Calala, New South Wales

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TamworthNew South Wales
Farrer Memorial Agricultural High School.JPG
Farrer Memorial Agricultural High School
Calala is located in New South Wales
Coordinates 31°08′S 150°57′E / 31.133°S 150.950°E / -31.133; 150.950Coordinates: 31°08′S 150°57′E / 31.133°S 150.950°E / -31.133; 150.950
Population 3,519 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 2340
LGA(s) Tamworth Regional Council
State electorate(s) Tamworth,
Federal Division(s) New England
Suburbs around Calala:
South Tamworth Calala

Callala is a suburb of the Northern New South Wales city of Tamworth, administered by Tamworth Regional Council. In the 2006 census Calala had a population of 3,519.

The suburb is 4.5 kilometres south from the CBD of Tamworth and is connected to the city by Callala Lane, which continues through the suburb to form its main street. Calala Lane often becomes flooded in times of heavy rain, usually isolating the residents from the rest of the city. Further along Callala Lane past Calala is Farrer Memorial Agricultural High School and the New South Wales Department of Agriculture plant research institute.

Commercial area[edit]

A new commercial shopping complex opened in 2006 which now serves the residents of Calala. The complex contains an IGA supermarket,[2] fish and chip takeaway shop, newsagency, bottle shop, butcher, pharmacy and newsagent. Calala also contains a smaller shopping centre consisting of a bottle shop and a general store



  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Calala". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 25 March 2014. 
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