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An Unofficial History of Coal Mining in the Illawarra


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  I n f o r m a t i o n

Spragging the skips
A young boy spragging the
skips at South Bulli


Sponsorship of this site is available to all companies and businesses, providing many benefits...

----->Why We Need Sponsors

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n ambitious project of this nature involves countless hours and considerable expense spent in research and collation of information from a wide variety of sources.

Costs are also incurred in the creation and maintenance of the site, domain name registration and site hosting.

Sufficient funds through sponsorship will help to offset these costs and keep the project alive and expanding. Become involved and show your support for this site and the Illawarra mining community!


----->Benefits of Sponsorship

Sponsorship is available to all companies and businesses and we especially encourage those with a coal mining or historical connection. Benefits of sponsorship include:

*Involvement and support of an important historical and community information project

*A demonstration of your company's commitment to coal mining in the Illawarra region

*Your company logo as a banner advertisement on the most popular page available on this site, including a hyperlink to your own web site (if applicable), plus a detailed information listing on the sponsors page.

-----> Sponsorship Fees

Sponsorship is available at two levels - Minor Sponsorship and Major Sponsorship.


  • Minor Sponsor -  $110 (incl. GST)
    Six months continuous exposure including;

    * A small hyperlinked advertising banner on the header of the most popular page still available (dimensions 125 x 125 pixels) ,
    * A large hyperlinked advertising banner on the footer of the same page (dimensions 468 x 60 pixels),
    * A listing on the Sponsors page including hyperlinks to your web site, email address and your sponsored page, and 50 words of advertising text.

    Please note the Entry Page, Contents Page and Search page are excluded as they are reserved for Major Sponsors only.

    See an example of the advertising exposure given to a Minor Sponsor on the header and  footer of a typical page here


  • Major Sponsor - $550 (incl.GST)
    Includes all the above for six months, PLUS ;

    An additional large hyperlinked banner advertisement (468 x 60 pixels) placed on the Entry Page, Contents Page or Search Page during the same 6 month period - guaranteeing maximum exposure!

    We have reserved these three most popular pages for Major Sponsors only, restricting us to only three Major Sponsors at any time. However, please note we reserve the right to increase this at any time.

    See an example of the additional advertising exposure given to a Major Sponsor on the footer of our Home Page here


----->Sponsorship form

----->Our Current Sponsors