CHOOSE the central coast
The Central Coast Council area includes the townships and localities of Abbotsham, Camena, Castra, Cuprona, Forth (part), Gawler, Gunns Plains, Heybridge (part), Howth, Kindred, Leith, Loongana, Loyetea, Middlesex (part), Nietta, North Motton, Penguin, Preservation Bay, Preston, Riana, South Nietta (part), South Preston, South Riana, Spalford, Sprent, Sulphur Creek, Turners Beach, Ulverstone, Upper Castra, West Pine and West Ulverstone.
LIVING ON THE CENTRAL COAST
Rural land is used largely for agriculture, including poppies, pyrethrum, peas, potatoes and onion growing, and timber production and livestock enterprises. Tourism is also an important industry. The Council area encompasses a total land area of about 930 square kilometres.
- Professional Couples & Families – 17.1%
- Older couples & Families – 21.5%
- Elderly Singles – 11.9%
Average household size
Median House price
Major features of the Central Coast Council area include Gunns Plains Cave, Leven Canyon, Dial Range, Preston Falls, Winterbrook Falls, Penguin Viewing Platform, Black Bluff, the Leven River, the Forth River, Wing’s Wildlife Park, various state forests, Ulverstone Local History Museum, Perry-Ling Gardens and numerous beaches.