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Manning Point
New South Wales
Population 227 (2006 census)
Postcode(s) 2430
  • 331 km (206 mi) NE of Sydney
  • 26 km (16 mi) E of Taree
LGA(s) Mid-Coast Council
County Macquarie
Parish Oxley
State electorate(s) Myall Lakes
Federal Division(s) Lyne

Manning Point is a small village located at the mouth of the Manning River in New South Wales, Australia . Lying on Mitchells Island, it lies opposite the town of Harrington. It is 26 kilometres (16 mi) east of Taree on the Mid North Coast. At the 2006 census, Manning Point had a population of 228.

It was previously known as Brighton.

Besides the holiday rental units, it has a general store, a bowling club, the two caravan parks, a cafe, and a bait shop. The general store is also the news agent, the video rental shop, the Australia Post Office, the bottle shop, the burger and fish and chips grill, and the grocery store.

The type collection of the jewel beetle species Maoraxia auroimpressa was collected at Manning Point.

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