Osborne, South Australia
|Location||19 km (12 mi) from Adelaide city centre|
|LGA(s)||City of Port Adelaide Enfield|
|Federal Division(s)||Port Adelaide|
Osborne is a north-western suburb of Adelaide on the LeFevre Peninsula, in the City of Port Adelaide Enfield, 19 km from the Adelaide city centre. It is bounded to the south by Moldavia Walk and Solvay Road, to the north by Marmora Terrace, to the west by Gulf St Vincent and to the east by the Port River.
Osborneville Post Office opened around 1922; it was renamed Taperoo on 1 February 1964, and North Haven in 1989.
Osborne is the home of a number of industrial employers, including
- ASC Pty Ltd (formerly the Australian Submarine Corporation, builders of the Royal Australian Navy's Collins class submarines)
- Osborne Power Station, a gas-fired power station which is Australia's biggest cogeneration facility
- The Penrice Soda Products plant for manufacturing sodium carbonate
- Port facilities operated by Flinders Ports
Osborne is the home of LeFevre Reserve, which also hosts a community centre.
There are no schools in the suburb. The closest schools are in the adjacent suburbs of North Haven (North Haven Primary School (R-7)) and Taperoo (Ocean View College (B-12), originally Taperoo High School).
Adelaide Metro bus services: route 333 (serves Military Road); route 150 (serves Victoria Road).
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