Everyone has a story. Listen to the memories of local residents as they recount their experiences of living in the Figtree and Unanderra areas.
Click on the residents’ names or photos for more information and to listen to their stories.
Joan & Ron Cairns
Joan and Ron have lived most of their lives in the Wollongong area. Ron worked in a number of mines as an electrical engineer and Joan was employed in the Wollongong telephone exchange.
Listen to their story here.
This is an ongoing project and we welcome your contribution. If you are interested in sharing your recollections of Figtree and Unanderra please contact us.
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