There have been many businesses, shops, manufacturing plants in the Wollongong district since 1817.  This page will be populated as research is undertaken. Click on the red text for more information.

Crystal Clothing Clothing manufacturer , mostly men's shirts, in Wollongong from 1942 to 1990. The company also had a factory at Dapto.
Metal Manufactures, Port Kembla Copper products manufacturer at Port Kembla established in 1916
Pioneer Kerosene Works, Mt Kembla First kerosene extraction works in Australia at American Creek, Mt Kembla
Radio Station - 2WL First commercial radio station south of Sydney