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Sydney's Beating Heart the Rydalmere Bowling Club

It's been open for 54 years, was recently renovated for $1.2 million and has more than 3000 loyal members.

But nobody suspected Rydalmere Bowling Club was actually the heart of Sydney - the demographic heart that is. New Australian Bureau of Statistics figures have revealed the city's centre of population has moved east in the past two decades and is now located at Park Ave, Rydalmere, the address of the club.

Vice-president Edgar Pendleton said yesterday the unexpected honour had taken members by surprise. "It's definitely a bit a laugh and a talking point," he said.

Experts said long working hours, lack of transport infrastructure in Sydney's west and rising petrol prices had caused the city's demographic shift to the east - despite the huge amounts of land that had been released on the city's fringes in recent years.

Source & More: www.dailytelegraph.com.au

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by in Bowls on 20 Jul 2011

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