The Googong Masterplan
Googong is a self-contained town located on a picturesque site overlooking the Molonglo Ranges near the Googong Dam on Old Cooma Road in New South Wales. Eventually the town will be comprised of five connected neighbourhoods that will be home to around 18,000 people in 6,500 homes, and will include schools, parks, shops and businesses – everything you'd expect to find in a thriving town.
Residents in Googong’s first neighbourhood, Googong North, already enjoy eight playgrounds, two dog parks, three playing fields, two tennis courts, The Anglican School Googong, Club Googong (with its indoor pool, small gym and our land sales office), and the Village Centre shops. The shops currently include an IGA supermarket, liquor store, cafe, hair dresser and beautician, Domino's Pizza, Club Lime gym, childcare centre and community centre; work is being finalised on a GP, dentist, allied health services, and a bar and restaurant. Design work has commenced on Googong's public primary school, which will be located adjacent to the Village Centre.
Work began in 2018 on the second neighbourhood, Googong Central. Here you’ll find the town’s major shopping and retail precinct (which will be roughly the size of Manuka’s shopping precinct), a proposed public high school, indoor pool and sports centre, netball courts, fire station, library, community centre, sports club, and more. It’s an exciting new era for Googong, one that will provide employment, schools, entertainment and major shopping opportunities to support our growing town.
Housing in the township will range from large family homes, to courtyard style homes, as well as terraces and apartments. An aged care facility is also proposed for Googong Central.
Over 23% of Googong is dedicated to open spaces, including Googong Common, which weaves through the centre of the town. And our sustainability initiatives don’t stop there. We’ve built a state-of-the art Integrated Water Cycle system to reduce Googong’s potable water use by around 60% and allows us to recycle over half the town’s water – helping us keep the town greener all year round.