Heritage

Heritage

Robertson is a heritage village that sits atop the Great Dividing Range. Many of the buildings are from the Colonial Period pre-Federation. With a rich and varied history Robertson is a great place to catch up with the past... More »

A centre for the discerning foodies.

A centre for the discerning foodies.

Robertson boasts many fine and highly rated places to eat, drink and make merry. Kick back with a Coffee, a Cold One or even some cheese at one our fine establishments. More »

A natural paradise

A natural paradise

Bordering National Parks and areas of outstanding natural beauty Robertson is the ideal place for a day out; a long, lazy weekend or an extended stay. Easy access to three magnificent waterfalls and boundless walking tracks. Sample the great outdoors in Robertson. More »

Lots to see and do

Lots to see and do

Visit the Illawarra Fly and survey breathtaking views of the Illawarra and South Coast or take a once in a lifetime train ride. There is so much to do in and around Robertson you will be truly amazed... More »

A hidden treasure

A hidden treasure

Robertson is one of the best kept secrets in the Highlands. A quiet and tranquil place. Teaming with flora and fauna. A fabulous retreat for artists, artisans and those seeking inner peace. Come and visit us and experience for yourself the unique friendliness and hospitality of Robbo... More »

 

Category Archives: History

Robertson Heritage Walk

Starting from the Railway Station, walk down Yarranga Street and turn left into the Illawarra Highway (Hoddle Street).           1. The Old Post Office, a stone and timber building completed in 1896. Badly damaged by the

History of Robertson

Established in the 1860s, Robertson was known as “Yarrawa”, from the “Yarrawa Brush”, a generic term used by the early settlers for the local rainforest which they had set out to clear. The clearing of the dense rainforest was necessary

Updated 5th July 2016