Renowned for its predominantly student and Indigenous population, in recent times Redfern has undergone extensive gentrification.
The inner-city suburb of Redfern is part of the Local government area of the City of Sydney and the former Eveleigh Rail Yards of Carriageworks has become a popular arts hub and entertainment precinct.
Local homewares shops have become a staple in Redfern with unique offerings such as 20th century design at Graham & Graham, the eclectic japanese inspired DEA and CheeSoon & Fitzgerarld which offers textiles in every pattern and colour you can imagine.
Notable landmarks are Redfern Park, which is the homeground of the South Sydney Rabbitohs, The Block, The University of Sydney, 107 Projects, FBi radio community station and numerous vibrant pubs and bars like The Bearded Tit, The Dock, Gunter’s Dining Room, Arcadia and The Eathouse Diner.
Schools in the suburb are Redfern Jarjum College and Alexandria Park Community School. Child care options include Little Learning School, Redfern Occasional Child Care, SDN Brighter Futures Central Sydney, SDN Brighter Futures Central Sydney.
Redfern Train Station is a main junction for several railway lines and bus services are all nearby.