New South Wales, Australia

Helensburgh main street

Last Visited:

regular trips 1998 - Rob and Clare


Helensburgh is located approximately half way between Sydney and Wollongong, at the southern end of the Royal National Park. It is Located 34 km north of Wollongong City


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local history:

park monument in HelensburghA monument in the local park has the following inscription:

"This memorial was unvieled on the occasion of the centenary of Helensburgh on 7th October 1984, having been moved from St. Augustine's churchyard Bulli, where it was erected in August 1889. Mr Charles Harper searched for and found coal at Camp Creek in 1883 and was instrumental in naming the settlement "Helensburgh". The park was named in his honour on the same day."

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