Telegraph Point Tourism, Australia

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Telegraph Point is a small village on the North Coast of New South Wales, Australia. It is located on the Pacific Highway north of Port Macquarie, and on the North Coast railway line. The Wilson River passes beside the village. In the 2011 Census the population of Telegraph Point was 619, 52.7% male and 48.3% female. The median/average age of the Telegraph Point population is 46 years — 9 years above the Australian average. The country of birth of Telegraph Point residents is 3.2% England, 0.5% Germany, 0.6% Fiji, 0.5% Denmark, 2.4% New Zealand. 94% of people speak English as their first language 0.5% Lao, 0.5% German, 0.5% Fijian Hindustani, 0.5% Danish, 0.5% Spanish. The religious make up of Telegraph Point is 30.2% Anglican, 4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Uniting Church, 20.7% No Religion, 26.3% Catholic. 51.7% of people are married, 29.3% have never married and 11.8% are separated or divorced. There are 18 widowed people living in Telegraph Point. The median individual income is $449.00 per week and the median household income is $1068.00 per week. 37.2% are fully owned, and 45.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 13.5% of homes are rented. The median rent in Telegraph Point is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1560 per month. The name derives from the telegraph line which crossed the river in 1869. The river played an important role in the logging of the surrounding forests and there are the remains of several old wharves to be seen, the best-preserved of which is on the south bank beside the traffic bridge in Log Wharf Reserve. Telegraph Point Public School is a primary school from k to grade six. Local activities include waterskiing, mountain bike riding, bush walking, four-wheel-driving, camping, swimming, rock hopping in streams and creeks and picnicking. The village lies between two areas of state forest. South of the village is Cairncross State Forest, while to the north is Ballengarra State Forest. A railway station was located in the town between 1917 and 1983.

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Find crucial information and trip planning details about Telegraph Point, which is a city in Australia. Telegraph Point is located at a short trip away from Coffs Harbour a major city in Australia. Coffs Harbour, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Pet Porpoise Pool, The Big Banana, Sealy Lookout. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Coffs Harbour Airport. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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  • Pollution Statistics in Telegraph Point

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    • Air Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 81.25 (Very High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 68.75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 43.75 (Moderate)
  • Telegraph Point: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Telegraph Point for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Telegraph Point.

    • Burglary and Theft 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 91.67 (Very High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Telegraph Point - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 91.15 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 63.79 (High)
    • Health Care Index 88.89 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.62 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Telegraph Point

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Telegraph Point

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.23 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.03 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.82 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 112.58 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 81.53 USD

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