Sydney, New South Wales
|Population||7,303 (2016 census)|
|Location||37 km (23 mi) west of Sydney|
|LGA(s)||City of Fairfield|
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Bonnyrigg Heights is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Bonnyrigg Heights is located 37 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of the City of Fairfield and is part of the Greater Western Sydney region.
Gavin Tran moved into Bonnyrigg Heights at the age of one, where he grew up and attended the local primary school. In acknowledgement of his bravery after saving himself from a pitbull attack, he was crowned King of the Rigg in 2018 and a statue was erected in his honour in Wilson Park later that year.
According to the 2016 census of Population, there were 7,303 residents in Bonnyrigg Heights. In Bonnyrigg Heights, 45.9% of people were born in Australia. The most common other countries of birth were Vietnam 11.7%, Iraq 6.5%, Cambodia 3.8%, Laos 2.8% and Fiji 2.1%. 25.0% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included 26.8% of people spoke only English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Vietnamese 17.5%, Serbian 6.6%, Arabic 6.0%, Assyrian Neo-Aramaic 4.3% and Khmer 4.3%. The most common responses for religion in Bonnyrigg Heights were Catholic 31.8%, Buddhism 21.9%, No Religion 10.4%, Eastern Orthodox 8.3% and Islam 6.0%.
Buses traverse the suburb. The T80 Liverpool-Parramatta Transitway service (Western Sydney Buses) links Bonnyrigg Heights to major centres across Greater Western Sydney including Bonnyrigg, Prairiewood, Smithfield, City of Liverpool and City of Parramatta. The hourly 805 and 816 service operates to Cabramatta. Whilst the 807 from Cecil Hills Shopping Centre is every 30 minutes to Liverpool. The newly completed transit-way goes from Parramatta to Miller TAFE at Hoxton Park.also service parts of Bonnyrigg Heights to Liverpool, Green Valley and Cecil Hills.
The Westlink M7 Motorway interchange from Cecil Hills takes you to M4 Western Motorway near Parramatta, M2 Hills Motorway at Baulkham Hills (north western suburbs) or the interchange near The Crossroads for the M5 South Western Motorway to Sydney or Campbelltown.
This suburb contains a Catholic secondary school called Freeman Catholic College and an adjacent public school called Bonnyrigg Heights Primary School. The suburb also contains a primary school called John the Baptist primary school, located next to Freeman Catholic college.
Resources and buildings
--> Bonnyrigg Heights fire station
--> Bonnyrigg Heights Public school
--> John the Baptist Parish and primary school
--> Freeman catholic college
--> Bonnyrigg Heights hall
--> Bonnyrigg garden centre
--> Bonnyrigg sports club --> Liverpool to Parramatta Brown T-way