Key Council Documents

Parramatta 2038

Parramatta 2038 is Parramatta’s Community Strategic Plan with a long-term vision for the Parramatta Local Government Area and links to the long-term future of Sydney. It outlines how we can realise Parramatta’s true potential and spread the benefits locally and regionally and was adopted by the former Parramatta City Council in June 2013.

Culture and Our City - A Cultural Plan for Parramatta's CBD 2017-2022

Our new Cultural Plan will prepare our City for the opportunities and challenges that unprecedented growth brings. Culture invites us and others to celebrate Parramatta as a cosmopolitan global city that is rich in diversity and history. It showcases what we are passionate about, what we value, who we are.

    Economic Development Plan

    The Economic Development Plan 2017-2021 sets the framework to grow the number of jobs in the Parramatta Local Government Area by providing a clear economic direction for the City. The Plan details specific goals, objectives and programs and provides a positive framework for partners to work together.

    Operational Plan

    This Operational Plan is where City of Parramatta sets out its role and commitment to the community and the contribution it will make towards achieving our communities Vision and Priorities. The Plan sets out the Services, Actions and Projects Council will deliver and the financial resources allocated to the 2017/18 financial year. This Operational Plan includes a breakdown of Council's operating budgets and expenditure by Business Unit as well as other financial information, including Council's Revenue Policy.

    For quarterly reporting against the Operational Plan, see Council Reporting.

    Schedule of Fees and Charges

    Every year City of Parramatta updates the Schedule of Fees and Charges that are prepared based on assumptions made regarding the GST status of each fee and charge. Should the GST legislation or the interpretation of the legislation change, City of Parramatta reserves the right to increase or decrease the amount of the fees stated, by the amount of the GST.

    City of Parramatta Stretch Reconciliation Action Plan

    This document demonstrates how City of Parramatta Council will lead by example to advance the important cause of Reconciliation.

    The Plan lists key actions to recognise and celebrate our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, to ensure Council is culturally aware and responsive, and addressing key areas of disadvantage experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

    Our aim is to go beyond “acknowledging” our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and to embed Indigenous issues and interests right across Council through corporate documents, policies and projects

    Resourcing Strategy

    City of Parramatta regularly reviews whether it has the sufficient resources - time, money, assets and people - to achieve the aspirations set out in our Community Strategic Plan: Parramatta 2038. The updated Resourcing Strategy incorporates: 

    • an Asset Management Plan
    • a Workforce Management Plan
    • a Long Term Financial Plan

    The objective of the Strategic Asset Management Plan (SAMP) is to guide the financial and physical requirements for the performance of City of Parramatta's infrastructure, building and land assets into the future to support the aspirations for Parramatta and City of Parramatta’s service commitments.

    The Workforce Management Plan summarises the City of Parramatta’s work to build the organisational capability necessary to achieve the objectives of Parramatta 2038 and the Operational Plan. Underpinning the Workforce Management Plan is a Human Resources Strategy that contains 25 initiatives grouped under four service delivery areas including:

    • develop best practice HR strategies and frameworks
    • develop, communicate, monitor and manage a set of best practice HR policies
    • provide high quality HR advice

    City of Parramatta Council Reporting

    Integrated planning and reporting

    Annual Report 14/15

    Following the changes to local government areas and the establishment of the City of Parramatta on 12 May 2016 the Government has confirmed that new councils will not be required to prepare annual reports for the former councils or the new council for the 2015-16 year. The first annual report for the new council will cover the period from the merger date to 30 June 2017 and will need to be prepared under the existing time frames set out in the Act within five months of the end of the financial year. The first annual report for the new council must include the audited financial report for the new council for the period from the merger date to 30 June 2017.

    An audited financial report for the former Parramatta City Council, financial year 2015-16, is included above.

    City of Parramatta works hard to improve its culture as an organisation and to build the capacity required to deliver the best possible services to its community and is a reflection of what we have achieved during the financial year 2014/15.

    City of Parramatta’s Annual Report documents the delivery of the Key Actions listed in the City of Parramatta's Corporate Plan and provides a detailed breakdown of income and expenditure. Specifically the Annual Report provides an at-a-glance overview of what was achieved as planned, grouped under City of Parramatta’s Strategic Objectives namely:

    • Economy
    • Environment
    • Connectivity
    • People and Neighbourhoods
    • Culture and Sport
    • Leadership and Corporate



    Business papers

    Please see below for the City of Parramatta business papers.

    Business papers to appear above after search criteria is added.