Amy Monument - Thirroul Beach
Letter sent to Wollongong Council & the Illawarra Mercury on 20th March 2017.
Concerns about the Amy Monument at Thirroul Beach.
Would you be interested in running a story about the Amy Monument at Thirroul Beach? This marble memorial commemorates the sinking of the little collier Amy in a terrible galeIn February 1898 with all hands lost despite the valiant efforts and bravery of Thirroul people to save them.
As you can see in the photographs the Amy Monument is in a precarious...
Overpass Safety Fence Thirroul
This letter was sent to the General Manager of Wollongong City Council to draw attention to the unsafe fencing near St Micheal's School 28 July 2016...
Telstra Exchange Thirroul
This information drawing attention to the shabby condition of Telstra's Telephone Exchange was posted via the Telstra Website to their complaints department 29th July 2016
Thirroul Railway Car Park Concerns
The Thirroul Transport Committee combines the efforts of Neighborhood Forum 3 and the Thirroul Village Committee to address the problems caused by the release of the 2013 train timetable. The key achievement has been introduction of five additional stops for Austinmer peak hour. The Thirroul Transport Committee aims for full restoration of services to pre 2013 levels...
Options for roads that could be used in case of road blockages at the bottom of Bulli Pass and/or the overhead railway bridge in Thirroul.Possible access roads for Thirroul.
1. Alternatives in case of a blockage of the Railway bridge, Lawrence Hargrave Drive (LHD) Thirroul A. Phillip Street – Foothills Road - greenThis road is marked on many maps. It was useable up until thirty years ago. It could be used immediately by 4WD’s. It could...
A recent accident on the Thirroul bridge, where a car demolished part of the corrugated steel pedestrian safety railing and squashed it back to the fencing has once again highlighted the inadequacies of this old-fashioned bridge. The old level crossing by the station was regarded as unsafe by 1909 when the Railway Commissioners were seeking to obtain land on which to build, but the new bridge was finally opened in July 1916.
Local residents (Graffiti Volunteers) giving up their free time, painting over graffiti tags across Thirroul buildings, local parks and beach public amenties.
Goal: To eliminate graffiti tags from the Thirroul local area. It is considered by many residents to be “visual vandalism.”
Who: A group of local residents is working with local businesses, the RMS, Endeavour Energy, the Police and Wollongong City Council.
How: Businesses have been approached and given flyers displaying...