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Illawarra Mercury
Show vision for Illawarrainvolves $40 million in funding for the upgrade of the 18-year-old building and
Show vision for Illawarra
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 22 hours ago
involves $40 million in funding for the upgrade of the 18-year-old building and the other $20 million is for a new Wollongong City Council multi-storey car park. “We need to have a strong united will to show the government we want this and... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Wollongong advantage for our Defencegrade welding study through the Defence Material Technology Centre (DMTC) Adva
Wollongong advantage for our Defence
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
grade welding study through the Defence Material Technology Centre (DMTC) Advantage Wollongong is a partnership between Wollongong City Council, University of Wollongong and the NSW Department of Industry and has had stands at major defence... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
LettersHeino, KoonawarraDO SOMETHING FOR HELENSBURGH On November 23, 2011, I sent a l
Letters
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
Heino, KoonawarraDO SOMETHING FOR HELENSBURGH On November 23, 2011, I sent a letter to the general manager of Wollongong City Council in regards to the drainage and water flow in Bulgo Rd, Helensburgh. I had a meeting with a Mike... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Council trumps kennel in courtArgued that smells and sounds from the kennel could attract strays and ferals n
Council trumps kennel in court
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
Argued that smells and sounds from the kennel could attract strays and ferals near Helensburgh. Wollongong City Council has had a win in the Land and Environment Court (LEC) over a Helensburgh landowner’s bid to build a dog boarding kennel facility... Read more
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Kiama Independent
West Dapto on shortlistWest Dapto has made the shortlist for the latest round of the Resources for Reg
West Dapto on shortlist
Kiama Independent / Posted 2 days ago
West Dapto has made the shortlist for the latest round of the Resources for Regions funding. The project, put forward by Wollongong City Council would see an upgrade to the Shone Avenue and West Dapto Road intersection to provide access to the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
West Dapto on shortlistWest Dapto has made the shortlist for the latest round of the Resources for Reg
West Dapto on shortlist
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
West Dapto has made the shortlist for the latest round of the Resources for Regions funding. The project, put forward by Wollongong City Council would see an upgrade to the Shone Avenue and West Dapto Road intersection to provide access to the... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Traffic flow in CBD under investigationThe effect on traffic flow of two new traffic lights installed along Burelli St
Traffic flow in CBD under investigation
Kiama Independent / Posted 2 days ago
The effect on traffic flow of two new traffic lights installed along Burelli Street will be monitored by Wollongong City Council. Work being done last year to install traffic lights at the Burelli Street and Kenny Street intersection. The effects on... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Traffic flow in CBD under investigationThe effect on traffic flow of two new traffic lights installed along Burelli St
Traffic flow in CBD under investigation
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
The effect on traffic flow of two new traffic lights installed along Burelli Street will be monitored by Wollongong City Council. Work being done last year to install traffic lights at the Burelli Street and Kenny Street intersection. The effects on... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Tourism deal a win for regionWollongong will continue to drive the city’s booming tourism industry after ent
Tourism deal a win for region
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
Wollongong will continue to drive the city’s booming tourism industry after entering into another five-year agreement with Wollongong City Council. DESTINATION WOLLONGONG: Royal Caribbean will visit Wollongong in October. Destination Wollongong... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Yallah Woolshed gets a hip new makeover– which includes a main worship auditorium, creche, Sunday school, parents room
Yallah Woolshed gets a hip new makeover
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
– which includes a main worship auditorium, creche, Sunday school, parents room and office space – was lodged in 2015 and remains before Wollongong City Council. Under those plans, a church service was to be held on Sundays, attracting 140 a... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Caffeine kick for Woolshed– which includes a main worship auditorium, creche, Sunday school, parents room
Caffeine kick for Woolshed
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
