Bourkelands, New South Wales

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Bourkelands
Wagga WaggaNew South Wales
Looking east along Bourkelands Drive in Bourkelands.jpg
Bourkelands viewed from Bourkelands Drive.
Coordinates 35°9′14.86″S 147°21′3.88″E / 35.1541278°S 147.3510778°E / -35.1541278; 147.3510778Coordinates: 35°9′14.86″S 147°21′3.88″E / 35.1541278°S 147.3510778°E / -35.1541278; 147.3510778
Population 1,768 (2006)[1]
Postcode(s) 2650
LGA(s) City of Wagga Wagga
County Wynyard
Parish South Wagga Wagga
State electorate(s) Wagga Wagga
Federal Division(s) Riverina
Suburbs around Bourkelands:
Glenfield Park Tolland Kooringal
Lloyd Bourkelands Tatton
Springvale Springvale Lake Albert

Bourkelands is a rapidly developing southern suburb of Wagga Wagga in southern New South Wales, Australia which is named after a property which was located within the suburb. The suburb consists predominantly of real estate display homes and housing for military staff at the nearby RAAF Base Wagga and Army Recruit Training Centre. The suburb borders Red Hill Road and is within walking distance of the Tolland shopping centre and Jubilee Park/Oval and contains two play parks. The suburb also contains the area which is commonly marketed by real estate agents and developers as Hilltop, as the name Hilltop is not registered locality.

A large LDS Church was constructed in the suburb in 2005.

Streets in Bourkelands are named after 'Important pastoral homesteads of the region'.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Bourkelands (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2008-05-25. 
  2. ^ Wagga Wagga City Council (2009). Planning Standing Committee May Business Paper. p. 21. 

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