Tarrawanna, New South Wales

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Tarrawanna
Wollongong,  New South Wales
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Overlooking Tarrawanna (bottom right) and surrounding suburbs from the west.
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Tarrawanna
Coordinates 34°22.7′S150°53.3′E / 34.3783°S 150.8883°E / -34.3783; 150.8883 Coordinates: 34°22.7′S150°53.3′E / 34.3783°S 150.8883°E / -34.3783; 150.8883
Population2,069 (2016 census) [1]
Postcode(s) 2518
LGA(s) City of Wollongong
State electorate(s) Keira
Federal Division(s) Cunningham
Suburbs around Tarrawanna:
Corrimal Corrimal
Tarrawanna Towradgi
Balgownie Fernhill Towradgi

Tarrawanna is a northern suburb of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia, extending westward from the Princes Highway over the Illawarra Escarpment. Tarrawanna's main street Meadow street has a few shops including cafes, a brewery, a Thai restaurant, a post office, a fish and chips shop and a grocer.

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Education

Tarrawanna has a primary school, Tarrawanna Public School on Kendall Street.

Culture

Seminal Australian grunge band The Proton Energy Pills named its 2003 anthology "Rocket To Tarrawanna" in honour of the suburb where its members lived and met.

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References

  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Tarrawanna (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 16 July 2017. OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg