Female Factory Heritage Push

CROWDA national heritage listing for Parramatta Female Factory is closer to reality with support from both sides of federal parliament.

At a community rally on Sunday, federal Parramatta MP Julie Owens announced a prioritised commitment to getting the building and surrounding heritage buildings on the 32 hectare site onto the National Heritage Register if Labor wins the election on July 2.

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NB – North Parramatta Residents Action Group (NPRAG) do not support ANY residential development currently being proposed by UGNSW in the entire 32ha Cumberland Hospital Precinct (Fleet Street Heritage Precinct)

Historic Board game – Parramatta Your Town

NPRAG believe property developers are fast monopolising the city by building sky-high apartment blocks, instead of preserving Parramatta’s trademark sites.

“We don’t want to see our town overcome with skyscrapers, which is what is happening,” Mr Hillman said.jon monopoly

“By developing this new board game, we hope to centre on Parramatta’s rich heritage and give current merchants the chance to immortalise their business in a unique and historic way,” Mr Hillman said.

 “It’s our chance to showcase Parramatta’s iconic early architecture, and the significant changes and transformations within our city over the past thirty years.
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“The game will be entertaining and educational for residents and visitors and is a great marketing tool for tourism and small businesses in our area.”

 

 

 

Game up for grabs

When: Sunday at the Lennox Theatre, Riverside Theatres, after the screening of To New Shores — A Tale of Convict, at 2pm. Buy Tickets to Movie Here

Cost: Raffle tickets are $5; all money raised will go towards funding the development of the Fleet Street Heritage Precinct . To purchase tickets please contact us infonprag@gmailcom

 

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