Docstoc

THIS IS CAMDEN

Document Sample
THIS IS CAMDEN Powered By Docstoc
					                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The Camden LGA is a mix of historical
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    country towns, rural farming districts, new
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    urban developments and natural bush and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    watercourse areas. The LGA is subdivided into the


                                                                                 THIS	IS	CAMDEN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    following zones, comprising of various suburbs:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                     • Central town of Camden

                                                                                                              LOCAL	GOVERNMENT	AREA                                                                                  • Camden South
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     • Ellis Lane / Grassmere / Cawdor / Bickley Vale
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     • Cobbitty / Kirkham / Bringelly / Oran Park
                                                                                to Penrith                                                                                                                           • Catherine Field / Leppington / Rossmore
                               University                                   GREENDALE RD
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     • Elderslie / Spring Farm
                               of Sydney
                                                                                                                                                                           BRINGELLY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     • Narellan / Narellan Vale / Smeaton Grange
                                                                                                                                                                                          RD
                                                                                                                                                  Rossmore                                                           • Harrington Park
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     • Mount Annan / Currans Hill
                                                                                     Bringelly
                                                  N
                                                                                                                                                                           Leppington                               STATiSTiCS
                               W                                            E
                                                                                                            N RD




                                                                                                                                                                                             AY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    In 2006, the population of the Camden LGA



                                                                                                                                                                                            W
                                                                                                       RTHER




                                                                                                                                                                                           EY
                                                                                                                                                                                         LL
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    was over 50,000. The area is currently in the

                                                                                                                                                                                      VA
                                                                                                     THE NO




                                                                                                                                                                                   N
                                                                                                                                            CA


                                                                                                                                                     DE




                                                  S                                                                                                                            DE
                                                                                                                                              TH


                                                                                                                                                        EP




                                                                                                                                                                               M                                    midst of a development boom and, due to the
                                                                                                                                                 ER


                                                                                                                                                          FIE



                                                                                                                                                                             CA
                                                                                                                                                    I


                                                                                                                                                            LD
                                                                                                                                                     NE


                                                                                                                                                               S
                                                                                                                                                      FI




                                                                                                                                                                                                                    southwest growth corridor, is anticipated to grow
                                                                                                                                                                                   RA
                                                                                                                                                                   RD




                                                                                                               Oran Park
                                                                                                                                                         EL
                           R




                                                                                                                                    SP
                          VE




                                                                                                                                                                                     BY
                                                                                                                                                            D




                                                                                                                                            Catherine
                                                                                                                                                           SR
                                                                                                                                      RI
                          RI




                                                                                                                                                                                        R
                                                                                                                                       NG
                   AN




                                                                                                                                                                           Camden
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    by approximately 250,000 over the next twenty
                                                                                                                                                                D




                                                                                                                                                                                        D


                                                                                                                                              Field
                                                                                                                                           FI




                                                                                                                                                                           Lakeside
                 PE




                                                      Cobbitty
                                                                                                                                           EL
              NE




                                                                                                                                                                             Golf
                                                                                                                                            D




                                                                                                                                                                            Course
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    years.
                                                                                                                                                RD




                                                                                                               Oran Park
                                                                                       Macarthur              Motor Racing                                                                                                             Overseas born
                                                                                       Anglican                 Circuit
                                                                                        School                                                       Camden Valley                                                                       approx 20%
                                                                                                                                              AY




                                                        COBBITTY RD                                                 CO                                 Golf Resort
                                                                                                                                            YW




                                                                                                                       B
                                                                                             THE N




             University                                                                                                  BIT
                                                                                                                                           LE




             of Sydney                                                                                                         TY
                                                                                                           HarringtonRD
                                                                                                                                          L
                                                                                                                                       VA




                                     Cobbitty Markets                                                                                                                                                                                            indigenous
                                                                                  D


                                                                                                ORTH
                                                                                 ER




                                                                                                              Park
                                                                                                                                      EN




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 525
                                                                                                            Smeaton
                                                                                OV




