The Parramatta City Council Chambers, previously called the ‘Administrative Building’, served Council for over 57 years. (more…)
The Red Gum Walk sign, Boronia Park, Epping, 1952. Source: City of Parramatta Council Archives
In the dappled sunlight of Boronia Park in Epping, a mysterious and forlorn sign stands by an avenue of trees.
Regular visitors to Civic Place and Parramatta Library may have noticed that the clock tower that once stood at the entrance of the car park has been removed. (more…)
1943 aerial photograph of Beecroft. Source: Six Maps
Beecroft is a 5.1km2 suburb in northern Sydney bounded by the Hills (M2) Motorway in the north, the waterway in the east, generally by Plympton Road, Norwood Avenue, Karril Avenue and North Rocks Road in the (more…)
Aerial photograph of Paramatta. Source: Six Maps
For over 60,000 years, the area comprising present day Parramatta has been occupied by the Burramattagal people, a clan of the Darug, who first settled along the upper reaches of the Parramatta River. (more…)
The Centennial Memorial Fountain in Centenary Square, Parramatta, 2017 (Source: Anna Namuren)
Devices have been used to measure the concept of time for thousands of years – from the tracking of the sun by obelisks and dials, to the use of hourglasses and waterclocks, through to the development of mechanical and, later, digital time-pieces.