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Business Centres

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

and accountants.

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

training centre.


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

entire region.

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

40,000 people.

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

each year.

The Central Coast Ultimate Guide to Business

June 2015