Bankstown is a suburb south west of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. It is located in the local government area of the City of Canterbury-Bankstown and is the most populous suburb within the City of Canterbury-Bankstown. Bankstown has one of the most ethnically diverse communities in Australia. Bankstown is considered one of the most multicultural areas in the country with over 60 different languages spoken by the people of this suburb.
Elevation: 29 m
Postal code: 2200
Top Sights in Bankstown
Is Bankstown a good suburb?
Highly centrally located relative to the rest of Sydney and very well-equipped in terms of amenities, Bankstown is also one of the highest-crime suburbs in Sydney that puts a dampening layer over what would be its otherwise positive conveniences.
Why is Bankstown famous?
The specially constructed bunker became an important Royal Australian Air Force headquarters from 1945 until its closure in 1947. The Bankstown Bunker is of similar design to the underground Ops rooms of wartime England, which directed Britain's air defence fighter plane attacks on the invading German Luftwaffe.
Why is Bankstown called Bankstown?
Hunter named the area Bankstown after Sir Joseph Banks, who travelled to Australia with Captain James Cook in 1770. The area of first European settlement along the river has been partially preserved as part of the Mirambeena Regional Park.
What type of people live in Bankstown?
In the 2016 Census, there were 32,113 people in Bankstown. Of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population. The median age of people in Bankstown was 32 years.
Driving Directions from Bankstown Customer Service Centre to Always Smiles. Our office is located at Shop B108, 462 Chapel Road (Little Saigon Plaza) Bankstown NSW 2200
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