Place:Port Kembla, New South Wales, Australia

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NamePort Kembla
TypeTown
Coordinates34.5°S 150.9°E
Located inNew South Wales, Australia
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Port Kembla is a suburb of Wollongong 8 km south of the CBD and part of the Illawarra region of New South Wales. The suburb comprises a seaport, industrial complex (one of the largest in Australia), a small harbour foreshore nature reserve, and a small commercial sector. It is situated on the tip of Red Point, first sighted by Captain James Cook in 1770. The name "Kembla" is Aboriginal word meaning "plenty wildfowl".

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