Community Info

A connected City benefits everyone. Penrith Council is involved in community engagement and community statistics. The resources on this page are especially useful for community groups, investors, businesses and students. History information has been researched, compiled and collated by Research services staff and their volunteers at Penrith City Library.

Community Directory

Search the community directory for local and regional services provided by council's, government agencies and community organisations...

Community Profile

The Penrith Community Profile 2018 is a ‘one-stop’ source of demographic, social, health and sustainability data specifically related to the City of Penrith and its suburbs.

Local Government History

Local government in the City of Penrith began with the formation of district councils in 1843...

Memories of War

The World War 1 conflict greatly impacted Australian life and the Penrith community was no exception...

Publications for Sale

You can buy historical publications like 'Penrith: The Makings of a City' from Penrith City Library branches, or by mail order...

Heritage of Western Sydney App

The rich colonial history of Western Sydney is acknowledged and celebrated in a new smartphone app developed by Penrith, Hawkesbury, Liverpool and Camden Councils...