Photograph 7454634
Balgownie Hostel, in the Wollongong suburb of Balgownie, is one of 28 Hostels where migrants are provided with temporary accommodation following their arrival in Australia. Balgownie Hostel is one of three similar hostels in the Wollongong area. Greater Wollongong, (population 142 000) incorporates the steel centre of Port Kembla, where many newcomers to Australia find their first employment. View of a section of the hostel showing accommodation for married couples

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micka

The picture is looking south and shows part of D block. The Fig tree on the right was extremely popular for climbing by hostel kids.

Wed, 16/07/2014 - 15:21
micka

Looking south to D block. The large fig tree to the right was very popular with hostel kids for climbing.

Wed, 16/07/2014 - 15:39

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