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Meet My Suburb - Zetland

by Rebecca (follow)
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Zetland is a small suburb in the inner east of Sydney that is home to an increasing number of apartment blocks and delicious places to eat and play. Once upon a time it was a semi industrial area but thanks to developers who saw it's close proximity to the CBD, it has now been gentrified and is a sought after residential area by young urban families.



Meet My Suburb - Zetland


Parks/Playgrounds

Wulaba Park

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This super duper playground is located on the border of Zetland and Waterloo. It's surrounded by apartment blocks so it's not easy to find from the main drag of Zetland. The best way to access it is to walk down Amelia Street from O'Dea Ave. The towering slide and brightly coloured fort will entertain kids of all ages for hours. There are toilets, BBQS, ping pong tables, swings and a green space too - but little shade.



Wulaba Park
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Tote Park - 100 Joynton Ave, Zetland

A small suburban playground perfect for little people. There are swings, a slide and small climbing structures. You will also find a lovely patch of green grass to run around on.

Mary O'Brien Reserve - Cnr of Tilford St & Joynton Ave

With a great shaded playground and water splash pad (unshaded), this is the best spot to cool down in summer time. There's also loads of green space to run around, fly a kite or kick a ball.


Shopping



Wulaba Park
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A brand new shopping centre full of family friendly eateries, fresh food shopping including a Coles supermarket, hair and beauty services, a gym and much much more.

Located very close to Zetland, here you will find all of the homewares and furniture stores that you could possibly need as well as a Babies R Us, Toys R Us, Baby Bunting and Boori Kids.

DOGUE - for the pampered pooch in your life. Located across the road from East Village.


Schools

Zetland itself doesn't have schools but you will find the following schools in neighbouring suburbs:

Green Square School (for children with academic and behavioural challenges)
Sydney Boys High (selective)
Sydney Girls High (selective)


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Daycare/Preschools



Community Facilities



Family Friendly Eateries



Medical Facilities



Local Council

Zetland is located within the City of Sydney local government area


Transport



Meet My Suburb - Zetland


Bikes - hire a bike and ride away! You will find bikes scattered all over Zetland that you can pay for by downloading an app on your smart phone.


Police

The closest police stations are at:

Redfern - 1 Lawson St 02 8303 5199
Mascot - 965 Botany Rd 02 8338 7399


Churches

Reach Sydney Church - Joynton Ave, Zetland


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