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Upgrades at tourist parks

 

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Bulli Beach Tourist Park

WOLLONGONG City Council has accepted tenders for five major projects from Bulli to Helensburgh valued at more than $1.56 million.

The six projects include:

  • Refurbishment of Rex Jackson Oval grandstand, Helensburgh   [$208,606]
  • Replacement of retaining wall and renewal of carpark at Stanwell Park Children’s Centre [$179,966]
  • Upgrade and refurbishment of Coalcliff Rock Pool   [$707,914]
  • Replacement of roof at Coledale Beach and camping ground amenities   [$221,023]
  • Construction of four relocatable ensuite blocks at Bulli Beach Tourist Park   [$247,600]

Works on these projects is expected to begin in the next few months on these projects.

Wollongong Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery said these works highlight how Council is upgrading and enhancing many of the city’s important assets.

“These  projects are happening for the enjoyment and benefit of all our community. We are upgrading an ageing sportsground grandstand, putting in new relocatable blocks at one of our tourist parks, upgrading the magnificent Coalcliff rock pool and upgrading car parks and amenities buildings,” Cr Bradbery said.

 

About Mick Roberts

A newspaper journalist, writer and local historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of pubs, inns and associated industries in the Sydney and Illawarra regions of NSW for over 30 years. He is currently working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides authoring a number of history books, Mick has owned and operated several community newspapers. He was one time editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limited), Sydney based, City News, and is now with Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW.

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One thought on “Upgrades at tourist parks

  1. Great to see the Bulli Times still reporting issues and stories from the area. Thanks Mick Roberts

    Liked by 1 person

    Posted by Claire | April 10, 2017, 1:39 am

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