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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. We chose several of our most stunning and tranquil photographs, to showcase the natural beauty and serene qualities of our Parklands.
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 off 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.
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. Summer opening hours for the Parklands are 8am-6pm.
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. Our team of Park Coordinators was faced with a difficult decision.
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.
09 OCTOBER 2018
Lizard Log Markets
We’re proud to announce the latest addition to Sydney’s biggest backyard, the Lizard Log Markets. Held every Saturday, here you’ll find fresh bread and flowers, the best food trucks and artisan foods, speciality coffee and a range of craft, homeware and fashion items.
09 OCTOBER 2018
The Parklands sets a new annual record – four million visits!
This year we celebrated a new benchmark with four million visits to the Parklands over the past year.
10 SEPTEMBER 2018
Storm clouds don’t rain on Food Fest’s parade of visitors
Parklands Food Fest headliner, Matt Preston, with lucky winner, Stephanie Reid, who took home a signed copy of Matt's book, 'Yummy, Easy, Quick'
10 SEPTEMBER 2018
Parklands, jobs the winners as new retail centre rises
A new, $100 million retail development will create jobs and investment in Western Sydney while helping secure the future of Australia’s biggest urban park.
07 SEPTEMBER 2018
Thousands go west for food lovers’ big day out
Up to ten thousand people are expected to descend on Lizard Log in Western Sydney Parklands for the seventh annual Parklands Food Fest.
30 AUGUST 2018
Food Fest program promises something for everyone
Live celebrity cooking demos, kids’ activities, live music, gardening talks, craft beer, makers’ workshops, and, of course, the best food Western Sydney has to offer. The 2018 Parklands Food Fest program features an all-star line-up of celebrity chefs and food producers, as well as live and kids’ entertainment.
09 AUGUST 2018
Sisters are doing it for Food Fest
Parklands Food Fest has secured another outstanding attraction for the September 8th event, announcing a live cooking demo by The Shahrouk Sisters, winners of Channel Nine’s 2017’s Family Food Fight.
08 AUGUST 2018
Coming soon to Bungarribee …
Over the coming months we’ll be working to make your Bungarribee experience even better.
03 AUGUST 2018
MasterChef star to headline Parklands Food Fest
Matt Preston, celebrated food critic, cookbook author and star of Channel 10’s MasterChef Australia, will headline the attractions at this year’s Parklands Food Fest on Saturday 8 September 2018.