Wakeley, New South Wales

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SydneyNew South Wales
Population4,746 (2016 census)[1]
EstablishedEarly 1980s
Location34 km (21 mi) west of Sydney CBD
LGA(s)City of Fairfield
State electorate(s)Fairfield
Federal division(s)Fowler
Suburbs around Wakeley:
Greenfield Park Prairiewood Fairfield West
St Johns Park Wakeley Canley Heights
St Johns Park St Johns Park Canley Heights

Wakeley is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia 34 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district in the local government area of the City of Fairfield. Wakeley is part of the Greater Western Sydney region.

The City of Fairfield Council Chambers are located in Wakeley.


Wakeley is named after Daniel Wakeley, an early settler in the area. It was mainly used for farming until being redeveloped as a residential suburb in 1980.[2]



A Salvation Army and charity centre are also there.

The Christ The Good Shepherd Church, located in the suburb, was opened in 2015 by its head priest Mar Mari Emmanuel, a metropolitan bishop of Australia and New Zealand.


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Wakeley (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 12 April 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ The Book of Sydney Suburbs, Frances Pollon, Angus & Robertson Publishers, 1990, p. 146 ISBN 0-207-14495-8

Coordinates: 33°52′34″S 150°54′44″E / 33.87611°S 150.91222°E / -33.87611; 150.91222