Description

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 299,203 in June 2017, 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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Community Services  


Wollongong Visitor Information Centre
93 Crown Street,
WOLLONGONG NSW 2500

Wollongong City Council
41 Burelli Street,
WOLLONGONG NSW 2500

Wollongong Police Station NSW
Corner of Church and Market Streets,
WOLLONGONG NSW 2500

Wollongong Hospital
Loftus Street,
WOLLONGONG NSW 2500

Wollongong Library - NSW
41 Burelli Street,
WOLLONGONG NSW 2500

Continental Pool NSW
Cliff Road Tramway,
WOLLONGONG NSW 2500

Location Information 

  • Elevation: 5 m
  • Population: 299,203
  • Federal Division(s): Cunningham, Whitlam
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.
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Acknowledgement of Country

Wollongong NSW is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s.

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