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Sutherland Shire FAQs

The Sutherland Shire is a local government area located in the southern region of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

It is situated about 25km south of the Sydney Central Business District and covers an area of approximately 370km2. The Sutherland Shire is bordered by the Georges River to the north, the Royal National Park to the south, and the Tasman Sea to the east.

The Sutherland Shire, located in Sydney NSW, Australia, encompasses approximately 46 diverse suburbs, each offering a vibrant and varied community. Popular suburbs within the Sutherland Shire include Cronulla, Miranda, Gymea, Sylvania, Caringbah, and Engadine.

  1. Alfords Point
  2. Bangor
  3. Barden Ridge
  4. Bonnet Bay
  5. Bundeena
  6. Burraneer
  7. Caringbah
  8. Caringbah South
  9. Como
  10. Como West
  11. Cronulla
  12. Dolans Bay
  13. Engadine
  14. Grays Point
  15. Greenhills Beach
  16. Gymea
  17. Gymea Bay
  18. Heathcote
  19. Holsworthy (partially)
  20. Illawong
  21. Jannali
  22. Kangaroo Point
  23. Kareela
  24. Kirrawee
  25. Kurnell
  26. Lilli Pilli
  27. Loftus
  28. Lucas Heights
  29. Maianbar
  30. Menai
  31. Miranda
  32. Oatley (partially)
  33. Oyster Bay
  34. Port Hacking
  35. Royal National Park
  36. Sandy Point
  37. Sutherland
  38. Sylvania
  39. Sylvania Waters
  40. Taren Point
  41. Waterfall
  42. Woolooware
  43. Woronora
  44. Woronora Heights
  45. Yarrawarrah
  46. Yowie Bay

The Royal National Park is located within the greater Sutherland Shire. It is a significant natural attraction and one of the oldest national parks in Australia. The park covers a vast area and offers diverse landscapes, including coastal cliffs, beautiful beaches, bushland, and rivers. With its rich flora and fauna, hiking trails, camping sites, and picnic areas, the Royal National Park is a popular destination for outdoor activities and nature enthusiasts

Wattamolla beach is a located within the Sutherland Shire. It is a picturesque coastal area situated within the Royal National Park, which falls within the boundaries of the Sutherland Shire. Wattamolla is known for its stunning beach and picnic areas, making it a popular spot for swimming, sunbathing, picnicking, and enjoying nature. Visitors can also explore the surrounding walking trails and take in the scenic beauty of this coastal gem within the Sutherland Shire.

Which bin goes out on a particular night in the Sutherland Shire can vary depending on your exact location and the waste collection schedule in your suburb. Ask a neighbour if you’re not sure or contact the council directly.