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Illawarra Mercury
Helensburgh family in court over 'dance party’Police claim Jerome Williams was charging entry to a dance party. He says he wa
Helensburgh family in court over 'dance party’
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
Police claim Jerome Williams was charging entry to a dance party. He says he was simply celebrating his 21st. A mother and son have appeared in court accused of failing to get development consent for an alleged dance party held on private land at... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Letters to the Editor for the February 6 edition of the Illawarra Mercury. NOT A ROLE
Letters
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
to the Editor for the February 6 edition of the Illawarra Mercury. NOT A ROLE MODEL I’m fed up with hearing “Mitchell Pearce”, “role model” and “a higher standard of behaviour” in the same sentence. It implies that it’s ok for men who are... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Mother, son charged over ‘dance’ partyPolice claim Jerome Williams was charging entry to a dance party. He says he wa
Mother, son charged over ‘dance’ party
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
Police claim Jerome Williams was charging entry to a dance party. He says he was simply celebrating his 21st. A mother and son have appeared in court accused of failing to get development consent for an alleged dance party held on private land at... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Ashleigh falls victim to region's deadliest roadA roadside sign showed the number of accidents. It was often crossed out and in
Ashleigh falls victim to region's deadliest road
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
A roadside sign showed the number of accidents. It was often crossed out and increased. There was once a warning sign along Appin Road with the death toll emblazoned under the words "accident zone, drive carefully". The death toll figure was... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Appin Road: Is this Sydney's deadliest road?There was once a warning sign along Appin Road with the death toll emblazoned u
Appin Road: Is this Sydney's deadliest road?
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
There was once a warning sign along Appin Road with the death toll emblazoned under the words "accident zone, drive carefully". The death toll figure was routinely crossed out and increased. Appin Road is a busy state road that every day caters to... Read more
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Kiama Independent
The South Coast Regional Wrap | Friday, February 5, 2016Morning headlines from around regional Australia and beyond. Good morning, and
The South Coast Regional Wrap | Friday, February 5, 2016
Kiama Independent / Posted 3 days ago
Morning headlines from around regional Australia and beyond. Good morning, and welcome to Friday? Kick it off with a spin through the headlines from around regional Australia and beyond. 8.32am: That's a wrap for this morning. Remember to check in... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Letters to the Editor for the February 5 edition of the Illawarra Mercury. WHERE ARE
Letters
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
to the Editor for the February 5 edition of the Illawarra Mercury. WHERE ARE THE SAVINGS? I would like to voice my opposition to the merger of Shellharbour Council by Wollongong Council. The State Government says we will be better off - in... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
‘I won’t apologise’: Saliba defiant after meeting outburstMarianne Saliba says she “will not apologise to the Lord Mayor of Wollongong” f
‘I won’t apologise’: Saliba defiant after meeting outburst
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
Marianne Saliba says she “will not apologise to the Lord Mayor of Wollongong” for calling him a liar on Monday night. Watch the two mayors clash at Monday's council meeting. Webcast courtesy of Wollongong City Council Shellharbour Mayor Marianne... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Joint agreement for Sandon PointLand will be managed by council with five local Aboriginal groups. Heritage: A
Joint agreement for Sandon Point
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
Land will be managed by council with five local Aboriginal groups. Heritage: A smoking ceremony held at the Sandon Point Aboriginal Tent Embassy during its ten-year anniversary celebration in 2010. Picture: Adam McLean A formal agreement between... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Beach geo-tech workWollongong City Council will carry out geotechnical drilling at Coalcliff and N
Beach geo-tech work
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
Wollongong City Council will carry out geotechnical drilling at Coalcliff and North Wollongong Beach for future planning of seawall works at the sites. Wollongong City Council will carry out geotechnical drilling at Coalcliff and North Wollongong... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Mayor’s performance a complete disgraceEditorial for the February 3 edition of the Illawarra Mercury. THE performance
