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Band in Oatley Park

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Steamroller Park

Oatley Park

Oatley, NSW 2223

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Enjoy an afternoon of free music in Oatley Park. You will be entertained by the St George Brass Band at the Steamroller Park between 1 pm and 2 pm. St.George Brass is a community band with players ranging in age from nine to over 60. There will be about 20 players in the Band on this day.

Bring a picnic, bring your family, enjoy the bush, fauna and flora.

Oatley Park is a 112 acres (45 ha) reserve located on a promontory jutting into the Georges River in the southern Sydney suburb of Oatley. It is bounded by the Georges River, Lime Kiln Bay, and Jew Fish Bay. The park includes natural bushland, waterways, a children's playground, and an oval. The park is a popular place for picnics, recreational, and sporting activities.

Oatley Park has a number of prominent features:

  • Castellated Tower (the 'Castle'), with barbecue area and upper lookout
  • Oatley Park Oval, home to cricket and soccer clubs
  • Steamroller Park, containing an historic steamroller and children's playground
  • Sandy Bay, with pier and swimming enclosure containing Oatley Baths and home to Oatley Swimming Club
  • Lime Kiln Wetlands, featuring mangroves and a series of ponds populated by ducks and other water birds
  • Myra Wall Garden, constructed in 1964 to honour a local conservationist
  • Websters and Hills Peak Lookouts, with views over Jew Fish Bay and Lime Kiln Bay
  • Draculas Canteen, a large rock overhang

As one of Sydney's finest areas of natural bushland, Oatley Park is noted for its trees, shrubs and native flowers, as well as the river beaches and prolific bird life.

  • Over 310 plant special have been recorded. The park is an important regional sanctuary protecting a number of plant species not found anywhere else in the St George area.
  • 107 bird species have been recorded. It is an important sanctuary for both resident and migratory birds.
  • Numerous reptile species have been observed including snakes and lizards
  • Possums are the main mammal species, but the park is also home to bats, swamp wallabies, and echidnas.
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