Wollongong Heritage and Stories

World Famous Bulli Black

Hidden within this unique cricket ball is a very precious and much desired substance.Bulli Black, as…

Wollongong Harbour Tea Party

Wollongong Harbour is a significant and busy port sending coal to the world since the mid 19th…

Streets - The Cream of the Coast

Did you know that world famous Streets Ice Cream was developed right here in the Illawarra?Edwin or…

The Spell of the Shell

In 1977 Wollongong City Council bought a local shell collection as a tourist attraction for the…

A Truly Australian Motorcycle

This motorcyce is one of only two surviving examples of a range of 12 motorcycles manufactured by…

The 1904 Innes Car

In the pioneering days of the motor vehicle, common practice was to purchase the parts, put them…

Fuelling the Nation

In the early days of electricity in smaller towns and villages, priority of use was given to…

1919 Republic Truck

At the time that this truck was built, Republic was the biggest manufacturer of trucks in the…