Celebrating 200 Years of Campbelltown in 2020, bicentenary commemorations were launched with cultural performances and the unveiling of the Fringe Lily, a commemorative native plant.
The story of the area stretches far beyond 200 years beginning with the Dharawal people and continuing today with our multicultural and diverse community. Campbelltown is now home to over 6,000 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, who contribute to one of the most culturally diverse Councils in Australia.
We enjoyed sharing our history with all our community through a campaign of sharing historic photos, uncovering monuments, landmarks and buildings in the video series Only in Campbelltown and significant events.
Today, Campbelltown is on the cusp of unprecedented growth and development
The reimagining of our CBD is progressing with Council endorsing the Master Plan following significant community engagement. A bold vision to create a sustainable, resilient, prosperous and liveable city which services the broader Macarthur region.
A pictorial gallery sharing the people, events and places that shaped Campbelltown's history over the past 200 years.
Take a guided video tour to celebrate our local history and heritage as we explore and discover monuments, landmarks and buildings only in Campbelltown.
In this documentary video series developed by Tom and Jeff McGill, we hear from locals about their memories and hopes for the future generations of our city as we celebrated 200 years of Campbelltown.
Covering an exciting array of events, activities and participatory projects for all ages, Campbelltown 2020 aimed to draw into focus the shared histories and experiences of our diverse community.