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Sydney, New South Wales
|Population||7,303 (2016 census)|
|Location||37 km (23 mi) west of Sydney|
|LGA(s)||City of Fairfield|
Bonnyrigg Heights is a suburb of Sydney, in New South Wales, Australia. Its name originates from Bonnyrigg, Midlothian, Scotland. Bonnyrigg Heights is located on the traditional indigenous lands of the Dharug Nation.
According to the 2016 census, there were 7,303 residents in Bonnyrigg Heights. In Bonnyrigg Heights, 45.9% of people were Australian-born. The most common other countries of birth were Vietnam 11.7%, Iraq 6.5%, Cambodia 3.8%, Laos 2.8% and Fiji 2.1%. 26.8% of people spoke only English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Vietnamese 17.5%, Serbian 6.6%, Arabic 6.0%, Assyrian Neo-Aramaic 4.3% and Khmer 4.3%. The most common responses for religion in Bonnyrigg Heights were Catholic 31.8%, Buddhism 21.9%, No Religion 10.4%, Eastern Orthodox 8.3% and Islam 6.0%.
Buses operated by Transit Systems Sydney traverse the suburb. The T80 Liverpool-Parramatta Transitway links Bonnyrigg Heights to major centres across Greater Western Sydney including Bonnyrigg, Prairiewood, Smithfield, City of Liverpool and City of Parramatta as well as Green Valley and Cecil Hills. Other routes all operating every 30 minutes are:
- Route 805 Bonnyrigg Heights to Liverpool and Cabramatta.
- Route 806 Liverpool to Parramatta via Bonnyrigg.
- Route 807 Cabramatta to Cecil Hills via Bonnyrigg.
The Westlink M7 Motorway interchange from Cecil Hills goes to either the M4 Western Motorway near Parramatta, M2 Hills Motorway at Baulkham Hills (north western suburbs) or the interchange near The Crossroads for the M5 South Western Motorway to Sydney or Campbelltown.
Resources and buildings
--> Bonnyrigg Heights fire station --> Bonnyrigg Heights Public school --> John the Baptist Parish and primary school --> Freeman catholic college --> Bonnyrigg Heights hall --> Bonnyrigg garden centre --> Bonnyrigg sports club --> Liverpool to Parramatta Brown T-way
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