Callaghan, New South Wales

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Callaghan
NewcastleNew South Wales
Population 653 (2011)[1]
Postcode(s) 2308
Location
LGA(s) City of Newcastle
Parish Newcastle
State electorate(s) Wallsend
Federal Division(s) Newcastle
Suburbs around Callaghan:
Shortland Shortland Warabrook
Birmingham Gardens Callaghan Warabrook
Jesmond North Lambton Waratah West

Callaghan is a suburb of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia 10 kilometres (6 mi) from Newcastle's central business district. It contains the main campus of the University of Newcastle. It is served by Warabrook station on CityRail's Hunter line. The suburb was named after Sir Bede Callaghan (1912-1993), Chancellor of the University of Newcastle from 1977 to 1988.

Callaghan had a population of 653 in 2011.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Callaghan (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 1 October 2013. 

Coordinates: 32°53′24″S 151°42′04″E / 32.890°S 151.701°E / -32.890; 151.701