Mayor’s performance a complete disgrace
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
Editorial for the February 3 edition of the Illawarra Mercury. THE performance of Shellharbour Mayor Marianne Saliba on Monday night was nothing short of a disgrace. It was conduct not becoming of any civic leader let alone a Mayor in another... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Letters to the Editor for the February 3 edition of the Illawarra Mercury. FINDING SO
Letters
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
to the Editor for the February 3 edition of the Illawarra Mercury. FINDING SOME BALANCE Most of the rhetoric regarding the amalgamation of councils seems to be in opposition to the proposal. I am not convinced that the amalgamation of some... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
‘You lied Gordon’: Saliba thrown out after shouting match“We’ll all stick together you told me, and you lied, Gordon, you lied." Gordon
‘You lied Gordon’: Saliba thrown out after shouting match
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
“We’ll all stick together you told me, and you lied, Gordon, you lied." Gordon Bradbery ejects Marianne Saliba from Monday's council meeting. Webcast courtesy of Wollongong City Council Wollongong’s council meeting took an explosive turn on Monday... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
BEAT IT for diabetesIllawarra diabetics are invited to sign up for BEAT IT, an educational exercise
BEAT IT for diabetes
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
Illawarra diabetics are invited to sign up for BEAT IT, an educational exercise and healthy living program starting in February. Illawarra diabetics are invited to sign up for BEAT IT, an educational exercise and healthy living program starting this... Read more
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Kiama Independent
BEAT IT for diabetesIllawarra diabetics are invited to sign up for BEAT IT, an educational exercise
BEAT IT for diabetes
Kiama Independent / Posted 6 days ago
Illawarra diabetics are invited to sign up for BEAT IT, an educational exercise and healthy living program starting in February. Illawarra diabetics are invited to sign up for BEAT IT, an educational exercise and healthy living program starting this... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Hundreds at anti-council merger rallyShellharbour residents voice their opposition to government plans to merge coun
Hundreds at anti-council merger rally
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
Shellharbour residents voice their opposition to government plans to merge councils. Meet Adam Cox and his best mate Andrew. They were part of an estimated 300-strong crowd of Shellharbour residents who gathered at Reddall Reserve at Lake Illawarra... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Wollongong split in merger pollMore than half the residents surveyed (54.3 per cent) did not have strong views
Wollongong split in merger poll
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
More than half the residents surveyed (54.3 per cent) did not have strong views on whether the merger would benefit their community. Wollongong residents appear to be divided over the merits of a merger with Shellharbour council, with a council poll... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Wollongong council merger view still obscureWollongong City Council’s stance on a potential merger with neighbouring Shellh
Wollongong council merger view still obscure
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
Wollongong City Council’s stance on a potential merger with neighbouring Shellharbour remains unclear. A 31-page Wollongong City Council report explores the state government’s controversial plan to merge it with neighbouring Shellharbour... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
A man and his dog say noHundreds turn up to voice their opposition to government plans to merge Wollong
A man and his dog say no
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 9 days ago
Hundreds turn up to voice their opposition to government plans to merge Wollongong and Shellharbour councils. Fighting: Adam Cox and his 4yr old Boerboel mastiff Andrew don't want Shellharbour and Wollongong councils to merge. Meet Adam Cox and his... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
A ‘mountain of opportunities’ is spot onEditorial for the January 29 edition of the Illawarra Mercury. KEIRA MP Ryan P
A ‘mountain of opportunities’ is spot on
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 11 days ago
Editorial for the January 29 edition of the Illawarra Mercury. KEIRA MP Ryan Park is right when he says there is a “mountain of opportunities” for the Mount Keira Summit Park. The Opposition spokesman for the Illawarra made the comment at the... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Coffee run: grab yours on top of Mount KeiraA mobile van offering food and drinks will roll into the mountain’s Summit Park
Coffee run: grab yours on top of Mount Keira
Kiama Independent / Posted 11 days ago
