Call to Deliver Housing for GWS

The Western Sydney Leadership Dialogue is calling on Prime Minster Anthony Albanese to personally lean into Senate negotiations to pass the Housing Australia Future Fund (HAFF) Bill to help address the spiralling housing crisis in Greater Western Sydney. Christopher Brown AM, Chairman of the leading think-tank the Western Sydney Leadership Dialogue, said historically high levels […]

ALP Government Urged to Keep its Foot on the Pedal

The Western Sydney Leadership Dialogue has called on the Labor Government to keep its focus firmly on the region that handed it a resounding win at the NSW State election. Dialogue Chairman Christopher Brown AM said Saturday’s result was a well-earned win for Labor, and after more than a decade in the political wilderness, the […]

Bid To Boost ‘Overlooked’ GWS Tourism Economy

Greater Western Sydney’s tourism leaders have banded together to call for a multimillion-dollar funding package to boost the region’s visitor economy, which they say has been overlooked and undervalued by government. The sector’s heavy hitters say a $40million a year commitment over four years will attract and support local and international visitors ahead of the […]

State MPs Stake Their Claim For The West

The NSW Government and NSW Opposition yesterday shared their vision for Greater Western Sydney ahead of the March 25 election, acknowledging the contest will be won or lost in the city’s west. Speaking at the Western Sydney Leadership Dialogue’s NSW State Election Forum at Commbank Stadium in Parramatta, the Government and Opposition re-affirmed their commitments […]

Women in Western Sydney left behind by tech revolution

The women of Western Sydney risk being left behind by the science and technology boom out west without a shake up to the sector to break down stereotypes and create more opportunities to learn and work in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Ahead of International Women’s Day (March 8), the Western Sydney Leadership Dialogue […]

Premier promises to think outside the box to deliver for Greater Western Sydney

Following a “golden era” of infrastructure transformation, NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet today promised to deliver lasting prosperity for Greater Western Sydney.Speaking at the Western Sydney Leadership Dialogue’s BOOMTOWN! property and infrastructure summit at Accor Stadium, the Premier said he was determined keep NSW, and Western Sydney in particular, moving forward with confidence.“What comes next is […]

Call to back visionary Western Sydney lakeside precinct

The Western Sydney Leadership Dialogue has heralded plans for a new tourism and leisure precinct as a once in a generation opportunity to transform recreation in Greater Western Sydney.Unveiled at the Dialogue’s Boomtown Project of the Year awards ceremony last night, the Western Sydney Lakes precinct will deliver a range of different leisure, retail, commercial […]

“Bold, Iconic”: PHIVE wins Boomtown! 2022 Project of the Year Award

PHIVE Parramatta Square’ has taken out the Project of the Year Award at the Western Sydney Leadership Dialogue’s Boomtown! 2022 Property & Infrastructure Awards.In front of over 300 government, business, infrastructure, and community leaders, City of Parramatta Council received the award which celebrates an iconic addition to Parramatta Square. The $136 million masterpiece, which opened […]

Welcome to the Greater Western Sydney Tool Belt

Greater Western Sydney has cemented its place as the city’s Tool Belt, with more than half of all tradies who work in Sydney calling the West home. The tradie heartland has seen the biggest rise in the number of female workers, with a record increase in female tradies in Western Sydney, according to analysis of […]

Time to dive in and deliver more swimming out west

The Western Sydney Leadership Dialogue congratulates Sydney Water on the opening today of its pop-up pool at Prospect Reservoir as part of the Urban Plunge initiative – and has called on Government support to ensure it remains a permanent attraction. Adam Leto, Executive Director of the Western Sydney Leadership Dialogue, said there was a critical […]