Cockatoo Island

Cockatoo Island is a UNESCO World Heritage site, located in Sydney Harbour, at the junction of the Parramatta and Lane Cove Rivers. Originally called Wareahmah by the indigenous Australians, the island was used as a hunting and fishing spot prior to 1839. In its original state, the island was a heavily timbered sandstone knoll which rose 18 metres above sea level. From 1839 convicts who had arrived in Australia and re-offended were housed on the island. Convict labourers cut into the sandstone cliffs and the unused sandstone rock was thrown into the sea, resulting in the fact that the original […]

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New Strategic Partnership

The Caravan and Camping Industry Association NSW (CCIA) and Surfing NSW (SNSW) have created a partnership with the aim of bringing their love of health and the outdoor lifestyle to an even larger audience. The partnership will create more of a connection between surfing activities and NSW holiday parks. Many parks are situated in beautiful beachside locations, offering accommodation of all types – from cabins to camping sites and caravan sites. The CCIA NSW Chief Executive Officer, Lyndel Gray considers that it will be a fantastic partnership opportunity for the CCIA, bringing the chance of a better awareness of the […]

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