Fairfield City's history has been captured in a range of publications that explore everyday life, faith and cultural diversity within Fairfield.
All publications are available from Whitlam Library Cabramatta and online.
A Journey In Time: A History Of St Johns Park and Its People by Vicki Movizio
Published in 2015, this book documents the history of St Johns Park suburb from the early 1800s when land grants were given to encourage settlers. The area developed into a farming community with a high percentage of migrants operating vineyards, market gardens and poultry farms.
Shaping Fairfield: The Aldermen of Fairfield and Cabra-vale Council, 1889–1948 by Beverley Donald
Published in 2013, this book traces the history of the Councils that amalgamated in 1948 to form the current Fairfield City Council.
Cabrogal to Fairfield City: A History of a Multicultural Community by Stephen Gapps
Published in 2010, Cabrogal to Fairfield City explores the history of the Fairfield district and includes the Aboriginal history of the area before European settlement.
Foundations of Faith: Christian Churches in the Fairfield Area by Beverley Donald
Published in 2005, Foundations of Faith delves into the history of the Christian church in Fairfield since the early 19th century.