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Bankstown

Located in the geographical heart of Sydney, Bankstown is just a 30 minute drive from the Sydney city centre. Bankstown is a vibrant, colourful city with beautiful bushland, a thriving city centre and International-standard sports facilities. With residents from over 160 different countries and abundant parkland, Bankstown has a natural charm. Originally a rural area, Bankstown is named after botanist Sir Joseph Banks, and wasproclaimed as a city in May 1980.

Bankstown: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Chipmunks Playland and Cafe Villawood


Visit Chipmunks Playland and Cafe for unlimited play for children aged zero to 11 years old.

Explore their adventure styled playground equipment that features Canon Ball Blasters, an Inflatable "mega" slide, a Ball Pit and under five's playground.

With a full service cafe serving tasty food and coffee, they are also fully air-conditioned and delivery quality sun safe play in a family focused environment

Adult entry is always free. For more information on our admission prices for children, please visit the web site.

Coming to play at Chipmunks Villawood? Don't forget your socks.




850 Woodville Road ,
(next to Bunnings)
Villawood, NSW, 2163

Located 6.9K from Bankstown

Lansdowne Bridge


Lansdowne Bridge is considered to be one of the finest examples of colonial architecture in Australia.

Lansdowne Bridge was built by convicts during 1834 to 1836. The sandstone arch has the largest span of any surviving masonry bridge in Australia. The size, appearance and durability make this bridge an outstanding example of colonial engineering.

Bridges are not just functional, they can also be scenic and engineering attractions. Spare a few minutes to admire Lansdowne Bridge.




Hume Highway
Lansvale, NSW, 2166

Located 7.1K from Bankstown

Bankstown: Events

Lakemba Mosque Open Day


Lakemba Mosque Open Day is Australia's largest and most famous mosque open day. Occurring annually, the event is the focal point of the Australia-wide National Mosque Open Day. The day has a festive atmosphere and is community-centred, with jumping castle, animal farm, face-painting, henna art, free barbecue, freshly-squeezed juice and coffee, as well as tours of the mosque, exhibitions and opportunities for Q and A with Muslim religious leaders.

National Mosque Open Day is an annual Australia-wide event organised by the Lebanese Muslim Association and proudly supported by the Department of Social Services. The event features a number of mosques across the nation simultaneously opening their doors to the public and inviting them to come in and explore their local mosque. In 2016, National Mosque Open Day will be the largest yet, featuring even more participating mosques across the nation, in capital cities as well as in regional towns, giving more Australians than ever the chance to visit and be welcomed into their local mosques.


Event Dates
2016
      29th Oct


67 Wangee Road
Lakemba, NSW, 2195

Located 3.7K from Bankstown

Haldon Street Festival


The City of Canterbury is proud to present the Haldon Street Festival.

More than 25,000 people from across Sydney take part in the annual festivities. Indulge in food from across the globe, live entertainment across three stages, over 100 market stalls, enjoy the street parade, baby animal farm for the kids, free amusement rides, or have your photo taken with one of their festival camels. There is something for everyone.

For more information visit their web site or call the City of Canterbury.


Event Dates
2017
      19th Aug


Haldon Street
Lakemba, NSW, 2195

Located 4.0K from Bankstown

2017 Australian Badminton Open


Get ready for some hot competition and a congregation of the best of the best in badminton at the Australian Badminton Open 2017.

Top players from around the globe will meet in Sydney to compete in the inaugural Australian Open Superseries, so come and see who will end up on top in this thrilling sport.

This year's event will be stage at the Sports Centre, Sydney Olympic Park and with the build up of games leading to what will be an epic finals between the best players from Europe and Asia, this is the time to grab your ticket to see the fierce competition unfold live at Sydney Olympic Park.


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Sports Centre,
Olympic Boulevard
Sydney Olympic Park, NSW, 2127

Located 4.2K from Bankstown

Hidden - A Rookwood Sculpture Walk


The annual Hidden Rookwood Cemetery Sculpture Walk was developed to demonstrate to the community that there is more to Rookwood than just funerals and memorials. Stepping outside conventional exhibition contexts, Hidden reflects the rich social and historical value that Rookwood contributes to the cultural landscape.

The Hidden artists are invited to create works that meditate on life and death, love and loss, memory and mortality. Nestled in amongst gardens and graves, the exhibition is a unique intersection of art, history and imagination. Visitors are invited to share the experience, exploring the exhibition and participating in the public program.

For more information or to RSVP for the opening and closing events, please contact the organisers on the email or phone number provided.


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Rookwood Cemetery,
Hawthorne Avenue
Rookwood, NSW, 2141

Located 5.3K from Bankstown

Georges River Light the Night


Every day 35 Australians are diagnosed with blood cancer. You can bring a little light into their lives by supporting a Leukaemia Foundation Light the Night walk. Raise funds and walk with them this October to help more Australians beat blood cancer through research and support. Gather with family and friends to shine a beautiful lantern; gold to remember someone, white for your own journey or blue to show you care. Join the Georges River Light the Night walk, please visit the web site


Event Dates
2016
      7th Oct


28 Childs Street,
Kelso Park South (next to Panania Diggers carpark)
Panania, NSW, 2213

Located 5.8K from Bankstown

Strathfield Movies in the Park


A local favourite, Strathfield Movies in the Park is a free outdoor series of movies over Spring, Summer and Autumn in Strathfield Park.

Pack a picnic, bring a blanket or a chair and enjoy a great evening of free entertainment for all the family, under the stars.

The 2016/17 season kicks off on 1 October with a screening of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens!

For more information please visit the web site.


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Homebush Road
Strathfield, NSW, 2135

Located 6.0K from Bankstown

Strathfield Food and Jazz Festival


The Strathfield Food Festival is a buzzing food event with bite!

As part of the Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Month, you can expect food stalls of all types showcasing delicious dishes and tasty treats.

Learn tips of the trade with live cooking demonstations and discover hidden foodie gems with walking tours through the culinery hotspots of Strathfield.


Event Dates
2016
      30th Oct


Strathfield, NSW, 2135

Located 7.6K from Bankstown

Bankstown: Travel Tips

Bankstown Visitor Information Centre


The Bankstown Visitor Information Centre is situated on the ground floor of the Civic Tower. Call in and speak to the friendly, helpful staff who will be happy to assist you with information on Bankstown and the surrounding area. They can give you detailed information on all tourist attractions, places of interest and will be happy to assist you with accommodation details.




66 Rickard Road
Bankstown South, NSW, 2200

Located 0.5K from Bankstown

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