Electric vehicle charging stations to spring up in Wollongong's public car parks

Kate McIlwain
By Kate McIlwain
Updated August 26 2020 - 6:07am, first published 4:00am
Wollongong Central has one of just five EV charging stations in the Wollongong LGA, but the council has raised concerns that this is not publicly accessible.

Wollongong City Council is looking to lease out parts of its public car parks to allow electric vehicle charging stations to be installed, as part of its push to help residents drive down carbon emissions over the next 10 years.

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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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