Council advises panel to knock back Berkeley school for troubled teens

Kate McIlwain
Updated August 16 2016 - 8:22pm, first published 7:00pm
Perspective from Southhampton Street, Berkeley
Perspective from Southhampton Street, Berkeley

A Wollongong City Council planner has dismissed concerns of Berkeley residents who said a school for troubled youth planned in their suburb would lead to students roaming the streets, engaging anti-social behaviour and forming gangs.

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Kate McIlwain

Kate McIlwain


For more than a decade, I've helped the Illawarra Mercury set the news agenda across the region. Currently I'm the paper's health reporter - covering the stories of Illawarra workers and residents in the wake of a global pandemic and at a time where our health systems are stretched to the limit.

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