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11 OCTOBER 2019

65 km track showcases the best of the west

A new 65 kilometre walking trail has opened in Western Sydney, showcasing some of the region’s most vibrant cultural spaces, beautiful landscapes and oldest architecture.Planning and Public Spaces Minister Rob Stokes was at Parramatta Park today to officially open the Great West Walk, the first-ever continuous walking track from Parramatta...


Urban farming set to grow in Sydney's West

Sydney’s food bowl is set to get a boost with Western Sydney Parklands increasing its urban farming footprint providing greater access to fresh, heathy food.


Get Back on Track with 60km of trails in Western Sydney Parklands

Sydney’s biggest backyard has had a makeover, with 60 kilometres of tracks and trails in Western Sydney Parklands now easier to navigate than ever before.


Record crowds feast at Parklands Food Fest 2019

Parklands Food Fest returned to Lizard Log, Abbotsbury in Western Sydney Parklands for its eighth year on Saturday 7th September with record crowds of almost 10,000 feasting on delicious homegrown produce from more than 40 food and market stalls.


Western Sydney Parklands Arts and Cultural Accelerator 2020

Western Sydney Parklands Trust (WSPT) is excited to announce an Arts and Cultural Accelerator to be run in early 2020 and is calling for Expression Of Interests from artists and other interested parties to participate.

29 AUGUST 2019

Western Sydney Parklands Trust and Greening Australia join forces for bush restoration

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been signed today as part of an environmental partnership to further enhance the Parkland’s natural bushland.

23 AUGUST 2019

Test your taste buds at Parklands Food Fest

Parklands Food Fest is back for 2019, with new chefs, new food and new entertainment for an all ages celebration of the homegrown on Saturday 7th September at Lizard Log, Abbotsbury, in Western Sydney Parklands.

09 AUGUST 2019

‘The Crazy Bull’ and Punk Princess of Pastry to headline Parklands Food Fest 2019

Parklands Food Fest is back for 2019, with new chefs, new food and new entertainment for an all ages celebration of the homegrown on Saturday 7th September at Lizard Log, Abbotsbury, in Western Sydney Parklands.

05 JULY 2019

Western Sydney Parklands celebrated in top landscape architecture awards

The annual awards recognised winners from over 13 categories, celebrating leading projects of all sizes across Australia’s regional and metropolitan areas.

14 JUNE 2019

A walk in our Parklands at Blacktown Hospital

We’re proud to have been able to donate images of the Parklands to the Blacktown & Mount Druitt Hospitals Expansion Project.

04 JUNE 2019

4 Ways to restore your love for Winter in Western Sydney Parklands

If you need some extra inspiration to get off the couch (and your phone) and into the great outdoors during the cooler months – here’s our top tips for staying warm and active in Sydney’s Biggest Backyard this Winter.  

08 MAY 2019

STEM and art combine to create explosive fun at Steam Ahead in Sydney’s Biggest Backyard

Steam Ahead, an interactive art and science extravaganza for kids (and grown-ups) is set to take over Bungarribee Park in Western Sydney Parklands (Sydney’s Biggest Backyard) on the weekend of 25 and 26 May. Giant roving creatures, interactive installations, games, workshops, discussions & demonstrations will be free for families to enjoy.

05 APRIL 2019

Bungarribee is becoming even better

We’re continuously working to make Bungarribee Park even better! The work that’s underway right now will be ready for visitors to enjoy before too long. It includes longer cycling and walking tracks, larger picnic areas, new play areas, more shade trees and a bigger car park.

02 APRIL 2019

First RunWest a huge success

The inaugural RunWest festival at the Parklands saw thousands of people of all ages and abilities walk, jog and run the 4km or 12km course. As well as promoting healthy lifestyles, RunWest celebrated the lively Western Sydney community and its many cultures.

09 FEBRUARY 2019

Western Sydney Parklands gets $20M of extra playspace

The NSW Government today announced Western Sydney is getting $20 million worth of additional recreational facilities in the Western Sydney Parklands. Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton said the Government’s economic management is allowing it to make these sorts of major investments and keep delivering for Western Sydney.

19 DECEMBER 2018

Our five summer “must-dos”

The long days and warm weather make summer the perfect time to explore Sydney’s Biggest Backyard. From award-winning playgrounds to bushland trails, waterslides and weekend markets, the Parklands has something to offer everyone through the holiday season.

12 DECEMBER 2018

Moving the trail for the trees

A few weeks ago, a fallen branch in a mature spotted gum on the Wylde mountain bike trail exposed several remnant trees with hollows.

12 DECEMBER 2018

New event venue and café for Lizard Log

Construction has begun on an event venue in Western Sydney Parklands that will bring new business into the community and more people into the park.

11 DECEMBER 2018

Sydney kids bringing back the bush

The future of Sydney’s biggest backyard is in the safe hands of a new generation of conservationists, thanks to a massive replanting and education program underway in Western Sydney Parklands. Bringing Back the Bush is an ambitious initiative, funded by the Western Sydney Parklands Trust to restore the endangered Cumberland Plain Woodland, a unique ecosystem of plants and animals that once thrived in Western Sydney.

17 OCTOBER 2018

Parklands projects win big at national design awards

Two Western Sydney Parklands’ projects have been recognised at the highest level at last week’s Australian Institute of Landscape Architecture (AILA) Awards, with Bungarribee at Doonside winning a coveted Award of Excellence and Southern Parklands Vision 2036 picking up a Landscape Architecture Award.


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