Tag: Parramatta

Light Rail office opens in Parramatta CBD

Parramatta, 11 January 2017: “The opening of the Parramatta Light Rail office right here in Parramatta’s CBD is an important milestone in the project” said Member for Parramatta, Geoff Lee. “The project team is now right in the centre of all the growth happening in and around Parramatta, says a media release from the office […]

January 11, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Last dance at Dum Dum in theatres from Jan 21

Though Bollywood still rules the roost when it comes to entertainment and recently, there have been quite good movies that have been running to full houses recently but there is another spark of entertainment specially, Indian entertainment market. Theatre is raising its head against the mighty Bollywood movies. I would call it pure and quality […]

January 14, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Parramasala deserves support from community

Dr. Yadu Singh writes in his blog yadusingh.worldpress.com, www.twitter.com/dryadusingh Parramasala is a key festival, organised by the NSW Government. Held in Parramatta, the heart of Western Sydney, it is in its fifth year. STARTING out as an Australian festival of South Asian arts and culture, it is now very multicultural. Performances include those from the cultures of […]

October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments More

NSW Premier Baird launches Parramasala 2014

NSW Premier Mike Baird and Parramatta Lord Mayor John Chedid, Councillor on Wednesday, 27 August, 2014 officially launched Parramasala 2014 now in its fifth year. This is a festival of many diverse and rich cultures of Sydney and will take place from 17 October through to 19 October 2014 with focus on free, public events […]

August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Parramasala from 17-19 October

Parramatta and Harris Park will once again spring to life when the vibrant sights and sounds of the fifth annual South Asian festival Parramasala returns from 17-19 October. Featuring an exciting program of local and international artists, Parramasala is set to transform Parramatta with contemporary music, dance, theatre, film, workshops, exhibitions, free concerts bazaar market […]

August 17, 2014 | 0 Comments More

8,000 extra weekly bus, train services for Sydney since March

Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian on Tuesday 14 April, 2014 announced the NSW Government had introduced almost 8,000 extra weekly public transport services since March 2011, including more than 4,700 in Sydney’s west, says a Transport Ministry’s media release. The extra services include hundreds of extra bus services starting in coming weeks, as the NSW […]

April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Business community hails high visibility of Police in Parramatta

The introduction of high visibility policing through Parramatta’s CBD has drawn praise from the City’s business community – who claim the initiative is already having a positive, visible effect. Local businesses have seen a reduction in anti-social behaviour in Church Street Mall and surrounds as a direct result of the two-week old program, according to […]

October 27, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Mayor’s Easter gift: Free Parking in Parramatta

Residents and visitors to Parramatta will enjoy free parking over the Easter long weekend, with Parramatta City Council turning off parking meters and offering free parking at parking stations across the City. Free parking in Parramatta will start from 6am on Friday, 29 March until midnight or respective closing times of parking stations on Monday, […]

March 27, 2013 | 0 Comments More