Category Archives: Fairfield Local Area Info

Smithfield Road ready to be upgraded

Posted by Living in Fairfield on June 23rd, 2017 in Fairfield Local Area Info | No Comments

Work will soon begin on creating a 4-lane, 2-way carriageway along Smithfield Road, which is a win for thousands of drivers and commuters around Fairfield. The $16.4 million upgrade will lead to less time stuck in traffic. It will provide two traffic lanes in both directions between Polding Street and Elizabeth Drive to make for more […]

Indigenous art on display for NAIDOC Week

Posted by Living in Fairfield on June 16th, 2017 in Fairfield Local Area Info | No Comments

NAIDOC Week is coming up from July 2 – 9 and the Fairfield City Museum and Gallery will be marking this special event with a new exhibition opening this month. The new exhibition, titled Ngarunga Gurubadu: Stories of River & Water, will feature works exploring the natural landscape of the Darug nation and its meaning […]

Learn how to save water around the home

Posted by Living in Fairfield on June 9th, 2017 in Fairfield Local Area Info | No Comments

Looking for ways to save money around the home? If you answered “yes” you might be interested in heading to a free workshop were you will be taught different ways to save water around the home. The workshop is being held at the Nalawala Community Hall in Prairewood to help celebrate World Environment Day. This […]

Major projects planned for Fairfield

Posted by Living in Fairfield on June 2nd, 2017 in Fairfield Local Area Info | No Comments

Fairfield City Council has adopted the Draft 2017-2021 Delivery Program and Draft 2017–2018 Operational Plan that outlines council’s plans for the next four years. The program will see to the ongoing planning for the transformation of Fairfield Showground into a major community event space. There are plans to invest $8.5 million over the next four […]

Capture the best of Fairfield

Posted by Living in Fairfield on May 26th, 2017 in Fairfield Local Area Info | No Comments

Fairfield residents are being encouraged to capture and share the best of the Fairfield region for the chance to win some fantastic prizes. The Fairfield Council is currently running a photography competition as part of Local Government Week 2017, called #CaptureFairfield. The special event aims to uncover and promote Fairfield City’s diversity, which goes beyond […]

How to safely dispose of household batteries & mobile phones

Posted by Living in Fairfield on May 19th, 2017 in Fairfield Local Area Info | No Comments

Looking to dispose of your used household batteries and mobile phones? If so, make sure you do so safely and responsibly by disposing of them at one of Fairfield council’s designated recycling facilities. The council is offering the safe disposable of old household batteries at the following locations: Administration Centre – 86 Avoca Road, Wakeley […]

Walk or run for breast cancer research

Posted by Living in Fairfield on May 12th, 2017 in Fairfield Local Area Info | No Comments

The Mother’s Day Classic fun run and walk is on this Sunday and everyone in Fairfield is encouraged to head along and join the fight against breast cancer. Taking place on Mother’s Day every year, the Mother’s Day Classic brings together thousands of families around the country who all head to local events to revel […]

NBN work in Fairfield

Posted by Living in Fairfield on May 5th, 2017 in Fairfield Local Area Info | No Comments

The NBN is on its way to Fairfield, meaning it won’t be long until local households can enjoy faster internet speeds. But before the high-speed service becomes available, some local residents may experience disruptions during the rollout period. The following disruptions are set to take place over the next few days with night works set […]

Celebrating Fairfield’s communities

Posted by Living in Fairfield on April 28th, 2017 in Fairfield Local Area Info | No Comments

Celebrate two of Fairfield’s largest communities at upcoming events at the Fairfield City Museum and Gallery. The events will be linked to the current exhibition at the museum, A Home Away From Home: Exploring Fairfield City’s Multicultural Clubs, and will recognise the contribution that Italian and Assyrian communities have made in the local community. Visitors […]

Double demerits this Easter weekend

Posted by Living in Fairfield on April 13th, 2017 in Fairfield Local Area Info | No Comments

No doubt everyone in Fairfield is looking forward to the Easter long weekend and having a couple of extra days off work to relax and unwind. But while Easter is a fun time of year, it’s important to remember that, as with any holiday period, there will likely be increased road traffic over the long […]

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