– which includes a main worship auditorium, creche, Sunday school, parents room and office space – was lodged in 2015 and remains before Wollongong City Council. Under those plans, a church service was to be held on Sundays, attracting 140 a... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Council to turn the city greenKnown as green roofs and walls, high-rise gardens are among a number of changes
Council to turn the city green
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
Known as green roofs and walls, high-rise gardens are among a number of changes to Wollongong City Council’s development control plan. Developers planning to build in the Wollongong CBD would be encouraged to incorporate vertical gardens and plant... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
North Beach parking upgradeWollongong City Council has started work to improve pedestrian and cyclist safe
North Beach parking upgrade
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
Wollongong City Council has started work to improve pedestrian and cyclist safety in the North Wollongong Surf Life Saving Club car park. Wollongong City Council has started work to improve pedestrian and cyclist safety in the North Wollongong Surf... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
15 times Armageddon came to Wollongongthe top of Wollongong in October 2013. BUSHFIRE: Smoke can be seen over the to
15 times Armageddon came to Wollongong
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
the top of Wollongong in October 2013. BUSHFIRE: Smoke can be seen over the top of Wollongong City from Level 10 at the Wollongong City Council building. FLOOD: A man walks through stormwater at Lake Illawarra after the devastating flood of... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Merrigong joins the national fight for arts fundingour community and we can’t take that for granted, we must support it,” Mr Hinto
Merrigong joins the national fight for arts funding
Kiama Independent / Posted 7 days ago
our community and we can’t take that for granted, we must support it,” Mr Hinton said. As Merrigong is largely funded by Wollongong City Council and state government funding, the company hasn’t been too badly affected though many other companies... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Merrigong joins the national fight for arts fundingour community and we can’t take that for granted, we must support it,” Mr Hinto
Merrigong joins the national fight for arts funding
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
our community and we can’t take that for granted, we must support it,” Mr Hinton said. As Merrigong is largely funded by Wollongong City Council and state government funding, the company hasn’t been too badly affected though many other companies... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Illawarra, South Coast prepares for rainy weekendthe coast – agencies have been steeling themselves for possible trouble. A lim
Illawarra, South Coast prepares for rainy weekend
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
the coast – agencies have been steeling themselves for possible trouble. A limited number of sandbags are available at Wollongong City Council depots for those worried about flooding, at the request of the SES. The depot locations are Montague... Read more
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Kiama Independent
For Mt Kembla residents the wait is finally overMoore and Kiama MP Gareth Ward open the works at Cordeaux Road. Picture: Robert
For Mt Kembla residents the wait is finally over
Kiama Independent / Posted 10 days ago
Moore and Kiama MP Gareth Ward open the works at Cordeaux Road. Picture: Robert Peet The $11 million project – funded by Wollongong City Council, NSW Government and South 32 – saw the first sod turned on June 13, 2014. The work includes... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
For Mt Kembla residents the wait is finally overMoore and Kiama MP Gareth Ward open the works at Cordeaux Road. Picture: Robert
For Mt Kembla residents the wait is finally over
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 10 days ago
Moore and Kiama MP Gareth Ward open the works at Cordeaux Road. Picture: Robert Peet The $11 million project – funded by Wollongong City Council, NSW Government and South 32 – saw the first sod turned on June 13, 2014. The work includes... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Free laneway festivalon Saturday. Asta is one of the acts performing for free in Wollongong on June
Free laneway festival
Kiama Independent / Posted 10 days ago
on Saturday. Asta is one of the acts performing for free in Wollongong on June 18. Yours and Owls have collaborated with Wollongong City Council to present the free Daytime is Young festival on Saturday. Asta, Montaigne, TEES, Bec Sandridge and... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Free laneway festivalon Saturday. Asta is one of the acts performing for free in Wollongong on June
Free laneway festival
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 10 days ago
