Illawarra Newsroom

UPDATE - Wollongong bomb threats, multiple schools and TAFE

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UPDATE 12.15pm - The all clear has been given by Police and authorities, students and staff are back on premises.

A number of high schools and an Illawarra TAFE have been evacuated following bomb threats today.

Wollongong High School of the Performing Arts, Wollongong TAFE campus are affected - on Facebook Wollongong TAFE says that due to an on-going police operation, at a near by property our campus on Foley's Lane / Lysaght street is currently closed.  Wollongong High School of the Performing Arts says the school has received a bomb threat. Evacuation procedures have been implemented and police are on site, reports are Keira High School is also affected - Police are reportedly on site evaluating the situation.

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