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.

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 .[6]

Population

In the 2016 Census, there were 437 people in Lake Conjola. 81.6% of people were born in Australia and 90.8% of people spoke only English at home. The most common responses for religion were Anglican 34.6% and No Religion 25.7%.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Lake Conjola (state suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 10 July 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Lake Conjola". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 2 February 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  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.