Kogarah NSW 2217
LIFESTYLE
TRANSPORT
EDUCATION
MEDICAL
DEMOGRAPHICS
THE MARKET
Welcome to
Kogarah
NSW 2217
Welcome to Kogarah, a vibrant and diverse suburb located in the heart of Sydney's Southern suburbs! Situated just 14 kilometres south of the city centre, Kogarah offers the perfect balance between suburban living and urban convenience. With excellent transport links, including trains and buses, getting to the city and other parts of Sydney is a breeze.
Welcome to
Kogarah
NSW 2217
Welcome to Kogarah, a vibrant and diverse suburb located in the heart of Sydney's Southern suburbs! Situated just 14 kilometres south of the city centre, Kogarah offers the perfect balance between suburban living and urban convenience. With excellent transport links, including trains and buses, getting to the city and other parts of Sydney is a breeze.
Key Details
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LIFESTYLE
Boasting diverse cultural influences, picturesque parks, and shopping centres, Kogarah provides a relaxed lifestyle with excellent connectivity to Sydney's CBD.
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TRANSPORT
Kogarah's exceptional transport connections, including train services, buses, and major highways, make it an ideal location for commuters and families.
3
EDUCATION
Kogarah offers quality education from preschool to tertiary levels, featuring prominent schools, TAFE NSW St George, and the St George and Sutherland Medical School.
4
MEDICAL
Well-serviced by medical facilities, Kogarah is home to St George Public and Private Hospitals, medical centres, dental clinics, and specialist practices.
5
DEMOGRAPHICS
A diverse and multicultural suburb, Kogarah is home to approximately 15,500 residents and offers a range of housing options for families, professionals, and retirees.
6
THE MARKET
Experiencing steady growth, Kogarah's property market attracts investors and homebuyers with its desirable location, amenities, and diverse housing options.
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        1. LIFESTYLE

        Kogarah boasts a diverse range of cultural influences, reflected in the wide variety of restaurants and cafes lining the streets. Residents and visitors alike can enjoy picturesque parks, quality sports facilities, and shopping centres catering to daily needs. With the beautiful shores of Brighton-Le-Sands Beach just minutes away, Kogarah offers a relaxed lifestyle while remaining well connected to Sydney's CBD.

        Where to eat

        The Laughing Goat Cafe

        243 Princes Hwy, Kogarah NSW 2217

        The Laughing Goat Cafe is a warm and welcoming eatery renowned for its scrumptious homemade meals and freshly brewed coffee. This family-friendly spot offers a relaxed atmosphere, perfect for catching up with friends or enjoying a leisurely breakfast. Their diverse menu includes a variety of dishes catering to different dietary requirements.

        500 Degrees Kogarah

        13 Belgrave St, Kogarah NSW 2217

        500 Degrees Kogarah is a popular pizzeria known for serving up delectable wood-fired pizzas with an array of flavourful toppings. Their inviting ambiance and friendly staff make it a favourite among locals and visitors alike. Aside from pizzas, the menu also includes a selection of pasta dishes, salads, and desserts.

        Kogarah Clubhouse

        252-258 Railway Parade, Kogarah NSW 2217

        Kogarah Clubhouse is a lively venue offering a modern Australian menu, weekly entertainment, and live sports screenings. With a stylish interior and a variety of seating options, it's a great place to gather with friends, family, or colleagues for a meal or drinks. Their menu features a mix of classic and contemporary dishes, ensuring something for everyone.

        Where to shop

        Kogarah Town Centre

        1-9 Railway Parade, Kogarah NSW 2217

        Kogarah Town Centre is a bustling shopping complex featuring an array of retail outlets, supermarkets, and specialty stores. This one-stop shopping destination caters to a wide range of needs, from groceries and fashion to homewares and electronics. Its convenient location and ample parking make it a popular choice for residents and visitors alike.

        Bayside Garden Centre

        41 Beach St, Kogarah NSW 2217

        Bayside Garden Centre is the go-to spot for gardening enthusiasts, offering a diverse variety of plants, gardening tools, and outdoor living products. The knowledgeable and friendly staff are on hand to provide advice and assistance, ensuring customers find the perfect items to enhance their outdoor spaces. The centre also hosts seasonal workshops and events for the local community.

