Lord Mayor's Column

Wednesday 17 April 2019

Stadium Sneak Peak

Last week I was delighted to attend an early tour of the newly completed Bankwest Stadium with other City of Parramatta Councillors. It will be exciting to see Western Sydney’s newest stadium welcome the Parramatta Eels and the Western Sydney Wanderers to their new home ground. The uniquely designed stadium is sure to be a fan favourite with impressive sight lines and excellent proximity from seat to pitch. I’m looking forward to donning the blue and gold and cheering on the Eels as they take on West Tigers at this incredible venue when it officially opens its doors to the public on Easter Monday.

Crs Sameer Pandey Pierre Esber Lord Mayor Andrew Wilson Martin Zaiter and Bill Tyrrell
Photo: Crs Sameer Pandey, Pierre Esber, Lord Mayor Andrew Wilson, Martin Zaiter and Bill Tyrrell

Augmented Mural Unveiled in local driveway

In celebration of Youth Week, I was proud to help unveil a new augmented reality mural in Rivoli Way. The mural is a vibrant addition to our City and is a wonderful way to highlight and celebrate our younger community members. Featuring the faces of seven young women from Western Sydney, the mural is brought to life through technology – an app enabling users to hear the stories of people in Western Sydney. To experience this yourself, download City of Parramatta Council Beyond Stereotypes from the Apple App Store.

The Lord Mayor with two of the young women depicted in the Beyond Sterotypes mural in Rivoli Way Parramatta
Photo: The Lord Mayor with two of the young women depicted in the Beyond Sterotypes mural in Rivoli Way Parramatta

 

Happy Easter from City of Parramatta

Happy Easter from myself and all City of Parramatta Councillors! With Easter break falling during school holidays this year, I hope you all manage to enjoy some well-deserved rest and quality time with your family and loved ones. For information on events and activities happening over the Easter break and during school holidays, be sure to check out Discover Parramatta.