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Illawarra Mercury
Coledale landslide disaster: could it happen again?difficult. Preventative planning action is required - do not build in high-ris
Coledale landslide disaster: could it happen again?
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 7 hours ago
difficult. Preventative planning action is required - do not build in high-risk areas. I'VE researched the 1988 event in Wollongong City Council library - issues of the Illawarra Mercury and the SRA report. The State Rail Authority investigation... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Wollongong council pulls aerial shark patrol fundsWollongong City Council has withheld payment to the region’s troubled shark-spo
Wollongong council pulls aerial shark patrol funds
Kiama Independent / Posted yesterday
Wollongong City Council has withheld payment to the region’s troubled shark-spotting aerial patrol. Aerial patrol general manager Harry Mitchell (third from right) is among those lending a hand at a fundraiser barbecue for the not-for-profit service... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Wollongong council pulls aerial shark patrol fundsWollongong City Council has withheld payment to the region’s troubled shark-spo
Wollongong council pulls aerial shark patrol funds
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
Wollongong City Council has withheld payment to the region’s troubled shark-spotting aerial patrol. Aerial patrol general manager Harry Mitchell (third from right) is among those lending a hand at a fundraiser barbecue for the not-for-profit service... Read more
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Kiama Independent
City pulls patrol fundsWollongong City Council has withheld payment to the region’s troubled shark-spo
City pulls patrol funds
Kiama Independent / Posted yesterday
Wollongong City Council has withheld payment to the region’s troubled shark-spotting aerial patrol. COMMUNITY MONEY: Aerial patrol general manager Harry Mitchell (third from right) is among those lending a hand at a fundraiser barbecue for the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
City pulls patrol fundsWollongong City Council has withheld payment to the region’s troubled shark-spo
City pulls patrol funds
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
Wollongong City Council has withheld payment to the region’s troubled shark-spotting aerial patrol. COMMUNITY MONEY: Aerial patrol general manager Harry Mitchell (third from right) is among those lending a hand at a fundraiser barbecue for the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
West Dapto’s ‘most dangerous’ roads and bridgesWest Dapto roads are in such poor condition it’s a “miracle” a motorist hasn’t
West Dapto’s ‘most dangerous’ roads and bridges
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
West Dapto roads are in such poor condition it’s a “miracle” a motorist hasn’t been killed, according to a resident. But a Wollongong City Council spokesman said it was steadily working to improve roads in the suburb, including the large Fowlers... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
The 25 cheekiest signs ever seen in Wollongongwith offers after he stood on the side of Windang Road with a sign reading 'I w
The 25 cheekiest signs ever seen in Wollongong
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
with offers after he stood on the side of Windang Road with a sign reading 'I want a job!!' in 2012. In July 1970, Wollongong City Council wanted to order board riders to surf in an area it has already declared as dangerous and banned to... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
‘The most dangerous’ roads and bridges in West DaptoWest Dapto roads are in such poor condition it’s a “miracle” a motorist hasn’t
‘The most dangerous’ roads and bridges in West Dapto
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
West Dapto roads are in such poor condition it’s a “miracle” a motorist hasn’t been killed, according to a resident. But a Wollongong City Council spokesman said it was steadily working to improve roads in the suburb, including the large Fowlers... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Chaos comes to Conistonof "Beautiful Chaotic Nonsense" Bradley Ward. Picture: Robert Peet Bradley War
Chaos comes to Coniston
Kiama Independent / Posted 3 days ago
of "Beautiful Chaotic Nonsense" Bradley Ward. Picture: Robert Peet Bradley Ward and Dane McFarlane were awarded the Wollongong City Council Small Arts Grant in 2015 which enabled them to create “Beautiful Chaotic Nonsense”. Ward wrote the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Chaos comes to Conistonof "Beautiful Chaotic Nonsense" Bradley Ward. Picture: Robert Peet Bradley War
Chaos comes to Coniston
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
of "Beautiful Chaotic Nonsense" Bradley Ward. Picture: Robert Peet Bradley Ward and Dane McFarlane were awarded the Wollongong City Council Small Arts Grant in 2015 which enabled them to create “Beautiful Chaotic Nonsense”. Ward wrote the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Viet shrine a step closer to being builtIllawarra’s Vietnamese community has raised the money to build it and has been