on Saturday. Asta is one of the acts performing for free in Wollongong on June 18. Yours and Owls have collaborated with Wollongong City Council to present the free Daytime is Young festival on Saturday. Asta, Montaigne, TEES, Bec Sandridge and... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Delay in Thirroul car park planA Wollongong City Council plan to turn a dirt lot in the Thirroul CBD into a ca
Delay in Thirroul car park plan
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 11 days ago
A Wollongong City Council plan to turn a dirt lot in the Thirroul CBD into a car park has been pushed back as much as a year. A Wollongong City Council plan to turn a dirt lot in the Thirroul CBD into a car park has been pushed back as much as a... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Delay in car park planA Wollongong City Council plan to turn a dirt lot in the Thirroul CBD into a ca
Delay in car park plan
Kiama Independent / Posted 12 days ago
A Wollongong City Council plan to turn a dirt lot in the Thirroul CBD into a car park has been pushed back as much as a year. Wollongong City Council plans to pave this unofficial car park - originally due for completion this month - has been... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Delay in car park planA Wollongong City Council plan to turn a dirt lot in the Thirroul CBD into a ca
Delay in car park plan
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 12 days ago
A Wollongong City Council plan to turn a dirt lot in the Thirroul CBD into a car park has been pushed back as much as a year. Wollongong City Council plans to pave this unofficial car park - originally due for completion this month - has been... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Merger process unfair Shellharbour tells courtAfter months of opposing a merger with Wollongong City Council, Shellharbour co
Merger process unfair Shellharbour tells court
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 16 days ago
After months of opposing a merger with Wollongong City Council, Shellharbour council has had its day in court. After months of opposing a merger with Wollongong City Council, Shellharbour council has had its day in court. In a day-long hearing on... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Storm wreaks havoc on the Illawarra: share your photos, videosto higher ground on Swamp Road, Jamberoo on Sunday. Picture courtesy of Linda F
Storm wreaks havoc on the Illawarra: share your photos, videos
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 16 days ago
to higher ground on Swamp Road, Jamberoo on Sunday. Picture courtesy of Linda Faiers Continental Pool. Wollongong. Photo: Wollongong City Council. Picture courtesy of Steve Hewitt Picture courtesy of Lauren Holden-Newman Picture courtesy of... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Wanted: generous tipPicture: Adam McLean Lakeside residents facing a huge cleanup after the damagi
Wanted: generous tip
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 17 days ago
Picture: Adam McLean Lakeside residents facing a huge cleanup after the damaging storms over the weekend are calling on Wollongong City Council to waive fees at the tip for them to dispose of their waste. The extent of the damage from the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Crown St Mall gum trees: mealybugs attackwas discovered this year and treatment, involving an additive to the trees' dai
Crown St Mall gum trees: mealybugs attack
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 17 days ago
was discovered this year and treatment, involving an additive to the trees' daily water supply, began two months ago. Wollongong City Council has identified the culprits as mealybugs, which secrete a powdery wax layer to protect themselves... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Wild wind fells mall treesStreet Mall have been decimated in the weekend’s wild weather, with at least a
Wild wind fells mall trees
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 17 days ago
Street Mall have been decimated in the weekend’s wild weather, with at least a dozen having to be lopped in half in the Wollongong City Council clean up. The council said the storm damaged 12 trees, uprooting or tearing limbs off nine spotted... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Wollongong beaches take a batteringdoll parts and lots of plastic bottles were tangled in the debris that had wash
Wollongong beaches take a battering
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 18 days ago
doll parts and lots of plastic bottles were tangled in the debris that had washed up on the shore next to the lagoon. Wollongong City Council said the beach was also affected by dune scarping, while at the south end of City Beach the beach had... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Wollongong beaches take a batteringdoll parts and lots of plastic bottles were tangled in the debris that had wash
Wollongong beaches take a battering
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 18 days ago
