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Forster, NSW

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Forster Statistics

Location Details
  • Region

    North Coast NSW
  • Population

  • Nearest Capital

  • Nearest Airport

    Taree 45km
  • Median House Price

  • March Temp °C
    26 / 18

Forster is a coastal town in the Mid North Coast region of New South Wales, Australia, in the Mid-Coast Council LGA, about 308 km north-north-east of Sydney. It is immediately adjacent to its twin, Tuncurry, which is the smaller of the two towns.


Living in regional Australia gives you access to a wealth of community services, such as hospitals, libraries, bars and eateries.

Data source: Department of Health Commonwealth declared hospitals [2021], Australia Post. Google [2021]

Amenities within 50km of Forster

Doctors & Allied Health
Post Office
Bars & Eateries
Groceries & Convenience


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Property in Forster

Based on LGA data

Median House Price


Rental House Median Price Per Month


Attached Dwelling Median Price


Data source: ABS, [2019], LGA updated [2021]

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    Data source: ABS [2016, 2017]

    Jobs in Forster

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    Median Salary Per Year


    Median Personal Income Per Week


    Median Family Income Per Week



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    Number of Institutions


    Data sources:

    Australian Children's Education & Care Quality Authority, Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority, Wikipedia, 4icu.

    Schools And Universities in Forster

    Education within 25KM of Forster

    21 Childcare Centres
    little pioneers childcare & education centre
    giggles child care centre
    pokey possum preschool
    great lakes children's centre
    kenrose street early learning centre
    active oosh forster
    st nicholas oosh forster
    pebbly beach early learning centre little beaver preschool
    dolphins child care centre
    dolphin cottage
    kindilan early childhood centre inc
    buzi kidz oosh
    little dreamers early learning pty ltd
    active oosh pacific palms
    jitterbugs early learning centre
    kiddies hut at diamond beach
    active oosh hallidays point
    nabiac pre school
    nabiac kids shack
    annabeles long day care centre
    seashells early learning centre
    8 Primary Schools
    pacific palms public school
    hallidays point public school
    bungwahl public school
    nabiac public school
    tuncurry public school
    holy name primary school
    forster public school
    coolongolook public school
    3 High Schools
    great lakes college senior campus
    great lakes college tuncurry campus
    great lakes college forster campus

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