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New South Wales
Population 1,424 (2016 census)
 • Density 1,780/km2 (4,600/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 2282
Area 0.8 km2 (0.3 sq mi)
LGA(s) City of Lake Macquarie
Parish Kahibah
State electorate(s) Lake Macquarie
Federal Division(s) Shortland
Suburbs around Lakelands:
Macquarie Hills Macquarie Hills Cardiff South
Warners Bay Lakelands Warners Bay
Warners Bay

Lakelands is a residential suburb of the City of Lake Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia 16 kilometres (10 mi) south-west of Newcastle's central business district near the northern end of Lake Macquarie. It is part of the City of Lake Macquarie west ward, and was formerly part of Warners Bay.

Along Ambleside Circuit, the suburb's main street, is "Lakelands Business Centre". There is a variety of small businesses including a cafe, barber and psychiatrist. There is a tennis court, playground and also a cricket field in the south of Lakelands.

In 2015, Lakelands was expanded into a former bush area, adding a residential area to the west of the suburb, bordering Warners Bay.

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