Mollymook is a coastal town between Batemans Bay to the south and Nowra to the north. Mollymook is surrounded by the adjoining towns of Milton and Burrill Lake as well as Ulladulla and Narrawallee.
The population of Mollymook is 1,184 and is comprised of approximately 50.9% females and 49.1% males. Mollymook has a population of 21 (1.8%) indigenous people and a median age of 51.
Mollymook is on the Princes Highway about 230 km south of Sydney (just over three hours by car) and around 198 km from Canberra (about 2.5 hours by car).
Regional Express (REX airlines) offers daily flights to Moruya Airport (one hour from Mollymook) from Sydney. Regular City Rail train services are available departing Sydney from Central Station and heading south to Bomaderry where the South Coast line ends.
The Premier Transport Group run coaches from Ulladulla to the Bomaderry railway station.
The main industries people from Mollymook work in are:
- Retail trade
- Accommodation and food services
- Health care and social assistance
- Education and training
- Public administration and safety
The nearest health facility is the Milton Ulladulla Hospital whichis a rural acute facility that provides services including emergency, general medical and minor surgical services, low risk obstetrics, ambulatory care and oncology outpatients services for the southern Shoalhaven.
Shoalhaven District Memorial Hospital is the closest large hospital (50 minutes from Ulladulla) and is a busy acute care facility which provides which provides emergency care, medical, surgical and orthopaedic services to around 22,000 patients each year. The Hospital has an Intensive Care Unit that incorporates High Dependency and Coronary Care beds. As well as these clinical services, the hospital has a busy Obstetric Unit and Children’s Ward.
Shoalhaven District Memorial Hospital is affiliated with the University of Wollongong and the University of NSW. This hospital is fully accredited by the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS).
Mollymook is supported by the Ulladulla ambulance service.
There are four medical practices in the Ulladulla/Milton/Mollymook region
There are eight pre-schools, day care and child care centres in the Ulladulla/Milton/Mollymook region.
Nearby Ulladulla has a number of supermarkets including Woolworths, Coles, Aldi, and SUPA IGA. Some of the larger retails stores available are Target, Betta Home Living, and Bunnings.
There are a number of places of worship in Ulladulla region including Catholic, Anglican, Jehovah’s Witness, Baptist and Uniting churches. The nearest Buddhist Temples and Muslim Mosques are located in Canberra (2.5 hours from Ulladulla).
Milton Ulladulla Football Club
Milton Ulladulla Rugby League Club
Milton Ulladulla District Tennis Association
Ulladulla United Cricket Club
Milton Ulladulla Basketball Association
Ulladulla and Districts Netball Association
Mollymook Golf Club
Ulladulla Leisure Centre (pool)
Points of Interest
Surrounded by the rural pastures of working dairy farms and overlooked by the iconic Pigeon House Mountain in the Budawang ranges, Milton is just a few kilometres from some of the world’s most beautiful white sand beaches, coastal lakes, inlets and rivers.
The village boasts art galleries and antique vendors, alfresco cafes and fine-dining restaurants, sophisticated fashion boutiques and contemporary home-ware stores. The iconic Milton Theatre features regular local productions and international artists.
For some old fashioned fun for the kids visit Funland or the Arcadia Cinema in Ulladulla.