Nowra, New South Wales, Australia

Nowra

Nowra is a town in the South Coast region of New South Wales, Australia. It is located 160 kilometres south-southwest of the state capital of Sydney With its twin-town of Bomaderry, as at the 2016 census, Nowra had an estimated population of 35,795.It is also the seat and commercial centre of the City of Shoalhaven. Geologically, the city is situated in the southern reaches of the Sydney basin. The region around Nowra is a farming community, sustaining a thriving dairy industry and a number of State forests, but is also increasingly a retirement and leisure area for Canberra and Sydney. The naval air station HMAS Albatross is located about 10 kilometres south-west of Nowra. The name Nowra, originally written by Europeans as 'nou-woo-ro', is an Aboriginal word for black cockatoo.  

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Nowra is a town in the South Coast region of New South Wales, Australia. It is located 160 kilometres south-southwest of the state capital of Sydney With its twin-town of Bomaderry, as at the 2016 census, Nowra had an estimated population of 35,795.It is also the seat and commercial centre of the City of Shoalhaven. Geologically, the city is situated in the southern reaches of the Sydney basin. The region around Nowra is a farming community, sustaining a thriving dairy industry and a number of State forests, but is also increasingly a retirement and leisure area for Canberra and Sydney. The naval air station HMAS Albatross is located about 10 kilometres south-west of Nowra. The name Nowra, originally written by Europeans as 'nou-woo-ro', is an Aboriginal word for black cockatoo.  

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Hire a boat; explore trails and tracks, go swimming, snorkelling, surfing, diving, paddling, ride your bike off road or on our bike paths, discover one of our playgrounds, lose a day at a fun park, visit the museum or library, play aqua golf, go bowling; the list goes on and on. If a nature experience is a high priority, Great Lake’s natural beauty will impress. Explore wild coastal landscapes with their long stretches of beach, rugged headlands and mysterious caves. Endless deep green forests and spectacular vista's are scenic highlights that make great family photos.  

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Describe the local food associated with Nowra, New South Wales, Australia  

The Shoalhaven has a long and proud history of artistic personalities, communities, groups and locations, many rivalling those in bigger cities and towns. The Shoalhaven Arts Board has therefore produced the Dialogue magazine, compiling the fabulous groups, events and experiences that make up the region's diverse and vibrant arts scene. For your copy of Dialogue, contact the Shoalhaven City Arts Centre.  

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The Nowra region, south of Bomaderry Creek was inhabited by the Wodi-Wodi tribe of the Yuin nation while north of Bomaderry Creek was inhabited by the Dharawal Aboriginal people prior to European arrival. Around 1824, ex-convict Mary Reibey applied for a land grant in the Burrier area, on the southern side of the Shoalhaven River. The Nowra township was officially recognised in 1852. Less than ten years later, in 1861, a postal service was established. Also in that year, the racehorse 'Archer', trained in Nowra by Etienne de Mestre, won the first Melbourne Cup. By 1885, Nowra was declared a town. A major landmark in the area is the house Bundanon, which began as a single-storey weatherboard structure built about 1840. In 1866, a two-storey sandstone house, made of locally quarried stone, was built immediately in front of the weatherboard house. The sandstone house features timber verandahs and is now listed on the Register of the National Estate.  

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What is your opinion of the shopping facilities in Nowra, New South Wales, Australia  

Bridge Road, Nowra.Newly constructed in June 2008, the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre is considered one of the most versatile venues in Australia. The Centre features a 914-seat auditorium, 192-seat studio and conference facilities. Check on the website for times, but the Centre holds regular events with a wide diversity of performances. There is also a cafe that runs Mon-Fri 9am-5pm for those who just want to have a look at the newly built facility.  

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If you have visited or live in Nowra, New South Wales, Australia tell us about the nightlife here.  

By train: Cityrail runs services to Nowra from Sydney. The trains terminate at Bomaderry which is north of the Shoalhaven river from the Nowra township. A bus connects with the train to go over the road bridge to Nowra. The train usually runs with a 2 hour frequency, so check the timetable before you travel. Usually a change of train in Kiama is required. Some indicator boards show the train only going as far as Kiama, so some familiarity with the timetable before you travel is a good idea. The train from Sydney usually takes three to three and a half hours to arrive in Nowra/Bomaderry. By bus: Premier Motor Services run coaches from Sydney to Nowra and beyond. Priors Scenic Express run coaches from Greater Sydney and the Southern Highlands to Nowra and as far south as Narooma. By car: Nowra is on the Princes Hwy which is National Route 1 heading south from Sydney. Follow the signs south to Wollongong, then Kiama and then continue on to Nowra. It is about 2 hours drive from Sydney to Nowra on good quality roads. You should easily bear the train and the bus over the same distance although the train line is more scenic and runs closer to the coast for most of the distance.  

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