Community Profile

With a population of more than 200,000, Lake Macquarie City (map) is the largest city in regional NSW and is recognised as a competitive, prosperous and dynamic economy where innovation, investment and business enterprises thrive. Lake Macquarie is located in the Hunter Region, approximately 2 hours’ drive from Sydney’s international airport and 40 minutes’ drive from Newcastle Airport. It is also the fastest growing city in the Hunter Region.

Lake Macquarie City has a unique geography that strings together communities around nine town centres circling the lake, each with their own distinct identity. The lake itself is twice the size of Sydney Harbour and one of the largest salt water lagoons in the Southern Hemisphere. We have an enviable lifestyle – a superb natural environment, world-class infrastructure, engaged and connected communities, and the potential for significant economic growth.

This website contains demographic insights for Lake Macquarie City. For further information, contact Dantia, telephone 02 4921 0264.

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