The Bulli Rifle Range

By MICK ROBERTS© STRADDLING the banks of Slacky Creek, fronting ‘Sharkey Beach’ between Sandon and Waniora Points, the Bulli Rifle Range operated for over 70 years. Not long after the first mention of the range during December 1886, when the Bulli Rifle Club invited Wollongong marksmen to a shooting competition at its paddock, were concerns…

Croft’s Bulli Family Hotel

By MICK ROBERTS © THE boom years of the 1880s brought their fair share of entrepreneurs jostling to make their fortune in the Illawarra. One such businessman left a lasting legacy to the township of Bulli that has endured as a monument to his money-making skills and the wealth that blossomed with the opening of…