Lalor Park, New South Wales

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Lalor Park
SydneyNew South Wales
Lalor park shops.jpg
Lalor Park shopping centre from Northcott Road
Lalor Park is located in New South Wales
Lalor Park
Lalor Park
Coordinates33°46′00″S 150°55′40″E / 33.76667°S 150.92778°E / -33.76667; 150.92778Coordinates: 33°46′00″S 150°55′40″E / 33.76667°S 150.92778°E / -33.76667; 150.92778
Population7,667 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s)2147
Location35 km (22 mi) west of Sydney CBD
LGA(s)Blacktown
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s)Greenway
Suburbs around Lalor Park:
Blacktown Kings Langley Kings Langley
Blacktown Lalor Park Seven Hills
Blacktown Seven Hills Seven Hills

Lalor Park is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Lalor Park is located 35 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district in the local government area of the City of Blacktown. Lalor Park is part of the Greater Western Sydney region. Lalor Park is commonly abbreviated as 'L.P'. Its more notable former residents include Brett Carroll, who appeared on the long-running television series Home and Away as Marilyn's supposed younger brother, Stanley Clifton.

Population[edit]

According to the 2016 census of Population, there were 7,667 people in Lalor Park.

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.7% of the population.
  • 66.3% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were Philippines 2.7%, New Zealand 2.7%, India 2.5% and England 1.8%.
  • 70.3% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Arabic 3.1%, Tagalog 1.7% and Mandarin 1.4%.
  • The most common responses for religion were Catholic 27.0%, No Religion 20.3% and Anglican 15.1%.[1]

Commercial areas[edit]

This public convenience adjacent to Lalor Park shopping centre, has been decorated under a council sponsored public art program

Although the suburb is primarily residential there is a significant retail shopping precinct with about thirty shops including a newsagents, pharmacy and a small supermarket located at the junction of Northcott Road and Freeman Street.

Education[edit]

Lalor Park is the location of a number of educational institutions including:

Sport[edit]

Lalor Park Kookaburras Rugby League Club was established in 1959. They compete in the Parramatta Junior Rugby League. The club's colours are blue, brown and white. Home ground for the Kookaburras is Cavanagh Reserve (Venn Ave, Lalor Park). Lalor Park juniors that have played 1st grade in Australia include Mick Delroy, Feleti Mateo and Jorge Taufua and Brett Delaney.

Transport[edit]

The suburb is served by the Blacktown-Parklea branch of the North-West T-way.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Lalor Park (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 29 August 2017. Edit this at Wikidata

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