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New South Wales
Population 903 (2016 census)
 • Density 820/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Established 1859
Postcode(s) 2264
Area 1.1 km2 (0.4 sq mi)
Location 6 km (4 mi) E of Morisset
LGA(s) City of Lake Macquarie
Parish Morisset
State electorate(s) Lake Macquarie
Federal Division(s) Hunter
Suburbs around Brightwaters:
Bonnells Bay Bonnells Bay Yarrawonga Park
Bonnells Bay Brightwaters Mirrabooka
Windermere Park Lake Macquarie

Brightwaters is a suburb of the City of Lake Macquarie in New South Wales, Australia on a peninsula east of the town of Morisset on the western shore of Lake Macquarie.


Early industries were tinned fish and sugar cane. A sugar cane mill was built, but it was destroyed by a bushfire in 1875. A post office was opened in 1963 and closed in 1979.

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