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Parramatta Council set to move into new headquarters

CITY of Parramatta Council will soon have a new administrative headquarters following the recent purchase of an office building in the heart of the growing Parramatta CBD. Strategically located near the $2.7B Parramatta Square and soon-to-come Parramatta Light Rail route, the seven-storey building at 9 Wentworth Street will be home to Council’s corporate services, Customer …

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New mother and baby mental health unit at Westmead Hospital

PREGNANT women and new mothers experiencing mental illness will soon have access to specialist care alongside their babies at the state’s second Mother and Baby Unit (MBU) at Westmead Hospital. Minister for Mental Health Bronnie Taylor said the purpose-built 8-bed unit will be based at Redbank House within Westmead Hospital, increasing support for NSW mothers …

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Life in Afghanistan: a very local perspective

AFGHANISTAN CRISIS | PRISCELLA MABOR THE Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs, Alex Hawke MP announced the formation of an Advisory Panel, in the wake of Australia’s resettlement of 3,000 Afghan nationals, which was announced the week earlier.  The Community Migrant Resource Centre’s CEO Melissa Monteiro is the Chairperson of the Settlement Council of Australia …

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$670M office tower above Westfield Parramatta

THE concept plan for a 47-storey office tower above Westfield Parramatta, which will add thousands of square metres of new commercial space and support hundreds of construction jobs in Sydney’s second CBD, has been given the green light by the NSW Government. Minister for Planning and Public Spaces Rob Stokes has approved an increase of 22 …

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New coalition will drive bid to make Parramatta CBD a top legal hub

TOP law firms, universities and Legal business groups have joined City of Parramatta Council’s bold bid to transform the Parramatta CBD into one of Australia’s key legal hubs. City of Parramatta Lord Mayor Cr Bob Dwyer, NSW Member for Parramatta Dr Geoff Lee MP and other members of the new Parramatta Legal & Justice Coalition …

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Green ban on Willow Grove to be lifted

NSW Minister for the Arts Don Harwin has announced that the green ban imposed by the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) on Parramatta’s Willow Grove site will be lifted. This decision follows consultation with the community resulting in the retention of significant heritage items. St Georges Terraces will be revitalised and incorporated …

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Rosemary’s Way film aims to curb domestic violence

By ELIZABETH FRIAS AUSTRALIA’S Local Hero of the Year, Rosemary Kariuki has urged men and women to “always seek peace in your heart” and called on governments to open more refuges for women, girls and children, escaping domestic violence. Speaking recently before a large audience at Granville Community Centre for the screening of Rosemary’s Way, …

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Parramatta CBD parking revamped as CBD transforms

CITY of Parramatta Council is inviting the community to have their say on draft plans to improve parking availability and access in Parramatta’s rapidly growing CBD. The Draft Parramatta CBD Parking Strategy, now on public exhibition, explores opportunities to better accommodate the different parking needs of residents, visitors and workers. “With record investment and a …

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Jarryd Hayne instructs agent to put his Parramatta apartment on the market

Hayne’s Parramatta apartment for sale PARRAMATTA’S fallen NRL idol Jarryd Hayne may be in jail, but it hasn’t stopped him from tinkering with his property portfolio that was once valued at $5M. Jarryd has given instructions from his prison cell for agents to sell one of his remaining investment apartments at Parramatta, according to a …

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