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Local Information

Artarmon is a close-knit community with a wide range of local services, but it has a range of services and facilities that cater well for the day-to-day needs of residents. Artarmon is also bounded by the large regional centre of Chatswood that provides a much larger range of services within easy reach. There are also other businesses and services in the industrial estate in west Artarmon.


Shopping

The local shopping centre has some 35 retail and service shops. Available locally are:

  • Flowers
  • Bank and ATM
  • Fruit and vegetables
  • Takeaway food and cafes
  • Wine and spirits
  • Chemist
  • Real estate agents
  • News agency and bookshop
  • Post Office
  • TAB
  • Travel agency
  • Doctors, dentists, optician, physiotherapists
  • Locksmith
  • Lawnmower Repair and Sales
  • Locksmith
  • 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.

Doctors

  • Artarmon Medical Centre – 9411 5858
  • Artarmon Family Doctor   – 9411 2277

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Places of Worship

Artarmon has several churches/places of worship including :

  • Chatswood Korean Uniting Church - 5 Muttama Road
    9410 3197
  • St Basil's Anglican Church - 6 Broughton Rd
    9412 1315
  • 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.

Council Services
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. (see www.willoughby.nsw.gov.au
/Weekly-Collection.html
).

Council advises residents of quarterly clean-up services for bulkier material. (see www.willoughby.nsw.gov.au
/Quarterly-Clean-Ups.html
).

Special one-off household collections can be arranged through the Council on a user pays basis.

Ethnic Services:
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.

Community Groups
Artarmon has a strong community spirit and this is represented in a number of local community groups.  
These include:

  • 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. Hours:
          Monday 10:00am-1:00pm
          Tuesday: 2.30pm-5:00pm
          Wednesday: 10:00am-1:00pm
          Thursday: 2:30pm-8:00pm
          Friday: 2:30pm-5:00pm
          Saturday: 9:30am-12noon
          Sunday/Public Holidays: CLOSED

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Schools

Pre-school Daycare/Kindergartens
There are many pre-school/kindergarten facilities in Artarmon and the Industrial area.

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

Secondary Schools
While school entrance is no longer regionally based, the closest public high schools are:

  • Willoughby Girls' High School
    Phone: 9958 5939
  • Chatswood High School
    Phone: 9419 3611 or 9419 3857
Many private schools are easily accessible by train/road transport from Artarmon.

Public Transport

Artarmon is well served by various routes of Sydney Buses along the Pacific Highway and Penshurst St and Willoughby Road.

  • Bus services include routes:
    257/273/272/200/261/536/258

  • 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

Tennis:

  • Artarmon Academy of Tennis
    Phone: 9415 2086
  • Andrew Bates Tennis - 9419 8844

Golf:

  • 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

Swimming:
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).

Artarmon Reserve:
The Reserve is available for sport and recreation activities and picnicking. Bookings for activities can be made through the Council

Leisure
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 Wearn Park (Robert St), Thompson Park (Reserve Rd), Artarmon Park North (Parkes Rd) and at Kids Cottage (White Street).

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)

 


Map - Area 2064

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Apartments Reserve Rd
Apartments Reserve Rd

 

Artarmon Reserve
Artarmon Reserve

 

Wickham Park
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Cordia Way Onyx St
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