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Our student activities coordinator designs a program of events and excursions throughout the year which provides access to a wide range of cultural and/or life experiences in and around Bankstown, Sydney and New South Wales.

Students are invited and welcome to take part in any or all of the activities- just register your names at Reception.

  • Symbio Wildlife Park, Helensburgh

  • Sydney Aquarium

  • Tulip Top Gardens, Canberra

  • Taronga Zoo

  • The Rocks, Circular Quay, Darling Harbour, Manly

  • Blue Mountains sight-seeing

  • Bushwalking, Canoeing

  • Sand Boarding

  • Coastal beaches – swimming, surfing, games

 

Local Events

Sydney is a very lively and fun city hosting many festivals, concerts, shows, carnivals, sporting events, shops and exhibitions.

  • Vivid Light Festival

  • Spectacular New Years’ Eve on the Harbour

  • Randwick Racing Carnivals

  • ANZ Stadium-Sports events (including NRL Telstra Premiership)

  • The Easter Show

  • Backstage Theatre Tours

  • Sydney Opera House Performances, including Opera on Sydney Harbour

  • Theatres for shows such as Sound of Music, Kinky Boots

  • Art Galleries including Art after Hours, Lights on Later

  • Museums

  • Sports and Recreational Clubs

  • Football, Rugby, Tennis, Squash Tournaments

  • Indigenous Walks and Tours

  • Acer Arena events

  • Sydney Cricket Ground (including AFL, NRL and cricket competitions)

  • Pitt Street Mall Shopping & Entertainment

  • Various shopping complexes: Bondi, Bankstown, Chatswood, Parramatta

  • City-to-Surf Annual Charity Race

  • The Rocks Markets

  • Darling Harbour Festivals

  • Sydney Aquarium

  • Sydney National Library

  • Various beaches surrounding Sydney and coastal suburbs

  • and many, many more exciting things to do and see throughout the year – for more information visit NSW Tourism website https://www.visitnsw.com/

 

The Basics-A Taste of Australia

Australia is renowned for its glorious beaches and reefs, friendly cities and towns and the excitement of the outback. It is a very safe country with a high standard of living, minimal crime or disease and a stable economy. Australians are typically considered very friendly, helpful and kind people who love to kick-back and relax with a traditional Aussie Barbeque, trip to the beach or walk in the park. Also renowned for their solid work-ethic and patriotic nature, Australians are proud of their country as well as welcoming and accepting of international visitors and different cultures.