Where Wollongong lord mayor would prefer to see prison built

Kate McIlwain
By Kate McIlwain
Updated June 16 2021 - 1:40pm, first published April 9 2018 - 9:30am
Developments around the site of a proposed new jail at Kembla Grange. Click the image to see an enlarged version

Monday’s announcement that the NSW Government was considering building a large prison in West Dapto took Wollongong Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery by surprise. 

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Kate McIlwain

Kate McIlwain

Journalist

For the past 11 years, I've helped the Illawarra Mercury set the news agenda across the region. In that time I've covered breaking news, education, politics, urban affairs, council, environment, data journalism and development news. More recently, I became the paper's health reporter - covering the stories of Illawarra workers and residents two years into a global pandemic and at a time where our health systems are stretched to the limit.

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