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If you are considering packing up and moving to Middle Dural, have a little read of our history lesson to find out more about the fantastic lifestyle and what makes this suburb so popular.
Overview Middle Dural, a semi-rural suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, had a population of 1,008 people (2016 census). It is neighboured by the suburbs of Kenthurst, Arcadia, Glenorie, Galston, and Dural.
Middle Dural is part of the local government areas of The Hills Shire and Hornsby Shire. It is 37 kilometres northwest of the Sydney CBD.
Living in Middle Dural People living in Middle Dural have the privilege of living only 45 minutes away from the central business district of Sydney but a million miles away from the congestion and noise pollution of most suburbs in Sydney.
Middle Dural is known for the Banana Cabana Primate Sanctuary in Coppabella Road. This 40-year old sanctuary is home to the retired monkeys from research facilities, circuses, Fauna Parks, and those owned by private individuals. They may not look as good and active as in their younger days, but they have served their purpose.
Two kilometres away from Banana Cabana Primate Sanctuary is the Fagan Park, an excellent destination for families with a lot of barbecue and picnic facilities.
In the suburb is the Middle Dural Public School, a coeducational school for Kinder to Year 6. You can get to and from Middle Dural by train, Metro, and bus. Routes and lines have stops in the suburb.
History of Middle Dural Dural comes from the Aboriginal name Dooral-Dooral which means "a smoking hollow tree. The Darug people were the original inhabitants of the area. In the early 19th century, the settlement included timber cutters and was initially known as Lower, Middle, Upper, and Middle Dural.
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