Media Releases

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

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

    February 2016

  • Cool Parramatta design competition for Parramatta bus shelters

    Parramatta City Council is inviting students, designers, architects and residents to share their ideas for smart, low-cost and innovative climate-adapted bus shelters in a project aimed at tackling the problem of urban heat in Western Sydney.

    08 Feb 2016
  • Design competition launched for iconic Parramatta civic building

    Four internationally-renowned architecture teams will compete to design Parramatta City Council’s new community and civic space which is set to become a landmark building for Parramatta and Global Sydney.

    02 Feb 2016
  • January 2016

  • Parramatta celebrates Australia Day

    Parramatta Park played host to 15-hours of non-stop entertainment yesterday with a record crowd of 60,000 enjoying one of the nation’s largest Australia Day celebrations. 

    28 Jan 2016
  • Markets bring new “vibes” to Eat Street

    Parramatta’s Eat Street will be closed to traffic and brought to life with markets, kids’ activities and live music on Saturdays from 30 January until 2 April.

    27 Jan 2016
  • Parramatta awards its outstanding citizens

    Dundas resident Julie Hughes has been named Parramatta’s 2016 Citizen of the Year after turning personal tragedy into positive action and raising funds to buy cardiac defibrillators for the Western Sydney community following the death of her husband, Michael from sudden cardiac arrest in 2013.

    27 Jan 2016
  • Record Attendances at Parramatta Pool

    The Parramatta Swimming Centre has been the place to be over the past week, with the facility experiencing its busiest day in recent years.

    25 Jan 2016
  • The Big BBQ is coming to Australia Day Parramatta

    Australia Day visitors to Parramatta will be able to enjoy a world of flavours when The Big BBQ fires up as part of the all-day celebrations at Parramatta Park. 

    18 Jan 2016
  • Eat Street to become Wanderland for A-League Sydney Derby

    Parramatta’s famous Eat Street will be transformed into ‘Wanderland’ to welcome fans prior to the much-anticipated Sydney Derby between local favourites the Western Sydney Wanderers and Sydney FC on Saturday 16 January.

    12 Jan 2016
  • Celebrating Australia Day in Parramatta

    From hot-air balloons to the Hottest 100 Party, Parramatta’s Australia Day celebrations in Parramatta Park are set to be the biggest and best yet, with more than 15 hours of non-stop entertainment for the whole family to enjoy.

    11 Jan 2016
  • Record crowd for Parramatta New Year’s Eve

    Parramatta welcomed the New Year in style with a record crowd of 65,000 people enjoying festivities along the River Foreshore and at the Parade Ground, Old King’s School.

    05 Jan 2016

Last updated on 18 Jan 2016