The Illawarra region is contiguous with Sydney’s Sutherland Shire and extends from Helensburgh in the north to Gerroa in the south. It includes the three LGAs of Wollongong, Shellharbour and Kiama, with a mix of coastal, rural and urban environments and industrial precincts. It covers an area of 1,124 square kilometres and has a population of approximately 280,000.
Source: AEC Group DataAu 2018-19
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