Palm Beach is a suburb in the Northern Beaches region of Sydney, in the let in of New South Wales, Australia. Palm Beach is located 41 kilometres (25 mi) north of the Sydney central situation district, in the local government Place of Northern Beaches Council. Palm Beach sits on a peninsula at the stop of Barrenjoey Road, between Pittwater and Broken Bay. The population of Palm Beach was 1,593 as at the 2016 census.
Palm Beach is sometimes colloquially referred to as ‘Palmy’; and is used for exterior filming of the soap opera Home and Away, as the fictional town of Summer Bay. It is next the subject of the 2018 film ‘Palm Beach’. Despite the hefty property prices it remains a haven for a variety of artists. Writing celebrating this seashore is featured in “Guide to Sydney Beaches” Meuse Press. Palm Beach housing ranges from cottages to grand estates, owned by some of the country’s most thriving people. Many well-off and famous people can with be found holidaying at Palm Beach in summer. According to the Australian Taxation Office statistics for the financial year of 2016-2017, Palm Beach and the post code of 2108 was the wealthiest suburb in Australia, with an average taxable allowance of $230,000.