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Narre Warren is a suburb of Melbourne, Australia, 38 kilometer southeast of Melbourne ‘s central business zone in the local government area of the City of Casey. At the 2016 Census, Narre Warren had a population of 26,621. [ 1 ] Narre Warren has a population density of over 2000 people per square kilometer. Narre Warren has its own railroad track station, located on Webb Street, and is home to Australia ‘s second largest shopping concentrate ( by Gross Leasable Area ), Westfield Fountain Gate, after Chadstone Shopping Centre. The biggest secondary school in Narre Warren is Fountain Gate Secondary College .
history [edit ]
The original Main Street is some outdistance from contemporary cardinal Narre Warren, beside the railway agate line, causing development to occur away from the master liquidation, and the building in which the general store besides served as the post office, even exists as a local anesthetic landmark, established 1857. Narre Warren Post Office, located on what is immediately Heatherton Road, opened on 21 January 1869. In 1900 it was renamed Narre Warren North, and Narre Warren Railway Station Post Office ( open since 1886 ) was renamed Narre Warren. The venue of Webb Street is named after Sydney James Webb, collapse of a newsagency there. [ 2 ]
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Demographics [edit ]
The most common ancestries in Narre Warren were australian 21.9 %, english 20.6 %, irish 5.1 %, scots 5.1 % and indian 3.6 %. 62.7 % of people were born in Australia. The most common foreign countries of birth were India 3.6 %, England 3.2 %, Sri Lanka 2.7 %, Afghanistan 1.9 % and New Zealand 1.9 %. The most coarse responses for religion were catholic 28.8 %, No Religion 19.6 %, anglican 10.9 %, Islam 5.6 % and Buddhism 3.9 %. 66.7 % of people spoke entirely English at home. other languages spoken at home included Dari 10 %, sinhala 1.9 %, Arabic 1.5 %, spanish 1.4 % and Hindi 1.3 %. [ 1 ]
Residential development [edit ]
A Narre Warren street before the construction of houses – 2001 The same Narre Warren street after the construction of houses – 2006 Over the years Narre Warren has grown from a semi-rural residential town to become a contribution of a major emergence corridor in the southeast of Melbourne. In holocene years, [ when? ] a multitude of new house developments have seen Narre Warren expand to such an extent that it now adjoins neighbouring suburbs such as Berwick .
education [edit ]
Schools in Narre Warren include Narre Warren North Primary School, Oatlands Primary School, Maramba Primary School, Don Bosco Primary School, Mary Mackillop Primary School, Fountain Gate Secondary College, Alkira Secondary College, Fountain Gate Primary School, Dandenong Valley Special School and Fleetwood Primary School ( once known as Hallam Valley Primary School ), Narre Warren South P-12 College and Waverley Christian College – Narre Warren South Campus. Narre Warren Station Primary School was closed at the end of 2001 and moved to Narre Warren South ( to suit the variety in growth areas ) where it became Hillsmeade Primary School. There is besides a boastfully community department of education center, Narre Community Learning Centre Inc., located in Malcolm Court.
Community facilities [edit ]
Kim Cang Temple, a vietnamese Buddhist temple, is located in the suburb. [ 3 ]
retail and civil development [edit ]
Westfield Fountain Gate ( named after one of the earlier subdivisions ) is at the heart of the main commercial precinct in Narre Warren. It is one of the largest patronize centres in Australia, caparison many of Australia ‘s major retailers. The center has been made celebrated by the popular australian television show Kath & Kim, parts of which were besides filmed at Westfield Southland. [ 4 ] There is besides a local anesthetic patronize airstrip around the railway station in Webb Street. The civic precinct is located outside the boundary of Westfield, and includes the City of Casey municipal offices, Narre Warren Library and the Casey ARC ( Aquatic and Recreation Centre ). This precinct has recently finished a $ 300 million renovation by the Casey Council, an entertainment precinct by the identify of Bunjil Place. [ 5 ]