                                                                                                                                      MD




                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Australian born
                                                                             GR




                                                                                                   ERN R




                                                                                                           DE Grange
                                                                                                                                    CA




                                                                                                        AN
                                                                                         Cromwell’s                                                                                                                    approx 80%
                                                                   Kirkham
                                                                            IE




University
                         Ellis Lane                                                                          RS
                                                                      R




                                                                                          Auctions
                                                                   UA




of Sydney                                                                                                       ON
                                                                                                                   RD Currans
                                                                                                     D
                                                                CQ


                                                                                  KIR




                WER
                                                                                                                             Hill                                                               to Sydney
                                                              MA




                    OM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Non-indigenous
                                                                                     KH




                       BI R                  Camden
                            D
                                                                                       AM




                                              Airport                                                                                                                                                                                                 over 50,000
                                                             Elderslie         Narellan Narellan N                                                                                                                  OVERSEAS BORN
                                                                                          LN




                                                                              Camden                             AR                                                                                                            ireland Sth Africa
                                          Camden       Camden                Golf Course            Vale            ELL
                                                                                          HIL




                                                                                                                        AN                                                                                                     .3%
                                       Craft Markets /                                                                     RD                                                                                                           .3% Netherlands
                           Carrington Produce Markets
                                                                                                     Mount
                                                                                            DE




                           Centennial                                               S  RD                                                                                                                             Philippines
                                                                                             RS




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            .3%
                                                                                                                                                       R




                                                          T                      GE
                                                                                                                                                  NA NT




                                                       ES                                            Annan                                                                                                            .4%
                                                                                                                                                    ND




                             Hospital Camden                                 OD
                                                                                                T




                                                                                                                                                ANMOU




                                                                            L
                Grasmere Bicentennial ARGYL
                                         Park
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Malta
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        .5%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     China
                                                                              Spring
                                                        OLD HUME HWY




                                                                     SS
                                                                 YPA                                                                                                                                                 .5%                       UK
                    BURRA
                            GOR                          M  DE
                                                               NB
                                                                        SPR
                                                                               Farm                                                                                                                NA
                                                                                                                                                                                                     RE
                                                                                                                                                                                                        LL
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Germany
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   NZ          6.2%
                                       ANG R
                                              D                        CA                   INGS R
                                                                                                      D                                               Mount                                               AN        .5%
                                                                                                                                                      Annan                                                                        1.3%
                                                                                                                                                                         Y




                                                                                                                                                                                                               RD
                                                                                                                                                                    ST FW




                                                                                                                                                     Botanic
                                      RD




                                                                                     NEPEAN RIVER                                                    Gardens                                                                         italy
             Bickley                        Cawdor
                                   DOR




                                                                                                                                                                                to Campbelltown                                      1.9%
                                                                                                                                                                    H WE




              Vale                                                     Camden                                                                                                                                                                                 85 and over
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            5
                                 CAW




             WES                                                                                                                                                                                                                             65-84
                TB                                                      South                                                                                                                                                                                 .9%
                                                                                                                                                                SOUT




                    ROO                                                                                                                                                                                                                      6.8%
                           K RD
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          0-4
                                       to Picton                                                                                                                   to Canberra / Melbourne                                     AGE GROUPS 9.1%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 18-64
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      5-17       61.4%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      21.8%



                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Camden has a significant proportion of young
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    families with children and a lower proportion of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    older persons. Large proportions of children and




Camden
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    young families are consistent with general trends
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    for outer urban new land release areas. A further
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    analysis of the age structure of specific suburbs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    within Camden reveals that over half of young
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    people (0-11 year olds) in Camden (59%) reside
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    within 4 suburbs, namely Currans Hill, Harrington




   Camden
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Park, Mount Annan and Narellan Vale. These
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    suburbs are concentrated within approximately a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    3km radius of each other and are characterised as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    large new land release estates.
Central	town	of	                                                                                             Ellis	Lane	|	Grasmere	|	
Camden                                                 Camden	South                                          Cawdor	|	Bickley	Vale
    PROfiLE                                            PROfiLE                                               PROfiLE

