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Brooklyn
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Brooklyn is located in Tasmania
Brooklyn
Brooklyn
Location in Tasmania
Population 553 (2016 census)
Postcode(s) 7320
Location 3 km (2 mi) S of Burnie
LGA(s) City of Burnie
Region North-west and west
State electorate(s) Braddon
Federal Division(s) Braddon
Suburbs around Brooklyn:
Upper Burnie South Burnie South Burnie
Upper Burnie Brooklyn South Burnie
Upper Burnie Romaine Emu Heights

Brooklyn is a residential locality in the local government area (LGA) of Burnie in the North-west and west LGA region of Tasmania. The locality is about 3 kilometres (2 mi) south of the town of Burnie. The 2016 census provides a population of 553 for the state suburb of Brooklyn. It is a suburb of Burnie, to the south-east of the main town centre.

Education

Brooklyn Primary School existed until 2009. It was later merged with Upper Burnie and Acton Primary School and a new school, Romaine Park Primary was built on the grounds of the Parklands High School. The old Acton Primary School is now home to the Burnie Child and Family Centre.

Road infrastructure

Route B18 (Mount Street) passes to the west. From there, Roslyn Avenue provides access to the locality from the south, while Brooklyn Road enters from the north.

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