List of cities in Australia by population

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This list of Australian cities by population provides rankings of Australian cities according to various systems defined by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.wikipedia
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Sydney

Sydney, AustraliaSydney, New South WalesGreater Metropolitan Sydney
Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

Australia

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This list of Australian cities by population provides rankings of Australian cities according to various systems defined by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
Australia's capital is Canberra, and its largest city is Sydney.

Melbourne

Melbourne, AustraliaMelbourne, VictoriaMelbourne, VIC
Melbourne is the capital and most populous city of the Australian state of Victoria, and the second most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

Brisbane

Brisbane, QueenslandBrisbane, AustraliaBrisbane, QLD
Brisbane is the capital of and most populous city in the Australian state of Queensland, and the third most populous city in Australia.

Perth

Perth, AustraliaPerth, Western AustraliaPerth, WA
It is the fourth-most populous city in Australia, with a population of 2.04 million living in Greater Perth.

Adelaide

Adelaide, South AustraliaAdelaide metropolitan areaAdelaide, Australia
Adelaide is the capital city of the state of South Australia, and the fifth-most populous city of Australia.

Queensland

QLDQueensland, AustraliaThe State of Queensland
The capital and largest city in the state is Brisbane, Australia's third-largest city.

Gold Coast, Queensland

Gold CoastGold Coast, AustraliaThe Gold Coast
With a census-estimated 2016 population of 638,090, the Gold Coast is the sixth-largest city in Australia, making it the largest non-capital city, and Queensland's second-largest city.

Canberra

Canberra, AustraliaCanberra, ACTCanberra, Australian Capital Territory
With a population of 410,301, it is Australia's largest inland city and the eighth-largest city overall.

Wollongong

Wollongong, New South WalesWollongong, AustraliaWollongong, NSW
Wollongong had an estimated urban population of 299,203 at June 2017, making it the third-largest city in New South Wales after Sydney and Newcastle, and the tenth-largest city in Australia.

Cairns

Cairns, QueenslandCairns, AustraliaNorth Cairns
The city is the 5th-most-populous in Queensland and ranks 14th overall in Australia.

Rockhampton

Rockhampton, QueenslandNorth RockhamptonBeef Australia
and the twenty-second largest city in Australia.

Launceston, Tasmania

LauncestonPort DalrympleLaunceston, TAS
Launceston is the second largest city in Tasmania after Hobart and the Thirteenth-largest non-capital city in Australia.

Newcastle, New South Wales

NewcastleNewcastle, NSWNewcastle, Australia
Newcastle is often quoted as being the seventh largest city in Australia.

Central Coast (New South Wales)

Central CoastCentral Coast of New South WalesCentral Coast, New South Wales
The Central Coast has an estimated population of 325,082 as of June 2015, growing at 1% pa. making it the [[List of cities in Australia by population#50 largest urban centres by population |third-largest urban area]] in New South Wales and the ninth-largest urban area in Australia.

Sunbury, Victoria

SunburyBoardman StadiumCity of Sunbury
Sunbury's population was recorded as being 25,086 in the 2001 census, and is estimated at approximately 34,000 in 2006, making it the 38th largest urban centre by population in Australia.

City of Townsville

TownsvilleTownsville City CouncilMayor of Townsville
It currently has a population of 186,757 residents, and is the [[List of cities in Australia by population#50 largest local government areas by population|28th-largest LGA]] in Australia.

Local government in Australia

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Local government areas (LGAs) are the main units of local government in Australia.
In most cases, when a city's population statistics are used, it is the statistical division population rather than the local government area.

List of cities in Australia

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List of places in Queensland by population

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List of places in Queensland by population
List of cities in Australia by population

Australian Bureau of Statistics

ABS Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)Bureau of Census and Statistics
This list of Australian cities by population provides rankings of Australian cities according to various systems defined by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Metropolitan area

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In Australia, the population of the GCCSA/SUA is the most-often quoted figure for that city's population, though these correspond to the more common and international usage of metropolitan areas.