Posts Tagged ‘Centennial Parklands’

  • Meet the Parklands team

    Meet the team: Sam Crosby – our nature play specialist

    For the last six and a half years Sam Crosby has been enriching the lives of children, carers and educators through the Centennial Parklands Education Precinct. She has developed new philosophies, created innovative programs and enabled more and more children to connect with nature, the bush and our unique Australian heritage. We sat down with Sam to […]

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  • Photo of the Week Photo of the week

    Photos of the week: Parklands’ smiles – can’t beat ’em

    This week’s Friday Favs features our visitors’ great smiles. We love seeing the joy and value that our green spaces bring to the lives of our visitors – which is over 20 million annually! Whether it’s learning to ride a bike, getting married, or just spending time with nature that makes you happy, we are glad to be a part of it and remember keep smiling (and tagging us!).

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  • Environment and Nature

    Five ways we are creating a sustainable Parklands

    Centennial Parklands has valued and encouraged innovative ways to support the environment since its inception nearly 130 years ago. The Park itself was design to address the city’s burgeoning need for an “additional air lung to the city”. Since then, its legacy has been to ensure the projects we embraced were for the benefit of […]

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  • Support Us

    #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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  • 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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