Wombarra, New South Wales

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WollongongNew South Wales
View of Wombarra from the Illawarra Escarpment
Wombarra is located in New South Wales
Coordinates34°16′30″S 150°57′12″E / 34.27500°S 150.95333°E / -34.27500; 150.95333Coordinates: 34°16′30″S 150°57′12″E / 34.27500°S 150.95333°E / -34.27500; 150.95333
Population872 (2016 census)[1]
LGA(s)City of Wollongong
State electorate(s)Heathcote
Federal Division(s)Cunningham
Suburbs around Wombarra:

Wombarra (/wɒmˈbɑːrə/) is a northern seaside suburb of Wollongong, on the south coast of New South Wales, Australia. Its main street is Lawrence Hargrave Drive. Wombarra is an Aboriginal term meaning "Black Duck". The Bowls &Recreation club have a delicious Thai/oz bistro which is named 'Black Duck'[2]

Wombarra has a cemetery, a Lawn Bowls club, Catholic Church and a railway station. & a superb rock pool

Notable residents[edit]


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Wombarra (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 16 July 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Place names of the Wollongong region". Wollongong Pity Council. Archived from the original on 30 December 2008. Retrieved 7 March 2009.
  3. ^ Union moves to block Kathy Jackson's Wombarra property transfer Illawarra Mercury 18 June 2015