Makerspaces are common in the UK, now the Illawarra has one

Desiree Savage
By Desiree Savage
Updated October 15 2021 - 5:14am, first published October 11 2021 - 3:15am
CRAFT WORK: Designer Eleanor McNeill loves the UOW Makerspace at the Innovation Campus so much she "hasn't left", and now coordinates workshops using their laser cutters and 3D printers. Picture: Robert Peet

What is quite a common facility in the UK is not so common in Australia, but North Wollongong has one and it's helping people get creative.


Desiree Savage

Desiree Savage

Arts, Entertainment, Breaking News Journalist

I write about arts and entertainment, plus other bits and pieces in between at the Illawarra Mercury.

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