2.0 out of 10

Forbes St, Newtown

Ranked 6th best street in Newtown
-33.8921192466 151.1876169764
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1/5 rating details
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
Jan 25, 2021

"Great street to stay far away from"

Hellhole. Crammed with too many Welfare recipients in one spot, illegal dumping, petty theft, drug paraphernalia and drunk yobbos loitering on the brick wall walking through the middle of the one way road in front of moving cars I heard stories of riots and drug dealers in there. The domestic violence is emotionally and morally draining.
1/5
Sep 19, 2020

"I could never relax"

Absolutely one of the worst places I have ever lived.
From living next to the large housing commission complex, the regular noise and episodes happening make afternoons home from work unbearable and sometimes leave me fearing for my safety. Local kids often hang around the basketball court arguing and swearing, and it wasnt rare for them to cause trouble Smashing windows, Ive seen people getting pinned on the wall and punched in the face from my front yard.

Their parents are complete trash, with nothing to do but get drunk, scream at each other in their units at night and let their kids do what they want, Ive even had some povvo shazza throw a flower pot 2 stories off her balcony onto my car roof.

Literally anywhere 2 streets away from here is a way better place to live
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shaniqak I almost had my suitcase snatched off me by a hooded ratbag on the corner of the unit complex, and never have ever taken that way home since...
Nov 18, 2020
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1/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
Jun 15, 2020

"Really bad"

I used to live in an Airbnb around the corner, and regularly heard loud fighting in the units on the corner, drug users and homeless people hang around the T intersection next to the shops on the corner often, it is a pretty badly looked after area, filled with trash, graffiti, etc, I even found used syringes around. Police get called into the area almost everyday, not at all surprised, not really a place you want to hang around.

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