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Hastings Point
New South Wales
Population 582 (2011 census)
Postcode(s) 2489
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)
 • Summer (DST) AEDT (UTC+11)
Location 123 km (76 mi) from Brisbane
LGA(s) Tweed Shire
State electorate(s) Tweed
Federal Division(s) Richmond

Hastings Point is a town located in north-eastern New South Wales, Australia, in the Tweed Shire.


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.

Hastings Headland.jpg

Coordinates: 28°22′S 153°35′E / 28.367°S 153.583°E / -28.367; 153.583

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