Wollongong Bowling and Recreation Club

Illawarra’s first clubs: ‘The bar room had a plank nailed to the wall for seating’… and beds ‘for drunken miners to sleep off their liquor’

BY MICK ROBERTS© REGISTERED clubs, with their assortment of restaurants, bars and cafes, gymnasiums, and ‘mini-casinos’, have come along way from the timber cottages, offering dominoes and newspaper and magazine libraries, that began to appear throughout colonial New South Wales… Read More ›

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