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    Williamtown 35km
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    26 / 19

Nelson Bay is a significant township of the Port Stephens local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. It is located on a bay of the same name on the southern shore of Port Stephens about 60 kilometres by road north-east of Newcastle, its nearest rail link.

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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 Nelson Bay

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

Nelson Bay

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

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

    Schools And Universities in Nelson Bay

    Education within 25KM of Nelson Bay

    23 Childcare Centres
    goodstart early learning nelson bay
    karingal preschool nelson bay
    the college club
    our place preschool
    our place play school
    shoal bay oosh
    tomaree oosh
    narnia christian preschool and early childhood centre port stephens
    st philip's community oosh
    salamander child care centre
    st nicholas oosh tea gardens
    tea gardens hawks nest preschool
    angel tots early learning centre
    goodstart early learning anna bay
    fair play oosh (aust)
    birubi point community preschool
    tilli tadpoles preschool
    fair play oosh (aust) - tanilba bay
    tilli tadpoles early learning centre
    karuah preschool
    st nicholas oosh karuah
    busy bees at salt ash
    salt ash oosh & vc
    11 Primary Schools
    soldiers point public school
    tea gardens public school
    st michael's primary school
    st philip's christian college - port stephens
    tomaree public school
    tanilba bay public school
    shoal bay public school
    anna bay public school
    bobs farm public school
    salt ash public school
    karuah public school
    2 High Schools
    tomaree high school
    st philip's christian college - port stephens

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