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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
18th November 2018
Reference:   10635
Placename:   Callala Beach
Designation:   Village
Status:   Assigned 21st November 1969
GNB File:   GNB3653
LGA:   Shoalhaven
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -35 00 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 44 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -34 59 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 44 04
Topographic Map:   Currarong
1:100000 Map:   Jervis Bay 9027
Parish:   Wollumboola
County:   St Vincent
Description:   A holiday resort on shore of Hare Bay about 5 km ENE of Callala Beach. Between Callala Point and Huskisson.
Origin:   Named Honeysuckle Beach by George William Evans when he saw the red honeysuckle thriving there in 1812. However by 1841 it had become known as CALLALA. orihin of the name has two possibilities: aboriginal word Kallalla which means fish, or from one of Berry's convicts, P Smith (born at Calala, Ireland). (500 names of Shoal.Shoal. Tourist)
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