Bondi Junction is a neighbouring suburb and commercial centre to Bondi
Beach. The term of Bondi Junction refers to the junction of the Bondi and
Bronte tram lines at the corner of the now Oxford Street and Bronte Road. With the subdivision of surrounding suburbs
complete by 1930, Bondi Junction quickly grew into a major entertainment and
Bondi Junction is just 5km from the city centre and is well serviced by
trains from the Bondi Junction Railway Station and STA buses. Bondi Junction railway station is an
underground station which is the eastern terminus of the Eastern Suburbs
railway on the CityRail system. A bus interchange is located at ground level,
above the railway station and below residential towers.
Construction of the new Westfield Bondi Junction shopping centre began in
2002. It was completed in stages from November 2003 to August 2004 and has
become one of the largest shopping complexes in the Sydney metropolitan area, featuring
exclusive brand-name fashion stores and a restaurant precinct, which is a first
for shopping centres in Australia.
Bondi Junction is not just a commercial centre. It has been a popular
residential suburb from the beginnings of its development in the nineteenth
century and has a wide variety of architectural styles from elegant Victorian
terraces, Federation homes, weatherboard cottages and modern high-rise
Bondi Junction boasts a huge range of eateries with a vast array of
cuisines, including Thai, Japanese, Italian, Indian, Mexican, Chinese,
vegetarian and modern.
are a range of schools in Bondi Junction and surrounding areas. These include
Holy Cross College, Moriah College, St. Mark’s International College, Muses
Co-educational Primary School, Randwick Girl’s High School and Randwick Boy’s