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Whale carcass removed from rocks on Waniora Point

THE carcass of a whale that washed up against the rock platform at Waniora Point overnight has been disposed of in Whyte’s Gully tip. The whale, believed to be a Humpback, was caught against a section of the rocks on the north eastern side of the rock platform. As it was in a sensitive marine … Continue reading

Sun sets on old Bulli Hospital, as last patients taken from its wards – And we were there…

AS the sun set over the escarpment today, so did a significant chapter in the northern Illawarra’s history, when the last patients were wheeled from the old Bulli District Hospital. They were taken to the new $50 million Bulli Hospital and Aged Care Centre that has replaced the old institution on a site located on … Continue reading

Bulli Showground concert cancelled amid Coronavirus concerns

THE Music at the Drive-In at Bulli Showground, featuring local band Sons of the East on Sunday 2, has been cancelled. Wollongong City Council has cancelled the event amid concerns with local agencies about Coronavirus. In planning the event Council has been monitoring the advice from NSW Health and updates related to Coronavirus cases. Council … Continue reading

End of an era: Bulldozers move in on Bulli’s old dairy distribution depot

      Pictures: Sharon Jordan   AN end came to a small slice of Bulli’s history earlier this week with the demolition of the former Dairy Farmers’ Co-operative distributing depot. The 66-year-old distribution depot has sat derelict for decades at the corner of what is today Wilkies and Geraghty Streets, Bulli. Older residents would … Continue reading

Motorists advised of road works along Bulli beach front drive

MOTORISTS are advised to show caution while travelling along the beach front between Park Road and Farrell Road at Bulli this week. Wollongong City Council are undertaking road works along Trinity Row. “We know that there are schools nearby that rely on this route, so we will try to avoid delays around drop-off and pick-up … Continue reading

Soak up the music from your own car at Bulli Showground drive-in concert

STORY UPDATED July 23 2020: Event cancelled – Read story here. CATCH some great bands and soak up the music concert atmosphere from the comfort of your own car this August at Bulli. Wollongong City Council, with media partners i98FM and WIN and sponsor Horizon Bank, are holding the special drive-in concert on Sunday August … Continue reading

Teenagers’ close encounter with shark at Waniora Point, Bulli

    Incredible footage has surfaced of teenage siblings’ close encounter with a shark while snorkelling off Waniora Point, Bulli on Sunday. The video shows the shark following close to the pair before turning quickly away. The two teenagers were left shaken after the incident. Taia Hanley, 16, and sibling, Baxter, 13, were out spearfishing … Continue reading

Body of missing man recovered from the ocean near Corrimal this afternoon

THE body of a man who went missing after a boat capsized in the ocean at Bulli yesterday has been recovered. The boat, carrying four people, capsized near Waniora Point about 6.20pm yesterday (Saturday June 6). Wollongong police with assistance from the Marine Area Command, PolAir, the Toll Ambulance helicopter, Marine Rescue and Surf Life … Continue reading

Child’s body found in capsized boat off Bulli, search for missing man continues

THE body of a child has been recovered from a capsized boat during a search off Bulli today. About 6.20pm yesterday (Saturday June 6), a boat carrying four people capsized off Waniora Point, near the Bulli ocean pools. Wollongong police – with assistance from the Marine Area Command, PolAir, the Toll Ambulance helicopter, Marine Rescue … Continue reading

Search continues after boat capsizes off Bulli last night – child and man missing

A search has resumed this morning for a missing man and child after a boat capsized off the coast at Bulli yesterday. The boat, carrying four people, capsized near Sandon Point about 6.20pm on Saturday, June 6, sparking a major search operation involving Wollongong Police, Marine Area Command, PolAir, Toll Ambulance helicopter and Surf Life … Continue reading

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