Acknowledgement of Country


Bayadyinyang budyari Dharug yiyura Dharug Ngurra.
Bayady’u budyari Dharug Warunggadgu baranyiin barribugu.
Bayady’u budyari wagulgu yiyuragu Ngurra bimalgu Blacktown City. Flannel flowers dyurali bulbuwul.
Yanmannyang mudayi Dharug Ngurrawa. Walama ngyini budbud dali Dharug Ngurra Dharug yiyura baranyiin barribugu.


We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of this Land, the Dharug people, and their continued connection to Country.
We pay our respects to Elders from yesterday to tomorrow.
We extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples of Blacktown City where the flannel flowers still grow proud and strong.
We will walk softly on this land and open our hearts to Country as the Dharug people have for tens of thousands of years.

Warrick Lane community celebration

Join us for the official opening of the redeveloped Warrick Lane precinct in the Blacktown City Centre. Be one of the first people to walk through this world-class facility, featuring the first multi-level car park with Darug language along with artworks by Blak Douglas and Light Wing by Skunk Control – a 10m reflective sculpture installed on the building’s facade.


The precinct also features 2 tree-lined public parks, children’s play equipment, street furniture, breakout spaces and a plaza.
Date: Sunday 20 June 2021
Time: Noon – 4 pm
Location: Warrick Lane precinct, Main Street, Blacktown
Admission is free. Get your free ticket here.
Celebrations will include a traditional Smoking Ceremony and Welcome to Country, food trucks, roving entertainment, family art workshops and the official opening by Blacktown City Mayor, Tony Bleasdale OAM.
Parking on the day will be available in the Colo Lane car park, Colo Lane, Blacktown.
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