Heatherbrae, New South Wales

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New South Wales
Heatherbrae is located in New South Wales
Coordinates 32°46′54″S 151°44′04″E / 32.78167°S 151.73444°E / -32.78167; 151.73444Coordinates: 32°46′54″S 151°44′04″E / 32.78167°S 151.73444°E / -32.78167; 151.73444
Population 492 (2011 census)[1]
 • Density 38.7/km2 (100/sq mi) [Note 1]
Postcode(s) 2324
Elevation 10 m (33 ft)[Note 2]
Area 12.7 km2 (4.9 sq mi)[Note 3]
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)
 • Summer (DST) AEDT (UTC+11)
LGA(s) Port Stephens Council[2]
Region Hunter[2]
County Gloucester[3]
Parish Eldon[3]
State electorate(s) Port Stephens[4]
Federal Division(s) Newcastle[5]
Suburbs around Heatherbrae:
Millers Forest Raymond Terrace Raymond Terrace
Millers Forest, Woodberry Heatherbrae Raymond Terrace
Woodberry Tomago Tomago

Heatherbrae is a suburb of the Port Stephens local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia.[2][3] The suburb lies to the east of the Hunter River and to the south of the town of Raymond Terrace.[6] It is bisected by the Pacific Highway. At the 2011 census it had a population of 492.[1] Most of the population lives to the west of the Pacific Highway in a housing subdivision while some residents live to the east of the highway in a semi-industrial area. Remaining residents live in rural and semi-rural areas adjacent to the highway and throughout the rest of the suburb.[6]

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  1. ^ This is the average density of the entire suburb. However, most of the residents live in a small area around the Pacific Highway which forms the ABS Census Collection District. The average population density in this area is approximately 600/km2 (1,600/sq mi).
  2. ^ Average elevation of the suburb as shown on 1:100000 map 9232 NEWCASTLE.
  3. ^ Area calculation is based on 1:100000 map 9232 NEWCASTLE.


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Heatherbrae (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 15 October 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c "Suburb Search – Local Council Boundaries – Hunter (HT) – Port Stephens". New South Wales Division of Local Government. Archived from the original on 21 June 2014. Retrieved 7 January 2009. 
  3. ^ a b c "Heatherbrae". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 7 January 2009. 
  4. ^ "Port Stephens". New South Wales Electoral Commission. 24 March 2007. Retrieved 7 January 2009. 
  5. ^ "Newcastle". Australian Electoral Commission. 10 January 2007. Retrieved 7 January 2009. 
  6. ^ a b "Heatherbrae". Land and Property Management Authority - Spatial Information eXchange. New South Wales Land and Property Information. Retrieved 7 January 2009.