Newport

About Newport

The coastal suburb of Newport was gazetted in 2008 after previously being part of the Kippa-Ring and Scarborough suburbs. Known for its predominately water-side residential housing with artificial canal waterways Newport is a popular suburb with families and retirees chasing a waterside lifestyle.

Newport is currently under its final stages of development with final stages of development to include a retail precinct, large non-tidal lake and hundreds of house lots of various sizes.

Facilities in Newport include a marina adjacent to Albatross Canal, the Mariner Plaza Shopping Centre on Griffith Road and parks and playgrounds scattered throughout the suburb.

Things to see and do in Newport

  • Newport Marina
  • Parks and Playgrounds

History of Newport

The suburb was named after the Newport Waterways canal estate and was excised from Scarborough and Kippa-Ring in 2008. In the late 1970s the first canals were created around Endeavour Esplanade, Australia Court and Courageous Court, immediately west of Scarborough.

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