John Shipp will talk about the Hospital for Consumptives at Waterfall that operated from 1909 to 1958. Find out why it was built, how it operated and why many of the buildings are now so neglected.
1 September at 10.30am Illawarra Museum. Free talk THIS WONDERFULLY STRANGE COUNTRY - Rev. W B Clarke - Colonial Scientist. Bob Young taught and researched at the University of Wollongong for many years. In 2015, he published an account of William Branwhite Clarke (1798-1878) whose geological studies included the coal deposits of Illawarra.
6 October at 6.30pm. Free talk. Library Theatrette, Council Building, Burelli St, Wollongong SCANDAL, SLANDER AND INTERFERING WITH OUR NEIGHBOURS. Stories from Illawarra's murky past. Society president, Lorraine Neate will read from her soon to be published book.
3 November at 6.30pm. Free talk. Library Theatrette, Council Building, Burelli St, Wollongong JOURNEY OF TOM THUMB II. Award-winning artist, Christine Hill lives at Thirroul. She specializes in painting marine landscapes and boats. Christine will talk about her ten-painting set which illustrates the 1796 journey of Bass, Flinders and Martin in the Tom Thumb II along the Illawarra coast.
11 Market St, Wollongong
NSW, Australia 2500
We are open
Wed 12.00pm - 3.00pm
Sat/Sun 12.00pm - 3.00pm
Entry costs are Adults - $5.00; Concession and Seniors Card holders - $2.50; Students - $2.50; children - $1.00