Camden is the original settlement in the Camden        The suburb of Camden South dates from the             This district includes the rural and semi-rural
Council area and is the historic centre of the area.   post-war era. The area was originally known           region in the south west of the Camden Council
Settlement in the region dates from the granting       as Benkennie, the name of the Camden estate           area. Much of the population live in low-density
of 5,000 acres to John Macarthur in 1803 for           of John Macarthur. The residential area along         areas in Ellis Lane and Grasmere. Development
the purpose of sheep breeding and the first            the ridgeline forms the only flood free access        of low-density residential areas in Grasmere is
allotments in the town of Camden were offered          for Camden town. The main road is the former          continuing.
in 1840. The historic town centre continues to         Hume Highway now known as Remembrance
                                                                                                             MAjOR fEATURES
retain its country town atmosphere with many of        Drive.
the buildings dating back to the 1840’s. The town                                                              • Camden High School
                                                       MAjOR fEATURES
centre is also characterised by heritage parks,                                                                • Carrington Centennial Hospital
housing stock and an emerging café culture,             • the Elizabeth Macarthur Reserve                      • the Nepean River
with many of the cafés operating from historical        • the Ron Dine Memorial Reserve
buildings in the main street.                           • Belgenny Farm                                      POPULATiON

Camden is host to a variety of cultural events                                                               2,173
                                                       POPULATiON                                                                    AGE BREAK DOWN
including:
                                                                                                             Overseas born             85+ 0-4
                                                       4,648                                                 13%                       5.4% 3.5%
     • Camden Festival and Camden Show
                                                                               AGE BREAK DOWN
     • Light Up Camden                                 Overseas born                  0-4     85+
                                                       14%                            5.8% .7%                                          65-84
     • Camden Art and Craft Market                                             65-84                                                    17.1%         18-64
                                                                               7.5%                            Australian born                        50.9%
     • Camden Produce Market                                                                                   84%                         5-17
                                                                                                                                           23.1%
     • Camden Art Prize                                                            5-17         18-64
                                                         Australian born           21.4%        64.6%
     • Jazz in the Vineyards                             83%

    MAjOR fEATURES

     • Nepean River                                               60,000              POPULATiON iNCREASE CAMDEN LGA
     • Macarthur Park and Onslow Park
     • Camden Library and Museum                                                                                                           50,513 51,583
                                                                  50,000
     • The Camden Bicentennial Equestrian Park                                                                                   43,282
     • Heritage Architecture
                                                                  40,000
     • Onslow Park
6    • Town Farm
                                                                  30,000
                                                                                                                      31,504
     • Nepean Cycleway
     • The Rotary Cowpastures Reserve                                                                        22,468
                                                                  20,000                            18,870
                                                                                        17,096
    POPULATiON
                                                                  10,000
    3,063
                           AGE BREAK DOWN                                  0
    Overseas born            0-4 85+
    13%                      5.7% 5%                                                    1981        1986     1991     1996       2001      2006       2007
                                                                                                                                           Estimate   Current
                                                                                                                                           - census   estimate
                              5-17                                                                                                         taken      31/10/07
                              15.8%                                                                                                        5/8/06
                                            18-64
      Australian born                       56.8%
      81%                     65-84
                              16.8%
                                                      Catherine	Field	
Cobbitty	|	Kirkham	|	                                 |	Leppington	|	                                    Elderslie	|	Spring	
Bringelly	|	Oran	Park                                 Rossmore                                           Farm
PROfiLE                                               PROfiLE                                            PROfiLE

