Media Releases

For media enquiries please contact: Parramatta City Council Media Adviser Eric Aubert.
t: 02 9806 5056
m: 0409 712 815
e: media@parracity.nsw.gov.au

    July 2014

  • Parramatta wants your business!

    Parramatta City Council is taking to the streets to encourage businesses from across Sydney to move to Parramatta.

    25 Jul 2014
  • Skaters flock to new-look Parramatta Winterlight

    Western Sydney’s famous winter attraction Parramatta Winterlight concluded last night, with a flow of eager skaters getting in on the action.

    14 Jul 2014
  • Parramatta to commemorate more than 125 years of military tradition with CBD parade

    The nation’s military history will come alive as Parramatta celebrates more than 125 years of the Royal NSW Lancers with a street parade through the CBD on Saturday August 30, featuring cavalry, tanks, armoured vehicles and the modern day Regiment and band.

    14 Jul 2014
  • Get outside and grow on National Tree Day

    Connect with nature at Parramatta City Council's National Tree Day event on Sunday 27 July at Kariwara Street Reserve, Dundas from 10am to 1pm.

    11 Jul 2014
  • Nominate your local heroes!

    Lord Mayor of Parramatta, Cr John Chedid, is calling on the community to nominate men and women from local front line services who have shown excellence in carrying out their duties.

    11 Jul 2014
  • Thousands gather at Parramatta Winterlight

    Parramatta’s coolest winter event Winterlight has attracted thousands of visitors to its new location at Prince Alfred Park, with more than 9,000 ticket sales and 20,000 people so far turning up to this year’s event.

    08 Jul 2014
  • NAIDOC Week: Celebrating our Indigenous heritage

    Celebrate Parramatta's rich Indigenous heritage and culture at the Burramatta Family Fun Day on Sunday 13 July, 11am-3pm at a great new location, Parramatta River Foreshore, between Wilde St Bridge and Elizabeth St Footbridge.

    07 Jul 2014
  • Free bootcamp at Parramatta River

    Parramatta workers and residents will have another opportunity to reclaim their lunch hour and fit important exercise into their day, thanks to Rush Hour Australia and Parramatta City Council.

    07 Jul 2014
  • Local resident honoured for good community works

    Long-time resident, Michael Scott, was awarded a Certificate of Recognition yesterday for his continuous service to the City of Parramatta and local community.

    01 Jul 2014
  • Time to go booze-free and support cancer patients at Westmead Hospital

    For the first time, Dry July will support Westmead Hospital's Crown Princess Mary Cancer Centre, and the whole community is getting behind the campaign to raise funds that will support patients with cancer.

    01 Jul 2014
  • June 2014

  • Guildford Families encouraged to ‘Love Where you Live’

    A second free Family Fun Day will be held as part of Parramatta City Council'sLove Where You Live blitz on illegal dumping at Bright Park on Saturday 5 July from 10am until 12pm.

    27 Jun 2014
  • Happy birthday, Parramatta Farmers Market!

    Parramatta City Council's revitalised Farmers Market will mark its first birthday with a special celebration this week.

    27 Jun 2014
  • Raising the flag for our Philippine community

    To celebrate the 116th anniversary of Philippine independence, Parramatta City Council will host a Philippine flag raising ceremony at 10am on Saturday 28 June 2014 at Parramatta Town Hall.

    23 Jun 2014
  • Local organisations receive funding boost

    Parramatta City Council last night (Tuesday, 17 June) presented $348,249 worth of grants to local non-profit community groups during a special ceremony at Riverside Theatres.

    18 Jun 2014
  • Lord Mayor welcomes $400 million boost for Western Sydney light rail

    The State Budget's $400 million commitment to a Light Rail Network centred on Parramatta will revolutionise public transport in Western Sydney, Parramatta Lord Mayor Cr John Chedid said today.

    17 Jun 2014
  • Love Where You Live comes to Dundas

    A free Family Fun Day will be held as part of Parramatta City Council'sLove Where You Live blitz on illegal dumping at Dundas Park on Saturday 21 June from 10am until 12pm.

    16 Jun 2014
  • Skate, play and discover Parramatta Winterlight

    Experience the cool factor at Parramatta this winter and master a few tricks on a giant outdoor ice rink, as part of the spectacular Parramatta Winterlight at Prince Alfred Park, 10am till late, from 27 June to 13 July 2014.

    10 Jun 2014
  • Parramatta Lanes takes out top gong

    Lord Mayor of Parramatta, Cr John Chedid, congratulated Council's event team on winning the Public Art and Placemaking Award at the Local Government Arts and Culture Awards earlier this week.

    10 Jun 2014
  • Stage 2 of Centenary Square Upgrade kicks off

    Preparations are being finalised for the start of Stage 2 of Centenary Square Upgrade, which is set to transform one of Parramatta's most recognisable and accessed public spaces, Church Street Mall.

    05 Jun 2014
  • Parramatta artist wins top gong

    Local Parramatta artist, Liam Benson, has won the Champions of the West Awards Arts Category during a special reception on Tuesday, June 3, at Rooty Hill RSL.

    05 Jun 2014

Last updated on 06 May 2014