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Barrack Heights
Shellharbour, New South Wales
Barrack Point Barrack Heights Aerial.jpg
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Population 5,900 (2016 census)
Postcode(s) 2528
Location 16 km (10 mi) south of Wollongong
LGA(s) City of Shellharbour
Region Illawarra
County Camden
Parish Terragong
State electorate(s) Shellharbour
Federal Division(s) Gilmore
Suburbs around Barrack Heights:
Mount Warrigal Warilla Warilla
Oak Flats, Shellharbour City Centre Barrack Heights Barrack Point
Blackbutt Blackbutt Shellharbour

Barrack Heights is a suburb of the City of Shellharbour in New South Wales, Australia in the local government area of the same name. Many institutions are located in Barrack Heights, including Shellharbour Public Hospital, Shellharbour Private Hospital, Warilla Bowling Club, Warilla Sports Club and Warilla High School.

Barrack Heights is surrounded by the suburbs of Barrack Point, Blackbutt, Mount Warrigal, Oak Flats, Shellharbour, Shellharbour City Centre and Warilla.


The 2016 census revealed that 5,900 lived in the suburb of Barrack Heights. Indigenous peoples accounted for 5.0% of the population.

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