Progress Vs Preservation in Parramatta

What happens when you attempt to build Australia's "next great city" on the site of its second oldest one? You get battlefields. Lots of them.

Parramatta is in the throes of a heritage war, the likes of which the country has rarely seen.

In colonial terms, the riverbank city is about as old as it gets. But Parramatta is now experiencing unprecedented growth and development, captured in the proud council tag-line: "We're building Australia's next great city."


Read the full article in the Sydney Morning Herald