Dunwich is also the name of a small town located on North Stradbroke Island, Queensland, Australia. It is the main settlement on the island and serves as the center of administration for the Redland City Council. The town has a population of around 800 people and is a popular tourist destination known for its beaches, fishing, and bushwalking. Dunwich is also home to the Dunwich Benevolent Asylum, which was built in 1864 to provide care for the elderly, mentally ill, and orphaned. The asylum operated until the 1980s, and the remaining buildings are now used for accommodation and as a local history museum.