Commercial area[ edit ] Eclipse Tower under construction in January At 89 metres, this office tower is the tallest commercial building in Parramatta. Church Street is home to many shops and restaurants. The northern end of Church Street, close to Lennox Bridge, features al fresco dining with a diverse range of cuisines. At the same time, major construction work occurred around the railway station with the expansion of Westfield Shoppingtown and the creation of a new transport interchange. The locality is the largest centre in Western Sydney.
Newcastle, New South Wales
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Aboriginal history[ edit ] Newcastle and the lower Hunter Region were traditionally occupied by the Awabakal and Worimi Aboriginal People,  who called the area Malubimba. His discovery of the area was largely accidental; as he had been sent in search of a number of convicts who had seized a locally-built vessel called Cumberland as she was sailing from Sydney Cove. Shortland entered what he later described as "a very fine river", which he named after New South Wales' Governor John Hunter. Over the next two years, coal mined from the area was the New South Wales colony's first export. Philip Gidley King , the Governor of New South Wales from , decided on a more positive approach to exploit the now obvious natural resources of the Hunter Valley. In the same year, the first shipment of coal was dispatched to Sydney.
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