        Kogarah Railway Parade

        Kogarah NSW 2217

        Kogarah Railway Parade is a vibrant and bustling street located adjacent to Kogarah Station in Kogarah, New South Wales. Known for its diverse array of shops, restaurants, and cafes, the area offers a multicultural experience, with a variety of cuisines reflecting the suburb's rich cultural heritage. The street also features essential services such as banks, pharmacies, and medical centres, providing a convenient hub for commuters and local residents alike. With its lively atmosphere and convenient location near the train station, Kogarah Railway Parade is a popular destination for both shopping and leisure.

        Where to play

        Scarborough Park North

        Civic Avenue Reserve, 76 Barton St, Kogarah NSW 2217

        Scarborough Park is a beautifully landscaped park featuring tranquil ponds, lush greenery, and well-maintained sports fields. The park provides a serene setting for picnics, family gatherings, or leisurely strolls. Children can enjoy the playground facilities, while sports enthusiasts can take advantage of the cricket pitch and soccer fields.

        Hogben Park

        2 Railway Parade, Kogarah NSW 2217

        Hogben Park is a popular destination for sports lovers, boasting a synthetic sports field, cricket pitch, and tennis courts. The park is well-maintained and offers ample space for various recreational activities. It's a great spot to enjoy a friendly game of tennis, soccer, or cricket while taking in the fresh air and surrounding greenery.

        Recommended one-day trip in Kogarah

        Morning

        Begin your Kogarah adventure with a delightful breakfast at The Laughing Goat Cafe, followed by a leisurely stroll through the picturesque Scarborough Park.

        Afternoon

        Savour a delicious lunch at 500 Degrees Kogarah, then explore the local shops, such as Kogarah Town Centre and Bayside Garden Centre, to discover unique finds and essential items.

        Night

        Complete your day with dinner at Kogarah Clubhouse, enjoying the modern Australian menu, weekly entertainment, and live sports screenings before returning home.

        2. TRANSPORT

        The suburb's excellent transport connections make it an ideal location for both commuters and families. Kogarah Station provides regular train services to Sydney's CBD and other surrounding suburbs, while local buses offer an extensive network of routes. For drivers, the Princes Highway and M5 Motorway ensure easy access to the greater Sydney area.

        Bus

        • Route 422 - Kogarah Train Station to Sydney CBD, stopping at Major locations such as: Central, Townhall and Circular Quay.
        • Route 476: From Kogarah Train Station to Rockdale Plaza
        • Route 477: From Kogarah Train Station to Miranda
        • Route 947: From Kogarah Train Station to Hurstville
        • Route M20: From Botany Road to Sydney CBD

        Train

        • Kogarah Station (T4 Eastern Suburbs and Illawarra Line)

        Drive (~25-35 minutes to SydneyCBD)

        • Princes Highway (A1): Runs through the centre of Kogarah
        • Eastern Distributor (M1): Connects the city centre with the northern suburbs and beyond.
        • M5 Motorway: Provides a direct link to Sydney's south-western suburbs and the city centre.

        3. EDUCATION

        Kogarah is home to a range of quality educational institutions, catering to students from preschool to tertiary levels. Prominent schools include Kogarah School of Arts, Kogarah Public School, Kogarah High School, and St George Girls High School.

        TAFE NSW St George and the St George and Sutherland Medical School are also located within the suburb, providing opportunities for higher education and vocational training.

        4. MEDICAL

        The suburb is well-serviced by medical facilities, with St George Public Hospital and St George Private Hospital offering comprehensive healthcare services. Numerous medical centres, dental clinics, and specialist practices can also be found throughout Kogarah, catering to a broad range of health and well-being needs.

        5. DEMOGRAPHICS

        Kogarah is a diverse and multicultural suburb, with a population of approximately 15,500 residents. The area is popular among families, professionals, and retirees, with a mix of detached houses, apartments, and townhouses available.

        Microburbs. (2023). Report for Kogarah. Microburbs.

        https://www.microburbs.com.au/NSW/Sydney-Southern-suburbs/Kogarah#ethnicity

        The most common responses for religious affiliation were Catholic 22%, No Religion 20%, Orthodox christian 15%.and Protestant 14%.

        6. THE MARKET

        The Kogarah property market is experiencing steady growth, attracting investors and homebuyers due to its desirable location, excellent amenities, and transport links. The suburb offers a variety of housing options, from older style homes to modern apartments, catering to different budgets and lifestyle preferences.

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