McCauley’s Beach

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Sandon Point tree vandalism condemned and labelled as desecration of sacred land

RECENT acts of vegetation clearing within and around the Sandon Point Aboriginal Place has been condemned by Wollongong City Council. The vandalism was within and alongside the area that is currently temporarily fenced off at Sandon Point. Over the past two weeks trees and shrubs have been sawn in half and other plants significantly damaged … Continue reading

Erosion closes popular beach access at Thirroul

BEACH access via the stairs at D.H. Lawrence Reserve, in Craig Street, Thirroul will be closed until further notice after Wollongong City Council found that a rock platform has become dangerously insecure. A Council spokesperson said during a recent inspection of the beach access, staff found the large rock platform at the base of stairs … Continue reading

Embassy fenced by Council

At the request of the Sandon Point Aboriginal Place Joint Management Agreement Partner organisations, Council staff have placed non-permanent fencing around sections of the Sandon Point Tent Embassy site at McCauley’s Beach, Thirroul on Wednesday. The Organisations have been working with the support of Council for the past 12 months to make important changes to … Continue reading

Seawall at McCauley’s

  THERE’S still time to have your say about the proposed design of a seawall at McCauley’s Beach, Thirroul. Wollongong City Council is seeking feedback on a proposal to protect the embankment at the end of Corbett Ave which is eroding due to coastal wave action and storm events. Work to stabilise the embankment is … Continue reading

Petition calls for off leash dog beaches

ALMOST 3000 signatures have been presented to Wollongong City Council calling for the current off-leash dog policy on Northern Illawarra beaches to remain the same. The petition is in response to Council’s plans to restrict dog access at locations including Sharkeys Beach, Little Austinmer, McCauleys Beach between Bulli and Thirroul, Stanwell Park Beach and Bellambi … Continue reading

Lend a hand this weekend for big clean up

LAST year’s ‘Clean Up Australia Day’ in Wollongong was a huge success – and that’s despite having to postpone due to wet weather. All up, 14,500 volunteers, including schools, businesses and community collected a huge 4.5 tonnes of rubbish from across the city. Organisers this year are asking to do their bit again at registered … Continue reading

Information kiosk on Sandon Point

AS part of the community consultation on the draft Plan of Management for Sandon Point and McCauley’s Beach Wollongong City Council staff will hold an information kiosk at Thirroul Community Centre and Library tomorrow (February 13). The information night provides an opportunity for community members and organisations to gain information and provide input into the … Continue reading

Future management of “iconic” Sandon Point to go on exhibition

THE draft plan of management for Sandon Point and McCauley’s Beach will be discussed at the next meeting of Wollongong City Council on Monday November 26. Part of the recommendation for Council to consider is that the draft plan be placed on public exhibition for 90 days and that a public hearing be held on … Continue reading

McCauleys Beach meeting at Thirroul tonight

WOLLONGONG City Council has been working with the Roads and Maritime Serice, Rail Corp and Stockland to develop a solution for access in and out of McCauley’s Beach Estate. Council says an investigation has been undertaken regarding traffic on the Sturdee Avenue rail bridge including two way traffic, one way traffic or shared traffic. Increasing … Continue reading

Bulli’s historic walkway no more

By MICK ROBERTS. THE access to McCauley’s Beach for generations of Bulli Hill residents will become a footpath alongside a road through a new housing subdivision. Wollongong City Council has told The Bulli Times that the Stockland subdivision will include a public road and pathway adjoining its southern boundary, which will provide a permanent access … Continue reading

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