Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales. It is a multicultural city surrounding the spectacular Sydney Harbour, which houses the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House. Sydney is a business and shopping hub, with many world-class restaurants, bars and shops and is surrounded by many wilderness areas, including the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains National Park, and beaches. For more information visit http://www.visitNSW.com.
Morling College Sydney is located in Macquarie Park, about a half hour journey away from the Sydney CBD. Macquarie Park is known as the second-largest business district in Sydney, and hosts a number of lifestyle and entertainment options, including ice skating, cinemas and ten-pin bowling. Macquarie Park is home to Macquarie Shopping Centre, the ninth-largest shopping centre in Australia and borders Lane Cove Park, a perfect spot for a bush walk or picnic. Macquarie Shopping Centre is located five minutes’ walk from the College, with major stores such as Myer, Woolworths, Big W and Target, as well as other facilities such as the post office, cinemas, banks, Services NSW, and food outlets.
Macquarie Park is also home to Macquarie University, which is adjacent to the College. Their Library facilities are available for use, but there are no borrowing privileges. The University has student facilities such as a gym (fee payable), food outlets and a bookshop.
For more information about Macquarie Park, visit the Meet Macquarie Park Guide website.
Perth, capital of Western Australia, sits where the Swan River meets the southwest coast. Sandy beaches line its suburbs, and the huge, riverside Kings Park and Botanic Garden on Mount Eliza offer sweeping views of the city. The Perth Cultural Centre houses the state ballet and opera companies, and occupies its own central precinct, including a theatre, library and the Art Gallery of Western Australia. For more information visit Visit Perth.
Morling College Perth Vose Campus is located in Bentley, only 15 minutes from the Perth CBD. Bentley is an established suburb with schools, restaurants, a shopping centre (The Bentley Centre), the Bentley Hospital, and a large retirement housing complex (Rowethorpe and SwanCare Group). Although it is predominantly a residential suburb, Bentley has a retail and light-industrial component in the areas adjacent to Albany Highway.
Curtin University is right across the road from Morling College Perth. Curtin University is home to some great restaurants, a gym, a grocer and other retailers, a library, the Curtin Central Bus Interchange, the Nesuto Curtin Hotel, and loads of green spaces to enjoy.