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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.

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. That’s an average of around 11,000 visits per day, across the Parklands and all of our venues!


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'


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.


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.

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. We’re installing:

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.

30 JULY 2018

Trees company as school kids plant out the Parklands

Students from Middleton Grange Public School join bushland specialist, Paden, from Greening Australia, at Bungarribee on Friday July 27th, 2018

18 JULY 2018

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19 JUNE 2018

Lizard Log Temporary Vehicle Closure

As part of essential work to upgrade our Lizard Log entrance, vehicle access will be closed temporarily from Monday 25 June to Friday 6 July. We will not be able to take bookings for our shelter between these dates but will be back to business as usual for the school holidays!

01 JUNE 2018

Drivers see the Parklands for the trees

Motorists on one of Sydney’s main roads will now pass through a future forest, with Western Sydney Parklands completing an extensive tree-planting project on the Great Western Highway, in Eastern Creek.


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