Callaghan, New South Wales

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NewcastleNew South Wales
Population 653 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 2308
LGA(s) City of Newcastle
Parish Newcastle
State electorate(s) Wallsend
Federal Division(s) Newcastle
Suburbs around Callaghan:
Shortland Shortland Warabrook
Birmingham Gardens Callaghan Warabrook
Jesmond North Lambton Waratah West

Callaghan /kælə.hæn/ is a suburb of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia 10 kilometres (6 mi) from Newcastle's central business district. It contains the main campus of the University of Newcastle. It is served by Warabrook railway station on NSW TrainLink's Hunter Line. The suburb was named after Sir Bede Callaghan (1912–1993), Chancellor of the University of Newcastle from 1977 to 1988.

Callaghan had a population of 653 in 2011.[1]


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Callaghan (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 1 October 2013.  Edit this at Wikidata

Coordinates: 32°53′24″S 151°42′04″E / 32.890°S 151.701°E / -32.890; 151.701