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The playground was upgraded in 2020 and features a new commemorative shelter and astronomy themed playground as well as new seating, water refill station, landscaping and tree planting.

Historical fact

Did you know Collaroy Plateau Park is the birthplace of Australian Radio Astronomy?

On 3 October 1945, Dr Joseph Pawsey with Ruby Payne-Scott and Lindsay McReady from CSIR (later CSIRO) conducted the first successful Australian radio observations (using a RAAF WWII radar unit) of the sun. Read the story or check out our History Hub.

Location

Collaroy Plateau Park
Collaroy Plateau NSW 2097
Map of Collaroy Plateau Park