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Overview Bonnet Bay is a suburb of southern Sydney, NSW. Bonnet Bay is part of the Sutherland Shire and is located 29 kilometres to the southeast of the Sydney CBD.
Living in Bonnet Bay Bonnet Bay is more or less residential; it has a small shopping centre and a school named Bonnet Bay Public School. This suburb lies on the Woronora River’s eastern bank. It had 2,262 people in 2016, and its postcode is 2226. Regarding the 2011 census, most of the population was born in Australia; other common birthplaces include England and New Zealand. The Burnum Burnum Reserve extends approximately 2 km and is in between Bonnet Bay, Sutherland, Como, Janali, and Woronora.
History of Bonnet Bay The name that had been proposed initially for the suburb was Kirkby. The area had a cave name bonnet, for it was bonnet shaped. Woronara River’s bay adopted this name, and in 1969, the suburb was named after it as ‘Bonnet Bay’ by the Geographical Names Board, and in the same year, the construction of house plots started. All of it was completed in 1985.
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