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Carlton Town Centre

Carlton Town Centre
Public Transport and Parking
Local Businesses
Civic Pride
What's Happening in Carlton
Community Facilities
Council Services in the Town Centre
Your Thoughts on Carlton


Carlton is a small village centre located on the Illawarra rail line that provides services for the adjoining residential area.

Council has a comprehensive Community Profile based on the latest census.

Carlton Town Centre

Carlton Town Centre Map

Public Transport and Parking

Trains: Sydney Trains - Carlton Station
Buses: Sydney Buses
Parking: Time-restricted on street parking available
Cycling and Walking: On-the-go map

Local Businesses

Carlton has a wide range of general retail and service stores:

- Post Office
- Doctors
- Supermarket
- Newsagent

- Chemists
- Real Estate
- Sewing Machine Repairs

- Hair & Beauty
- Acupuncture
- School of Arts

- Caf├ęs
- Mechanical Repairs
- Computer Repairs


Development of the area dates from the 1840s, although little growth occurred until the 1880s. Significant development occurred in the interwar period and post-war years.

Carlton Late 19th Century

Historical Photos and Articles

Rockdale City Historical Film Footage

Civic Pride

Shopfront TheatreShopfront is a contemporary arts centre forming a cultural network and production co-operative where all young people under 25, regardless of background or ability, can experience a creative haven and make both innovative new works and meaningful connections.




What's Happening in Carlton



No events are currently scheduled in Carlton.

Please visit Council's Events page for activities in the wider City.

Library Events


There are no changes to traffic conditions at this point in time.

Community Facilities

Public Toilets

Council Services in the Town Centre




Manual Sweeping

Week Days

Street Sweeping

Week Days

Street Litter Bin Collection

Daily (7) Mornings

Drain Cleaning

Inspected Annually
Works as required

Dumped Rubbish Collection

As Required


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Tree and Garden Maintenance

Weed Spraying

As Required

Tree Trimming

As Required

Garden Beds General Maintenance


*subject to availability of resources on any given day

Your Thoughts on Carlton

If you would like to provide feedback on your local area, please feel free to contact the Rockdale City Council Town Centre Manager on 9562 1758 or email or use our Facebook page or Twitter @RockdaleCityNSW.

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