Oatley

  • Suburb:Oatley
  • Postcode:2223
  • Population:10098
  • Municipality:Kogarah City Council
Oatley - Mortdale is an established residential area, with an industrial area in the north-west, and a commercial area near the railway station. Oatley - Mortdale is bounded by Queens Lane and Grove Avenue in the north, Judd Street and Renown Creek in the east, the Georges River in the south, and the railway line in the west.

Major features of the area include Renown Park, Moore Reserve & Wetlands, Oatley Memorial Gardens, Oatley Pleasure Grounds, Oatley Point Reserve, Colebourne Street Reserve, Wyong Street Reserve and numerous schools.

Oatley boasts many magnificent waterfront homes – both older style and new – some with their own jetties. There are also homes set on a quarter acre block, with spectacular water views or adjoining the native bushland. In recent times, some elegant, architecturally designed townhouses and villas have been developed, in addition to contemporary apartment complexes. There is also a selection of original and renovated Californian bungalows and older apartment complexes.

Oatley Park, located on a peninsular jutting into the George’s River, is popular with locals and visitors alike. It is bounded by Lime Kiln Bay to the North West, Jewfish Bay to the south east and Oatley to the north east. The park covers an area of 45 hectares and features beautiful natural bushland and pretty coastal walks. It’s a favourite with picnickers and beach goers. The Oatley Park tidal pool, or Sandy Beach, Baths, is a popular swimming spot.

The suburb also boasts a number of other parks and reserves, playgrounds, playing fields, basketball courts and tennis courts. A favourite spot is the Oatley Memorial Gardens.

Oatley features a range of village-like stores, including supermarkets, fruit & vegetable stores, chemists, newsagent, butchers, delicatessens, video stores and more. Westfield Hurstville shopping centre is a 10 minute drive from Oatley, hosting major department stores and all other various shopping needs.

Local schools are the Oatley Public School, Oatley West Public School, St Joseph’s Primary School, Georges River College, the nearby Marist College Penshurst and Danebank Anglican School for Girls in Hurstville.