Wyong Local GovernmentArea
Under the NSW Government’s draft Central Coast
Regional Plan, the Tuggerah–Wyong area will be
developed as a Major Centre and will perform vital
economic, employment, civic, residential, social,
cultural, entertainment and recreation roles for the
north of the Central Coast.
Wyong Town Centre is the administrative centre for
the LGA. It is a transport hub for rail and feeder-
bus services from outlying northern Central Coast
areas including Warnervale, Toukley and Budgewoi.
Wyong Town Centre’s surrounding population at
the 2011 Census was 3,630.
The town centre’s main retail offering is Wyong
Village Shopping Centre.
Banking and commercial services in Wyong
include a Bendigo Bank branch as well as lawyers
Mercure Kooindah Waters Residential Golf & Spa
Resort is located a few kilometers from the Town
Centre and comprises an 18-hole championship
golf course, golf club and 100-room luxury resort
surrounded by a home residential development.
Wyong Race Club and race course is adjacent to the
Town Centre and is regarded as one of the state’s
most successful provincial clubs and a leading
Tuggerah is located at the convergence of the
Pacific Highway, the Sydney/Newcastle Freeway and
Wyong Road (which leads to the coastal suburbs)
and the main northern rail line. It is therefore a
major public transport hub.
Population of Tuggerah and the immediate
surrounding area of Mardi at the 2011 Census was
4,458. However, it draws on a substantially larger
area that includes the rural areas to the west along
with Chittaway and Berkeley Vale.
Comprised within the Tuggerah precinct is
the major regional shopping centre, Westfield
Tuggerah, Bunnings Warehouse and Tuggerah
Business Park (for further information about
Tuggerah Business Park, see Industrial Areas),
Woodbury Park Estate residential area, St Peter’s
College and the Tuggerah industrial area.
Westfield Tuggerah shopping attracts around 10.4
million people per year. Being a regional shopping
centre, this centre attracts shoppers from across the
Banking and commercial services at Tuggerah
include all major banks, building societies and credit
unions as well as accountants, lawyers, insurance
brokers, property valuers, surveyors and consulting
The Central Coast Mariners have their Centre of
Excellence training facilities at Tuggerah.
The Entrance is traditionally the Central Coast’s
leading holiday area. The Entrance is well known
for its many restaurants and cafés overlooking the
foreshore and entrance to Tuggerah Lake.
Numerous tourist/residential apartment
developments have been built in recent years.
Accor Group owns and operates Pullman Magenta
Shores Resort, a 59-room 5-star resort hotel
and conference centre at Magenta Shores at
North Entrance. The resort includes an 18-hole
championship golf course which has been rated
in Australia’s top ten leading golf courses, and is
surrounded by luxury residential villas and homes.
Business and commercial services include major
trading banks and building societies, lawyers and
The Toukley Town Centre is 14 kilometres north
of Wyong and is situated between Tuggerah Lake
and Budgewoi Lake. Population of the immediate
Toukley area that includes East Toukley, Norah
Head, Noraville and Canton Beach was 9,000 at the
2011 Census and is typically a low income area.
Toukley’s retail offering consists of strip shops that
include a Coles Supermarket and Aldi supermarket
at East Toukley.
In recent years Toukley has become a centre for a
wide range of medical services.
The Toukley RSL Club is the largest business in the
Business and commercial services in Toukley include
Commonwealth and ANZ banks, building societies,
credit unions, lawyers and accountants.
Lake Haven is 11 kilometres north of Wyong and
includes shopping centres, Gorokan High School
and the adjacent Charmhaven Industrial Area. The
surrounding residential areas of Gorokan, Kanwal,
Hamlyn Terrace, Woongarrah, Charmhaven, Blue
Haven and San Remo have a population of around
While Lake Haven has village status, it is the
Lake Haven Shopping Centre, Lake Haven Home
Megacentre (major tenants Harvey Norman and
Bunnings Warehouse) and surrounding bulky goods
offering that attracts over eight million people
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