East Corrimal, New South Wales

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East Corrimal
Wollongong,  New South Wales
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Aerial photo overlooking Corrimal and Tarrawanna to East Corrimal
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East Corrimal
Coordinates 34°22′35″S150°54′39″E / 34.37639°S 150.91083°E / -34.37639; 150.91083 Coordinates: 34°22′35″S150°54′39″E / 34.37639°S 150.91083°E / -34.37639; 150.91083
Population3,405 (2016 census) [1]
Postcode(s) 2518
LGA(s) City of Wollongong
State electorate(s) Keira
Federal Division(s) Cunningham
Suburbs around East Corrimal:
Corrimal
Russell Vale
Bellambi Bellambi
Corrimal East Corrimal Pacific Ocean
Towradgi Towradgi Pacific Ocean

East Corrimal is a northern seaside suburb of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia. Predominantly residential, the suburb includes Corrimal High School and Corrimal East Public School, as well as Corrimal Beach and Corrimal Beach Tourist Park at the eastern end. A public park was opened in 1959 to the west of the high school and north of the primary school, named Phil Adams Park, which features tall trees, paths and several seats.

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The South Coast railway line forms the western boundary of East Corrimal and separates it from its sister suburb Corrimal. It is served by Corrimal railway station.

The suburb takes its name from a point on the nearby Illawarra escarpment which was known as Mount Corrimal (named after the Aboriginal Dreamtime warrior Kurimul) and now called Broker's Nose. [2]

Schools

Corrimal High School is located in East Corrimal. Corrimal East Public School is a local public primary school, established in 1952. [3]

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References

  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "East Corrimal (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 16 July 2017. OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg
  2. "Place names of the Wollongong region". Wollongong City Council. Archived from the original on 30 December 2008. Retrieved 7 March 2009.
  3. "orrimal East Public School". Archived from the original on 3 February 2010. Retrieved 1 July 2010.