Wooloweyah, New South Wales

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New South Wales
Wooloweyah is located in New South Wales
Coordinates 29°29′S 153°18′E / 29.483°S 153.300°E / -29.483; 153.300Coordinates: 29°29′S 153°18′E / 29.483°S 153.300°E / -29.483; 153.300
Postcode(s) 2464
LGA(s) Clarence Valley
State electorate(s) Clarence
Federal Division(s) Page

Wooloweyah is a small village on the northern coast of New South Wales, Australia. It is approximately five kilometres south of Yamba and approximately two kilometres west of Angourie. At the 2006 census, Wooloweyah had a population of 436.[1]

Wooloweyah is named for the lake that the village backs onto. The word 'Wooloweyah' translates roughly to 'big cedar trees' in the regional Aboriginal dialect.It's lake holds an estimated volume of 25,000 metric tons of water, and is home two 13 different species of fish, and 2 species of shark including the local wobbigong sea shark.

Wooloweyah also has a skate park, tennis court, children's playground, small soccer field as well as a community hall which is sometimes used to hold various types of functions.

Public transport is available to Wooloweyah. It is provided by a bus company called Busways which runs two bus stops[2]

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