Wollongong council plans legal access for lost Garrawarra cemetery after 50 years

Kate McIlwain
Updated June 25 2017 - 3:09pm, first published 1:00pm

For fifty years, access to the graves of 2000 people who died at NSW's only state-run tuberculosis sanatorium has been forbidden.

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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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