Tarrawanna, New South Wales

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WollongongNew South Wales
Corrimal to Tarrawanna.jpg
Overlooking Tarrawanna (bottom right) and surrounding suburbs from the west.
Tarrawanna is located in New South Wales
Coordinates 34°22.7′S 150°53.3′E / 34.3783°S 150.8883°E / -34.3783; 150.8883Coordinates: 34°22.7′S 150°53.3′E / 34.3783°S 150.8883°E / -34.3783; 150.8883
Population Estimated 1,856 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 2518
LGA(s) City of Wollongong
State electorate(s) Keira
Federal Division(s) Cunningham
Suburbs around Tarrawanna:
Corrimal Corrimal
Tarrawanna Towradgi
Balgownie Fernhill Towradgi

Tarrawanna is a northern suburb of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia, extending westward from the Princes Highway over the Illawarra Escarpment. Tarrawanna's main street Meadow street has a few shops including a cafe, bakery, fish and chips shop and grocer.


Tarrawanna has a primary school, Tarrawanna Public School on Kendall Street.


Seminal Australian grunge band The Proton Energy Pills named its 2003 anthology "Rocket To Tarrawanna" in honour of the suburb where its members lived and met.


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Tarrawanna (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2010-01-16.