Location: Macarthur Heights


Macarthur Heights is located within Campbelltown which is one of four major cities/hubs within the Sydney Metropolitan area, located in the greater Western Sydney, Macarthur Region of New South Wales. Campbelltown is an electorate state and surrounding by Blair Athol, Woodbine, Mount Annan, Ruse, Glen Alpine, Ambarvale and Bradbury suburbs. The Postcode of the city is 2560. It is 50 Km away from Sydney Central Business District.

Macarthur Heights is an 850 home estate set to house 3,000 people within the community. The estate is within walking distance to Macarthur Train Station, Macarthur Square Shopping Centre and enjoys access to the M5 Motorway.

Lachlan Macquarie was a famous governor of New South Wales. Her wife’s name was Elizabeth Campbell. Campbelltown was named after her name. The city was established in 1820. Campbelltown developed gradually after the extension of Southern Rail Line in 1858. In 1882, Campbelltown Council established with a view to further development. In 1888 piped water came into Campbelltown and the city is the first country town in New South Wales to have piped water.


Getting Around

Campbelltown lies on the main road and rail links from Sydney to the south-west. The M5 South Western Motorway links Campbelltown north to Liverpool, Sydney Airport and Sydney CBD and south to Goulburn and Canberra. Campbelltown railway station and Macarthur railway station are on the Airport, Inner West & South Line of the Sydney Trains network. Campbelltown is also the southern terminus of the Cumberland Line and the northern terminus of most Southern Highlands Line intercity services. Campbelltown is also well serviced by buses. Busabout provides a number of services from Campbelltown Station to virtually all the surrounding suburbs of Campbelltown as well as to Camden. Interline provides a service from Campbelltown to Glenfield and Picton Buslines provides a service from Campbelltown to Picton via Camden.

Local Area Statistics



Population 65,508
Male 34,163
Female 35,345
Median Age 34

Source ABS Census 2011, CAMPBELLTOWN



All private dwellings 25,454
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,194
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,798
Median weekly rent $260
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6

Source ABS Census 2011, CAMPBELLTOWN