Posts Tagged ‘Centennial Parklands’

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    #DoSomethingDay – Three ways you can #DoSomething at the Parklands

    Volunteers are the backbone of Australian communities and as we often say, the lifeblood of Centennial Parklands! Did you know, there are more than 10,000 volunteer hours clocked at the Parklands across 24 programs every year? From volunteer bird watching to growing plants, some of the most unique opportunities to give back while in a natural […]

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    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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    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: ‘that’ Sydney skyline

    Maybe one of the best things about Centennial Parklands is its proximity to the Sydney CBD. You can be strolling through Paperbark Grove in Centennial Park one minute and find yourself among the hustle and bustle of Australia’s major shopping, business and tourism districts the next! While the beautiful natural surrounds, wildlife and tranquility of the Parklands might have […]

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    Photos of the Week: Get your sweat on!

    The Parklands is arguably Australia’s largest combined sporting precinct, with more than 650,000 registered sports and recreation users and millions more who pop into Centennial Park, Queens Park or Moore Park for a walk, a jog or a cycle. Here are this week’s top photos and they feature you getting ‘your sweat on’! If you would like to share […]

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