Timeline of  stage 1 and 2 of the Parramatta Light Rail project

Lord Mayor calls for NSW Government to prioritise Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2

27 Oct 2020

City of Parramatta Lord Mayor Cr Bob Dwyer has called on the NSW Government to deliver on its commitment to construct Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 following media reports that the project is in doubt.

Three years ago, the NSW Government announced

Photograph of Pierre de Coubertin playground

Revamped Newington playground officially open for family fun

27 Oct 2020

City of Parramatta Council has officially opened the gates to Newington’s Pierre de Coubertin playground following a $400,000 revamp.

The upgrade, completed as part of Council’s Better Neighbourhoods Program, includes new shade sails, play

Photo of the new Constitution Hill Shopping Village

Council unveils new-look Constitution Hill Shopping Village

23 Oct 2020

City of Parramatta Council is celebrating the $130,000 upgrade of the Constitution Hill Shopping Village with a special program of activities from 26 to 31 October.

The community is invited to explore the upgrades, which were completed as part of

Image of Lord Mayor Bob Dwyer validating a parking ticket as part of the free parking initiative

Feast along Parramatta’s famous ‘Eat Street’ and get free parking

22 Oct 2020

Customers who dine at restaurants along Parramatta’s famous ‘Eat Street’ will get to park for free under a new City of Parramatta Council initiative to support local businesses.

Until 31 January 2021, Council will cover the cost of parking for

Lord Mayor Bob Dwyer at Melrose Park

City of Parramatta leads the way with blueprint for ‘smarter’ future suburbs

20 Oct 2020

A cutting-edge initiative that could change the way new suburbs and cities are designed, constructed and managed has been launched by the City of Parramatta Council, with the rollout of state-of-the-art technology across a 25-hectare development site

Image of a DJ playing music

Live music trial to revolutionise Parramatta’s outdoor dining scene

19 Oct 2020

Live music will be allowed in outdoor dining areas across the City of Parramatta this summer under a new pilot program aimed at helping small businesses bounce back from the COVID-19 crisis.

From 1 November until the end of March, Council will

Media release

Council awards $530,000 to local groups, businesses during COVID-19

15 Oct 2020

More than 100 small businesses and community groups across the City of Parramatta have been awarded with over half a million dollars in grants as part of Council’s response to the COVID-19 crisis.

Council has provided 36 local not-for-profit and

Concept art of the Parramatta Light Rail at Macquarie Street

Lord Mayor: Businesses impacted by light rail construction need more support

15 Oct 2020

City of Parramatta Lord Mayor Cr Bob Dwyer has called on the NSW Government to ramp up its support for businesses impacted by Parramatta Light Rail construction after announcing it would continue works over summer.

Transport for NSW today revealed