Warabrook, New South Wales

Warabrook /ˈwɒrəˌbrʊk/ is a north-western suburb of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, located 8 kilometres (5 mi) from Newcastle's central business district. It is part of the City of Newcastle local government area. The suburb is primarily residential but also includes a shopping centre, an aged care facility and a light industrial area.

Newcastle, New South Wales
Coordinates32°52′54″S 151°43′4″E
Population1,972 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density1,310/km2 (3,400/sq mi)
Area1.5 km2 (0.6 sq mi)
Location8 km (5 mi) NW of Newcastle
LGA(s)City of Newcastle
State electorate(s)Port Stephens
Federal Division(s)Newcastle
Suburbs around Warabrook:
Sandgate Sandgate Mayfield West
Shortland Warabrook Mayfield West
Callaghan Waratah West Mayfield


Warabrook railway station opened in 1997 to serve the nearby University of Newcastle in Callaghan and Warabrook.[2] The station is served by NSW TrainLink's Hunter Line. The railway line is part of the Newcastle-Maitland line, the first section of the Main North line from Sydney to the New England region, opened in 1857.

Warabrook is serviced by two bus routes between Jesmond and Newcastle.


  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Warabrook (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  2. "Main North Line". www.nswrail.net. Retrieved 22 November 2006.

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