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)

Rain doesn’t dampen community rally

IMG_7316Wet weather couldn’t dampen public passion for Parramatta Pool and the nearby heritage precinct at a community rally on Sunday.

While the soaking forced the cancellation of a march, more than 100 people kept dry at Parramatta War Memorial Pool to voice their opposition to the state government’s plans to relocate the pool for the stadium redevelopment and build units close to the historic Fleet Street heritage precinct

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