Viet shrine a step closer to being built
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
Illawarra’s Vietnamese community has raised the money to build it and has been pushing for years to win permission from Wollongong City Council for a place to build it. Now a site has been decided upon, in MacCabe Park not far from the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Shark patrol service for the Illawarra and South Coast groundedappointed at the last AGM and whether it has anything to do with that or not I
Shark patrol service for the Illawarra and South Coast grounded
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
appointed at the last AGM and whether it has anything to do with that or not I am not sure."Implications for beach safety Wollongong City Council is a major financial contributor to the Aerial Patrol and NSW Air. The Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery is... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Shark patrol charity under investigation over alleged fraudwere being done. They had no Service Level Agreements in place and didn't seem
Shark patrol charity under investigation over alleged fraud
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
were being done. They had no Service Level Agreements in place and didn't seem to care too much," the source told the ABC. Wollongong City Council told the ABC it was reviewing its funding and the principal sponsor, Bendigo Bank, has walked from... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Kollaras plan for markets along beach pathway6am-2pm each Saturday. Picture: Adam McLean. The Kollaras family’s liquor comp
Kollaras plan for markets along beach pathway
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
6am-2pm each Saturday. Picture: Adam McLean. The Kollaras family’s liquor company, Neotrade Pty Ltd, has lodged plans with Wollongong City Council to run a weekly market along the pathway at South Beach. Pitched as a “tourist market” for the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
The 25 cheekiest signs ever seen in Wollongongwith offers after he stood on the side of Windang Road with a sign reading 'I w
The 25 cheekiest signs ever seen in Wollongong
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 9 days ago
with offers after he stood on the side of Windang Road with a sign reading 'I want a job!!' in 2012. In July 1970, Wollongong City Council wanted to order board riders to surf in an area it has already declared as dangerous and banned to... Read more
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Kiama Independent
The 25 cheekiest signs ever seen in Wollongongwith offers after he stood on the side of Windang Road with a sign reading 'I w
The 25 cheekiest signs ever seen in Wollongong
Kiama Independent / Posted 9 days ago
with offers after he stood on the side of Windang Road with a sign reading 'I want a job!!' in 2012. In July 1970, Wollongong City Council wanted to order board riders to surf in an area it has already declared as dangerous and banned to... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
A look down Wollongong's rapidly changing lanewaysdesign firm which helped make Melbourne’s lanes a global success way back in 19
A look down Wollongong's rapidly changing laneways
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 10 days ago
design firm which helped make Melbourne’s lanes a global success way back in 1994 – Gehl Architects – has been employed by Wollongong City Council for the past two years to drive a people-focused change in the CBD. The Copenhagen firm’s philosophy... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Wollongong has advantagethan looking overseas. The dinner at the Novotel was supported by Advantage Wo
Wollongong has advantage
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 10 days ago
than looking overseas. The dinner at the Novotel was supported by Advantage Wollongong which is a partnership between Wollongong City Council, the University of Wollongong and the NSW Government. Advantage Wollongong is a long-term strategic... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Pool peeper chargeda number of holes in a wall overlooking the women's showers, police said. The
Pool peeper charged
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 12 days ago
a number of holes in a wall overlooking the women's showers, police said. The pool, on Walker Street, is operated by Wollongong City Council. The 59-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday afternoon and charged with five counts of peep and... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Pool peeper chargeda number of holes in a wall overlooking the women's showers, police said. The
Pool peeper charged
Kiama Independent / Posted 12 days ago
a number of holes in a wall overlooking the women's showers, police said. The pool, on Walker Street, is operated by Wollongong City Council. The 59-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday afternoon and charged with five counts of peep and... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Helensburgh Pool worker sacked after 'spying on women through peep holes'a number of holes in the wall that overlooked the women's showers, police said.
