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Hastings Point
New South Wales
Hastings Headland.jpg
Population 582 (2011 census)
Postcode(s) 2489
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)
 • Summer (DST) AEDT (UTC+11)
LGA(s) Tweed Shire
Region Northern Rivers
County Rous
State electorate(s) Tweed
Federal Division(s) Richmond
Localities around Hastings Point:
Round Mountain Bongangar South Pacific Ocean
Dum Dum Hastings Point
Cudgera Creek Pottsville South Pacific Ocean

Hastings Point is a town located in north-eastern New South Wales, Australia, in the Tweed Shire. From 1947 to 1962 aerial photography revealed foredunes up to 16 metres high in the area that had reduced to six to nine metres high by 1977.


In the 2011 census, Hastings Point recorded a population of 582 people, 51.5% female and 48.5% male.

The median age of the Hastings Point population was 62 years, 25 years above the national median of 37.

77.8% of people living in Hastings Point were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 8.1%, New Zealand 3.6%, Scotland 2.1%, Finland 0.7%, Germany 0.7%.

92.1% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.5% Finnish, 0.5% German, 0.5% Balinese, 0.5% Italian.

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