Allawah

Southern suburb between Carlton and Hurstville, once known locally as 'Struggletown'. The opening of the railway station in 1925 sparked a housing boom in the area.

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Allawah

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Built on Gameygal country, Allawah was named after the railway went through in 1925, but developed on farmland granted to the Townson brothers in the early colonial period. The suburb prospered in the interwar period, providing many homes for new migrants from Britain.