Fulham Gardens, South Australia

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Fulham Gardens
AdelaideSouth Australia
Population 5,942 (2006 Census)[1]
5,911 (2001 Census)[2]
Postcode(s) 5024[3]
Location 8 km (5 mi) W of Adelaide city centre[3]
LGA(s) City of Charles Sturt[4]
State electorate(s) Colton (2011)[5]
Federal Division(s) Hindmarsh (2011)[6]
Suburbs around Fulham Gardens:
Grange Seaton Seaton
Henley Beach Fulham Gardens Kidman Park
Henley Beach Fulham Lockleys

Fulham Gardens is a western suburb of Adelaide, South Australia in the City of Charles Sturt.

Geography[edit]

The suburb is on Tapleys Hill Road, with Grange Road as its northern boundary.[7]

Demographics[edit]

The 2006 Census by the Australian Bureau of Statistics counted 5,942 persons in Fulham Gardens on census night. Of these, 49% were male and 51% were female.[1]

The majority of residents (67.7%) are of Australian birth, with other common census responses being Italy (8.8%), Greece (5.6%) and England (3.2%).[1]

The age distribution of Fulham Gardens residents is skewed higher than the greater Australian population. 72.9% of residents were over 25 years in 2006, compared to the Australian average of 66.5%; and 29.1% were younger than 25 years, compared to the Australian average of 33.5%.[1]

Politics[edit]

Local government[edit]

Fulham Gardens is part of Henley and Findon wards in the City of Charles Sturt local government area, being represented in that council by Jim Fitzpatrick and Robert Randall (Henley) and by Doriana Coppola and Joe Ienco (Findon).[4]

State and federal[edit]

Fulham Gardens lies in the state electoral district of Colton[5] and the federal electoral division of Adelaide.[6] The suburb is represented in the South Australian House of Assembly by Paul Caica[5] and federally by Steve Georganas.[6]

Facilities and attractions[edit]

Shopping and dining[edit]

A shopping centre is located on Tapleys Hill Road.

Parks[edit]

As well as a small portion of Torrens Linear Park in the southeast, there are several small parks and reserves scattered thought the suburb.[7]

Fulham Gardens shares Collins Reserve with neighbouring Kidman Park.[7]

Transportation[edit]

Roads[edit]

Fulham Gardens is serviced by Tapleys Hill Road, bisecting the suburb from north to south, and Grange Road, connecting the suburb to Adelaide city centre and the coast.[7]

Public transport[edit]

Fulham Gardens is serviced by public transport run by the Adelaide Metro.[8]

Buses[edit]

The suburb is serviced by the following bus routes:[8]

  • 300
  • B10, B12
  • 287, 288
  • H31

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Fulham Gardens (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 5 June 2011. 
  2. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (9 March 2006). "Fulham Gardens (State Suburb)". 2001 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 5 June 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "Fulham Gardens, South Australia (Adelaide)". Postcodes-Australia. Postcodes-Australia.com. Retrieved 5 June 2011. 
  4. ^ a b "City of Charles Sturt Wards and Council Members". City of Charles Sturt. Retrieved 5 June 2011. 
  5. ^ a b c "Electoral Districts - Electoral District for the 2010 Election". Electoral Commission SA. Retrieved 5 June 2011. 
  6. ^ a b c "Find my electorate: Hindmarsh". Australian Electoral Commission. Retrieved 5 June 2011. 
  7. ^ a b c d Adelaide and surrounds street directory (47th ed.). UBD. 2009. ISBN 978-0-7319-2336-6. 
  8. ^ a b "Public Transport in Adelaide". Adelaide Metro official website. Dept. for Transport, Energy and Infrastructure, Public Transport Division. Retrieved 5 June 2011. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 34°54′47″S 138°30′50″E / 34.913°S 138.514°E / -34.913; 138.514