Helensburgh Pool worker sacked after 'spying on women through peep holes'
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 12 days ago
a number of holes in the wall that overlooked the women's showers, police said. The pool, on Walker Street, is operated by Wollongong City Council, and it will be alleged in court that a 59-year-old male staff member had been peering through the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Helensburgh ‘peeping Tom’ pool worker sackeda number of holes in the wall that overlooked the women's showers, police said.
Helensburgh ‘peeping Tom’ pool worker sacked
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 12 days ago
a number of holes in the wall that overlooked the women's showers, police said. The pool, on Walker Street, is operated by Wollongong City Council, and it will be alleged in court that a 59-year-old male staff member had been peering through the... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Helensburgh Pool worker sacked after 'spying on women through peep holes'a number of holes in the wall that overlooked the women's showers, police said.
Helensburgh Pool worker sacked after 'spying on women through peep holes'
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 12 days ago
a number of holes in the wall that overlooked the women's showers, police said. The pool, on Walker Street, is operated by Wollongong City Council, and it will be alleged in court that a 59-year-old male staff member had been peering through the... Read more
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The Young Witness
Helensburgh Pool worker sacked after 'spying on women through peep holes'a number of holes in the wall that overlooked the women's showers, police said.
Helensburgh Pool worker sacked after 'spying on women through peep holes'
The Young Witness / Posted 12 days ago
a number of holes in the wall that overlooked the women's showers, police said. The pool, on Walker Street, is operated by Wollongong City Council, and it will be alleged in court that a 59-year-old male staff member had been peering through the... Read more
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Western Advocate
Helensburgh Pool worker sacked after 'spying on women through peep holes'a number of holes in the wall that overlooked the women's showers, police said.
Helensburgh Pool worker sacked after 'spying on women through peep holes'
Western Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
a number of holes in the wall that overlooked the women's showers, police said. The pool, on Walker Street, is operated by Wollongong City Council, and it will be alleged in court that a 59-year-old male staff member had been peering through the... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Helensburgh Pool worker sacked after 'spying on women through peep holes'a number of holes in the wall that overlooked the women's showers, police said.
Helensburgh Pool worker sacked after 'spying on women through peep holes'
Daily Liberal / Posted 12 days ago
a number of holes in the wall that overlooked the women's showers, police said. The pool, on Walker Street, is operated by Wollongong City Council, and it will be alleged in court that a 59-year-old male staff member had been peering through the... Read more
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The Border Mail
Helensburgh Pool worker sacked after 'spying on women through peep holes'a number of holes in the wall that overlooked the women's showers, police said.
Helensburgh Pool worker sacked after 'spying on women through peep holes'
The Border Mail / Posted 12 days ago
a number of holes in the wall that overlooked the women's showers, police said. The pool, on Walker Street, is operated by Wollongong City Council, and it will be alleged in court that a 59-year-old male staff member had been peering through the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Helensburgh Pool worker sacked after 'spying on women through peep holes'a number of holes in the wall that overlooked the women's showers, police said.
Helensburgh Pool worker sacked after 'spying on women through peep holes'
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 days ago
a number of holes in the wall that overlooked the women's showers, police said. The pool, on Walker Street, is operated by Wollongong City Council, and it will be alleged in court that a 59-year-old male staff member had been peering through the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
‘Peep holes’ found at Helensburgh poola number of holes in the wall that overlooked the women's showers, police said.
