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Wollongong City Council

Weather Impacts

The Wollongong area has recently been impacted by heavy rainfall and hazardous ocean conditions. This has affected local roads, properties and some services.

Clean-up and repairs are expected to continue over coming days and weeks.

Updates about weather impacts known to Council are listed below. We are regularly reviewing this information, but please be aware that details may change without notice.

Affected Council services

ServiceImpact
Beaches Significant scarping (sand erosion) has occurred at Bulli, Woonona, Corrimal, Towradgi, Fairy Meadow and City beaches.

Note, from 26 April 2022, all beaches are unpatrolled for the winter, except North Wollongong Beach, which is patrolled 9am - 4pm daily. Remember, no flags = no swim. 
Sportsgrounds See our Sportsgrounds page for updates.
The Vale Golf Course Please check The Vale's Facebook page or The Vale website for updates.
Pools Some pools may be closed due to poor water quality.
Helensburgh, Berkeley and Western Suburbs pools are now closed for the winter. 
Check our Pools page for updates. 
Korrongulla Wetland, Primbee Closed until further notice.
Local Bike Tracks Local bike tracks at Harry Graham Park and Dimond Bros Reserve are closed until further notice while we repair damage caused by recent heavy rain.
Harry Graham Drive, Kembla Heights Closed for road reconstruction. Work is expected to continue until August 2022.
Mowing of public spaces We are aware of long grass in many public spaces, and will work to mow these areas when ground conditions are suitable for our equipment. Priority will be given to high-use areas. Thank you for your patience.
Local Roads For updates on road closures and traffic conditions, please see Live Traffic NSW.

Never attempt to drive, walk or ride through flood waters.
Council's Customer Service Centre We are experiencing a high number of calls, and phone enquiries may experience delays.
Where possible, please report issues to us online.
 
Note: our Customer Service Centre will be closed from Friday 15 to Monday 18 April for the Easter Long Weekend.        

Latest news

Updates relating to weather are shown below, or see our News page for other updates.