Media Releases

For media enquiries please contact: Parramatta City Council Media Adviser Eric Aubert.
t: 02 9806 5056
m: 0409 712 815

    September 2014

  • Cr Scott Lloyd elected as new Lord Mayor of Parramatta

    Parramatta City Council last night elected Cr Scott Lloyd as the new Lord Mayor, with Cr Steven Issa elected as Deputy Lord Mayor.

    30 Sep 2014
  • Centenary Square unveiled: a spectacular grand opening celebration captivates Parramatta

    Parramatta’s historic meeting place, Centenary Square, was officially opened last night by the Lord Mayor of Parramatta Cr John Chedid, with celebrations including fireworks, live entertainment and a show-stopping lighting and water display.

    26 Sep 2014
  • Celebrating Cr Paul Garrard’s 40-year service to Parramatta

    Last week Parramatta City Council celebrated Cr Paul Garrard's 40-year service to local government as Councillor, with a thank you reception at Granville Town Hall.

    22 Sep 2014
  • Minister Turnbull praises Parramatta’s Smart City vision

    Federal Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has praised Parramatta City Council's vision for a "smart city" based on high-tech digital communications and strategic links with education and research providers.

    18 Sep 2014
  • An icy challenge for the Lord Mayor of Parramatta

    In support of Motor Neurone Disease Australia, the Lord Mayor of Parramatta Cr John Chedid has agreed to take up the ice bucket challenge at 1pm on Friday 19 September at Church St Mall Parramatta.

    18 Sep 2014
  • New date: Centenary Square grand opening

    Parramatta’s most recognised public place, Centenary Square, will be officially opened on 25 September from 4pm – 9.30pm with a series of family-friendly activities and live entertainment with a special guest performance by Darren Percival from The Voice

    09 Sep 2014
  • Discover a new taste around every corner

    Get ready for an urban adventure and enjoy a taste around every corner at Parramatta Lanes over four days in October from Tuesday 7 October to Friday 10 October, 5pm to 10pm.

    08 Sep 2014
  • Junior golfers invited to tee off with pros

    Talented young golfers will have the chance to show off their skills in the upcoming Parramatta Junior Golf Pro Am on Monday 29 and Tuesday 30 September 2014.

    08 Sep 2014
  • It's Alive! Eat Street rocks to a new beat

    Parramatta's famous eating hub 'Eat Street' will come alive on Friday nights and weekends with pop up exhibitions, markets and live entertainment set to stop traffic.

    04 Sep 2014
  • Kids get ready to Paint Parra REaD

    Parents and children are invited to enter the world of story and rhyme with Paint Parra REaD, a community program aimed at increasing early literacy skills so that children are ready to engage with reading and writing at school.

    03 Sep 2014
  • August 2014

  • Rydalmere Park gets new amenities

    Hundreds of residents and Rydalmere FC Soccer Club members turned out for the opening of Rydalmere Park’s new amenities building and free family fun day.

    01 Sep 2014
  • Thousands attend Parramatta's historic military parade

    The nation’s military history was brought to life as Parramatta celebrated more than 125 years of the Royal NSW Lancers with a street parade through the CBD on Saturday 30 August. Hundreds of Lancers marched in the parade, alongside tanks and armoured vehicles, to the beat of the drums of the Regimental band.

    30 Aug 2014
  • Parramasala 2014 Program Announced

    NSW Premier Mike Baird and the Lord Mayor of Parramatta, Councillor John Chedid,  announced the program for Parramasala 2014, a festival of the many diverse and rich cultures in Sydney.

    29 Aug 2014
  • Prince Alfred Park gets name change

    Parramatta's Prince Alfred Park has been restored to its former name, Prince Alfred Square after it was approved by the Geographical Names Board of NSW.

    28 Aug 2014
  • Local organisations receive grants

    Parramatta ClubGRANTS Local Committee presented $202,000 worth of grants to local community organisations as part of the ClubGRANTS program on Wednesday 13 August.

    27 Aug 2014
  • New training facilities boost Eels’ Parramatta presence

    The Parramatta Eels are set to establish much-needed training and high performance facilities at the Old Saleyards and Dan Mahoney Reserves in North Parramatta in a historic move that will secure the Club's future in the City.

    26 Aug 2014
  • CBRE appointed to market Parramatta Square project

    Parramatta City Council has announced the imminent market release of the Parramatta Square project involving the major residential tower and adjacent commercial towers, with CBRE appointed as the deal structuring, marketing and selling agent.

    26 Aug 2014
  • Spring bloom battle looms

    The countdown to spring is fast approaching as green-thumbed locals show off their gardens in Parramatta City Council's Spring Garden Competition.

    26 Aug 2014
  • Nominations now open: Lord Mayor’s Entrepreneur Awards

    Lord Mayor of Parramatta Cr John Chedid is calling on nominations for small businesses in the Parramatta area who continue to provide quality customer service and excellence in their industry.

    25 Aug 2014
  • Rydalmere gets new amenities

    Families are invited to celebrate the opening of a new amenities building at Rydalmere Park with a free family fun day between 10am and 12pm on Sunday 31 August.

    25 Aug 2014

Last updated on 06 May 2014