Located 8.5kms north of Sydney’s CBD, Willoughby is bordered by Middle Harbour to the east, Lane Cove River to the west, North Sydney Council to the south and Ku-ring-gai Council to the north. Willoughby is ideally positioned geographically, economically and culturally.
Willoughby has a total land area of 22km2, which includes 22kms of harbour foreshore, over 4km2 of open spaces, 10 major walking trails and 22 playing fields. Bush land, National Park and open spaces make up 21per cent of the local area.
With a population of approximately 79,574 people, Willoughby enjoys a diverse ethnic and cultural mix, with people coming from a wealth of different backgrounds including Chinese, Japanese, Italian, Armenian, Greek, Croatian and Korean living in a diverse mix of residential accommodation ranging from large harbour-side and neighbourhood homes to new high-rise apartment buildings.
Willoughby LGA also caters for a daily influx in excess of 44,000 people working and shopping in the thriving CBD’s in both Chatswood and St Leonard’s and the industrial areas in Artarmon and East Chatswood. Add the Royal North Shore Hospital, many health services and some of Sydney’s best schools to the city’s many wonderful attributes.