Garrawarra Cemetery

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Ideas sought on future of Waterfall cemetery

THE community have been invited to help decide the future management of the Waterfall General Cemetery. Wollongong City Council will launch a video on the history of the cemetery and the consultation which will look at the management of the cemetery – also known as Garrawarra Cemetery. From 1909 to 1949, the cemetery was used … Continue reading

Historic bushland graveyard rediscovered

By MICK ROBERTS. THE northern Illawarra’s forgotten cemetery has finally been remembered. Up to 2,000 burials – mainly deaths as a result of consumption – were made at Garrawarra Cemetery between 1909 and the mid-1950s. Located in what could be described as an almost mystical bushland setting, north of the Garrawarra Hospital – a purpose-built … Continue reading

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