Paramatta Suburb

Paramatta Suburb


Best known as Sydney’s second CBD, Parramatta NSW 2150 is a suburb of Western Sydney, located approximately 25 km from the Sydney CBD and is a key region within Greater Western Sydney. 

Home to over 30,000 people as of the last census, Parramatta is rapidly transforming into a buzzing metropolitan hub with a vibrant culinary, retail and creative scene powered by booming commerce, education, leisure and infrastructure investment.

With major growth expected within the next few years, Parramatta is a desirable destination where everything you need to live well is on your doorstep.


Located in the Great Western Sydney, 25 km west of Sydney CBD, Parramatta is the geographical centre of the entire Sydney Region. 

With an extensive train network and multiple Sydney Train lines, Paramatta is well connected to all parts of Sydney. With an express train, you can arrive in Sydney CBD in less than 30 minutes. There are frequent bus services to the Hills District and Norwest Business Park, as well as Parramatta ferry service down Parramatta River. 

The public transport throughout Parramatta is expected to improve dramatically in the future with the new metro and the Parramatta Light Rail project.

Having an exciting economic bloom, Parramatta is ideal for all ages, from young professionals & families to retirees. It’s also very multicultural, with more than half of the locals being born overseas.

The population is expected to grow tremendously in the next 5 years, thanks to the $10 billion investment in infrastructure and amenities. 

Home to over 20,000 businesses, some of Australia’s top educational facilities, big health and retail precincts, there’s plenty of employment opportunities, especially for white-collar professionals. In the next 20 years, the NSW Government forecasts there will be an additional 44,100 new jobs created around The City of Parramatta.

There’s something to suit everyone in Parramatta. Home to the tenth largest shopping centre in Australia, Westfield Parramatta has over 450 stores and several entertainment options, right at your front door. 

Foodies will relish in the Church Street dining district, with nearby Eat Street providing a haven for your tastebuds.

27% of Parramatta is covered by parklands, including 85 hectares of open green space in Parramatta Park. 

Sports fans will also delight at the nearby Bankwest Stadium, where you can catch local NRL team Parramatta Eels playing at their home ground. Rosehill Racecourse and Sydney Olympic Park are a short drive away, featuring a number of sporting and entertainment venues.

Key Stats


Parramatta + North West, Sydney




30 min




House: $1,355,500 Unit: $605,000


House: $480 PW Unit: $410 PW




Population (2020 ABS ERP)
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paramatta nsw

Parramatta NSW 2150 is located in Sydney's western suburbs, about 25 kilometres from the Sydney CBD.
Parramatta is bounded by the Cumberland Hospital, the Parramatta River, Fleet Street, Fennell Street, O'Connell Street, Albert Street, Trott Street, Harold Street, Villiers Street, Albert Street, Sorrell Street, Victoria Road, Pennant Street and Kissing Point Road in the north, Vineyard Creek, the railway line, the Parramatta River and James Ruse Drive in the east, Grand Avenue North, Arthur Street, Clay Cliff Creek, Alfred Street, Parkes Street, Harris Street, Hassall Street, Station Street East, Parkes Street, the railway line, Raymond Street, Boundary Street, Railway Street, Pitt Street and the Western (M4) Motorway in the south, and Burnett Street, the Great Western Highway, Good Street, Thomas May Place, the former Parramatta Golf Club and Park Avenue in the west.

  • LGA: The City of Parramatta
  • Boundaries:
  • Old Government House: heritage-listed property in Parramatta Park.
  • George Street Gatehouse
  • Macquarie Street Gatehouse
  • Parramatta Female Factory
  • Connectivity


    to George River


    to Sydney Olympic Park


    to Macquarie Park


    to Chatswood CBD


    to North Sydney


    to Sydney CBD




    Parramatta is Sydney’s second CBD and is benefiting from multi-billion dollar infrastructure projects that are improving transport connectivity, employment opportunities, education and entertainment. Parramatta offers endless opportunities


    Schools / Education

    Parramatta offers endless opportunities for lifelong learning, with a wide choice of public, private, independent schools and university campuses within easy reach.

    Redeemer Baptist School – 513m

    Burnside Public School – 643m

    Tara Anglican School for Girls – 822m

    St. Monica’s Primary School 1.03km

    The King’s School

    Tara Anglican School for Girls

    James Ruse Agricultural School

    Redeemer Baptist School – 513m

    Tara Anglican School for Girls – 822m

    Northmead Creative and Performing Arts High School – 1.41km

    The King’s School – 1.49km

    Arthur Philip High School

    Macarthur Girls High School

    Paramatta High School

    Teresa of Calcutta’s Catholic Primary School

    Holy Spirit Catholic Primary School

    Neville Bonner Primary School

    Gold Creek Primary School

    Charles Sturt University Paramatta Campus -576m

    RIDBC Garfield Barwick School – 735m

    The Hills School – 1.89km

    University of New England, Paramatta – 2.28km

    Our Lady of Mercy College, Parramatta

    Western Sydney University Parramatta Campus

    Western Sydnuniveey University Parramatta (North Campus)

    UNSW Engineering Innovation Hub (2021)



    Westmead Hospital

    Westmead Private Hospital

    Cumberland Hospital

    City West Specialist Day Hospital

    Medical Centres

    Parramatta Medical Centre

    Gold Cross Medical Centre

    Parramatta Community Health Centre

    Other Health Professionals

    Parramatta Eye Hospital

    Isra Medical Services Parramatta

    Western Sydney Local Health District

    Retail Precincts

    Westfield Parramatta is the tenth-largest shopping centre in Australia, a one-stop hub for shopping, fun & relaxation in Parramatta. With over 450 stores ranging from fashion, entertainment, dining & wellbeing, Westfield Parramatta is the shopping destination to go. at Gungahlin Town Centre. 

    Church Street in Parramatta is one of Sydney’s most exciting dining precincts. This well-known ‘eat street’ is lined with restaurants, bars and cafes, like Alex and Co, El-Phoenician, Mama and Papas, Ray and Lou’s, Sicilian Parramatta, The Meat and Wine Co and Coco Cubano. With fairy lights and outdoor seating, the strip has a lively atmosphere any time of day or night.

    Here, you can enjoy pre-show eats before a night at the theatre, weekends browsing the market stalls or rooftop cocktails after dark.

    Located right in the centre of Parramatta’s vibrant food and entertainment district, Meriton’s dining precinct is where residents in Parramatta can find excellent coffee, international flavours and buzzy alfresco dining all at their fingertips. 

    Here you’ll find The Meat & Wine Co., Bay Vista,

    Alex and Co., Holy Basil and more, with a stunning view along the riverfront beneath Altitude, Parramatta’s tallest tower.

    Suburb Market Report


    House: $1,355,500 Unit: $605,000


    House: $480 PW Unit: $410 PW


    House: 3.2%
    Unit: 3.6%


    House: 5.6%
    Unit: -1.6%


    House: 7.6% Unit: 1.9%


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