Dungay is a town located in north-eastern New South Wales, Australia, in the Tweed Shire.

New South Wales
Coordinates28°17′S 153°22′E
Population316 (2011 census)[1]
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10)
 • Summer (DST)AEDT (UTC+11)
LGA(s)Tweed Shire
State electorate(s)Tweed
Federal Division(s)Richmond

The area is used for filming of the British reality series, I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!, and has been since 2003. Versions of the show for other countries are also produced in the area.[2]


In the 2011 census, Dungay recorded a population of 316 people, 49.1% female and 50.9% male.

The median age of the Dungay population was 49 years, 12 years above the national median of 37.

81.5% of people living in Dungay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 1.9%, England 0.9%, India 0.9%, Germany 0.9%, Czech Republic 0.9%.

91.2% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 1.3% Italian, 8.5% other languages.


  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Dungay (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 19 January 2014.
  2. Fickling, David (20 November 2004). "Local residents in Australia unimpressed with ITV's I'm a Celebrity". The Guardian. Retrieved 19 November 2018.

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