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The City of Parramatta is transforming to become Sydney’s Central City, and arts and culture are key to the City’s growth. The City of Parramatta is now seeking feedback on the Night Time Economy Discussion Paper, which proposes ideas to develop the City’s future Night Time Economy Strategy.

The discussion begins in areas that have an existing night time economy, where there is potential for sustainable growth: Parramatta CBD, Harris Park and Epping.

The paper is structured around seven key themes:

  • Safe and vibrant centres;
  • A competitive economy;
  • Live music and recreation;
  • Creative spaces;
  • Celebrating our diversity – welcoming everyone;
  • Events and activations; and
  • Easy to get to – easy to get home.

The key themes have been developed through a number of engagement and consultation activities including surveys, focus groups and interviews, undertaken with residents, visitors, business owners and key stakeholders, hearing what these groups consider most important to them in terms of a desirable night life.

View the Discussion Paper 

pdfDownload the Discussion Paper

pdfDownload Night Time Economy Qualitative Report

View the Night Time Economy Discussion Paper at the City of Parramatta Council Administration Building: Ground Floor, 126 Church St, Parramatta, Monday–Friday, 8.30am–4.30pm.

View the Night Time Economy Discussion Paper at Parramatta Central Library: 1–3 Fitzwilliam St, Parramatta, Monday–Friday, 9.30am–8.00pm; Saturday 9.30am–4pm; Sunday 2.00pm–5.00pm

Make a submission

Make a submission by post: Night Time Economy Discussion Paper, City of Parramatta Council, PO Box 32, Parramatta NSW 2150

Make a submission by email: [email protected] 

Make a submission by fax: 9806 5913

Submissions close: 22 September 2017, 4:30pm

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