The Wollongong Head Lighthouse, otherwise called Flagstaff Lighthouse or Flagstaff Point Light, is a functioning beacon found contiguous the legacy listed Wollongong Harbor area in Wollongong, a waterfront city south of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It neglects the Tasman Sea from the highest point of Flagstaff Point, specifically east of the downtown area. Wollongong is the main place in the east of Australia to have two beacons situated in the nearness of each other, the other being Wollongong Breakwater Lighthouse.
Wollongong Harbor is home to private vessels and the neighborhood angling armada in its internal Belmore Basin. South of the city is Port Kembla, a noteworthy steelmaking, minerals, grain and vehicle dealing with harbor. A further risk to transportation is an island gather referred to all in all as The Five Islands lying a short separation off the drift. Worked by the Department of Shipping and Transport in 1936 to manage sea movement into Port Kembla Harbor situated toward the south.
It was not just the primary new beacon in New South Wales since 1903 yet additionally the first to introduce completely programmed blazing lights. The pinnacle is built of strengthened cement to withstand the solid breezes and sprinkling waves where it remains on the eastern side of Flagstaff Point.