Old Illawarra mine site would become 'eco-tourism' resort under $185m plans

Ben Langford
Updated April 29 2024 - 3:36pm, first published April 28 2024 - 5:00am
Main picture: The mine admin building done up for SAS Australia. Insets: The SAS was not 'glamping', the admin building in real life, the proposed pool. Images from Avondale Escarpment Resort concept plan.
Main picture: The mine admin building done up for SAS Australia. Insets: The SAS was not 'glamping', the admin building in real life, the proposed pool. Images from Avondale Escarpment Resort concept plan.

An old Illawarra coal mine site would be turned into a lush 6-star "eco-resort" under the latest in a string of plans for the land, none of which have been realised.

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Ben Langford

Ben Langford

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