Media Releases

For media enquiries please contact: City of Parramatta Council Media Advisers:

Alice Coote
t: 02 9806 5803
m: 0427 905 885
Terry Aylett
t: 02 9806 5056
m: 0409 712 815

    September 2016

  • Planning progresses for new Parramatta pool

    City of Parramatta will begin a suitability assessment of the proposed site for a new CBD aquatic centre after the timeline for the development of the project was confirmed in a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) being finalised between Council and the Parramatta Park Trust.

    27 Sep 2016
  • Food, culture and good times on the menu at Parramatta Lanes

    A unique mix of Sydney’s leading chefs and local favourites will combine with art, music and culture when the popular Parramatta Lanes festival returns from Tuesday 11 to Friday 14 October.

    27 Sep 2016
  • Epping residents to celebrate reopening of Aquatic Centre

    The much anticipated re-opening of the Epping Aquatic and Leisure Centre is set to make a splash during a family fun event planned for Saturday 8 October from 10am to 2pm.

    27 Sep 2016
  • Parramatta Artists Studios encourages new generation of artists

    Parramatta Artists Studios is staging a creative workshop for children with a wide range of free art activities to inspire a new generation of budding young artists.

    16 Sep 2016
  • Community feedback leads to enhanced design for Parramatta Square’s public domain

    City of Parramatta has released an updated concept design for the public domain at the heart of its $2 billion Parramatta Square CBD urban renewal project.

    13 Sep 2016
  • August 2016

  • Council calls on residents to ‘Imagine Ermington’

    Ermington residents are being urged to help shape the future of their community by taking part in an initiative which offers locals a chance to engage with Council and their neighbours to turn ideas into reality.

    01 Sep 2016
  • Row a boat on Lake Parramatta

    Visitors will soon be able to explore the picturesque surrounds of Lake Parramatta in a unique way by hiring a range of small water craft.

    01 Sep 2016
  • New partnership to support live music in Parramatta

    City of Parramatta Council has established a formal partnership with the Live Music Office to foster the growth of the City’s live music scene.

    01 Sep 2016
  • Parramatta welcomes world’s largest short film festival

    Parramatta will be the focus of the global film industry next February when Tropfest relocates to its new home in Parramatta Park.

    15 Aug 2016
  • Erby Place Pocket Park transformation begins

    The public open space at the corner of Erby Place and Phillip Street in the City’s popular Eat Street precinct will be upgraded to provide a more relaxed urban refuge for workers and restaurant goers.

    15 Aug 2016
  • Planning changes confirmed at City of Parramatta Council

    Planning approvals at City of Parramatta will be streamlined after Council confirmed the makeup of its new Independent Hearing and Assessment Panel (IHAP) at its recent meeting in Carlingford.

    12 Aug 2016
  • Prince Alfred Square landscape master plan on exhibition

    A draft landscape master plan for Prince Alfred Square is now on public exhibition, with the community invited to have their say about the future vision for the park.

    04 Aug 2016
  • Council continues community consultation

    During the month of August City of Parramatta Council will be out and about in the community speaking with residents at a series of consultation sessions across the new Local Government Area (LGA).

    03 Aug 2016
  • July 2016

  • Short film explores young mens' battles in the real world

    A short film that explores what it means to be a young man in today’s world will be launched on Thursday 21 July at the University of New England (UNE) Future Campus in Parramatta.

    27 Jul 2016
  • Stronger Communities Fund to benefit local initiatives

    Local not-for-profit groups will be able to apply for community grants of up to $50,000 as part of the City of Parramatta Stronger Communities Fund.

    26 Jul 2016
  • Operational Plan to guide Parramatta’s budget priorities

    The Operational Plan for the new City of Parramatta Council has been amended and adopted following extensive community consultation.

    26 Jul 2016
  • Go behind the scenes during Local Government Week

    Exclusive backstage tours of the Wicked set at Riverside Theatres and heritage tours of Parramatta are just some of the activities which will be available to residents and visitors as part of City of Parramatta’s Local Government Week celebrations.

    26 Jul 2016
  • Council confirms membership of Representation Committees

    At its Council meeting on Monday 25 July City of Parramatta confirmed the makeup of its Local Representation Advisory Committee (LRAC) and Former Councillor Representation Committee (FCRC) after the membership of both panels was finalised by Council’s Administrator, Amanda Chadwick.

    26 Jul 2016
  • Volunteer for National Tree Day

    More than 9,000 trees, shrubs and groundcovers are expected to be planted during City of Parramatta’s annual National Tree Day event on Sunday 31 July.

    22 Jul 2016
  • Lennox Bridge portals project wins multiple awards

    The pedestrian portals constructed in Parramatta’s Lennox Bridge and completed in 2015 are earning acclaim, with the project winning awards in a total of four categories at the recent NSW Architecture Awards and Civil Contractors Federation NSW Earth Awards.

    21 Jul 2016

Last updated on 31 Aug 2016