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19th February 2020
Reference:   24689
Placename:   Illawong
Designation:   Suburb
Status:   Assigned 18th January 2008
GNB File:   GNB3721,1285
LGA:   Sutherland Shire
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -34 00 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 02 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 59 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 02 04
Topographic Map:   Port Hacking
1:100000 Map:   Port Hacking 9129
Parish:   Holsworthy
County:   Cumberland
Description:   An address locality about 1 km West of Audrey Bay The penisular part of Illawong was originally under the Holsworthy parish administrative area, and when opened for Crown subdivision in 1887 became known as part of nearby Como. In 1894 the area became the Como Ward of Hurstville Council. In 1900 it became part of Peakhurst Ward. This area was returned to the Sutherland Shire in 1922, and was referred to as Glass & Bottle Point. This later changed East Menai. In 1960, the area was renamed as Ilawong (Sutherland Shire Council)
Origin:   An Aboriginal word meaning "between two waters".
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