South West District

The South West District is Sydney’s fastest growing District, where urban lifestyles meet rural living and residents enjoy the best of both worlds.

It’s rich in Aboriginal, colonial and migrant history and heritage and is one of the most culturally diverse communities in Australia.


A horse and rider jumping a rail in parkland in Camden

District Commissioner: Sheridan Dudley

Headshot of South West District Commissioner Sheridan Dudley

Sheridan Dudley has over 20 years of experience as a chief executive and leader in state and local government and the not for profit sector.

She has provided policy and operational advice to Premiers and Ministers in NSW, Victoria and the NT on public sector reform, education, planning, local government, health, community services and consumer affairs.

Ms Dudley was General Manager of Camden Council for six years and has been Chief Executive Officer of national not-for-profit service delivery organisations, KU Children’s Services and Job Futures Ltd.

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Facts and Figures

Infographic 715,200 people live in the district
Infographic 237,100 jobs in 2016
Infographic 50 per cent of land is open space

Background material

A compilation of profiles and technical reports
which has informed the draft District Plans.


A compilation of maps
and spatial information.

Information Notes

A series of notes that provide supporting
information on the draft District Plans.


Publications and reports produced
by the Greater Sydney Commission.