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Town centres need greater regional recognition

Published on Tuesday, 19th December 2017

Fairfield City Council is calling on the Greater Sydney Commission to better recognise the strategic role of the City’s town centres and prioritise investigation of transport proposals.

  • The Crescent Plaza in the Fairfield City Centre has won first place in the prestigious LNA Master Landscapers Association Awards for its stunning design and practical use of urban space.

    The Crescent Plaza wins prestigous award

    Published on Tuesday, 7th November 2017

    The Crescent Plaza in the Fairfield City Centre has won first place in the prestigious LNA Master Landscapers Association Awards for its stunning design and practical use of urban space.

  • Fairfield City Centre

    Feedback encouraged for town centre studies

    Published on Tuesday, 31st October 2017

    Fairfield City Council invites the community to provide feedback on three town centre urban design studies that will be exhibited from 1 November.

  • Fairfield City could become an accessible and connected gateway location featuring more green space, increased employment opportunities and more housing choice.

    Draft plan creates growth and investment opportunities

    Published on Friday, 27th October 2017

    Fairfield City could become an accessible and connected gateway location featuring more green space, increased employment opportunities and more housing choice.

  • Greater Sydney Structure Plan 2056 - the three cities, excerpt from Greater Sydney Commission's Draft Greater Sydney Region Plan 2017.

    New strategic plans will improve Fairfield City connectivity

    Published on Tuesday, 24th October 2017

    Mayor of Fairfield City Frank Carbone has welcomed two draft metropolitan planning strategies which will help to improve connectivity for Fairfield City residents and workers.

  • Council will investigate the potential to provide an additional multi-storey car park in Hughes Street, Cabramatta.

    New multi-storey car park for Cabramatta proposed

    Published on Friday, 29th September 2017

    Council will investigate the potential to provide an additional multi-storey car park in Hughes Street, Cabramatta.

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    New planning legislation in effect

    Published on Friday, 1st September 2017

    New NSW planning legislation has come into effect today, meaning elected representatives will no longer be able to make decisions on development applications.

  • Badgery's Creek airport concept

    Nominations called for Forum on Western Sydney Airport

    Published on Friday, 23rd December 2016

    The Australian Government is calling for nominations to the Forum On Western Sydney Airport (FOWSA), an integral part of the flight path design process for the Western Sydney Airport.

  • A concept diagram of the Showground vision.

    Mayor has vision for Showground ‘Centre of Excellence’

    Published on Thursday, 26th May 2016

    Mayor of Fairfield City Frank Carbone has unveiled an exciting and bold vision to turn Fairfield Showground into a Centre of Excellence.

  • Roadworks at major intersection

    Published on Tuesday, 3rd May 2016

    Proposed road works at the intersection of Hamilton Road and the Cumberland Highway are about to start and will affect traffic around the area significantly.

  • Diagram of Wetherill Street construction zone.

    Widening Wetherill Street, south of The Horsley Drive up to Polding Street.

    Published on Tuesday, 1st March 2016

    Works are progressing on Wetherill Street, south of The Horsley Drive and up to Polding Street.

  • Temporary Closure of Cowpasture Road, Wetherill Park

    Published on Tuesday, 9th February 2016

    Cowpasture Road, Wetherill Park, between Newton Rd and Victoria St, is temporarily closed to enable a roundabout to be built for the Horsley Drive Business Park Development.

  • St Johns Rd upgrade

    Published on Monday, 1st February 2016

    Work has started on the upgrade of the Cumberland Highway and St Johns Rd intersection, which is funded by the Australian Government's $200 million Local Roads Package.

  • Western Sydney Airport peer review report cover

    Western Sydney Airport (Badgerys Creek) EIS

    Published on Thursday, 26th November 2015

    Submissions on the draft Environmental Impact Assessment for Western Sydney Airport (Badgerys Creek) are due by 18 December 2015.