Wattle Park, South Australia

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Wattle Park
Adelaide,  South Australia
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Wattle Park
Coordinates Coordinates: 34°55′40″S138°40′37″E / 34.927812°S 138.677073°E / -34.927812; 138.677073
Population1,830 (2006 census) [1]
Postcode(s) 5066
LGA(s) City of Burnside

Wattle Park is a suburb of Adelaide, South Australia in the City of Burnside.

Adelaide City in South Australia

Adelaide is the capital city of the state of South Australia, and the fifth-most populous city of Australia. Adelaide is home to 77 percent of the South Australian population, making it the most centralised population of any state in Australia.

South Australia State of Australia

South Australia is a state in the southern central part of Australia. It covers some of the most arid parts of the country. With a total land area of 983,482 square kilometres (379,725 sq mi), it is the fourth-largest of Australia's states and territories by area, and fifth largest by population. It has a total of 1.7 million people, and its population is the second most highly centralised in Australia, after Western Australia, with more than 77 percent of South Australians living in the capital, Adelaide, or its environs. Other population centres in the state are relatively small; Mount Gambier, the second largest centre, has a population of 28,684.

City of Burnside Local government area in South Australia

The City of Burnside is a local government area in the South Australian city of Adelaide stretching from the Adelaide Parklands into the Adelaide foothills with an area of 2,753 hectares. It was founded in August 1856 as the District Council of Burnside, the name of a property of an early settler, and was classed as a city in 1943. The LGA is bounded by Adelaide, Adelaide Hills Council, Campbelltown, Mitcham, Norwood Payneham and St Peters and Unley.

As a result of its proximity to central Adelaide, large block sizes, and its dramatic Adelaide hills backdrop, it has become quite an affluent area.[ citation needed ]

Wattle Park Post Office opened on 8 April 1965 and closed in 1967. [2]

Facilities

There are no schools in Wattle Park. The closest school to Wattle Park is St Peter's Collegiate Girls' School in Stonyfell. Other schools nearby are Norwood Morialta High School (Senior Campus) and Magill Primary School in Magill. Wattle Park Kindergarten is located on Yeltana Avenue.

Stonyfell, South Australia Suburb of City of Burnside, South Australia

Stonyfell is an eastern suburb in the foothills of Adelaide, Australia, within the council area of the City of Burnside. It has parks with walking tracks, waterfalls and bike tracks. St Peter's Collegiate Girls' School is the only school in Stonyfell.

Norwood Morialta High School public high school in South Australia

Norwood Morialta High School is a dual-campus, co-educational, public high school. The school’s two campuses are both located in the Eastern suburbs of Adelaide, South Australia. The school is frequently abbreviated as NMHS.

Magill, South Australia Suburb of Adelaide, South Australia

Magill is a suburb of Adelaide straddling the City of Burnside and City of Campbelltown council jurisdictions, approximately 7 km from the Adelaide CBD. It incorporates the suburb previously known as Koongarra Park.

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References

  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Wattle Park (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 3 June 2008.
  2. Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 26 May 2011.