Centre of Little Italy in Sydney, Australia. Has numerous chic Italiano restaurants. Samples include La Cremiera run by Luigi which has great gelato and Bar Italia and Bar Azura which have cheap and good pasta.
Also has bookshops that open until midnight, small shopping mall, a movie cinema and a place called the Italian Forum which has classy Italian restaurants in a nice, large courtyard surrounded by apartments.
Located about five minutes (assuming no traffic) drive west of the the heart of the city. Well serviced by buses.