The City of Auburn was a local government area in the Greater Western Sydney region of New South Wales, Australia under administration prior to its 2016 merger; that has a culturally diverse population.
Major attractions and features in the area include the Gallipoli Mosque that was modelled upon the great mosques of Istanbul whereas the Sydney Olympic Park is the location of the 2000 Summer Olympics, which today attracts many visitors to its sporting and cultural events.
Prior to European settlement, the Wangal Aboriginal people lived around the Auburn area until 1790s, where it was a farming area, known as “Liberty Plains”.
In April 2006, the Auburn Council initiated to seek city status, launching a special poll held on 13 September 2008 which found majority of the electorate supporting it. Eventually, Governor of New South Wales Marie Bashir issued a proclamation granting Auburn city status on 24 June 2009, effected on 17 July 2009.