Forest District (Sydney)

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Forest District is a general term for an area in the northern suburbs of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. The Forest District is also referred to as The Forest. These suburbs are located within the local government area of Warringah Council in Sydney's Northern Beaches region.

The Forest District is a descriptive name for the area which is located amongst the bushland of Kuring-gai Chase National Park and Garigal National Park. The regional designation is largely artificial and actual suburbs and localities that are considered to be in the "Forest District" can be somewhat amorphous and varies according to who is doing the listing.


The suburbs of the Forest District or Forest Area are:


Davidson High School and The Forest High School are both located in Frenchs Forest. Killarney Heights High School is located in Killarney Heights.


Some of the associations in which people living in the Forest District participate in include:

  • Forest District Rugby Union Club [1]
  • Forestville Ferrets Junior Rugby League Club [2]
  • Forest Lions Junior Australian Football Club (AFL) [3]
  • Belrose Eagles Rugby League Club [4]
  • Belrose Netball Club [5]
  • Forest Netball Club
  • Forest/Killarney Soccer (Football) Club
  • Belrose-Terrey Hills Raiders Soccer (Football) Club
  • Wakehurst Football Club (Soccer) [6]


  1. ^ "RugbyNet — Forest District Rugby Club - 2011 Season". Retrieved 2013-11-23. 
  2. ^ "Forestville Ferrets Junior Rugby League Club". 1967-02-02. Retrieved 2013-11-23. 
  3. ^ "Forest AFL-Home of the Forest Lions Junior AFL Club". Retrieved 2013-11-23. 
  4. ^ "NEWS — Belrose Eagles — FOX SPORTS PULSE". Belrose Eagles. Retrieved 2013-11-23. 
  5. ^ "NEWS — Belrose Eagles — FOX SPORTS PULSE". Belrose Eagles. Retrieved 2013-11-23. 
  6. ^ "Wakehurst Football Club — Home of the mighty tigers, Frenchs Forest, Norther Beaches". Retrieved 2013-11-23. 

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