About Us

Save Thirroul Village is a community advocacy group that was formed to voice the community’s opposition to Thirroul Plaza Pty Ltd’s proposal to redevelop the Thirroul Plaza site. The group was initially called Thirroul Community for a Sustainable Town Centre, but has since adopted the name Save Thirroul Village.

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 About this website

This website provides the community with a one-stop-shop for relevant information regarding DA-2020/363, Thirroul Plaza redevelopment.  You will find information about the history of the DA, related news items, updates on the status of the DA, action you can take and information about how to write your objection to DA-2020/363.

How you can help

DA-2020/363 was submitted without any community consultation. We are looking for fellow community members to help us with our fact-based objection to the proposal. Whether you can write a letter to the government, or offer your professional expertise in assisting with our campaign, we want you to stand with us to oppose the development.

Latest News

TfNSW Traffic Plans - Thirroul Community Feedback

The Feedback Summary Report on the proposed traffic improvement options for Thirroul was released last week. The report has captured and responded to community feedback received on the proposed traffic improvement options displayed in June and July 2021 for Thirroul. It was clear the community do not believe either of the proposed options would meet their needs.

Have a read of the report

Nick McLaren Interviews TfNSW about Thirroul Traffic Plans

TfNSW does not seem to make the link between them rejecting their own proposals for clearways and continuous lanes of traffic through Thirroul, sacrificing LHD Street Parking and the Thirroul Plaza DA inflicting exactly the same thing! How can a state government agency abandon their own plans, and then accept a set of plans, equally damaging to the Thirroul town centre, proposed by a private developer with private interests?

Nick McLaren interviews Louise Wellington on ABC Illawarra

Nick McLaren from ABC Illlawarra interviews Louise Wellington at the plaza dite to discuss the issues with the Thirroul PLaza DA.

Community Meetup held on 7 April 2022

There was a great turn out at the community meeting on 7 April. We had standing room only at Club Thirroul. Have a read of the presentation.

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ABC Illawarra discusses Thirroul Flooding with STV

 Lindsay McDougall discusses flooding in Thirroul, and concerns regarding the Thirroul Plaza Redevelopment, with Save Thirroul Village.

Wombarra residents commission report

A great piece from ABC Illawarra mornings, 18 March 2022. Wombarra residents commissioned a report regarding the sediment runoff at the Wombarra developmet site.