A mobile van offering food and drinks will roll into the mountain’s Summit Park from this weekend. CUPPA: Keira MP Ryan Park, Destination Wollongong's Mark Sleigh and Greg Fitzgerald from Munch Express on Mount Keira. Picture: Robert Peet Buying a... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Coffee run: grab yours on top of Mount KeiraA mobile van offering food and drinks will roll into the mountain’s Summit Park
Coffee run: grab yours on top of Mount Keira
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 11 days ago
A mobile van offering food and drinks will roll into the mountain’s Summit Park from this weekend. CUPPA: Keira MP Ryan Park, Destination Wollongong's Mark Sleigh and Greg Fitzgerald from Munch Express on Mount Keira. Picture: Robert Peet Buying a... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Thursday, January 28, 2016Your news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. Good morning, he
Thursday, January 28, 2016
Kiama Independent / Posted 11 days ago
Your news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. Good morning, here's your news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. FUN TIMES: NSGFC held a successful Junior Fishing Clinic, with the kids having lots of fun fishing,... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Aerial action ties up teen in circus funElizabeth O'Keefe followed a friend to circus classes and after a few lessons,
Aerial action ties up teen in circus fun
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 11 days ago
Elizabeth O'Keefe followed a friend to circus classes and after a few lessons, she was all wrapped up in the art of the aerial trapeze. Elizabeth O'Keefe followed a friend to circus classes and after a few lessons, she was all wrapped up in the art... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Australia Day: fireworks explode, not behaviourPolice kept on their toes, but no major Australia Day-related incidents were re
Australia Day: fireworks explode, not behaviour
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 12 days ago
Police kept on their toes, but no major Australia Day-related incidents were reported. Partygoers might have marked our national day in style on Tuesday, but authorities say most were on their best behaviour. Wollongong City Council estimated... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Letters to the Editor for the January 27 edition. A BRIDGE TOO FAR I read recently a
Letters
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 13 days ago
to the Editor for the January 27 edition. A BRIDGE TOO FAR I read recently about the proposal to widen the pedestrian walkways on Windang Bridge. What a waste of money. The bridge has pedestrian access on both sides and I cannot see the... Read more
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Daily Liberal
OAM for Wollongong refugee advocate"It’s my vision, it’s my passion, but it’s a wonderful story of community engag
OAM for Wollongong refugee advocate
Daily Liberal / Posted 13 days ago
"It’s my vision, it’s my passion, but it’s a wonderful story of community engagement". Sharyn Mackenzie (centre) with Sara Gholami, Eugenia Pyne and Joy Farley. Mrs Mackenzie receives a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM). Picture: Georgia... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Australia Day: Sako’s smile and talent wins heartsThe Wollongong Australia Day Citizen and Achievement Awards hosted by Lord Mayo
Australia Day: Sako’s smile and talent wins hearts
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 13 days ago
The Wollongong Australia Day Citizen and Achievement Awards hosted by Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery included a special treat when Sako Dermenjian took the stage. Rising star: Sako Dermenjian shows his talent as a classical guitarist at the Wollongong... Read more
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The Young Witness
OAM for Wollongong refugee advocate"It’s my vision, it’s my passion, but it’s a wonderful story of community engag
OAM for Wollongong refugee advocate
The Young Witness / Posted 13 days ago
"It’s my vision, it’s my passion, but it’s a wonderful story of community engagement". Sharyn Mackenzie (centre) with Sara Gholami, Eugenia Pyne and Joy Farley. Mrs Mackenzie receives a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM). Picture: Georgia... Read more
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Western Advocate
OAM for Wollongong refugee advocate"It’s my vision, it’s my passion, but it’s a wonderful story of community engag
OAM for Wollongong refugee advocate
Western Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
"It’s my vision, it’s my passion, but it’s a wonderful story of community engagement". Sharyn Mackenzie (centre) with Sara Gholami, Eugenia Pyne and Joy Farley. Mrs Mackenzie receives a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM). Picture: Georgia... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
People and PlacesWollongong Australia Day Citizenship and Achievement Awards Ceremony hosted by
People and Places
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 13 days ago
