Toronto is a lakeside suburb within the city of Lake Macquarie in New South Wales, Australia, approximately 28 kilometres (17 mi) from Newcastle's central business district and is a commercial hub for the sprawling suburbs on the western shore of the lake. It is one of the major centres in the City of Lake Macquarie LGA. Toronto has a population of 5432 residents. The size of Toronto is approximately 9 square kilometres. It has 12 parks covering nearly 5% of total area.