Snapshot

  • Self-guided Walks


    Staying fit and healthy is just a walk in the Park! Download our free Centennial Park walking apps - available for Apple and Android smartphones. More info and download links here.

  • Swamp Closures


    Lachlan Swamp will close on days above 36C to minimise disturbance to the Flying Foxes. There will be no access to visitors.

  • Centennial Park History Book


    Our great new book on the history of Centennial Park is now on sale, and can be ordered online. Great gift idea. More info.

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Awards

The Centennial Park and Moore Park Trust has been the proud recipient of numerous awards from landscaping to annual report writing.

Listed below are the details of these awards.

2014

Green Flag Award

The Trust received a second straight Green Flag Award for displaying ongoing best practice in park management. More info

 



2013

Green Flag Award

The Trust received an inaugural Green Flag Award for excellence in park management. More info

 


 

2011

Australasian Reporting Awards - Silver Award

The Trust received a Silver Award from the Australian Reporting Awards Inc. for its Centennial Parklands 2009-10 Annual Report.



2010

Australasian Reporting Awards - Silver Award

The Trust received a Silver Award from the Australian Reporting Awards Inc. for its Centennial Parklands 2008-09 Annual Report.



2009

Runner-Up: Premier's Public Sector Awards

The Trust received a runners-up recognition in the 2009 Premier's Public Sector Awards for its Park Improvement Plan 2003-2009.

The Award recognises the Trust's delivery of the seven-year Plan that included over 100 individual projects to upgrade and enhance the Parklands and its facilities.

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Australasian Reporting Awards - Silver Award

The Trust received a Silver Award from the Australian Reporting Awards Inc. for its Centennial Parklands 2007-08 Annual Report.

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2008

Australasian Reporting Awards - Silver Award

The Trust received a Silver Award from the Australian Reporting Awards Inc. for its Centennial Parklands 2006-07 Annual Report.

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Sites chosen as Threatened Species Demonstration Sites

The NSW Department of Environment and Climate Change recognised the Trust’s two Eastern Suburbs Banksia Scrub (ESBS) restoration sites as best practice “Threatened Species Demonstration Sites”. 

Works performed on these sites will be used to demonstrate best practice management of ESBS to relevant stakeholders and the wider community.

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2007

Australasian Reporting Awards - Silver Award

The Trust received a Silver Award from the Australian Reporting Awards Inc. for its Centennial Parklands 2005-06 Annual Report.

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National Trust - Heritage Awards

The Trust received a Conservation Landscape Heritage award (Corporate/Government) from sponsors EnergyAustralia for its Eastern Suburbs Banksia Scrub Rehabilitation project.

 


2006

Architecture Award (Public Buildings category)

The Trust received an Architecture Award from the Royal Australian Institute of Landscape Architects for its Centennial Parklands Amenities project, as part of the Parklands' $5 million Park Improvement Plan.

The Trust would like to recognise the program designer - Lahz Nimmo Architects for their work on this project.

Stewardship Award

The Trust received a Stewardship Award from the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects for its Park Improvement Plan.

The award citation stated: "the rigour and consultation associated with the development of the Park Improvement Plan - a NSW Treasury approved capital program of $50 million over a period of seven years that will result in significant improvements across the Parklands."

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Australasian Reporting Awards - Silver Award

The Trust received a Silver Award from the Australian Reporting Awards Inc. for its Centennial Parklands 2004-2005 Annual Report

The award citation stated: "that adequate disclosure of key aspects of the core business and the addressing of current legislative and regulatory achievements."

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2005

Australasian Reporting Awards - Silver Award

The Trust received a Silver Award from the Australian Reporting Awards Inc. for its Centennial Parklands 2003-2004 Annual Report.

The award citation stated: "That Centennial Parklands presented outstanding reporting against Plan of Management strategies, Triple Bottom Line, Key Performance Indicators. Also one of two finalists for Best first time Entry."

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Local Government Excellence in the Environment Awards

The Trust was a "Category Winner - Biodiversity Management Winner - Division C - Biodiversity Management".

The award citation stated: "Great work in increasing the biodiversity of our natural bushland through the extermination of feral animals and, the co-operation between Local and State Government to achieve environmental outcomes."

 


2002

Design - Transport and Infrastructure

The Trust received an award from the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects for its Moore Park Bus Interchange Project.

The award citation stated: "A clever resolution of a site with dual and conflicting purposes - as a park and bus interchange. The design manages the intense periodic use of the site by substantial crowds through re-organisation of paths, pavements and roads and signals these in the broader landscape by definitive avenue planting, innovative lighting and signs.

A skilful command of scale and site organisation achieves a seamless transition from the traditional parklands to the entrances to the major recreational facilities.

A valuable improvement of the experience of public transport at the site of many major Sydney events."

The Trust would like to recognise Spackman and Mossop Landscape Architecture for their work on this project.

Conservation - Heritage Related Management Plans

The Trust received an award from the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects for its Centennial Parklands Tree Master Plan.

The award citation stated: "Proactive and groundbreaking approach to a major issue in Australia’s older urban parks, that of managing tree populations as they age and as values change.

A comprehensive and specialist study that produced a series of working documents specifically targeted at working groups and decision-makers.A brave confrontation of complex and difficult issues with clearly argued recommendations to form the basis for future action."

The Trust would like to recognise Context Landscape Design for their work on this project.

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Organisation of the Year 2002 Award

The Trust received an award from the peak industry body, Parks and Leisure Australia, recognising the Trust for proving of outstanding contribution to the development and standard of the Parks and Leisure Industry of Australia

The award citation stated: "Key features were: industry best practice; benchmaking; innovation; community involvement; research, leadership and partnerships."

 


2000

Commendation Civic Design

The Trust received an award from the Royal Australian Institute of Architects for its Moore Park Bus Station.

The Trust would like to recognise Bligh Voller Nield for their work on this project.

 


1998

Excellence in Landscape Construction - Environmental/Rehabilitation

The Trust received an award from the Landscape Contractors Association of NSW for its Duck Pond Intrepretation Maze.

The Trust would like to recognise Griffith Landscape Management for their work on this project.

Excellence in Landscape Construction

The Trust received an award from the Landscape Contractors Association of NSW (in the Construction $125, 000 - $500,000 category) for its Café Centennial Park project.

 


1996

Excellence in Construction Awards - Certificate of Merit

The Trust received an award from the Master Builders Association (Building Sporting Facilities up to $2 million category) for its Moore Park Golf Driving Range project.

The Trust would like to recognise Abigroup Contractors Pty Ltd for their work on this project.