Lake Macquarie History

Biddabah Avenue

Built in 2002 by W Stronach Pty Ltd. This was one of the names given to the area by the Aborigines. It means 'silent resting place' (Source: "Aborigines of the Hunter Region" by Hunter Region Dept of Education). Jonathon Warner named his house Biddaba. The Speers Point East School, in Medcalf Street, was renamed Biddabah Public School.

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