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Notice to media covering AFL and NRL Preliminary Finals

18 Sep 2012

Sydney Olympic Park Authority wishes to remind reporters and media commentators that the 2012 AFL and NRL Preliminary Grand Final matches (21 and 22 Sep) and the NRL Grand Final (30 Sep) will be held at ANZ Stadium at Sydney Olympic Park – not in Homebush which is a separate (neighbouring) suburb.

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Lifeguard of the Year at Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre

13 Jul 2012

Patrons of the Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre are in award-winning hands as Pool Supervisor Robbie Moy has been presented the commendable title of the 2012 Royal Life Saving Society Lifesaver of the Year.

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Minister Annesley visits park to present extra funding for Australia’s Paralympic athletes

27 Jun 2012

NSW Minister for Sport and Recreation, Graham Annesley, has announced a NSW Government contribution of $50,000 to assist Australia's campaign for the 2012 London Paralympics.

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Girl hanging on a trapeze

An Olympic-sized school holiday program that won't break the bank - now that's gold!

08 Jun 2012

With the London 2012 Olympic Games around the corner, Kids in the Park at Sydney Olympic Park is the ultimate winter warm-up program to stimulate and excite junior sports stars of all ages and abilities, every day of the school holidays from Saturday 30 June – Sunday 15 July 2012 (inclusive).

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Regional playground swings into action at Sydney Olympic Park

08 Jun 2012

NSW Minister for Sports and Recreation, Graham Annesley, officially opened New South Wales’s largest public playground facilities, Blaxland Riverside Park, at Sydney Olympic Park completing a $7.7 million investment in western Sydney.

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Premier at Stadium

Premier opens $65m redeveloped Sydney Showground Stadium

23 May 2012

NSW Premier and Minister for Western Sydney Barry O’Farrell and Minister for Sport and Recreation Graham Annesley today officially opened the upgraded Sydney Showground Stadium at Sydney Olympic Park ahead of Greater Western Sydney’s first home game at the ground on Saturday night.

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Skull artwork

Excavation: The Armory Exhibition 2012

21 May 2012

A unique, thought-provoking and FREE display of artworks that have stemmed from Artists at the Armory will be showcased at the Armory Gallery at Sydney Olympic Park from 10am-4pm every weekend from 17 June – 19 August. EXCAVATION: The Armory Exhibition 2012 will comprise the creations of 21 artists such as fresh, young Sydney sculptors Adam Galea and James McCallum, the award-winning artists Gary Deirmendjian and Khaled Sabsabi, and well-known duo Sean Cordeiro and Claire Healy.

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Heritage Train

An experience for the experienced

14 Mar 2012

A tour of an old site will be offered to the young at heart at Sydney Olympic Park on 20 March, as part of 2012 NSW Seniors Week.

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Printmaking tips and tricks at Sydney Olympic Park

07 Mar 2012

One of Australia’s most revered printmakers and lecturer from the National Art School, Andrew Totman, will present a Printmaking Class for artists of all proficiencies (aged 13 years and older) at Sydney Olympic Park’s Newington Armory.

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Feel the 'River Rhythms' groove at the Armory Wharf this Autumn

23 Feb 2012

Lovers of live music can feel the groove of cool afternoon tunes for FREE from 1.00pm-4.00pm every Sunday of March and April at the Armory Wharf at Sydney Olympic Park.

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