Lake Macquarie History

Caroona Close

W.H. Hudson Developments Pty Ltd developed Caroona Close in 1974. Caroona is an Aboriginal word meaning "plenty of running water" (Source: Roworth, H, 2000, Kamilaroi dreaming: a history of the Aboriginal people of the Quirindi area before 1850). Caroona is also the name of a town in New South Wales.