A Great Place to Live
Only two hours drive north of Sydney on the F3 Freeway, you will find Newcastle, a modern city boasting a rich heritage and stunning coastline. How many other cities offer the opportunity to leave the office at lunchtime and enjoy a refreshing surf or swim only minutes from the city centre? Nobbys, Newcastle, Bar, Dixon Park, Merewether and Stockton Beaches are all within 5km of the city centre.
Founded in 1804 as a penal colony, Newcastle is a city rich in history, the arts and culture. From our intriguing 200 year story has arisen a dynamic city of contrasts, with a mix of agriculture, natural attractions and industry. Newcastle boasts a diversified commercial, cultural, trade and industrial economy. This robust economy ensures Newcastle continues to cement its position as one of Australia’s key business destinations.
As Australia's seventh largest city, Newcastle offers all the benefits and amenities of a large city but with all the friendliness of a regional town. With excellent medical facilities; first class educational opportunities and easily accessible transport, there are many reasons why Newcastle is a Great Place, Great Lifestyle, Great Future.
Newcastle's suburbs have lots to offer residents and visitors- sport & recreation facilities, libraries, schools, child minding and shopping.
Click here to discover our suburbs, look at maps and read about the character and history of the area.
Click here to download the Newcastle Relocation Guide- an invaluable source of information for those considering a move to Newcastle.
Or for more information on Newcastle check out www.newcastle.nsw.gov.au or click here for more useful links