Australian business puts shoe on the other foot Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in someone else’s shoes? Eddie Goncalves got the chance to run the company for a day as Jobfind Centre Australia celebrated its In Your Shoes Campaign to mark International Day of People with a Disability (IDPWD)…
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Welcome to Wollongong
The third-largest city in NSW, Wollongong sits on the coastal strip between the Illawarra Escarpment, the Pacific Ocean and bordered by the Royal National Park. Derived from the Aboriginal word ‘woolyungah’, meaning five islands, Wollongong is a popular tourist destination. The area is renowned for its harbour, beaches spectacular views and fresh local seafood. With the local ‘Eat Street Market’ held every Thursday, locals and visitors are spoilt for choice with local cuisine and live music.
The area is also known for its cultural diversity, with several art galleries, museums and the Australian Motorlife Museum located locally. Wollongong is also home to the Nan Tien Temple, the largest Buddhist Temple in the Southern Hemisphere. Locals speak more than 30 different language groups, and have religious backgrounds spanning 20 different faith groups. A harmonious suburb, the area excels in tourism, IT, hospitality, health services and telecommunications.