Kapooka, New South Wales

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This article is about the suburb of Wagga Wagga, New South Wales. For the Australian Army base, see Army Recruit Training Centre (Australia).
Wagga WaggaNew South Wales
Kapooka Public School
Kapooka is located in New South Wales
Coordinates 35°9′7.66″S 147°18′7.48″E / 35.1521278°S 147.3020778°E / -35.1521278; 147.3020778Coordinates: 35°9′7.66″S 147°18′7.48″E / 35.1521278°S 147.3020778°E / -35.1521278; 147.3020778
Population 746 (2001)[1]
Postcode(s) 2661
LGA(s) City of Wagga Wagga
County Mitchell
Parish Uranquinty
State electorate(s) Wagga Wagga
Federal Division(s) Riverina

Kapooka is a suburb in the south-west of Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia.[2]

Kapooka is home to the Department of Defence's Blamey Barracks from where the Army Recruit Training Centre conducts its operations.

It is located on the Olympic Highway, between Wagga Wagga and Uranquinty.


  1. ^ 2001 Quick Stats Kapooka
  2. ^ "Kapooka". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 4 August 2013. 

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