Western suburbs is the term used to describe the multi suburb region located to the west of Sydney’s CBD. It is Australia’s third most populous region and encompasses the suburbs and cities of Bankstown, Auburn, Blacktown, Fairfield, Hawkesbury, Holroyd, Liverpool, Parramatta, Penrith, Camden and Campbelltown.
Sydney’s Olympic Park is located in the Western suburb of Homebush and is approximately 15 km west of Sydney’s CBD. It is mostly known for its proximity to Sydney Olympic Park, the premier stadium in Sydney that holds major sporting and musical events. Homebush is accessed by it’s own railway station, Olympic Park Station.
Another big tourist attraction in Western Sydney is the Eastern Creek Raceway located approximately 40 kilometres west of the CBD. The track was opened in 1990 and has been a major draw card for motor enthusiasts the world over, holding many international motor sports events such as the A1 Grand Prix, Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix and the V8 Supercars.
Dining options in Western Sydney are as varied as the communities spread throughout its region, with many suburbs representing their own ethnic and multicultural backgrounds.
Accommodation options in the Western Suburbs of Sydney range from hotels to backpackers, serviced apartments through to homestays.