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Tarrawanna
WollongongNew South Wales
Corrimal to Tarrawanna.jpg
Overlooking Tarrawanna (bottom right) and surrounding suburbs from the west.
Tarrawanna is located in New South Wales
Tarrawanna
Tarrawanna
Coordinates 34°22.7′S 150°53.3′E / 34.3783°S 150.8883°E / -34.3783; 150.8883Coordinates: 34°22.7′S 150°53.3′E / 34.3783°S 150.8883°E / -34.3783; 150.8883
Population 2,069 (2016 census)
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.

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.

Education

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

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