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Slacky Flat

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Looking Back history feature: Slacky Flat’s unemployed village

Originally posted on Looking Back:
Humpies like this were dotted around Slacky Flat from the depression years of the 1930s [Note: This image is not at Bulli]. THE depression years of the 1930s resulted in over 100 adults and children developing a makeshift village on the area now known as Slacky Flat at Bulli. The…

Slacky Flat memorial to be restored

By MICK ROBERTS. THE dilapidated First World War cenotaph at Slacky Flat is to be restored as part of the federal government’s ANZAC Centenary funding. The Woonona-Bulli RSL Sub-branch, in partnership with Wollongong City Council successfully applied to the ANZAC Centenary Local Grant Funding program for $10,650 to restore the monument. The sandstone cenotaph with … Continue reading

Looking Back: The Lost Village

By MICK ROBERTS. A FEW rusted corrugated water tanks scattered amongst the leftovers of English ornamental gardens, stone walls and twisted barbed wire are all that remain of the pretty little village of Sherbrooke on Bulli Mountain. The settlement, a couple of kilometres west of the summit of Bulli Pass, is no more – given … Continue reading

New plans for old Bulli brickyards on exhibition

By MICK ROBERTS DEVELOPERS of the old Bulli Brickworks site say they have been forced by Wollongong City Council to revise their master plan and relocate a playground into an environmentally sensitive area. After seven years of battling the Village Building Company (VBC) and the sale of part of historic Slacky Flat Park for a … Continue reading

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