This district includes the rural and semi-rural       This district includes the rural and semi-rural    Located to the east of the Nepean River and
regions in the north west of the Camden Council       region in the north east of the Camden Council     bounded by Camden Valley Way to the north
area and also the future southwest growth             area. Low-density rural residential areas          and Camden bypass to the south, Elderslie is
centre of Bringelly. The district is dominated by     predominate. The southeastern portion of this      a predominantly residential environment with
agriculture with areas of lower density residential   area, east of Camden Valley Way, is known as the   agricultural activities occurring in the flood plain.
living in Kirkham and Bringelly.                      Central Hills.                                     Elderslie is characterised by mature street trees
                                                                                                         and established properties.
MAjOR fEATURES                                        MAjOR fEATURES
                                                                                                         Residential development in the Elderslie / Spring
 • Oran Park Motor Racing Circuit (to close end        • Heritage assets such as Raby and Gledswood
                                                                                                         Farm district dates generally from the 1980s
     2008)                                             • Camden Valley Golf Resort
                                                                                                         and 1990s. The area is expected to experience
 • Camden Airport                                      • Camden Lakeside Golf Course
                                                                                                         significant growth over the next 10 years as the
 • Cobbity Markets                                     • Rossmore Reserve
                                                                                                         remaining areas of Elderslie and Spring Farm
 • Teen Ranch                                          • Catherine Field Reserve
                                                                                                         are released for residential development. The
 • St. Paul’s Anglican Church and Heber Chapel
                                                                                                         Elderslie and Spring Farm urban release areas are
                                                      POPULATiON
                                                                                                         expected to have a population of approximately
 The village of Cobbitty has retained its small
                                                      4,748                                              10,000 at ultimate development.
   village atmosphere, with Cobbitty Road
                                                                                AGE BREAK DOWN
   comprising a small general store, art                                         0-4       85+           The Nepean River to the south and Camden
                                                      Overseas born              6.3%      .8%
   and craft stores and the historic Cobbitty         26%                                                bypass borders the rural expanse of Spring Farm
                                                                             65-84
   church and school. Cobbitty is also home                                  9.2%                        to the north. It is currently characterised by sand
   to one of the original Camden homesteads                                                      18-64   mining and includes a winery and turf farm.
                                                                                 5-17            63.6%
   - Wivenhoe - which was passed on to Mater               Australian born       20.1%
                                                           68%                                           MAjOR fEATURES
   Dei school in the early 1900’s.
                                                                                                           • Gundungarra Reserve
POPULATiON                                                                                                 • Kirkham Park
                                                                                                           • River Reserve
1,592
                                                                                                           • The Nepean River
                          AGE BREAK DOWN                                                                   • Camden Estate Winery
                              0-4 85+
Overseas born                 6.4% 5%
15%
                       65-84
                       9.7%                                                                              POPULATiON
                                           18-64                                                         2,940
                                                                                                                                                                 7
    Australian born          5-17          61.4%
    80%                      22.1%
                                                                                                                                    AGE BREAK DOWN
                                                                                                                                                85+
                                                                                                         Overseas born                   0-4    .4%
                                                                                                         12%                             7.7%
                                                                                                                                 65-84
                                                                                                                                 10.2%

                                                                                                                                                      18-64
                                                                                                                                       5-17           61.7%
                                                                                                            Australian born            20%
                                                                                                            84%
    Narellan	|	Narellan	
    Vale	|	Smeaton	                                                                                          Mount	Annan	|	
    Grange                                               Harrington	Park                                     Currans	Hill
    PROfiLE                                              PROfiLE                                             PROfiLE

