Wombarra, New South Wales

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Wombarra
WollongongNew South Wales
WombarraFromEscarpment.jpg
View of Wombarra from the Illawarra Escarpment
Wombarra is located in New South Wales
Wombarra
Wombarra
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]
Postcode(s)2515
LGA(s)City of Wollongong
State electorate(s)Heathcote
Federal Division(s)Cunningham
Suburbs around Wombarra:
Scarborough
Wombarra
Coledale

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".[2]

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

Notable residents[edit]

References[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 City Council. Archived from the original on December 30, 2008. Retrieved 2009-03-07.
  3. ^ Union moves to block Kathy Jackson's Wombarra property transfer Illawarra Mercury 18 June 2015