Blackett, New South Wales

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Blackett is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia.wikipedia
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Mount Druitt

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It is quite close to the suburbs of Mount Druitt and St Marys, which most residents would consider to be more commercial areas (having shopping centres, banking facilities and railway stations).
There are numerous encompassing, smaller suburbs nearby including Bidwill, Blackett, Dharruk, Emerton, Hebersham, Lethbridge Park, Minchinbury, Whalan, Shalvey, Tregear and Willmot.

Division of Chifley

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For federal elections, Blackett is in the safe Labor electoral division of Chifley.
On its original boundaries it was based on Blacktown, but now includes the suburbs of Bidwill, Blackett, Bungarribee, Colebee, Dean Park, Dharruk, Doonside, Emerton, Glendenning, Hassall Grove, Hebersham, Lethbridge Park, Marayong, Marsden Park, Mount Druitt, Oakhurst, Plumpton, Rooty Hill, Ropes Crossing, Shalvey, Shanes Park, Tregear, Whalan, Willmot, and Woodcroft; as well as parts of Arndell Park, Blacktown, Eastern Creek, Huntingwood, Quakers Hill, Riverstone, and Schofields.

Electoral district of Mount Druitt

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For NSW state elections, Blackett is in the Electoral district of Mount Druitt.
It is a 38.95 km² urban electorate in Sydney's outer west, taking in the suburbs of Mount Druitt, Bidwill, Blackett, Colebee, Dean Park, Dharruk, Glendenning, Hassall Grove, Hebersham, Minchinbury, Oakhurst, Plumpton, Rooty Hill, Shalvey and parts of Eastern Creek, Emerton and Lethbridge Park.

Suburb

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Blackett is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia.

Sydney

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Blackett is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia.

New South Wales

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Blackett is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia.

Australia

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Blackett is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia.

Local government in Australia

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Blackett is located 48 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of the City of Blacktown and is part of the Greater Western Sydney region.

City of Blacktown

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Blackett is located 48 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of the City of Blacktown and is part of the Greater Western Sydney region.

Greater Western Sydney

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Blackett is located 48 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of the City of Blacktown and is part of the Greater Western Sydney region.

Rooty Hill, New South Wales

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Blackett takes its name from George Forster Blackett, Superintendent of the Government Cattle Station at Rooty Hill 1820–1830.

Halal

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Blackett is primarily a residential suburb with very limited commercial activity, having only a small shopping complex containing a combination liquor/general store, a Halal and non-Halal butcher, a bakery, take-away store, and combined service station/general store, which caters heavily to residents of Pacific Islander extraction.

St Marys, New South Wales

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It is quite close to the suburbs of Mount Druitt and St Marys, which most residents would consider to be more commercial areas (having shopping centres, banking facilities and railway stations).

Emerton

Other nearby suburbs with shopping facilities (though no rail access) include Emerton and Plumpton.

Plumpton, New South Wales

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Other nearby suburbs with shopping facilities (though no rail access) include Emerton and Plumpton.

Westlink M7

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By road, Blackett is adjacent to the Westlink M7 motorway which can provide very easy access to the Great Western Highway and the M4 Motorway, providing road access to the western sections of the city and eastward to the Sydney CBD.

Great Western Highway

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By road, Blackett is adjacent to the Westlink M7 motorway which can provide very easy access to the Great Western Highway and the M4 Motorway, providing road access to the western sections of the city and eastward to the Sydney CBD.

M4 Western Motorway

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By road, Blackett is adjacent to the Westlink M7 motorway which can provide very easy access to the Great Western Highway and the M4 Motorway, providing road access to the western sections of the city and eastward to the Sydney CBD.

M2 Hills Motorway

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Cycleways running through Blackett run from Poppondetta Park all the way to Mt Druitt and the M7 cycleway, which in turn connects to the cycleways on the M4 and M2 Motorways.

Asbestos cement

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Housing is very heavily dominated by public housing built throughout the 1960s and 1970s, with large numbers of freestanding fibro houses and extensive terrace-style complexes.