‘Peep holes’ found at Helensburgh pool
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 13 days ago
a number of holes in the wall that overlooked the women's showers, police said. The pool, on Walker Street, is operated by Wollongong City Council, and it will be alleged in court that council staff saw a 59-year-old peering through the holes into... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Out of their depth: Austinmer pool’s $1 million blow-outhas run almost $1 million over budget as it attempts to complete repairs to Aus
Out of their depth: Austinmer pool’s $1 million blow-out
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 13 days ago
has run almost $1 million over budget as it attempts to complete repairs to Austinmer rock pool. OUT OF THEIR DEPTH: Wollongong City Council's Austinmer rock pool works - which are scheduled to finish in June - have cost almost $1 million... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Drivers baffled by parking meter signsbungle left motorists baffled yesterday as Wollongong's parking meter roll-out
Drivers baffled by parking meter signs
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 15 days ago
bungle left motorists baffled yesterday as Wollongong's parking meter roll-out hit a glitch.Because of a mistake by Wollongong City Council contractors last weekend, incorrect signs were installed on some streets and other streets missed... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Sunday shark sightings at Port Kembla, Moruyaalarm about 9am after spotting a shark off City Beach. Another sighting was re
Sunday shark sightings at Port Kembla, Moruya
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 15 days ago
alarm about 9am after spotting a shark off City Beach. Another sighting was reported 30 minutes later, off North Beach. Wollongong City Council lifeguards have deployed a jet ski to investigate. City Beach, North Beach and Fairy Meadow Beach... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Port Kembla Beach reopened after shark sightingalarm about 9am after spotting a shark off City Beach. Another sighting was re
Port Kembla Beach reopened after shark sighting
Kiama Independent / Posted 16 days ago
alarm about 9am after spotting a shark off City Beach. Another sighting was reported 30 minutes later, off North Beach. Wollongong City Council lifeguards have deployed a jet ski to investigate. City Beach, North Beach and Fairy Meadow Beach... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Port Kembla Beach reopened after shark sightingalarm about 9am after spotting a shark off City Beach. Another sighting was re
Port Kembla Beach reopened after shark sighting
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 16 days ago
alarm about 9am after spotting a shark off City Beach. Another sighting was reported 30 minutes later, off North Beach. Wollongong City Council lifeguards have deployed a jet ski to investigate. City Beach, North Beach and Fairy Meadow Beach... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Port Kembla Beach reopened after shark sightingalarm about 9am after spotting a shark off City Beach. Another sighting was re
Port Kembla Beach reopened after shark sighting
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 16 days ago
alarm about 9am after spotting a shark off City Beach. Another sighting was reported 30 minutes later, off North Beach. Wollongong City Council lifeguards have deployed a jet ski to investigate. City Beach, North Beach and Fairy Meadow Beach... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Port Kembla Beach closed after shark sightingalarm about 9am after spotting a shark off City Beach. Another sighting was re
Port Kembla Beach closed after shark sighting
Kiama Independent / Posted 16 days ago
alarm about 9am after spotting a shark off City Beach. Another sighting was reported 30 minutes later, off North Beach. Wollongong City Council lifeguards have deployed a jet ski to investigate. City Beach, North Beach and Fairy Meadow Beach... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Port Kembla Beach closed after shark sightingalarm about 9am after spotting a shark off City Beach. Another sighting was re
Port Kembla Beach closed after shark sighting
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 16 days ago
alarm about 9am after spotting a shark off City Beach. Another sighting was reported 30 minutes later, off North Beach. Wollongong City Council lifeguards have deployed a jet ski to investigate. City Beach, North Beach and Fairy Meadow Beach... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
UOW Study: cities need buskerswrote. Dr Quilter said originally they had looked at basing the study in Wollo
UOW Study: cities need buskers
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 16 days ago
wrote. Dr Quilter said originally they had looked at basing the study in Wollongong but discovered the guidelines set by Wollongong City Council were too “loose” for their liking so focused on Sydney and Melbourne, and hoped other cities could... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Picking up the pieces: chess players encouraged to returnAfter years of disruption, Wollongong City Council is hoping to entice chess pl
Picking up the pieces: chess players encouraged to return
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 17 days ago
After years of disruption, Wollongong City Council is hoping to entice chess players back into the spotlight in Crown Street Mall. Checkmate: Chess player Peter Ruvinov tries out the council's new smaller-sized set which matches the board in Crown... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Shark sightings close Wollongong beachesalarm about 9am after spotting a shark off City Beach. Another sighting was re
Shark sightings close Wollongong beaches
Kiama Independent / Posted 17 days ago
alarm about 9am after spotting a shark off City Beach. Another sighting was reported 30 minutes later, off North Beach. Wollongong City Council lifeguards have deployed a jet ski to investigate. City Beach, North Beach and Fairy Meadow Beach... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Shark sightings close Wollongong beachesalarm about 9am after spotting a shark off City Beach. Another sighting was re
Shark sightings close Wollongong beaches
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 17 days ago
alarm about 9am after spotting a shark off City Beach. Another sighting was reported 30 minutes later, off North Beach. Wollongong City Council lifeguards have deployed a jet ski to investigate. City Beach, North Beach and Fairy Meadow Beach... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Avenue idea for West Dapto’s street names?Lord Mayor. As West Dapto continues to expand, with many new roads to be cosnt
Avenue idea for West Dapto’s street names?
