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New South Wales
Southern bank Tweed River at Chinderah, New South Wales.jpg
Tweed River, 2017
Population 1,566 (2016 census)
Postcode(s) 2487
LGA(s) Tweed Shire
State electorate(s) Tweed
Federal Division(s) Richmond
Suburbs around Chinderah:
Terranora Banora Point Final Head
North Tumbulgum Chinderah Kingscliff
Stotts Creek Cudgen Cudgen

Chinderah is a town in the Tweed Shire. It is located south of Tweed Heads and next to the seaside township of Kingscliff. An industrial estate, golf course and small shopping precinct are located within the area.

Barney's Point Bridge, circa 1940


In the 2016 Census, Chinderah recorded a population of 1,566 people, 47.9% female and 52.1% male. The median age of Chinderah residents was 60 years, 22 years above the national median of 38. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 7.6% of the population. 75.4% of Chinderah residents were born in Australia and 91.5% of people spoke only English at home. The most common responses for religion were No Religion 25.9%, Anglican 23.3% and Catholic 22.8%.

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