Newcastle West 2302 is a is a New South Wales inner-city suburb, situated within Newcastle. Part of the suburb forms Newcastle CBD’s western end. While the area is mainly a commercial and retail trading district, it contains one high school.
Newcastle West’s population was recorded as 618 in the 2016 census.
Families interested in history and culture will enjoy living in Newcastle West, with several heritage-listed sites existing in the region. Two of the most popular sites are the Castlemaine Brewery, which doubles as a museum, and Miss Porter’s House, a former residence and current museum.
Life in Newcastle West is simple and convenient, with general stores, supermarkets, chemists, cafes, coffee shops, restaurants, and bakeries all in the immediate area. Each of these places are easily accessible via car or public transport.
Young families will also enjoy visiting the suburb’s library and joining local community and sporting clubs. There are also several beautiful parks and green sports grounds in the area, such as the Newcastle Number 1 Sports Ground, which is home to the Newcastle Netball Association.
Within 6km of the suburb’s centre are approximately 80 Newcastle West childcare and early learning centres offering a broad range of services. These services include occasional care, family daycare, long daycare, and out of school hours care.