Wollongong Australia Day Citizenship and Achievement Awards Ceremony hosted by Wollongong Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery and Wollongong City Council at City Beach Function Centre on January 21. Wollongong Australia Day Citizenship and Achievement Awards... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Nieves meets ImogenAfter being named Wollongong Citizen of the Year on Thursday night IRT chief ex
Nieves meets Imogen
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 13 days ago
After being named Wollongong Citizen of the Year on Thursday night IRT chief executive Nieves Murray got to meet one of the city’s most famous residents on the weekend as she prepared for Australia Day. Australia Day: Wollongong Citizen of the Year... Read more
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Kiama Independent
OAM for Wollongong refugee advocate"It’s my vision, it’s my passion, but it’s a wonderful story of community engag
OAM for Wollongong refugee advocate
Kiama Independent / Posted 13 days ago
"It’s my vision, it’s my passion, but it’s a wonderful story of community engagement". Sharyn Mackenzie (centre) with Sara Gholami, Eugenia Pyne and Joy Farley. Mrs Mackenzie receives a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM). Picture: Georgia... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
OAM for Wollongong refugee advocate"It’s my vision, it’s my passion, but it’s a wonderful story of community engag
OAM for Wollongong refugee advocate
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 13 days ago
"It’s my vision, it’s my passion, but it’s a wonderful story of community engagement". Sharyn Mackenzie (centre) with Sara Gholami, Eugenia Pyne and Joy Farley. Mrs Mackenzie receives a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM). Picture: Georgia... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
How Crown St could look after shopfront spruceFrom a hodgepodge of fluoro yellow paint and loud bargain basement signs to a n
How Crown St could look after shopfront spruce
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 13 days ago
From a hodgepodge of fluoro yellow paint and loud bargain basement signs to a neat, understated high street - Wollongong City Council has revealed what Crown Street could look like under its new facade-rejuvenation program. From a hodgepodge of... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Sako’s smile and talent wins heartsThe Wollongong Australia Day Citizen and Achievement Awards hosted by Lord Mayo
Sako’s smile and talent wins hearts
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 14 days ago
The Wollongong Australia Day Citizen and Achievement Awards hosted by Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery included a special treat when Sako Dermenjian took the stage. Rising star: Sako Dermenjian shows his talent as a classical guitarist at the Wollongong... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Saliba slams Crasnich as a ‘party boy’"It really highlights for me the problems that Shellharbour people are up again
Saliba slams Crasnich as a ‘party boy’
Kiama Independent / Posted 14 days ago
"It really highlights for me the problems that Shellharbour people are up against." Shellharbour mayor Marianne Saliba has pulled no punches in her assessment of a Wollongong councillor’s decision to back the state government’s controversial plan to... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Saliba slams Crasnich as a ‘party boy’"It really highlights for me the problems that Shellharbour people are up again
Saliba slams Crasnich as a ‘party boy’
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 14 days ago
"It really highlights for me the problems that Shellharbour people are up against." Shellharbour mayor Marianne Saliba has pulled no punches in her assessment of a Wollongong councillor’s decision to back the state government’s controversial plan to... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Nieves meets ImogenAfter being named Wollongong Citizen of the Year on Thursday night IRT chief ex
Nieves meets Imogen
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 15 days ago
After being named Wollongong Citizen of the Year on Thursday night IRT chief executive Nieves Murray got to meet the city’s most famous resident on the weekend as she prepared for Australia Day. Australia Day: Wollongong Citizen of the Year Nieves... Read more
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Kiama Independent
New LOOK for road crossingsWollongong City Council has rolled out stencilled LOOK signs across the city to
New LOOK for road crossings
Kiama Independent / Posted 16 days ago
Wollongong City Council has rolled out stencilled LOOK signs across the city to remind pedestrians to look left at the traffic, look right, and then left again before crossing the road. LOOK: One of the new signs at a Warrawong crossing to remind... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
New LOOK for road crossingsWollongong City Council has rolled out stencilled LOOK signs across the city to
New LOOK for road crossings
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 16 days ago
