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Population 1,042 (2016 census)
Postcode(s) 7320
Location 2 km (1 mi) SW of Burnie
LGA(s) City of Burnie
Region North-west and west
State electorate(s) Braddon
Federal Division(s) Braddon
Suburbs around Hillcrest:
Park Grove Montello Burnie
Shorwell Park Hillcrest Upper Burnie
Shorewell Park Acton Upper Burnie

Hillcrest is a residential locality in the local government area (LGA) of Burnie in the North-west and west LGA region of Tasmania. The locality is about 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) south-west of the town of Burnie. The 2016 census provides a population of 1042 for the state suburb of Hillcrest. It is a suburb of Burnie in north-west Tasmania.

The Sampson Street Reserve is 2.3ha of public open space.

There is a shopping complex which includes a cafe & takeaway.

Hillcrest includes part of the Terrylands estate, which was developed from around 1949 by the Agricultural Bank. The rest is located in Montello. Terrylands is sometimes used informally as a suburb, but is not officially gazetted.


The Burnie Aquatic Centre, with indoor and outdoor swimming pools, is located in Hillcrest. The Burnie Judo Club trains at the facilities owned by the Burnie PCYC.

Road infrastructure

Route A2 (Bass Highway) passes to the north-east. From there, various streets provide access to the locality.

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