Location: Barrack Heights


Barrack Heights is ruled and governed by the local government area of Shellharbour City Council in the state of New South Wales, Australia. The suburb is 16 km south of Wollongong and 2.5 km north of Shellharbour. The postcode is 2528. Around 6,500 people live in the suburb (Census 2011). It is surrounded by Mount Warrigal, Warilla, Oak Flats, Shellharbour City Centre and Barrack Point.


Getting Around

The Lake Entrance Road meets Shellharbour Road at Warilla connecting the suburb to northern suburbs including Windang, Port Kembla and Wollongong.  The Shellharbour Road also connects the suburb to the southern suburbs including Shellharbour NSW. Bus Route 53, 72 and 76 runs through the suburb all day connecting it to other suburbs.

Local Area Statistics



Population 6016
Male 2948
Female 3068
Median Age 38

Source ABS Census 2011 BARRACK HEIGHTS



All private dwellings 2342
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $943
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $230
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7

Source ABS Census 2011 BARRACK HEIGHTS