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 19 days ago
Lord Mayor. As West Dapto continues to expand, with many new roads to be cosntructed under the suburb’s access strategy, Wollongong City Council has called for residents to put forward their own suggestions. Perhaps in an effort to avoid... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Avenue idea for West Dapto’s street names?Lord Mayor. As West Dapto continues to expand, with many new roads to be cosnt
Avenue idea for West Dapto’s street names?
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 19 days ago
Lord Mayor. As West Dapto continues to expand, with many new roads to be cosntructed under the suburb’s access strategy, Wollongong City Council has called for residents to put forward their own suggestions. A street by any other name:... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Thirroul playground: designed by kidsat Thirroul Beach Reserve. The playground, with its swings, large climbing fra
Thirroul playground: designed by kids
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 20 days ago
at Thirroul Beach Reserve. The playground, with its swings, large climbing frame and 25m flying fox, was built by Wollongong City Council and designed with significant input from schoolchildren. Don Gray OAM, a long-time Thirroul... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Council cash plans airedWhere the money will go: Wollongong council's public work plans for next year.
Council cash plans aired
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 21 days ago
Where the money will go: Wollongong council's public work plans for next year. Wollongong City Council has released details of which roads, footpaths, playgrounds and buildings will receive funding as part of its record $101 million public works... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Wollongong CBD: from the city to the sandPublic Spaces Public Life strategy, which will be open for public comment from
Wollongong CBD: from the city to the sand
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 22 days ago
Public Spaces Public Life strategy, which will be open for public comment from Saturday. Picture: McGregor Coxall and Wollongong City council In the future, Wollongong will be a playful place, full of pop-up shops, food vans, giant games and... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
‘Plan CBD for all ages’An age-friendly future vision could put Wollongong's CBD on the world stage, IR
‘Plan CBD for all ages’
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 22 days ago
An age-friendly future vision could put Wollongong's CBD on the world stage, IRT Foundation says. Wollongong City Council needs a stronger focus on the needs of baby boomers and seniors as it considers its future vision for the rapidly changing city... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Exploring the city’s ghostsWollongong City Council will unearth the ghosts of the city’s past over the com
Exploring the city’s ghosts
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 24 days ago
Wollongong City Council will unearth the ghosts of the city’s past over the coming weeks, as part of a two month heritage festival. Ghost tour: Michael Connor runs tours of Puckeys Estate as Courtney Puckey's ghost. File picture: Greg... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
‘Attitudes need to change’would be owned by the distributor of pamphlets, not the brand plastered all acr
‘Attitudes need to change’
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 25 days ago
would be owned by the distributor of pamphlets, not the brand plastered all across the ads themselves. For its part, Wollongong City Council said the rubbish was a private matter. “Council believes the litter is on private property and it’s... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Coal wash gets nod for old tip sitebe done using a mixture of coal wash and soil excavated from Peabody’s Metropol
Coal wash gets nod for old tip site
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 25 days ago
be done using a mixture of coal wash and soil excavated from Peabody’s Metropolitan Colliery nearby, if a new plan from Wollongong City Council succeeds. The deal is attractive to council as the coal wash reject material and soil would be... Read more
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