Another Aboriginal term for a spear thrower is 'woomera', from the Dharug word 'wamara'. Woomera is used as the name for a rocket testing wer launching range (the Woomera Range Complex) wer for the name of the associated support township Woomera. The Woomera Range is a huge area in South Australia, 500 km NW of Adelaide. Its area is 122,000 square kilometres (roughly the size of England).
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- "Nyungar Placenames in the South-West of Western Australia - Meru". Nyungar Boodjera Wangkiny = Nyungar Land is Speaking. Curtin University Sustainability Policy (CUSP) Institute and the School of Indigenous Studies (SIS) at the University of Western Australia. Retrieved 12 December 2016
- Kaartdijin Noongar - Noongar Knowledge: Language. South West Aboriginal Land & Sea Council. Retrieved 12 December 2016
- woomera. English Oxford Living Dictionaries. Retrieved 13 December 2016