Wollongong City Council and RDA Illawarra made a joint submission to the Standing Committee on Infrastructure, Transport and Cities inquiry into the Australian Government's role in the development of cities.
The submission highlighted the benefits of Wollongong which included some of the following:
- Being globally connected
- Superb liveability
- Being a City of Innovation
- Supportive business environments
- Connectivity through infrastructure
- Diverse and changing economic environment