Wollongong council is facing a big problem with its pools

Glen Humphries
Updated October 31 2023 - 9:47pm, first published 9:00pm
Carolynne Macdonald is a regular swimmer who values council pools for a multitude of reasons - not least of all for the role they play in the community. Picture by Sylvia Liber
Carolynne Macdonald is a regular swimmer who values council pools for a multitude of reasons - not least of all for the role they play in the community. Picture by Sylvia Liber

With almost all of Wollongong's pools more than 40 years old - and one of them was built nearly 100 years ago - the city council budget could take a huge hit trying to upgrade them.

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Glen Humphries

Glen Humphries

Senior journalist

I'm an award-winning senior journalist with the Illawarra Mercury and have well over two decades' worth of experience in newspapers. I cover the three local councils in the Illawarra for the Mercury, state and federal politics, as well as writing for the TV guide. If I'm not writing, I'm reading.

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