Banora Point

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Banora Point
New South Wales
Barneys Point bridge at Banora Point.jpg
Barneys Point Bridge over the Tweed River, 2017
Banora Point is located in New South Wales
Banora Point
Banora Point
Coordinates28°13′S 153°32′E / 28.217°S 153.533°E / -28.217; 153.533Coordinates: 28°13′S 153°32′E / 28.217°S 153.533°E / -28.217; 153.533
Postcode(s)2486
LGA(s)Tweed Shire
State electorate(s)Tweed
Federal Division(s)Richmond
Suburbs around Banora Point:
Bilambil Heights Tweed Heads South Tweed Heads South
Bilambil Heights Banora Point Fingal Head
Terranora Chinderah Fingal Head

Banora Point is a town located in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales, Australia in Tweed Shire. Together with Tweed Heads South and Terranora it had a combined population of 27,368 in 2001, including 21,457 (78.4%) Australian-born persons and 525 (1.9%) indigenous persons. In the 2016 census, Banora Point had a population of 16,167.[1].

The eastern boundary is aligned with the Tweed River. There is a golf course in its centre and several islands along the river. The Pacific Motorway passes through the eastern parts. The town is largely suburban although it has also become a hub for small businesses with a growing industrial estate and shopping precincts. A number of schools, both public and Catholic, are also situated in the region. Demographically, families and retirees account for much of its growing population.

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  1. ^ "2016 Census QuickStats: Banora Point". www.censusdata.abs.gov.au. Retrieved 8 November 2017.