play host to over hundred Dickensians and bibliophiles. After winning the coveted bid to hold the International Dickens Fellowship Conference, now […]
While the 26 January commemorates our Australia Day, it also marks the dedication of Centennial Park to the people of NSW, making 2018 the year of its 130th Birthday.
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