Christmas Budget Tips for 2020

It’s December, the month of celebrations - and spending! This can be a tricky time for many families doing Christmas on a budget, especially when trying to manage the normal day to day bills and expenses. In this blog we’ll look at how you can you still enjoy Christmas without the big spend. Here are our tips to make it enjoyable without going over...

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Five tips to prepare for bushfire season

5 tips to prepare for bushfire season With bushfires on the rise, follow these simple tips to help you plan ahead to protect your family and home from devastation. With the weather getting hotter and drier, the fire danger period in many parts of Australia can become susceptible to bushfires that can be difficult to manage. While it’s important t...

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Things to do in Albion Park

Now that the weather is warming up and regional travel is allowed for NSW residents, we’re encouraging people to visit some of the beautiful towns along the South Coast. In this blog post, we’ll talk about Albion Park and all it has to offer. Local attractions Ravensthorpe Guest House and Restaurant – Great for a high tea, lunch or dinner, ...

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Things to do in Nowra

Page header image credit: Howard, Flickr Nowra is the largest coastal town in the Shoalhaven region. It’s just over an hour’s drive south of Wollongong, and just under an hour north of Ulladulla. Sitting right on the Shoalhaven River, Nowra is close to beaches, wineries and bush walks. It’s also a central place where you can easily access other pa...

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Things to do in Ulladulla

Page header image credit: Sam Ilić, Flickr A trip to Ulladulla is the perfect way to relax and unwind. When you’re in the area, you’ll find plenty of places to do some shopping. Be sure to check out Southern Man Surf Shop. It’s the biggest and most iconic surf shop in the area. Events Arguably the biggest event of the year is the Ulladulla Bles...

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Things to do in Moruya

When you head to Moruya, you can’t beat a leisurely boat ride down the river on a nice day. Make your way to the Moruya boat shed to hire a tinny or to take a scenic river cruise. Moruya’s main street is filled with shops, there’s something for everyone! You can browse for home wares in Firefly, or go dress shopping in Eve’s dress shop. If you’re ...

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Things to do in Thirroul

Welcome to the Coastal Village of Thirroul … Shoes Optional Laid back, coastal, surfy vibe …. that’s Thirroul to a tee. In fact that could describe the stretch up the coast from Thirroul all the way to the iconic Sea Cliff Bridge and Bald Hill; where daredevils defy the confines of earth and take graceful flight in their colourful hang gliders. ...

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Things to do in Merimbula

Now that regional travel has been allowed for NSW residents, we’re encouraging people to visit some of the beautiful towns along the south coast. In this blog post, we’ll talk about Merimbula and all it has to offer. Where is Merimbula? Merimbula is located on the Sapphire Coast, about 5 hours’ drive south of Wollongong. You can fly into Merimbul...

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Things to do in Wollongong

Wollongong – the perfect mix of city and beach getaway all in one. Fancy a spending spree? On your trip to Wollongong visit Crown Street mall; this is where you’ll find over 100 specialty shops and major retailers. The Illawarra Performing Arts Centre (IPAC) is the focal point of Wollongong’s Arts Precinct. The IPAC hosts live theatre performance...

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