September 16, 2022

We’ve all heard the saying ‘The West is Best’, right? But what do they actually mean when saying this. 

Let’s start with the simple facts.

Where is Western Sydney?

Western Sydney as the name suggests is the Western part of Sydney. It is a vast area made up of suburbs including Liverpool, Bankstown, Blacktown and Fairfield. With a population of almost 2,620,162 (Profile id, 2021) it has become a fast-growing area in Sydney. 

Photo: Urbis

What is Western Sydney?

It is known as an ever-growing region that experiences lots of  economic opportunity, environmental diversity, as well community aspiration. The area is very multicultural and has much to offer in its affordable lifestyle, especially with new apartments. Infrastructure updates and growing industrial sites are also planned to cater for the increasing population the area is continuing to experience.

Kids of different backgrounds and cultures talking to each other

How big is Western Sydney

Greater Western Sydney is the third largest economy in Australia. This area is compromised of 14 local government areas with some centres being Fairfield, Parramatta and Liverpool, which can be considered some of the main activity hubs of Western Sydney. These areas offer an array of a cultural blend of shopping, entertainment, pubs, galleries and cafes- making it simply the best.


Western Sydney is such a large area and has so much on offer. From restaurants, museums and waterparks you can see for yourself why the west is the best.

Eat and Explore different eateries

You don’t have to travel to the city to enjoy a fine dining experience or look for different eateries. Fairfield and it’s surrounding suburbs have got you covered with a range of retaurant cuisines located in the area, it will be hard to get bored when thinking of food.

Here are the top four eateries you can find in Fairfield City Council area:

Birds eye view of table full of thai food

Tan Viet Noodle House, 100 John St, Cabramatta

Located in Cabramatta, this family-owned Vietnamese restaurant is known for its succulent crispy skin chicken.

Pho Tau Bay, 12/117 John Street, Cabramatta

This restaurant is Cabramatta’s first Pho restaurant as it was opened in 1980 and has continued delivering quality food and service since then.

Holy Basil, 233A Canley Vale Rd, Canley Heights NSW 2166

Known for its authentic cuisine strongly representing the cultural heritage that is uniquely Thai & Laos, Holy Basil has been an area favourite known for its quality of food, timely service and affordable prices. But get there early as it gets very busy during peak times.

Candelori’s, 685 The Horsley Dr, Smithfield NSW 2164

Open since 1999, the Candelori Family has been in the restaurant industry for over 30 years. Candelori’s is an Italian fine dining experience with an emphasis on quality.

Casula Powerhouse

Casula Powerhouse is a multi-disciplinary arts centre located within Liverpool. The centre has 6 galleries with a year-round exhibition program and a 326-seat theatre. It offers full seasons of touring productions from some of Australia’s notable companies. 

Photo: MGNSW

Western Sydney Parklands

Western Sydney Parklands is Sydney’s biggest backyard. Stretching over 27km and covering 5280 hectares, Western Sydney parklands have more than 60km of tracks and trails. The Parklands have no shortage of beautiful picnic areas with barbecues, shelter and amenities and various playgrounds, such as Plough and Harrow, and Lizard log. Each of these parks offers a natural wonderland and sprawling playground with giant swings, flying foxes and paths for young cyclists and scooter riders. It also houses the TreeTop Adventure Park where you can swing, leap, and climb through the forest by participating in obstacle courses high up in the trees. 

Photo: Blacktown City Council

Sydney Zoo

Sydney Zoo is located in the heart of Western Sydney, with excellent transport access and just minutes away from key locations and entertainment attractions. It is home to over 4,000 native and exotic animals, 5 iconic precincts, an Aquarium and Australia’s largest Reptile and Nocturnal house. Take a walk through the new Koala Trail, feed a mob of meerkats and kangaroos and explore different animals in their habitats. 

Photo: Hello Sydney Kids

Raging Waters Sydney

Raging Waters Sydney is the place during the summer. Sydney’s biggest waterpark offers over 30 rides, slides and attractions and has something for everyone. Challenge your friends and family on the H2Go Racers, experience the speed of the 360 Rush or chill out by the wave pool, or feel the thrills on Bombora. 

Visit Fairfield & Feel the Lively Culture

Fairfield is one of the cultural powerhouse suburbs found in Western Sydney that has so much to offer. The suburb is experiencing amazing growth and undergoing an evolution! It’s not what it was 5-10 years ago, it’s buzzing with life.

Other than the great food, here are some of the aspects that make Fairfield even greater.


Fairfield City Museum and Gallery consists of a museum with a permanent local history exhibition, a historical village, a temporary exhibition gallery and a community access space. The historic village, complete with a soundscape and reconstructed heritage buildings, brings to life Western Sydney from 1900 to the 1930s. 

The temporary exhibition gallery and community access space host various exhibitions representing the diverse cultures of Fairfield’s community, including exhibitions of social history and contemporary visual arts. 


The centre includes a gymnasium, aerobics studio, steam room, a 25m indoor pool, a 50m outdoor swimming pool, a multipurpose indoor sports court and the Aqua Play Water Park. So there is something for everyone!


The Fairfield City Showground is a multi-purpose venue for popular multicultural festivals, horse racing, carnivals, and markets attracting as many as 20,000 people.

The Showground is the renowned venue of the Fairfield Markets which has been ongoing since the seventies. It is the largest market in the South West. Every Saturday from 9 AM to 4 PM up to 600 stalls are filled with clothes, sporting gear, jewellery, household and car items, children’s toys, grocery items and fresh fruit and vegetables. While the adults can shop around, kids can enjoy jumping castles, carnival rides and pony rides. There are also plenty of food stalls to enjoy when you decide to have a break.

Photo: Fairfield Champion

What Opportunities are available to live or invest in Western Sydney?

With these kinds of activities and amenities on offer why wouldn’t you want to live or invest in Western Sydney?

Being made up of 14 local government areas there are so many different suburbs and opportunities to make Western Sydney your own.

Amongst some of the great suburbs in Western Sydney, there is Fairfield. Fairfield is a great suburb that is the perfect example of why the west the best.

Any home buyer looking to live in Western Sydney, or those looking for a potential first or next investment should have all eyes on EVO Fairfield. The Apartment project offers ease, convenience, diversity and vitality. 

To discover more about EVO Fairfield click here or call 1300 662 662 to find out more about how you could secure your apartment at Evo Fairfield. 





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