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Wattle Grove

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Wattle Grove is 8,499, with a population density of 35.47 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Wattle Grove is bounded by the South Western Motorway in the north, Heathcote Road, Derna Road and a line running continuous of Derna Road in the east, the railway line in the south and the suburb of Moorebank in the west.

Settlement history

Development of the area dates primarily from the early 1990s, on what was part of the Holsworthy Military Reserve. Rapid growth took place between 1991 and 2001, with growth slowing between 1996 and 2001. The population declined slightly between 2001 and 2006, and then was relatively stable between 2006 and 2011.

Land use

Wattle Grove is a relatively recent residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Wattle Grove Shopping Village, Australis Park, Lakeside Park, The Lake and Wattle Grove Public School.

Included areas

This small area encompasses most of the suburb of Wattle Grove, with a small part of the suburb located in the Moorebank small area.