Wollongong Heritage and Stories

Port Kemblas Waratah Flag

In the early years of World War 1, men from across NSW marched from their rural communities to…

Connecting with Culture - Aboriginal women's shellwork

Shellwork has always been a part of Aboriginal women's culture, with shells having many uses…

The Keiraville Knitters

Even schoolgirls got in on the cause to support troops overseas, during World War One. These…

Balgownie 'cavil' box

In the ‘pick and shovel days’ of mining by hand, men were paid by the amount of coal…

'The Willyama Patriotic Club'

As World War One raged across Europe, women made their contribution to the war effort through…

The Ramsay Drill Shield

During the late 19th and early 20th, great importance was placed on the training and…

A thing of the past

This blackboard and easel were made in Australia and used at Lindsay Park School in Wollongong…

The Timeless Land

These unique and colourful posters were lovingly created by a dedicated teacher some decades ago.…