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South West Sydney Region Guide

November 13, 2020 by Kennards Self Storage

City Overview

South West Sydney is made up of a vast area of suburbs including Liverpool, Canterbury, Bankstown, Fairfield, Camden and Campbelltown. The region is situated approximately 30km from Sydney’s CBD. With a population of almost 820,000 it has become the fastest growing district in Sydney. The South West is known as a working class metropolitan district and has much to offer in affordable lifestyle with new housing developments, road works and industrial sites planned to cater for the rise in population and people who want to live in the area. 

The South West district is the largest in Sydney and delivers a perfect balance of rural living and city lifestyle. With its warm climate throughout most of the year there are plenty of outdoor recreational activities and events to experience such as the Spring Into Liverpool Festival, Campbelltown City Challenge Walk, Fishers Gig, and Bankstown Bites Food Festival. South West Sydney has much to offer in shopping with a diverse blend of retail outlets, is home to a large number of popular markets such as the Camden Produce Market, Bankstown Market handmade arts and crafts, fashion, jewellery or buy organic and conventional fresh farm produce. There is a diverse and cultural blend of shopping, entertainment, pubs, galleries and cafes. There are a myriad of welcoming restaurants, cafes and bars that offer the best in food dining experiences. Bankstown Bites Food Festival picture courtesy of Grab Your Fork

There are many attractions and places to explore and discover such as the Casula Powerhouse, Fairfield City Museum and Gallery and Dharawal National Park. There are many transport options available to get to and around the region using buses, trains, ferries and taxis. South West Sydney offers an outstanding relaxed cultured lifestyle combined with remarkable scenery in a well-established community.


Fun facts and trivia about South West Sydney

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Weather in South West Sydney

The weather in South West Sydney is generally sunny throughout the year and has a humid subtropical climate. Summer is quite hot averaging 31C and winters are dry and cool with an average of approximately 20C. Due to its abundance of sunshine throughout the year and UV exposure the use of sun protection is highly advised.

Summer: December - Feb

Average: 31C

Autumn: March – May

Average: 26C

Winter: June – August

Average: 20C

Spring: September – November

Average: 27C



South Western Sydney is home to an assorted mix of unique and chic, cosmopolitan restaurants, trendy cafes, beautiful bushlands and nature reserves. South West Sydney is expanding at a rapid rate with new infrastructures, transport links and amenities.  There are several friendly and popular suburbs such as Hoxton Park, Revesby, Bankstown and Campbelltown. South West Sydney is the perfect location for those who want to live a relaxed lifestyle amongst beautiful nature reserves and bushland.

Weekend Notes

Removalists in South West Sydney

Moving can be an exciting yet stressful event and trying to find the best removalists with reasonable rates and professional attitudes can heighten the stress factor. We have provided a list below of a number of professionals to help in the South West Sydney region:

AUSmotion Furniture Removals

FJ Removals

Hudson Removals

Happy Days Removals

Moving your business to South West Sydney 

South West Sydney has a vast range of support networks to guide and assist in relocating or starting a new business. Workshops, training and business advisory services are available to support businesses of all types macro or micro. For additional information and links to support programs see:

Empower Business Coaching

Business Chamber

South West

South West Sydney business Enterprise centres

Canterbury Bankstown Business Support

NSW Department of Industry

Top Community Services in South West Sydney

There is a wide range of community services, government and non-government in South West Sydney that offer support and services to adults and families in regards to jobs, housing and accommodation, ageing and disability, youth and child care, domestic violence, family assistance, multicultural services and general information and advice for residents. For a comprehensive list of not for profit and Government departments:

NSW Family and Community Services

St Vincent de Paul Society

Core Community Services

NSW Family and Community Services



South West Sydney has a diverse range of high quality education services ranging from early childhood through to tertiary education. Tertiary education is available at TAFE NSW South Western Sydney Institute, Macarthur Community College, Australian Careers Business College (ACBA), Western Sydney University. For a comprehensive list of schools and educational offerings check out the following links:


TAFE NSW South Western Sydney

Western Sydney University

Western Sydney University Bankstown

ACBC Australian Careers

Private Schools Guide

Australian School Directories

Getting Around

Public transport, buses, trains, and taxis:

Sydney Trains

Bus about

Premier Cabs

Legion Cabs

City Sightseeing

Weekend Notes

Bankstown Hotel picture courtesy of Dimmi




Canterbury Bankstown Careers

Campbelltown City Council Careers

I Work for NSW

South West Sydney News

Liverpool Leader

Macarthur Advertiser

Local News Plus

Liverpoool Champion

ABC News Sydney

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