Newcastle - NSW 2283

Toronto is a suburb located in the City of Lake Macquarie local government area (LGA) in New South Wales, Australia. It is situated on the western shore of Lake Macquarie, approximately 28 kilometers west of Newcastle. Toronto was originally settled in the early 1800s and was known as the village of Awaba. The name was later changed to Toronto in 1887. The town was primarily a timber milling and shipping center, with the lake serving as a crucial transportation route for timber and coal.

Key Demographics of Toronto



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Median Rental Return of Houses

$485 per week

Median Rental Return of Units & Apartments

$440 per week

Is Toronto NSW a good suburb?

Today, Toronto is a popular residential suburb with a mix of permanent residents and holidaymakers. It offers a range of amenities and services, including shops, cafes, restaurants, schools, and recreational facilities. The Toronto Foreshore is a picturesque waterfront area with parks, walking trails, picnic areas, and a popular swimming spot called The Boulevarde. The suburb is known for its scenic beauty, with views of Lake Macquarie and surrounding hills. It attracts outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy boating, fishing, kayaking, and other water activities. The Toronto Lions Park hosts the annual Toronto Spring Fair, which is a major community event featuring entertainment, stalls, and activities for all ages. With its convenient location near the lake and its proximity to Newcastle, Toronto offers a peaceful and relaxed lifestyle while still being within reach of urban amenities and employment opportunities.

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Schools near Toronto

Toronto has four schools within its boundaries. Toronto Public School, and Biraban Public School are coeducational primary school, serving years K-6, while Toronto High School, is a coeducational secondary school, and Toronto Adventist School is an independent Catholic co-educational primary school, serving years K-5.

Toronto Properties For Rent

We have a number of properties available for rent in the Toronto area or surrounding suburbs. 

FAQs About Living in Toronto NSW

Toronto is located within the local government area (LGA) of the City of Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia.

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