Wombarra, New South Wales

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Wombarra
Wollongong,  New South Wales
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View of Wombarra from the Illawarra Escarpment
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Wombarra
Coordinates 34°16′30″S150°57′12″E / 34.27500°S 150.95333°E / -34.27500; 150.95333 Coordinates: 34°16′30″S150°57′12″E / 34.27500°S 150.95333°E / -34.27500; 150.95333
Population872 (2016 census) [1]
Postcode(s) 2515
LGA(s) City of Wollongong
State electorate(s) Heathcote
Federal Division(s) Cunningham
Suburbs around Wombarra:
Scarborough
Wombarra
Coledale

Wombarra ( /wɒmˈbɑːrə/ ) is a northern seaside suburb of Wollongong, on the south coast of New South Wales, Australia. Its main street is Lawrence Hargrave Drive. Wombarra is an Aboriginal term meaning "Black Duck".

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Wombarra has a cemetery, lawn bowling club, Catholic church and a railway station.

History

Notable residents

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References

  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Wombarra (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 16 July 2017. OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg
  2. Union moves to block Kathy Jackson's Wombarra property transfer Illawarra Mercury 18 June 2015