Newcastle - NSW 2284

Boolaroo is a town located in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. It falls within the postcode 2284. The town is situated in Lake Macquarie City Council, which is the local government area responsible for its administration. Boolaroo was established in the late 19th century and grew primarily as a mining town due to the presence of coal deposits in the area. The Boolaroo Colliery, which operated from 1890 to 1963, was a major source of employment and economic activity for the town.

Key Demographics of Boolaroo



Median Sales Price of Houses


Median Sales Price of Units & Apartments


Median Rental Return of Houses

$550 per week

Median Rental Return of Units & Apartments

$400 per week

Is Boolaroo NSW a good suburb?

Over the years, Boolaroo has transitioned from a mining town to a residential suburb. Today, it offers a mix of residential properties, commercial establishments, and community facilities. The town is located near Lake Macquarie and offers access to various recreational activities, including boating, fishing, and water sports. Boolaroo is well-connected to surrounding areas through road and public transport networks, providing easy access to nearby suburbs and the city of Newcastle. The town is home to several schools, parks, and amenities, making it a convenient and family-friendly place to live. In recent years, there have been efforts to revitalize and rejuvenate the town, with urban renewal projects and community initiatives aimed at improving the overall livability and attractiveness of Boolaroo.

Schools near Boolaroo

Boolaroo has school within its boundaries. Boolaroo Public School is a Coeducation primary school, serving years K-6.

Boolaroo Properties For Rent

We have a number of properties available for rent in the Boolaroo area or surrounding suburbs. 

FAQs About Living in Boolaroo, NSW

Boolaroo is located within the Local Government Area (LGA) of the City of Newcastle.

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