Monthly Archives: August 2016

Wattle Day; a symbol of Australia’s national pride

Australians have always celebrated their nation with good humour, fairness, generosity, familiarity and equality. With spring right around the corner, its associated values of optimism, reliability, abundance and richness reflect Australia’s national pride and its love for new life. The

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How do you know if your park is healthy?

How do you assess whether or not you are healthy? Do you eat well, exercise a bit, and get plenty of rest? Asking these questions can help answer why you feel the way you do and believe it or not

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Ensuring the safety of threatened species in NSW on our busy roads

Have you ever driven down a busy highway and noticed a cute little creature scurrying along the side of the road and thought, “I hope he gets to the other side safely!” No need to worry, the NSW Roads and

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Hear a tail or two about waterbirds

Did you know that Sydney Olympic Park is made up of 430 hectares of wetlands, woodlands and parks? Our Waterbird Refuge is just one of our wetlands hotspots and hosts both resident and migratory waterbirds including Red-necked Avocet, Black-winged Stilts

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Update on the eaglets, some sad news

Unfortunately, this update on the two White-bellied Sea-Eaglets comes with some sad news. The younger and weaker of the two Sea-Eagle chicks has apparently died. It is no longer visible in the nest and is probably under the leaves lining

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A Giant opportunity for Sydney’s female athletes!

Calling all female athletes, 17 years and over! The Greater Western Sydney Giants are hosting a free AFL Women’s Athlete Search program to test out your footy skills this Saturday 13 August. They’re working towards building a team to compete in

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10 ways to celebrate Rio at Sydney Olympic Park

The 2016 Rio Olympic Games will officially commence tomorrow, Saturday 6 August, and we are gearing up to celebrate at the Park. Here are our top 10 suggestions to get into the Olympic spirit at the home of the Sydney

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