doll parts and lots of plastic bottles were tangled in the debris that had washed up on the shore next to the lagoon. Wollongong City Council said the beach was also affected by dune scarping, while at the south end of City Beach the beach had... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Storm leaves trail of destruction in wakeweeks of hard work by devoted people to clean up. “Hundreds of emergency servi
Storm leaves trail of destruction in wake
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 18 days ago
weeks of hard work by devoted people to clean up. “Hundreds of emergency services personnel along with agencies including Wollongong City Council worked tirelessly to keep our residents safe during this extraordinary weather event that pummelled... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Weather blog: wild weather batters the Illawarrawith highest waves exceeding 12 metres. 2.35pm: Due to the large amount of rai
Weather blog: wild weather batters the Illawarra
Kiama Independent / Posted 19 days ago
with highest waves exceeding 12 metres. 2.35pm: Due to the large amount of rain, and roads around the area being closed, Wollongong City Council will close its waste depot at Whytes Gully early on Sunday. 2.30pm: Watch as SES crews rescue horses... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Weather blog: wild weather batters the Illawarrawith highest waves exceeding 12 metres. 2.35pm: Due to the large amount of rai
Weather blog: wild weather batters the Illawarra
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 19 days ago
with highest waves exceeding 12 metres. 2.35pm: Due to the large amount of rain, and roads around the area being closed, Wollongong City Council will close its waste depot at Whytes Gully early on Sunday. 2.30pm: Watch as SES crews rescue horses... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Live weather blog: wild weather batters the Illawarrawith highest waves exceeding 12 metres. 2.35pm: Due to the large amount of rai
Live weather blog: wild weather batters the Illawarra
Kiama Independent / Posted 19 days ago
with highest waves exceeding 12 metres. 2.35pm: Due to the large amount of rain, and roads around the area being closed, Wollongong City Council will close its waste depot at Whytes Gully early on Sunday. 2.30pm: Watch as SES crews rescue horses... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Live weather blog: wild weather batters the Illawarraespecially around river mouths. 11.50AM: The following roads are affected by f
Live weather blog: wild weather batters the Illawarra
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 20 days ago
especially around river mouths. 11.50AM: The following roads are affected by flooding, according to Live Traffic and Wollongong City Council: KEMBLA HEIGHTS: Harry Graham Drive closed. WINDANG: Boundary Road. WARRAWONG: Northcliffe... Read more
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The Young Witness
Live weather blog: wild weather batters the Illawarraespecially around river mouths. 11.50AM: The following roads are affected by f
Live weather blog: wild weather batters the Illawarra
The Young Witness / Posted 20 days ago
especially around river mouths. 11.50AM: The following roads are affected by flooding, according to Live Traffic and Wollongong City Council: KEMBLA HEIGHTS: Harry Graham Drive closed. WINDANG: Boundary Road. WARRAWONG: Northcliffe... Read more
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Western Advocate
Live weather blog: wild weather batters the Illawarraespecially around river mouths. 11.50AM: The following roads are affected by f
Live weather blog: wild weather batters the Illawarra
Western Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
especially around river mouths. 11.50AM: The following roads are affected by flooding, according to Live Traffic and Wollongong City Council: KEMBLA HEIGHTS: Harry Graham Drive closed. WINDANG: Boundary Road. WARRAWONG: Northcliffe... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Live weather blog: wild weather batters the Illawarraespecially around river mouths. 11.50AM: The following roads are affected by f
Live weather blog: wild weather batters the Illawarra
Daily Liberal / Posted 20 days ago
especially around river mouths. 11.50AM: The following roads are affected by flooding, according to Live Traffic and Wollongong City Council: KEMBLA HEIGHTS: Harry Graham Drive closed. WINDANG: Boundary Road. WARRAWONG: Northcliffe... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Live weather blog: wild weather batters the Illawarraespecially around river mouths. 11.50AM: The following roads are affected by f
Live weather blog: wild weather batters the Illawarra
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 20 days ago
especially around river mouths. 11.50AM: The following roads are affected by flooding, according to Live Traffic and Wollongong City Council: KEMBLA HEIGHTS: Harry Graham Drive closed. WINDANG: Boundary Road. WARRAWONG: Northcliffe... Read more
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Kiama Independent
South Coast ‘on track’ for extreme weather: radarareas where water is affecting traffic, no major roads or highways are closed i
