City of Holroyd


City of Holroyd
City of Holroyd
New South Wales
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Population: 100,122(2009)[1]
Density: 2503.1/km² (6,483.0/sq mi)
Area: 40 km² (15.4 sq mi)
Mayor: Greg Cummings
Council Seat: Merrylands
Region: Metropolitan Sydney
State District: Fairfield, Granville, Parramatta, Smithfield, Toongabbie
Federal Division: McMahon, Blaxland, Greenway
Website: http://www.holroyd.nsw.gov.au/
LGAs around City of Holroyd:
City of Blacktown City of Parramatta City of Parramatta
City of Blacktown City of Holroyd City of Parramatta
City of Fairfield City of Fairfield City of Parramatta
The Council Chambers in Merrylands

Holroyd is a Local Government Area and suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, located in the Western Sydney region. Originally known as the Municipality of Prospect and Sherwood it was incorporated in February 1872, in 1927 it was renamed the Municipality of Holroyd after Arthur Holroyd, the first mayor. In December 1990 was declared City of Holroyd.

Holroyd City contains a large number of 19th Century houses throughout the area.[2]

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Suburbs in the local government area

Suburbs in the City of Holroyd are:

Council

Holroyd City Council is composed of twelve councillors elected proportionally. The city is divided into four wards, each electing three councillors. The mayor is not directly elected.[3] The current makeup of the council is as follows:[3]

Party Councillors
  Australian Labor Party 4
  Liberal Party of Australia 4
  Holroyd Independents 4
Total 12

The current council, elected in 2008, is:[3]

Ward Councillor Party Notes
East Ward   Peter Monaghan Labor Deputy Mayor
  Eddy Sarkis Liberal
  Mark Pigram Holroyd Independents
North Ward   Vasee Rajadurai Labor
  Gregg Ritchie Liberal
  Yvette Whitfield Holroyd Independents
South Ward   Nasr Kafrouni Liberal
  Pam Colman Labor
  John Perry Holroyd Independents Mayor
West Ward   Allan Ezzy Holroyd Independents
  Greg Cummings Labor
  Ross Grove Liberal

Places of Interest

  • Linnwood Historic Museum
  • Central Gardens — a popular picnic and recreation area
  • Mays Hill Cemetery — a historic cemetery

Holroyd Youth Services

Holroyd Youth Services (HYS) was incorporated as a service for young people in 1988. The premises in which HYS operate are provided by Holroyd City Council and staff funding is provided by the Department of Community Services.[4]

References

External links

Coordinates: 33°50′S 150°59′E / 33.833°S 150.983°E / -33.833; 150.983


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