Wollongong Heritage and Stories

Mary Dungey of Mt Kembla

Mary Dungey, a miner worker's wife, was at home when the blast from the Mt Kembla Mine threw her…

John Radecki - Glass Artist

John Radecki arrived in Australia as Jan Radeski. He was born in Lodz, Poland in 1865 and migrated…

The Mine Surgery at Helensburgh

When Dr Cox bought his house at 8 Robertson Street, Helensburgh, the Metropolitan Colliery mine…

Dr Cox of Helensburgh - The Iodine King

Dr Frederick Henry Cox was born in 1870s Hobart, Tasmania and died in Helensburgh in 1942 after many…

James 'Judy' Masters - The Little Master

Local lad, James Masters started his soccer career with Balgownie Public School before joining…

Clem Daniels and The Bacon Slicer

Clem Daniel, a well-known race tuner and sponsor through the 1950's, 60's and 70's, single-handedly…

Wayne Gardner - The Wollongong Whiz

Wayne Gardner is a former Grand Prix motorcycle racer and touring car racer, born and raised in…

Chips The Postie

Arthur Chippendale, known as ‘Chips', was Helensburgh's postman for 34 years out of the 43…

The Blinkco Sisters of Bulli

The Blinkco family have a long association with the Black Diamond district that extends back to the…

Rina Montgomery - A Keeper of Family Memories

As a young girl Rina lived with her parents first at Corrimal, then Port Kembla and Cringila, known…

South Coast Aboriginal Advancement League

Aboriginal and Torres Strait islanders are warned that images, in this section, may contain deceased…