Daceyville

South-eastern residential suburb originally planned as a model garden suburb with low-cost housing for working-class people. Built by the New South Wales housing board, it is named after New South Wales Treasurer John Rowland Dacey who first proposed it.

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Daceyville

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2011

Designed as model public housing for working-class families, Daceyville subsequently became home to returned soldiers and war widows. Saved from demolition several times, by community and union action, the suburb is now a living illustration of changes in town planning.