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Photos: Optus's new home

Optus staff are steadily moving into the telecommunications giant's brand new eight hectare campus in Sydney's North Ryde, and if appearances are anything to go by, the old North Sydney headquarters will soon be forgotten.
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Inside the visitors entry point. Reception is on the left.

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Most staff will meet customers or others from outside the company in this area just behind reception.

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Outside reception, it's a short walk to the main business buildings (reverse angle).

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The garden, still relatively young, alongside a pond, offers employees a peaceful escape from the office.

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The Bistro Verde is one of nine retail outlets on site.

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Staff enjoy the new furnishings of the bistro area.

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The patterned colour scheme of the level for call centre operations. Call centre staff moved in just a few weeks ago.

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Another level, another colour scheme. For design aesthetics, each level of the Optus buildings has its own colour scheme.

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A convenience store and sushi outlet are among the retailers. This photo was taken mid-morning.

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Another of the indoor eateries in the new campus.

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An on-site gym lets staff relieve any stress.

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High tech treadmills.

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During their induction at the new site, each staff member is presented with a smaller version of themself to hang on this wall, representing their arrival at the company.

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A few staff have customised their "mini-me".

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One of various plaques in the walkways outside the offices.

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