The very popular shrub

Black wasp on flowering shrub
Black wasp on the very popular shrub

I was walking down the roadway to the old car-ferry terminal (people who know Maggie Island will know where I mean, but it isn’t really important) and stopped at this bush because it was alive with a huge variety of insects. I stood there, snapping away as fast as I could aim the camera, and got pictures of:
Wasps: this one, another black-winged one with a yellow head, one with orange wings and legs and a black abdomen, one with orange wings and black-and-orange abdomen, and at least two black wasps with clear wings.
Butterflies: Common Eggfly, Eastern Brown Crow (Euploea tulliolus), a Pierid (yellow) I haven’t identified, and Australian Rustic (Cupha prosope)
Others: Carpenter bee, a large hairy grey fly, and a hover-fly with unusual black-banded wings.
I’m sure there were others I missed, and I was only there for a short time anyway. What makes the bush so special? Sure, it’s flowering – but the flowers are insignificant little yellowy-white things. My ignorance of botany is encylopedic, so I would be grateful to anyone who can tell me what the shrub is.
Some more of the insects I mentioned – click on the thumbnails for larger pics:

Common Eggfly male on flowering shrub
Common Eggfly male
Black wasp on flowering shrub
Black wasp
Orange wasp on flowering shrub
Orange wasp
Black and orange wasp on flowering shrub
Black and orange wasp
Hover-fly on flowering shrub

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