Oatlands – A Brief History

Oatlands – A Brief History

West Dundas (now known as Oatlands), in 1943: Image: https://maps.six.nsw.gov.au/ Oatlands is a suburb of the City of Parramatta local government area, located around 1km west of Telopea Railway Station, and bounded by the James Ruse Bypass and Kissing Point,...
Telopea – A Brief History

Telopea – A Brief History

The suburb of Telopea, 1943. Source: SIX Maps: https://maps.six.nsw.gov.au/ The suburb of Telopea is located between Pennant Hills Road and Adderton Road, spilling over the ridge into the west of Dundas Valley. To its south is the suburb of Oatlands.[1] The suburb’s...
The Parramatta Soldiers’ Hut

The Parramatta Soldiers’ Hut

“The Hut” by Nell Gawthorne, held in the City of Parramatta Cultural Collections Artwork Collection (Acc no. 2006.175) During World War Two, community organisations and local councils across Australia were instrumental in providing recreational opportunities in...