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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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Spring has sprung — 5 must see spots to see flowers in full bloom

It’s the first day of spring, and spring has certainly sprung all around Sydney Olympic Park. Glorious plants and trees are in full bloom and are a must see. Here are our top 5 best spots in the Park to

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Walking tours a hit at World Parks Congress

Sydney Olympic Park has recently finished hosting a once-in-a-decade event, the IUCN (International Union for the Conservation of Nature) World Parks Congress. It was an incredible week in the Park, where international environmental leaders and professionals gathered to share knowledge, innovation

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In the garden at Sydney Olympic Park

Spring is a great season to get outdoors and get into your garden, and we have been doing just that around Sydney Olympic Park, making the most of the recent downfall of rain!  This picture shows you a carpobrotus, a

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A most unusual visitor to the Armory

A keen birder visiting the parklands spotted a most unusual visitor to Sydney Olympic Park, a Noisy Pitta casually feeding under some shrubs. This Pitta is a stunning little bird that is hopping about energetically and feeding on invertebrates. It

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