Lake Macquarie History

Naru Point, Marks Point

Naru Point is located at the entrance to Swan Bay adjoining the main Swansea Channel. Naru is an Aboriginal word meaning black ( Lissarrague, p125).

Reference

Lissarrague, Amanda & Muurrbay Aboriginal Language and Culture Co-operative 2006, A salvage grammar and wordlist of the language from the Hunter River and Lake Macquarie, Muurrbay Aboriginal Language and Culture Co-operative, Nambucca Heads, N.S.W