News

Let the fun begin: It’s looking a lot like Christmas

IT’S beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the City of Parramatta with an assortment of fun Yuletide activities for people of all ages to enjoy. Residents and visitors are invited to get into the festive spirit with Parramatta’s Christmas in the Park, a family-friendly fair in Prince Alfred S quare, and pick up some unique Christmas gifts …

Let the fun begin: It’s looking a lot like Christmas Read More »

Foxes stay cool: new sprinklers for Parramatta’s flying foxes

WHILE Sydneysiders flock to beaches and swimming pools to escape the heat this summer, Parramatta’s grey-headed flying-fox colony can stay exactly where they are. Greater Sydney Parklands Chief Executive Suellen Fitzgerald said new sprinklers have been fitted to the trees of Parramatta Park’s flying fox colony as part of a trial to see if they …

Foxes stay cool: new sprinklers for Parramatta’s flying foxes Read More »

They’re back: Parramatta Farmers Markets return to Centenary Square

PARRAMATTA’S famous Farmers Markets at Centenary Square are back with a mix of new stallholders and regular favourites bringing some mid-week buzz to the CBD. Traditionally held on a Friday, the Farmers Markets will be operating every Wednesday as part of a five-week trial, from 24 November to 22 December between 7.30am and 2.30pm. Parramatta …

They’re back: Parramatta Farmers Markets return to Centenary Square Read More »

I’ve found my purpose: Eels star Steve Dresler turns personal tragedy into inspiration

PASSION | STAFF REPORTERS JUST a few years ago, Steve Dresler was one of the rising stars of the NRL, ranked alongside the likes of Reed Mahoney and Dylan Brown at the Parramatta Eels. But while the latter two Parra young guns became established first graders, Steve’s career was over before it began. Medically retired …

I’ve found my purpose: Eels star Steve Dresler turns personal tragedy into inspiration Read More »

After becoming a hit in 2021 the Stadium Drive-In is set to return in 2022

STAFF REPORTERS AFTER two sell-out seasons, the CommBank Stadium Drive-In is back by popular demand with a host of blockbuster Disney movies locked in for March 2022. The Stadium Drive-In became a thing in Parramatta in 2020 when COVID put most live events on pause. But watching flicks from the comfort of your car proved …

After becoming a hit in 2021 the Stadium Drive-In is set to return in 2022 Read More »

After 18 years, Parramatta MP Julie Owens announces resignation

POLITICS | DI BARTOK JULIE Owens, long-serving Federal Labor MP for Parramatta, has announced that she is resigning from Parliament. Ms Owens, who is in her 18th year of representing Parramatta, will not be contesting the next election, expected to be held early next year. An immensely popular MP, the Liberals have tried with several …

After 18 years, Parramatta MP Julie Owens announces resignation Read More »

The super canvas indigenous art project for Parramatta Square

LANG Walker AO’s love of indigenous art has taken pride of place in the lobby of the freshly minted 6 Parramatta Square with a specially commissioned super canvas. Walker acquired the piece by artist Yaritji Young called Honey Ant Dreaming for the grand entry wall of the newest commercial office building in the $3.2B precinct. …

The super canvas indigenous art project for Parramatta Square Read More »

Scroll to Top