Hurstville

  • Suburb:Hurstville
  • Postcode:2220
  • Population:78855
  • Municipality:Hurstville City Council
Hurstville has become a central business district for the southern suburbs of Sydney. It is a large, multi-cultural suburb with its development of commercial buildings and high-rise residential buildings dominating the skyline. Hurstville's residential developments are a mixture of low density housing, medium density flats and high density apartment buildings. As a commercial centre, it features branches of many banks, financial institutions, insurance companies and retail shops.

Hurstville is bounded by the railway line in the north, Woids Avenue in the east, First Avenue, Cole Street, Salisbury Street and Halstead Street in the south, and Poulton Creek, Hillcrest Avenue and King Georges Road in the west.

Hurstville is a residential and commercial area. Its major feature include; Arrowsmith Park, Denman Street Reserve, Empress Street Reserve, St Georges Parade Reserve and several schools. These schools are; Hurstville Adventist School, Hurstville Boys High School, Hurstville Public School, Danebank Anglican Girls School, Bethany College, Sydney Boys Technical High School, St George Christian School and Hurstville public school.

Westfield Hurstville is the largest shopping centre in the St George area. It is built over three blocks and stretches from Forest Road over Crofts Street, Park Avenue to The Avenue. Hurstville Central (formerly Hurstville SupaCentre) is a small shopping centre on top of Hurstville Railway station, which has recently undergone total refurbishment. It links Forest Road with Ormonde Parade

Transport is readily available in the Hurstville area with cabs and bus ranks on Ormonde Parade, and a major railway station, with constantly streaming trains through to the CBD.