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Wollongong City Council

Coast and Waterways

Council looks after many waterways and coastal areas across Wollongong. This includes creeks, lagoons, stormwater channels and of course our beautiful beaches.

As well as caring for waterways on Council land, we provide information and advice to help property owners look after waterways on their land.

Pick a topic below to find out more:

Releasing fish in waterways

The NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) looks after fish and marine vegetation in our waterways. This includes managing fish releases, pest species and fish diseases.

It's illegal to to release fish into public waters without a permit, and heavy penalties apply.

For more information, visit the following pages on the DPI website, including translations in Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese: