Eastgardens, New South Wales

Coordinates: 33°56′46″S 151°13′30″E / 33.94611°S 151.22500°E / -33.94611; 151.22500
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SydneyNew South Wales
Apartments under construction at Eastgardens
Eastgardens is located in Sydney
Coordinates33°56′46″S 151°13′30″E / 33.94611°S 151.22500°E / -33.94611; 151.22500
Population4,086 (2021 census)[1]
 • Density8,172/km2 (21,170/sq mi)
Area0.5 km2 (0.2 sq mi)
Location9 km (6 mi) south-east of Sydney CBD
LGA(s)Bayside Council
State electorate(s)Maroubra
Federal division(s)Kingsford Smith
Suburbs around Eastgardens:
Eastlakes Daceyville Kingsford
Pagewood Eastgardens Maroubra
Banksmeadow Hillsdale Maroubra

Eastgardens is a suburb in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Eastgardens is located 9 km south-east of the Sydney central business district and is part of the Bayside Council.

It has a large shopping centre, Westfield Eastgardens at the corner of Wentworth Avenue and Bunnerong Road.

Eastgardens is surrounded by the suburbs of Pagewood, Maroubra, Hillsdale and Banksmeadow.


Eastgardens was originally a part of the suburbs of Pagewood and Hillsdale. The suburb took its name from the Westfield Eastgardens shopping centre in Wentworth Avenue which opened in 1987.[2] The site was originally government owned land which was used as an Urban Transit Authority bus depot and also as a Holden car manufacturing plant.[3][4][5]


In the 2016 Census, there were 860 people in Eastgardens. 56.3% of people were born in Australia and 52.9% of people spoke only English at home. The most common responses for religious affiliation were "Catholic" (38.3%) and "No Religion" (18.3%).[1]


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (28 June 2022). "Eastgardens (Suburbs and Localities)". 2021 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 4 August 2023. Edit this at Wikidata Material was copied from this source, which is available under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
  2. ^ "Westfield Eastgardens". Westfield. Scentre Group. 2021. Retrieved 3 April 2021.
  3. ^ Pagewood development Canberra Times 11 May 1982 page 7
  4. ^ State deal in ACT costs thousands Sydney Morning Herald 14 October 1982
  5. ^ The Book of Sydney Suburbs, Compiled by Frances Pollon, Angus & Robertson, 1990, Published in Australia ISBN 0-207-14495-8

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