The local shopping centre has some 35 retail and service shops.
Available locally are:
- Bank and ATM
- Fruit and vegetables
- Takeaway food and cafes
- Wine and spirits
- Real estate agents
- News agency and bookshop
- Post Office
- Travel agency
- Doctors, dentists, optician, physiotherapists
- Lawnmower Repair and Sales
- Tattoo Artists
- Massage and Reflexology
- Pilates, Meditation and Yoga
The suburb has a number of restaurants (Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Thai, Italian), cafes and take
away food suppliers.
- Artarmon Medical Centre – 9411 5858
- Artarmon Family Doctor – 9411 2277
Places of Worship
Artarmon has several churches/places of worship including :
- Chatswood Korean Uniting Church - 5 Muttama Road
- St Basil's Anglican Church - 6 Broughton Rd
- Artarmon Musallah
- 35 Hampden Rd
Federal and State Governments, Local Council and Community Groups
Artarmon is represented at Federal level by the Member for North Sydney and at the State level
by the Member for Willoughby. Up to date electoral information is available from the AEC or the NSW State
Electoral Office on 1800 043 188, or seo.nsw.gov.au
Comprehensive guides to government services are in the front pages of the White Pages telephone book.
Willoughby City Council
The Willoughby City Council comprises the Mayor and twelve councillors, three from each of four wards. Artarmon is part
of Naremburn Ward. Council meetings are held on the second and fourth Mondays each month at 7pm in the WCC Chambers on
level 6, 31 Victor Street, Chatswood. Residents are welcome. It is possible, if request is made in writing, both to
address the meeting and to raise issues not on the agenda. For information contact the Council's Help and Service Centre
on 9777 1000 or www.willoughby.nsw.gov.au
Details for local Artarmon Councillors are included on the
Links and Sponsors page.
Willoughby City Council provides many community, cultural and sporting facilities and services.
The Council's free "Information for New Residents" pack lists some 50 direct contact telephone numbers for
these services and provides details on their activities. These include:
Garbage and recycling:
Once weekly Council services collect three separate wheelie bins from households - one for household waste,
one for recyclable materials and one bin for vegetation.
Council advises residents of quarterly clean-up services for bulkier material. (see
Special one-off household collections can be arranged through the Council on a user pays basis.
Over thirty percent of Willoughby's population comes from non-English speaking backgrounds
and Council runs a multicultural One Stop Assistance and Information Service (MOSAIC). This runs ethnic support
groups, English classes and training seminars. MOSAIC can be contacted on 9777 7951.
Artarmon has a strong community spirit and this is represented in a number of local community groups.
- Artarmon Community Library (cnr Artarmon and Tindale Roads) Phone: 9419 2849.
Council employees and volunteers manage the library as part of the Willoughby Public Library Network.
Sunday/Public Holidays: CLOSED
Artarmon has the following Council daycare/kindergarten facility:
- Artarmon Children's Centre
Phone: 9411 1162
There are also private daycare/kindergarten facilities in Artarmon and other parts of Willoughby.
Infants and Primary Schools
- Artarmon Public School
Phone: 9411 1950
- Artarmon Before/After School Care (also Artarmon Vacation Care)
Phone: 9777 1082
- Willoughby Public School
Phone: 9958 1355
While school entrance is no longer regionally based, the closest public high schools are:
Many private schools are easily accessible by train/road transport from Artarmon.
- Willoughby Girls' High School
Phone: 9958 5939
- Chatswood High School
Phone: 9419 3611 or 9419 3857
Artarmon is well served by various routes of Sydney Buses along the Pacific Highway and Penshurst
St and Willoughby Road.
- Bus services include routes:
- Artarmon railway station provides easy access to a regular train service into the city to the south
and north to other major centres.
Sport and Leisure
- Artarmon Academy of Tennis
Phone: 9415 2086
- Andrew Bates Tennis - 9419 8844
- Northbridge Golf Club - 18 holes
Phone: 9958 6900
- Chatswood Golf Club - 18 holes
Phone: 9419 2336
- Castle Cove Country Club - 9 holes
Phone: 9417 5444
Willoughby Leisure Centre has a 25 metre indoor heated pool. The Centre also houses courts for basketball,
volleyball, netball and badminton. It also has a health and fitness club and gymnasium (9958 5799).
The Northbridge Baths offer a 50-metre tidal pool with beach and picnic areas within easy reach from
Artarmon (9958 7915).
The Reserve is available for sport and recreation activities and picnicking. Bookings for activities can be made
through the Council
Artarmon has playground equipment for small children at the Artarmon Reserve as well as BBQ facilities and seating for
family groups. There are also children’s playgrounds in Wickham Park (White St), Cleland Park (Barton Rd), Elsie Waern Park (Robert St),
Thomson Park (Reserve Rd), Artarmon Park North (Parkes Rd) and at Kids Cottage (Jersey Road Reserve).
Also around Willoughby there are other facilities like:
Council's Willoughby Park Art and Recreation Centre which offers a large variety of
courses, sport clubs and distractions for all ages, but especially for children, with an excellent school holiday
program. Council also employs a full-time Youth Worker (9777 7976).
Nearby local clubs which are open to the public and which offer bistros, bars, entertainment and gambling are:
- Club Willoughby (Legions Ex-Services Club), Crabbes Avenue;
- North Sydney Leagues Club in Cammeray Phone: 9466 8888
- Anzac Memorial Club in Cammeray
Phone: 9923 1942
- Chatswood Ex-Services Club
Phone: 9419 7386
- Gordon Rugby Union Club
Phone: 9904 8688
Council's "Leisure Guide to Willoughby" has a list of all the city's sporting and leisure
groups and facilities. (From the Central Library Phone: 9777 7900)