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Living In Bankstown
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Bankstown is a vibrant multicultural city, home to more than 188,000 residents from 160 countries.

Known for its diversity and strong sense of identity, Bankstown has been shaped by its attractiveness to new migrants and its strong community spirit, growing from its working class roots to the commercially diverse area it is today.

Within this unique and cosmopolitan City, residents have a wonderful opportunity to learn and experience the culture and traditions of other multicultural groups, through the many festivals held each year, including the Lunar New Year Festival (January) and Bankstown Bites (July).

In addition to the wonderful array of culture and cuisine on offer, residents have access to more than 350 parks and sporting reserves and 1090 hectares of beautiful natural environment and open spaces, providing plenty of recreational and outdoor opportunities

With four Leisure Centres on offer, Bankstown is also home to some of the best sporting venues and facilities in Sydney, including the Dunc Gray Velodrome and Memorial Oval for cricket.

Bankstown's major shopping and business district has capitalised on its multicultural character with a diverse range of retailers and businesses, and a wonderful array of entertainment, wining and dining experiences.

Bankstown City Council is dedicated to ensuring we provide our residents with top quality, A class community facilities and services all year round.