Hillier, South Australia

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AdelaideSouth Australia
Population 674 (2006 census)[1]
721 (2001 Census)[2]
Postcode(s) 5116[3]
Location 35 km (22 mi) N of Adelaide city centre[3]
State electorate(s) Light (2011)[4]
Federal Division(s) Wakefield (2011)[5]
Suburbs around Hillier:
Gawler River Buchfelde Evanston
Angle Vale Hillier Evanston
Munno Para Downs Kudla Evanston Gardens

Hillier is a northern suburb of Adelaide, South Australia. It is located in the Town of Gawler.


Hillier is a western suburb of the Gawler local government area. It is primarily bounded by Angle Vale Road, Wingate Road, the Sturt Highway and the Gawler River.[6]


The 2006 Census by the Australian Bureau of Statistics counted 674 persons in Hillier on census night. Of these, 50% were male and 50% were female.[1]

The majority of residents (55.8%) are of Australian birth, with other common census responses being England (31.8%), Scotland (2.1%) and Italy (2.1%).[1]

The age distribution of Hillier residents is skewed higher than the greater Australian population. 86.7% of residents were over 25 years in 2006, compared to the Australian average of 66.5%; and 13.3% were younger than 25 years, compared to the Australian average of 33.5%.[1]


Local newspapers include the News Review Messenger and The Bunyip. Other regional and national newspapers such as The Plains Producer, The Advertiser and The Australian are also available.[7]

Facilities and attractions[edit]

Hillier Park caravan park is located on Hillier Road.[6]


Murray Hillier Reserve is located between Clifford Road and the Gawler River.[6]



Hillier is serviced by Angle Vale Road.[6]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Hillier (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 18 April 2011. 
  2. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (9 March 2006). "Hillier (State Suburb)". 2001 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 18 April 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "Hillier, South Australia (Adelaide)". Postcodes-Australia. Postcodes-Australia.com. Retrieved 18 April 2011. 
  4. ^ "Electoral Districts - Electoral District for the 2010 Election". Electoral Commission SA. Archived from the original on 22 August 2011. Retrieved 18 April 2011. 
  5. ^ "Find my electorate". Australian Electoral Commission. 15 April 2011. Archived from the original on 30 April 2011. Retrieved 18 April 2011. 
  6. ^ a b c d Adelaide and surrounds street directory (47th ed.). UBD. 2009. ISBN 978-0-7319-2336-6. 
  7. ^ "South Australian Newspapers". Newspapers.com.au. Australia G'day. Retrieved 18 April 2011. 

External links[edit]

  • "Town of Gawler". Official website. Town of Gawler. Retrieved 18 April 2011. 

Coordinates: 34°37′30″S 138°41′46″E / 34.625°S 138.696°E / -34.625; 138.696