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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Who's Who in Charge

Centennial Parklands, or parts of it, have been managed and overseen by many different government entities and representatives throughout its long history.

Below is a list of the key names and dates of Directors and Overseers who have been in charge from inception.

  • James Jones (1887-1889)
  • Joseph Henry Maiden (1896-1924)
  • Dr Darnell-Smith (1924-1933)
  • E Ward and C Cheel (1933-1936)
  • RH Anderson (1936-1964)
  • Knowles Wair (1964-1970)
  • Dr JS Beard (1970-1972)
  • Dr L Johnson (1972-1989)
  • John Mortimer (1982-1990)
  • Robin Grimwade (1990-1999)
  • Peter Duncan (1999-2004)
  • Steve Corbett (2004-2010)
  • Kim Ellis (2011-current)