About Red Head
Redhead Beach is at the northern end of a nine
mile stretch of coastline, and is known for its
stunning cliffs, rocky outcrops and shark
tower. Redhead is patrolled in the warmer months,
is home to the Redhead Surf Life Saving Club, and
is popular with swimmers and surfers alike.
Redhead is a coastal suburb of the City of Lake
Macquarie in New South Wales, Australia 16
kilometres (10 mi) south of Newcastle's central
business district on the Pacific Ocean. It was
named for the appearance of its headland
when viewed from the sea. It has a population of
3,453 an increase on the 3,336 recorded in 2006.