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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
22nd November 2018
Reference:   60401
Placename:   Tullimbar
Designation:   Suburb
Status:   Assigned 18th November 2016
Previous Name:   Macquarie River
GNB File:   GNB2535
LGA:   Shellharbour
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -34 34 40
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 44 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -34 34 34
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 44 04
Topographic Map:   Robertson
1:100000 Map:   Kiama 9028
Parish:   Jamberoo
County:   Camden
Description:   A locality on both sides of the Illawarra Highway about 3 km west, south west, of Albion Park. Boundaries and names in Shellharbour shown on map GNB2535.
Origin:   Thought to be named after Aboriginal leader, Tullimbar.
History:   MacQuarie River(locality) was known in the 1870's, and later changed to Tullimbar (Green Meadows- W.A.Bayley p.71)
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