Media Releases

For media enquiries please contact: Parramatta City Council Media Adviser Eric Aubert.
t: 02 9806 5056
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    August 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
  • Roll up your sleeves and care for the bush!

    Parramatta residents are encouraged to volunteer at Bushcare's Major Day Out on Sunday 7 September at Third Settlement Reserve, Winston Hills, 9am-12pm.

    22 Aug 2014
  • Parramatta Goes Greek!

    Celebrate Parramatta's inaugural Let's Go Greek Festival on Sunday 31 August from 11am.

    22 Aug 2014
  • Centenary Square transformation near completion

    Construction work on one of Parramatta’s most recognised public spaces is nearing completion, with Centenary Square set to revitalise the heart of Parramatta when it opens to the public next month.

    21 Aug 2014
  • Ollie Webb gets new amenities

    Families are invited to celebrate the opening of a new amenities building at Ollie Webb Reserve with a free family fun day between 10am and 12pm on Saturday 23 August.

    19 Aug 2014
  • Parramasala set to spice things up in 2014!

    Parramatta and Harris Park will once again spring to life when the vibrant sights and sounds of the fifth annual South Asian festival Parramasala returns from 17-19 October.

    15 Aug 2014
  • Celebrating our local heroes

    Twenty-three of the bravest and most honourable local front line service officers and nurses were recognised last night (14 August) at the Lord Mayor of Parramatta Cr John Chedid's Front Line Services Awards.

    15 Aug 2014
  • Land sale nets almost $130 million for new community assets

    Parramatta City Council has received a windfall of almost $130 million for new community assets from the sale of a large site in Melrose Park where a new apartment complex will be built.

    15 Aug 2014
  • Council receives anti-litter grant

    Parramatta City Council has received a $123,000 grant from the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) to tackle cigarette butt littering in the area.

    14 Aug 2014
  • Parramatta honours founding father

    Parramatta City Council will mark the 200th anniversary of the passing of Governor Arthur Phillip RN, with a special event along the Parramatta River Foreshore on September 4.

    13 Aug 2014
  • Science makes its way to Parramatta

    Parramatta City Library and its branches are hosting a number of experiments and workshops as part of National Science Week16-24 August.

    08 Aug 2014
  • Explore history with an interactive WWI touch table

    Parramatta City Council is encouraging residents to tap into their family trees to discover historical records of local men and women who served in World War I through an interactive touch table now on display at the Parramatta Heritage and Visitors Centre.

    06 Aug 2014
  • Making a splash: Council and Sydney Water enter into new partnership agreement

    Parramatta City Council and Sydney Water have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work together on initiatives such as improving the water quality of Parramatta River and planning future water needs.

    06 Aug 2014

Last updated on 06 May 2014