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Greater Newcastle, New South Wales
Population 3,145 (2016 census)
 • Density 1,165/km2 (3,020/sq mi)
Established 1876
Postcode(s) 2290
Area 2.7 km2 (1.0 sq mi)
LGA(s) City of Lake Macquarie
Parish Kahibah
State electorate(s) Charlestown
Federal Division(s) Shortland
Suburbs around Gateshead:
Charlestown Charlestown Whitebridge
Mount Hutton Gateshead Dudley
Windale Bennetts Green Redhead

Gateshead is a suburb of the City of Lake Macquarie, Greater Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, 12 kilometres (7 mi) from Newcastle's central business district on the eastern side of Lake Macquarie. It is part of the City of Lake Macquarie East ward, and is home to a number of primary and high schools and a private hospital. Gateshead is named after Gateshead, a town in North East England.

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