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24th October 2019
Reference:   61080
Placename:   Ulladulla
Designation:   Town
Status:   Assigned 22nd December 1967
GNB File:   GNB3653
LGA:   Shoalhaven
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -35 21 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 28 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -35 20 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 28 04
Topographic Map:   Milton
1:100000 Map:   Ulladulla 8927
Parish:   Ulladulla
County:   St Vincent
Description:   Proclaimed a town in 1885, it is the focal point of the fishing industry in the area. It is distant from Sydney 227 km S on the Princes Highway.
Meaning:   Also Woolladoorh - meaning safe harbour. (Anthropological Society of Australasia 1899). Also: safeharbour. (Tyrrell - Aust Aboriginal Place Names). Also: from Ngulla-dulla for safe harbour. (McCarthy; 1963).
Origin:   Aboriginal. 'Holey Dollar' (One of Australia's earliest coins, worth 5 shillings). The name Ulladulla is Aboriginal for 'Safeharbour'. Ref. James R. Tyrell - Australian Aboriginal place names.)
History:   The town was once known as 'Holy Dollar' a corruption of Aboriginal name. On Dhurga Aboriginal land. (Appleton 1992)
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