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Science in the Swamp Park Disruption FAQs

What is the event?
Science in the Swamp is a free family event as part of National Science Week, hosted by Centennial Park & Moore Park Trust, with grant funding from the Australian Government.
Where can I find more information about the event and how to attend?
For information about the event, please visit the event website and sign up to receive the full program Science in the Swamp
Which areas of Centennial Parklands are impacted by this event and when?
Science in the Swamp is a large event held at Loch Avenue South, Centennial Park.  The event site will be closed to the public for safety reasons during event set up in the morning on Saturday 19th August and in the late afternoon on Sunday 20th August.
I am not attending the event, will I still be able to access Centennial Parklands on the event day/s?
Yes, pedestrian access to Centennial Park will be maintained at all times. All vehicle gates will be open and will close as per normal operations on the day
What will the traffic and access impacts be?
Centennial Park will remain open for all park visitors. All vehicle gates will remain open as per normal operations. There are no road closures for the event and regular public parking available. Parking will however be limited near Loch Avenue South.
There will be no restrictions to equestrian users related to this event.

Cyclists and roller bladers will be able to access all open roads.
Will Centennial Parklands Dining be open as usual?
Yes, Centennial Homestead will be open as per usual.
Will the Spruce Goose Diner be open as usual?
Yes, Spruce Goose Diner will be open as per usual.
Will the Green House be open as usual?
Yes, the Green House will be open as per usual.
Will the Centennial Park Cycle Hire still be operating?
Yes. Centennial Park Cycle Hire will be operating as per usual.
Will there be any sound impacts related to this event?
There will be local sound only. We are committed to complying with all legislation and guidelines covering amplified sound levels at outdoor events. The Centennial Park and Moore Park Trust Noise Management Plan is available on our website:
How can I find out more information on scheduled events in Centennial Parklands?
While we inform all immediate neighbours of events that may require traffic changes by letterbox drop, we provide information via our website, eNewsletters, Facebook, Twitter, What’s On brochure, local publications and/or (at times) via letterbox drop. You can sign up to our eNewsletters here or join our online community via Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to ensure you are informed.
What other events are scheduled to take place in Centennial Parklands?
Visit our What’s On web page to see what other events are happening in Centennial Parklands.
How do I find out about holding an event in Centennial Parklands?
Centennial Parklands has a range of venues for hire to suit a variety of different events.  Please visit our ‘event organisers’ web page to learn more.