    Narellan was one of the early towns of Camden        The suburb of Harrington Park was developed         Mount Annan was originally a parcel of land
    Council. It got its name from Hovel’s homestead      predominantly in the late 1990s. The suburb’s       purchased as part of the Glenlee Estate by
    ‘Naralling’, which was located in the area. The      name commemorates the original property             magistrate William Howe. The summit of Mount
    village of Narellan formed along the Cowpasture      owned by Captain William Campbell, which he         Annan has an elevation of 192m.
    Road and still retains some of its original          called ‘Harrington Park’ after the name of his
                                                                                                             Mount Annan is one of the newer areas of
    buildings including the first school hall and        vessel ‘Snow Harrington’. The original Harrington
                                                                                                             the LGA and is characterised by low density
    the Narellan Hotel. The area has experienced         Park homestead is still a major feature of
                                                                                                             detached housing. Mount Annan Botanic Garden
    surrounding residential development over the         Harrington Park however, Harrington Park also
                                                                                                             to the east, the main arterial Narellan Road to
    last twenty years and has grown into the central     has an extensive system of parks and lakes with
                                                                                                             the north and the suburb of Narellan Vale to the
    retail and commercial district and catchment for     the main Harrington Park Lake being a focal
                                                                                                             east border Mount Annan. Development to the
    surrounding areas.                                   point for the suburb.
                                                                                                             south of Mount Annan is currently underway
    The Narellan Town Centre is a major feature of       The recently developed town centre provides         with the new subdivision of Garden Gates estate.
    Narellan and is also a point of convergence of       residents with a small commercial centre. Other
                                                                                                             Many of the streets within Mount Annan
    two major roads, being The Northern Road and         heritage assets include Orielton and the arts
                                                                                                             have been named after native plant species to
    Camden Valley Way. More recently, the Narellan       precinct of Struggletown, the Narellan Creek
                                                                                                             commemorate the diversity of the native flora in
    Library and Civic Plaza have been constructed,       catchment. An extension of Harrington Park to
                                                                                                             the area and its proximity to the Mount Annan
    adjacent to the town centre as part of the overall   the north and west has been designed to provide
                                                                                                             Botanic Gardens.
    Narellan township Master Plan.                       a balanced planning environmental outcome.
                                                         Development commenced in 2008.                      Currans Hill was named after Michael Curran,
    Narellan Road and the Camden Bypass and
                                                                                                             an early resident of the area. Currans Hill is
    William Howe Regional Park border Narellan           MAjOR fEATURES
                                                                                                             particularly well provided with significant local
    Vale. The area is characterised by residential
                                                          • Harrington Park Lake System                      reserves that are connected with cycleways and
    development, predominately detached housing.
                                                          • Fairfax Reserve                                  walking paths. An extension of Currans Hill to
    The suburb of Narellan Vale was developed in the
                                                          • Struggletown                                     the north is currently being planned with urban
    1980s and 1990s and is reaching the end of its
                                                                                                             development sensitive to the elevated and
    urban development phase.
                                                         POPULATiON                                          vegetated nature of the area.
    Smeaton Grange to the east of Narellan is the
                                                         3,102                                               MAjOR fEATURES
    principal area for industrial activity in Camden,
                                                                                 AGE BREAK DOWN
    including industrial, warehouse and business          Overseas born                 65-84                 • Mount Annan Botanic Garden
                                                          17%                           3.1% 85+

8
    park type uses, with high quality building design                             0-4         .3%             • William Howe Reserve
                                                                                  12.5%
    and landscaping.                                                                                          • Lake Annan
                                                                                                  18-64
                                                                                                              • Mount Annan Shopping Village
    MAjOR fEATURES                                                                  5-17          62%
                                                             Australian born        22.1%                     • Mount Annan Leisure Centre
                                                             79%
     • William Howe Regional Park                                                                             • Macarthur Centre for Sustainable Living
     • Liquid Amber Reserve
                                                                                                             POPULATiON
     • Elizabeth Macarthur High School
     • Narellan Library                                                                                      11,255
     • Narellan Urban Forest                                                                                                           AGE BREAK DOWN
                                                                                                             Overseas born                      65-84
                                                                                                                                        0-4     2.2% 85+
    POPULATiON                                                                                               16%                        12.6%         .1%


    10,258
                                                                                                                                                        18-64
                              AGE BREAK DOWN                                                                                             5-17           62.4%
                                    0-4 85+                                                                      Australian born         22.7%
Overseas born                       10.3% .4%                                                                    80%
14%                         65-84
                            4.6%

                                                18-64
       Australian born          5-17            60.9%
       82%                      23.8%

				
DOCUMENT INFO
Shared By:
Categories:
Tags: THIS, CAMDEN
Stats:
views:82
posted:3/9/2010
language:English
pages:4
Description: THIS IS CAMDEN