Wombarra, New South Wales

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WollongongNew South Wales
View of Wombarra from the Illawarra Escarpment
Coordinates 34°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
Population 818 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 2515
LGA(s) City of Wollongong
State electorate(s) Heathcote
Federal Division(s) Cunningham
Suburbs around Wombarra:

Wombarra (/wɒmˈbɑrə/ wom-BAR) 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".[2]

Wombarra has a cemetery, a Lawn Bowls club, Catholic Church and a railway station.

Notable residents[edit]


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Wombarra (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2009-03-07. 
  2. ^ "Place names of the Wollongong region". Wollongong City Council. Retrieved 2009-03-07. [dead link]
  3. ^ Union moves to block Kathy Jackson's Wombarra property transfer Illawarra Mercury 18 June 2015