Westmead is a suburb of Sydney, Australia, located in the City of Parramatta. It is located approximately 25 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of the City of Parramatta. The suburb is bounded by the M4 motorway to the north, the Cumberland Highway to the east, the Parramatta River to the south and the Great Western Highway to the west. Westmead is a major health and education precinct, home to Westmead Hospital, Westmead Children’s Hospital, Westmead Institute for Medical Research, Westmead Private Hospital, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, The University of Sydney’s Westmead campus, and the Westmead Education and Conference Centre. The suburb also has a shopping centre, Westmead Village, and a number of parks and reserves.