Lake Conjola is a small town situated on the South Coast of New South Wales, Australia.[2][3] It is located in the region of Ulladulla, in the City of Shoalhaven. At the 2016 census, Lake Conjola had a population of 437.[1] Lake Conjola is a popular tourist destination for boaters and fisherman. Fish in the lake include bream, whiting, tailor, flathead, black fish, and jewfish. Lake Conjola is located on the southern side of Green Island, a renowned surf break. There are 4 caravan parks with cabins, caravan areas, tent areas, and waterfronts.

Lake Conjola
New South Wales
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Photo of Lake Conjola
Lake Conjola is located in New South Wales
Lake Conjola
Lake Conjola
Coordinates35°16′S 150°29′E / 35.267°S 150.483°E / -35.267; 150.483Coordinates: 35°16′S 150°29′E / 35.267°S 150.483°E / -35.267; 150.483
Population437 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s)2539
Location19 km (12 mi) N of Ulladalla
LGA(s)City of Shoalhaven
RegionSouth Coast
CountySt Vincent
ParishConjola
State electorate(s)South Coast
Federal Division(s)Gilmore
Localities around Lake Conjola:
Conjola Conjola Cunjurong Point
Conjola Park Lake Conjola Tasman Sea
Milton Narrawallee Tasman Sea

On New Year's Eve in 2019 the town was affected by fire during the 2019–20 Australian bushfire season.[4][5] Eight-nine homes were lost in nearby Conjola Park.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Lake Conjola (state suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 10 July 2017.  
  2. ^ "Lake Conjola". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 2 February 2018.  
  3. ^ "Lake Conjola". OpenStreetMap. Retrieved 2 February 2018.
  4. ^ Alexander, Harriet; Brickwood, James (10 January 2020). "'I just feel lost': Rebuilding after a firestorm". The Sydney Morning Herald. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 18 January 2020.
  5. ^ Moran, Alexis (2 January 2020). "As fires in Lake Conjola hit, Brett Cripps watched his home burn as he helped save families". ABC News. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 18 January 2020.
  6. ^ Mayers, Lily (13 January 2020). "Conjola Park locals look to rebuild lives after bushfires ease". ABC News. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 18 January 2020.