South Coast ‘on track’ for extreme weather: radar
Kiama Independent / Posted 21 days ago
areas where water is affecting traffic, no major roads or highways are closed in Sydney or the Illawarra. Just after 8am, Wollongong City Council said water was over the road on Pioneer Drive at Woonona, about 200 metres north of Bellambi... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Live weather blog: Illawarra braces for wild weekendare expected as rain sets in, with isolated falls of 200 and 300 millimetres po
Live weather blog: Illawarra braces for wild weekend
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 21 days ago
are expected as rain sets in, with isolated falls of 200 and 300 millimetres possible along the coast. Read more. 9.15AM: Wollongong City Council has sandbags available at their three works depots: Princes Hwy, Bulli, Montague Street, North... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
South Coast ‘on track’ for extreme weather: radarareas where water is affecting traffic, no major roads or highways are closed i
South Coast ‘on track’ for extreme weather: radar
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 21 days ago
areas where water is affecting traffic, no major roads or highways are closed in Sydney or the Illawarra. Just after 8am, Wollongong City Council said water was over the road on Pioneer Drive at Woonona, about 200 metres north of Bellambi... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Live weather blog: Illawarra braces for wild weekendare expected as rain sets in, with isolated falls of 200 and 300 millimetres po
Live weather blog: Illawarra braces for wild weekend
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 21 days ago
are expected as rain sets in, with isolated falls of 200 and 300 millimetres possible along the coast. Read more. 9.15AM: Wollongong City Council has sandbags available at their three works depots: Princes Hwy, Bulli, Montague Street, North... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Already-soaked Illawarra ‘on track’ for extreme weather: radarareas where water is affecting traffic, no major roads or highways are closed i
Already-soaked Illawarra ‘on track’ for extreme weather: radar
Kiama Independent / Posted 21 days ago
areas where water is affecting traffic, no major roads or highways are closed in Sydney or the Illawarra. Just after 8am, Wollongong City Council said water was over the road on Pioneer Drive at Woonona, about 200 metres north of Bellambi... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Illawarra braces for wild weather9.50am: The South Coast train line is partially closed between Wollongong and P
Illawarra braces for wild weather
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 21 days ago
9.50am: The South Coast train line is partially closed between Wollongong and Port Kembla in both directions. 10.10AM: Wollongong City Council has sandbags available at their three works depots: Princes Hwy, Bulli, Montague Street, North Wollongong... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Already-soaked Illawarra ‘on track’ for extreme weather: radarareas where water is affecting traffic, no major roads or highways are closed i
Already-soaked Illawarra ‘on track’ for extreme weather: radar
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 21 days ago
areas where water is affecting traffic, no major roads or highways are closed in Sydney or the Illawarra. Just after 8am, Wollongong City Council said water was over the road on Pioneer Drive at Woonona, about 200 metres north of Bellambi... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Plan to allow sewage overflow into Lake IllawarraWarrigal or Oak Flats? We don't want our lake to become a cesspool."Sydney Wate
Plan to allow sewage overflow into Lake Illawarra
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 22 days ago
Warrigal or Oak Flats? We don't want our lake to become a cesspool."Sydney Water met residents on Saturday and has also met Wollongong City Council."Sydney Water will complete further investigations and is aiming to come back to the community with... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Three theatre greats, goneTheatre director Steen said he found out about the passing of his former mentor
Three theatre greats, gone
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 22 days ago
Theatre director Steen said he found out about the passing of his former mentor, Davies, minutes before entering a Wollongong City Council meeting earlier this week. That meeting was to determine the fate of the Coniston theatre building... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Three theatre greats, goneTheatre director Steen said he found out about the passing of his former mentor
Three theatre greats, gone
Kiama Independent / Posted 22 days ago
Theatre director Steen said he found out about the passing of his former mentor, Davies, minutes before entering a Wollongong City Council meeting earlier this week. That meeting was to determine the fate of the Coniston theatre building... Read more
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