A family oriented community rich in culture and only 12 kilometres from Sydney's CBD.

Earlwood is located 12 kilometres south of the Sydney CBD, in the local government area of the City of Canterbury.

Since the 1960s, the area has been strongly associated with Greece and Greek culture.

The suburb stretches from the southern bank of the Cooks River to the northern bank of Wolli Creek.

Marrickville is located to the east of Cooks River.

It is primarily residential with some commercial developments around the main road, Homer Street.

Earlwood has a number of restaurants and cafes that are scattered amongst the retail outlets.