THE NSW Rural Fire Service have contained a bushfire burning on Madden’s Plains at Bulli Tops this afternoon. Crews from Helensburgh and other Illawarra brigades are currently at the scene, south of Helensburgh on the Princes Highway. The fire has consumed about six hectares of bushland and is currently under control. The Helensburgh Volunteer Rural … Continue reading
Update: Bulli Pass reopened in both directions between the M1 Princes Motorway and Lawrence Hargrave Drive this morning following yesterday’s truck crash. There are no delays in the area.
THE two members of parliament in the northern Illawarra electorates of Heathcote and Keira have retained their seats after Saturday’s State election. Premier Gladys Berejiklian expects to form a majority government with up to 49 seats after the Liberals performed better than expected at the state election. Ms Berejiklian made history by becoming the first … Continue reading
THE anniversary of the 1887 Bulli Mine Disaster, which claimed the lives of 81 men and boys, was remembered on Friday at St Augustine’s Anglican Church. Descendants of the victims, students from Bulli High School and Primary School, and the community gathered at the Bulli memorial monument to lay wreaths and flowers after the service. … Continue reading
Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) Commissioner, Paul Baxter joined firefighters and community leaders on Friday to celebrate the centenary of Bulli Fire Brigade. Unveiling a plaque at the fire station, Commissioner Baxter said the event was a great opportunity to thank past and present firefighters for their service to the community. “Bulli firefighters have responded … Continue reading
WITH the countdown on for the closing of the original Bulli Hospital, preparations are well-underway to celebrate its 125 years of service. To help celebrate the 125 years and the closure of the original building, the Bulli Hospital Auxiliary is inviting past and present staff, volunteers, patients and people who were born at the hospital, … Continue reading