FLASHBACK GALLERY: 10 years ago in the Illawarra

Ten years ago, the region was ringing in 2004, hundreds of workers were evacuated from Port Kembla's industrial heart after an ethanol tank exploded, and the Illawarra's grand old dame of cinema - Rowena Milgrove, owner of the Regent Theatre - died.

What were you doing in January 2004? Do you recognise any faces? Let us know in the comments below.

Click here for picture from December 2003.

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