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Largest Australian Cities - City Proper

The populations of Australian cities are usually given according to metropolitan areas, but can you list the 30 largest cities in Australia based on population within the official Local Government Area (LGA)?
The ACT has no LGAs, so Canberra is excluded.
Figures are for 2021. Source: Source:https://www.abs.gov.au/statistics/people/population/regional-population/latest-release
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Last updated: October 31, 2022
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Population
State/Territory
Answer
1,264,024
QLD
Brisbane
633,764
QLD
Gold Coast
484,428
QLD
Moreton Bay
399,711
NSW
Blacktown
372,322
NSW
Canterbury-Bankstown
369,453
VIC
Casey
350,740
QLD
Logan
348,379
NSW
Central Coast
346,648
QLD
Sunshine Coast
296,193
VIC
Wyndham
270,776
VIC
Greater Geelong
264,481
NSW
Northern Beaches
258,315
NSW
Parramatta
246,850
VIC
Hume
236,996
NSW
Cumberland
Population
State/Territory
Answer
238,380
WA
Stirling
234,373
NSW
Liverpool
233,302
QLD
Ipswich
231,799
VIC
Whittlesea
230,903
NSW
Sutherland Shire
219,149
NSW
Penrith
216,450
WA
Wanneroo
214,851
NSW
Sydney
214,657
NSW
Wollongong
213,967
NSW
Lake Macquarie
209,030
NSW
Fairfield
196,712
VIC
Brimbank
195,515
QLD
Townsville
193,051
VIC
Monash
192,509
NSW
The Hills Shire
1 Comments
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Level 78
Nov 1, 2022
Well, having seen this list, I'm not surprised that this measure is not normally used. When the second-largest city in Australia, Melbourne is absent from the list altogether!