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Michael Organ

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Cunningham candidates gear up for May federal election

THE Greens candidate for Cunningham, Rowan Huxtable has slammed the preference deal between Clive Palmer’s United Australia Party and the Liberal Party. Cunningham covers an area from Warrawong in the south to Helensburgh in the north. Six candidates have registered to contest Cunningham at the Federal election on May 18. The sitting member, Sharon Bird, … Continue reading

RMS demolishes Bulli landmark

By MICK ROBERTS. CONTRACTORS began the demolition of Bulli’s historic Ocean View Guest House today. Ocean View was one of Bulli’s last two Victorian brick guest houses. As reported in The Bulli Times earlier last year, the Wollongong City Council heritage listed building joined the nearby former Railway Guest House in Railway Street as coming … Continue reading

Landmark Bulli building ‘under-utilised’

By MICK ROBERTS. COMMUNITY leaders and historians are calling for Wollongong City Council to better utilise the old Bulli Council Chambers building and its surrounding grounds. The former Bulli library remains empty and unused since it was closed and its books moved to Thirroul in May 2009. Wollongong City Council says the old library space … Continue reading

Storm brewing over beach dune plantings

By MICK ROBERTS AN Illawarra environmentalist has slammed calls to remove vegetation from Illawarra beaches, saying the plantings stabilise the dunal systems and protects the coastline from erosion. Former Greens Federal MP for Cunningham Michael Organ said dune stabilisation is a vital part of coastal protection, and the work of previous councils and government instrumentalities … Continue reading

Council considers future of historic Bulli Miners Cottage

By MICK ROBERTS. EMPTY, neglected and unused for over seven years, Wollongong City Council is considering the future of its oldest public building at Bulli. Heritage experts, historians and the wider community are calling on Wollongong City Council to quickly find a practical use and to repair damage to the 1860s Bulli Miners Cottage before … Continue reading

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