Mount Warrigal, New South Wales

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Mount Warrigal
Shellharbour,  New South Wales
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Mount Warrigal
Coordinates 34°32.8′S150°50.6′E / 34.5467°S 150.8433°E / -34.5467; 150.8433 Coordinates: 34°32.8′S150°50.6′E / 34.5467°S 150.8433°E / -34.5467; 150.8433
Population4,909 (2016 census) [1]
Postcode(s) 2528
LGA(s) City of Shellharbour
State electorate(s) Shellharbour
Federal Division(s) Whitlam
Suburbs around Mount Warrigal:
Lake Illawarra Lake Illawarra Lake Illawarra
Lake Illawarra Mount Warrigal Warilla
Oak Flats Barrack Heights Warilla

Mount Warrigal is a large suburb of Shellharbour, New South Wales, Australia. The population, according to the 2016 Australian Census, was 4,909. [1] The suburb is in the Shellharbour City LGA.

City of Shellharbour Local government area in New South Wales, Australia

The City of Shellharbour is a local government area in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. The City is located about 100 kilometres (62 mi) south of Sydney and covers the southern suburbs of the Wollongong urban area centred on Shellharbour and it had an estimated population of 68,460 at the 2016 census.

New South Wales State of Australia

New South Wales is a state on the east coast of Australia. It borders Queensland to the north, Victoria to the south, and South Australia to the west. Its coast borders the Tasman Sea to the east. The Australian Capital Territory is an enclave within the state. New South Wales' state capital is Sydney, which is also Australia's most populous city. In December 2018, the population of New South Wales was over 8 million, making it Australia's most populous state. Just under two-thirds of the state's population, 5.1 million, live in the Greater Sydney area. Inhabitants of New South Wales are referred to as New South Welshmen.

Australia Country in Oceania

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Geography

The suburb includes "Native Dog Hill" and its surrounding areas. To the north and west are the shores of Lake Illawarra. With its high elevation above the surrounding areas and close proximity to the lake, the suburb has excellent views of the Pacific Ocean to the east, Lake Illawarra and the Illawarra Escarpment to both the north and west, and Blackbutt Reserve to the south.

Lake Illawarra lake in New South Wales, Australia

Lake Illawarra, an open and trained intermediate wave dominated barrier estuary or large coastal lagoon, is located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, situated about 100 kilometres (62 mi) south of Sydney, Australia.

Pacific Ocean Ocean between Asia and Australia in the west, the Americas in the east and Antarctica or the Southern Ocean in the south.

The Pacific Ocean is the largest and deepest of Earth's oceanic divisions. It extends from the Arctic Ocean in the north to the Southern Ocean in the south and is bounded by Asia and Australia in the west and the Americas in the east.

Neighbouring suburbs include Lake Illawarra, Warilla, Barrack Heights and Oak Flats.

Lake Illawarra, New South Wales Suburb of Shellharbour, New South Wales, Australia

Lake Illawarra is a suburb of Shellharbour, New South Wales, Australia located on the southern side of the Lake Illawarra entrance.

Warilla, New South Wales Suburb of City of Shellharbour, New South Wales, Australia

Warilla is a seaside suburb of the City of Shellharbour, Australia within the Wollongong urban area. It is one of the more established areas and is between the suburbs of Mount Warrigal in the west, Barrack Heights and Barrack Point in the south and Lake Illawarra in the north.

Barrack Heights, New South Wales Suburb of Shellharbour, New South Wales, Australia

Barrack Heights is a suburb of the City of Shellharbour in New South Wales, Australia in the local government area of the same name. Many institutions are located in Barrack Heights, including Shellharbour Public Hospital, Shellharbour Private Hospital, Warilla Bowling Club, Warilla Sports Club and Warilla High School.

Facilities

Shellharbour Hospital is located in Madigan Boulevard, Mount Warrigal. Mount Warrigal also has two small shopping complexes and many public reserves, including Freeman Park which is the only dedicated sporting field. The Stockland Shellharbour shopping centre is in close proximity to the suburb.

Shellharbour Hospital is a major district hospital located in the Shellharbour area of New South Wales. It is part of the Southern network of the South Eastern Sydney and Illawarra Area Health Service, and receives students from the University of New South Wales and University of Wollongong.

Stockland Shellharbour

Stockland Shellharbour is one of the largest shopping centres in the Illawarra area, located on Lake Entrance Road at Shellharbour City Centre, approximately 20 km south of Wollongong. It is owned and managed by Stockland, a property developer. The shopping centre contains over 220 specialty stores.

At the top of the hill is the Mt Warrigal Nursing Home.

Education

Lake Illawarra High School is on the suburb's north east boundary. The suburb has a primary school, Mount Warrigal Public School established in 1967.

Lake Illawarra High School

Lake Illawarra High School is a government-funded co-educational comprehensive secondary day school, located on Reddall Parade, which follows the shores of Lake Illawarra, in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia.

Primary school School in which children receive primary or elementary education from the age of about five to twelve

A primary school is a school for children from about four to eleven years old, in which they receive primary or elementary education. It can refer to both the physical structure (buildings) and the organisation. Typically it comes after preschool, and before secondary school.

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References

  1. 1 2 Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Mount Warrigal". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 14 July 2017. OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg