Penrith 2026

Penrith Mayor sitting at table with laptop

Looking to your future

Penrith Council is working to ensure the city is prepared for a future that strikes the right balance between development and liveability. 

You can find the latest features and news on the Penrith 2026 vision here. 

  

 


 

From adventure and tourism, to retail and agribusiness

14 November 2019

Penrith is prepared for the future because it has a solid job base, and has a long history of commercial sustainability, says Penrith Mayor Ross Fowler OAM.

Business parks create 26,000 jobs

14 November 2019

The recent approval of three business parks and the announcement of a fourth will create thousands of close-to-home jobs, according to Penrith Council’s Economic Initiative Manager, Nathan Burbridge.

Growing from a strong foundation

14 November 2019

Penrith’s gross regional product is larger than many countries and is a major contributor to the Western Sydney economy, according to Penrith Council General Manager Warwick Winn.

Economic growth needs a solid base

14 November 2019

Penrith’s $9.4 billon local economy* and its emerging reputation as a unique and adventure based tourist destination are shaping the City as a thriving urban hub.

Preserving a treasured landscape

08 November 2019

Penrith Council’s future planning includes strong controls designed to protect and preserve its natural assets.

Taking action to beat the heat

08 November 2019

“The heat is on” goes the song, and Penrith Council is determined to do something about it.

Planting trees is the answer

08 November 2019

Trees and green cover is the simplest and most cost effective way to cool an area, and Penrith Council is leading by example.

Keeping Penrith green and liveable

08 November 2019

One of Penrith’s defining attributes is its natural environment.

The aerotropolis means more jobs close to home

31 October 2019

Penrith is set to reap benefits from the Aerotropolis, says Penrith Mayor Ross Fowler OAM.

Growing the City’s connectivity

31 October 2019

Penrith Mayor Ross Fowler OAM says strong advocacy by Penrith Council means the City’s transport links will grow as the city develops.

Liveability the key to a great city

31 October 2019

Penrith Mayor Ross Fowler says future planning will ensure the city’s unique characteristics and liveability are not only retained:  they are improved.

A great future needs good infrastructure

31 October 2019

As our City grows, it is essential the infrastructure that helps us get around Penrith and the broader region grows as well.

Penrith’s greenspace investment

24 October 2019

Penrith City Council is investing $12 million in a city-shaping, 7,500 sqm development that will be at the heart of a city centre transformation.

Help shape Penrith’s future

24 October 2019

Penrith Council is seeking input from residents and ratepayers as it creates the City’s planning strategy for the next 20 years.

More green means less heat

24 October 2019

Greenery is good for you, and Penrith Council has said so in more than 100,000 ways.

Penrith is ready

24 October 2019

By 2026, Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport will be open and thousands of travellers and workers will be commuting to and from their destinations on upgraded road and rail links.