West Wollongong, New South Wales
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Wollongong, New South Wales
|Population||4,827 (2016 census)|
|Location||2 km (1 mi) from Wollongong|
West Wollongong is the innermost western suburb of the coastal city of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia. It is mainly a residential area, serviced by a small commercial strip with a music store, chicken shop, electric goods store and carpet store along the Princes Highway with several petrol stations, two restaurants, a liquor store, a chemist and a flower shop.
Schools in the area include West Wollongong Public School, St Therese Primary School, and Edmund Rice College (an all-boys secondary college).
It is the location of the Mount Keira Road turnoff from the Princes Highway, incidentally the westernmost end of Crown Street.
Illawarra Institute of TAFE also has a campus at West Wollongong with a focus on Information Technology, Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy, Arts and Media, Fashion Technologies, Meat and Allied Trades. It includes Karoona Gallery.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "West Wollongong (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 16 July 2017.
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