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Goolwa, SA

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Goolwa Statistics

Location Details
  • Region

    Fleurieu Peninsula
  • Population

  • Nearest Capital

  • Nearest Airport

    Adelaide intl 82km
  • Median House Price

  • April Temp °C
    21 / 12

Goolwa is a historic river port on the Murray River near the Murray Mouth in South Australia, and joined by a bridge to Hindmarsh Island. The name “Goolwa” means “elbow” in Ngarrindjeri, the local Aboriginal language, and the area was known as “The Elbow” to the early settlers.

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Living in regional Australia gives you access to a wealth of community services, such as hospitals, libraries, bars and eateries.

Data source: Department of Health Commonwealth declared hospitals [2021], Australia Post. Google [2021]

Amenities within 50km of Goolwa

Doctors & Allied Health
Post Office
Bars & Eateries
Groceries & Convenience


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Property in Goolwa

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Data source: ABS, [2019, 2020], LGA updated [2021], Corelogic [2024]

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    Data source: ABS [2016, 2017]

    Jobs in Goolwa

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    Number of Institutions


    Data sources:

    Australian Children's Education & Care Quality Authority, Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority, Wikipedia, 4icu.

    Schools And Universities in Goolwa

    Education within 25KM of Goolwa

    9 Childcare Centres
    goolwa primary school oshc
    goolwa children's centre
    ymca port elliot oshc
    ymca encounter lutheran oshc
    ymca victor harbor r-7 oshc
    victor harbor childcare and education centre
    camp australia - investigator college victor harbor oshc
    little investigators early learners centre
    mount compass area school oshc
    7 Primary Schools
    goolwa primary school
    mount compass area school
    encounter lutheran college
    investigator college
    victor harbor r-7 school
    eastern fleurieu r-12 school - ashbourne r-6 campus
    port elliot primary school
    5 High Schools
    mount compass area school
    encounter lutheran college
    investigator college
    victor harbor high school
    eastern fleurieu r-12 school - ashbourne r-6 campus
    1 University
    flinders university

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