Shellharbour, New South Wales
Aerial view from east
|Population||4,909 (2016 census)|
|LGA(s)||City of Shellharbour|
Mount Warrigal is a large suburb of Shellharbour, New South Wales, Australia. The population, according to the 2016 Australian Census, was 4,909.The suburb is in the Shellharbour City LGA.
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 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.
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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, 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.
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 is a suburb of Shellharbour, New South Wales, Australia located on the southern side of the Lake Illawarra entrance.
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 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.
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 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.
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 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.
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.
Wollongong, informally referred to as "The Gong", is a seaside city located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. Wollongong lies on the narrow coastal strip between the Illawarra Escarpment and the Pacific Ocean, 68 kilometres (51 miles) south of central Sydney. Wollongong had an estimated urban population of 302,739 at June 2018, making it the third-largest city in New South Wales after Sydney and Newcastle, and the tenth-largest city in Australia. The city's current Lord Mayor is Gordon Bradbery AM who was elected in 2018.
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Illawarra is a region in the Australian state of New South Wales. It is a coastal region situated immediately south of Sydney and north of the Shoalhaven or South Coast region. It encompasses the cities of Wollongong, Shellharbour and the town of Kiama.
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Albion Park is a suburb situated in the Macquarie Valley in the City of Shellharbour, which is in turn one of the three local government areas that comprise the Wollongong Metropolitan Area, New South Wales, Australia. Although it is surrounded by a 'green belt' of farms, Albion Park had a population of 13,316 at the 2016 census.
Oak Flats, fondly referred to by many locals as Oaf Klats, is a suburb of Shellharbour, New South Wales, Australia situated on the south western shores of Lake Illawarra and within the South Coast region of New South Wales. It is a residential area, which had a population of 6,415 at the 2016 census.
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Shellharbour City Centre is the central business district and town Shellharbour of the City of Shellharbour, located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. Its name reflects its status as the commercial and administrative centre for the City of Shellharbour local government area, and is home to the Council Administration Centre, Stockland Shellharbour shopping centre, cinemas and other retail shops.
Flinders is a seaside southern suburb of Shellharbour, located in one of the most picturesque regions in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. Flinders is located approximately 86 kilometres south-southwest of New South Wales' capital city of Sydney. Flinders embraces an active outdoor lifestyle with beautiful beaches close by and over 60 hectares of green open spaces at your door step including bush reserves, waterways and landscaped parks. Flinders adjoins neighbouring suburbs of Shellharbour, Shell Cove, Blackbutt and the newly developed suburb of Shell Heights.