Riverstone 2765 is a New South Wales suburb situated about 48 kilometres northwest of Sydney’s CBD. The suburb is part of the Greater Western Sydney region and the Blacktown LGA.
Riverstone is one of Australia’s oldest towns. First settled in 1803, the town is rich in history, with multiple heritage-listed sites, including the historic Riverstone railway station. Originally a stock farming zone, the area is now part of Sydney’s urban sprawl.
Starting in the early 20th century, housing boomed in the Riverstone region. The suburb now boasts a unique blend of modern suburban housing and thriving market gardens.
Riverstone offers a tranquil, convenient lifestyle. Young families living in the area will enjoy relaxing in the beautiful parks and plazas or grabbing a bite to eat at the local cafe.
The area is a great choice for young families, with several public and private primary schools and a high school in the suburb. It’s easy to get around, too—the area is highly walkable and well-serviced by public transport.
If you’re seeking child care, Riverstone has multiple options. The local early learning centres offer various services, including long daycare, out of school hours care, and occasional care. Family daycare is unavailable in the region.