Wollongong has a rich built and natural heritage.  It includes individual houses, public buildings, industrial sites and the natural environment.  Some heritage buildings and places have disappeared; others have been altered significantly while others remain unrecognised.

The entries in this section are the result of research enquiries received by the Illawarra Historical Society.  They do not seek to be exhaustive but serve as a quick reference.  Where possible indications are provided to further sources. 

'Rose Bank' 48 Robertson St, Consiton
'Hillcrest' 1 Railway Crescent, Stanwell Park
'Hillside', 12 Edward St, Wollongong
'Innesfallen', 13 Kembla St Wollongoong
'Lightcliffe', 65 Smith St, Wollongong
'Keera Vale' , 30 Bukari St, West Wollongong
'Aliummare' 129 Morrison Ave Womabarra

Want to do your own research?
Finding information about historically significant places of Illawarra requires the use of multiple sources. A good place to start is the Local Studies collections of the Wollongong Central Library. The collection is located on level 1.

Wollongong Central Library
41 Burelli St, Wollongong, NSW, 2500
Telephone: 02 4227 7414

Details of the Local Studies Library are available online:


Other useful resources:

Illawarra Images :

Illawarra Index :

Trove (National Library of Australia) :

University of Wollongong Archives :

The Illawarra Historical Society has limited capacity to respond to enquiries about heritage buildings and sites.  You are welcome to send your enquiries to or through our Contact Us page.

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