Wollongong City Council has rolled out stencilled LOOK signs across the city to remind pedestrians to look left at the traffic, look right, and then left again before crossing the road. LOOK: One of the new signs at a Warrawong crossing to remind... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
People are a shining beacon for regionTHE greatest asset of any community is people. Judging by the Wollongong Austr
People are a shining beacon for region
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 17 days ago
THE greatest asset of any community is people. Judging by the Wollongong Australia Day Awards and ceremony then the city is in very safe hands. The awards were announced at a fantastic ceremony at the City Beach Function Centre on Thursday... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Bathers edgy about new perve tool on the beachDrones hovering above Wollongong beaches annoy some - but who can stop them? O
Bathers edgy about new perve tool on the beach
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 17 days ago
Drones hovering above Wollongong beaches annoy some - but who can stop them? On patrol: This is a friendly drone, for beach rescues. But other people are annoying sunbakers with cameras mounted on aircraft. A new pest has been making bathers uneasy... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Owner says Bulli pollution is fixedPatch-up aims to prevent further runoff into Slacky Creek The developer of Bul
Owner says Bulli pollution is fixed
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 17 days ago
Patch-up aims to prevent further runoff into Slacky Creek The developer of Bulli’s Brickworks estate has assured residents that it has fixed problems that caused runoff from the site to pollute Slacky Creek. Slack job: Slacky Creek at Bulli was... Read more
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The Age
Batten down the hatches: hailstones, heavy rain and damaging winds are on the wayJake Spooner a Wollongong City Council Lifeguard raises the no swim flag closin
Batten down the hatches: hailstones, heavy rain and damaging winds are on the way
The Age / Posted 17 days ago
Jake Spooner a Wollongong City Council Lifeguard raises the no swim flag closing Austinmer beach as a Southerly storm moves up the coast. Photo: Kirk Gilmour Heavy rainfall, lightning, damaging winds and large hailstones are on the way for Sydney,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Batten down the hatches: hailstones, heavy rain and damaging winds are on the wayJake Spooner a Wollongong City Council Lifeguard raises the no swim flag closin
Batten down the hatches: hailstones, heavy rain and damaging winds are on the way
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 17 days ago
Jake Spooner a Wollongong City Council Lifeguard raises the no swim flag closing Austinmer beach as a Southerly storm moves up the coast. Photo: Kirk Gilmour Heavy rainfall, lightning, damaging winds and large hailstones are on the way for Sydney,... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Batten down the hatches: hailstones, heavy rain and damaging winds are on the wayJake Spooner a Wollongong City Council Lifeguard raises the no swim flag closin
Batten down the hatches: hailstones, heavy rain and damaging winds are on the way
Brisbane Times / Posted 17 days ago
Jake Spooner a Wollongong City Council Lifeguard raises the no swim flag closing Austinmer beach as a Southerly storm moves up the coast. Photo: Kirk Gilmour Heavy rainfall, lightning, damaging winds and large hailstones are on the way for Sydney,... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
North Gong beach parking laws back to front“How many people did the right thing and opted for 'Plan B' only to find they h
North Gong beach parking laws back to front
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 17 days ago
“How many people did the right thing and opted for 'Plan B' only to find they had been fined for leaving the car there overnight?" Not fine: Mark McCarthy says parking rules could put driver safety at risk. Pictures: Georgia Matts. The parking... Read more
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WA Today
Batten down the hatches: hailstones, heavy rain and damaging winds are on the wayJake Spooner a Wollongong City Council Lifeguard raises the no swim flag closin
Batten down the hatches: hailstones, heavy rain and damaging winds are on the way
WA Today / Posted 18 days ago
Jake Spooner a Wollongong City Council Lifeguard raises the no swim flag closing Austinmer beach as a Southerly storm moves up the coast. Photo: Kirk Gilmour Heavy rainfall, lightning, damaging winds and large hailstones are on the way for Sydney,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Batten down the hatches: hailstones, heavy rain and damaging winds are on the wayJake Spooner a Wollongong City Council Lifeguard raises the no swim flag closin
Batten down the hatches: hailstones, heavy rain and damaging winds are on the way
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 18 days ago
Jake Spooner a Wollongong City Council Lifeguard raises the no swim flag closing Austinmer beach as a Southerly storm moves up the coast. Photo: Kirk Gilmour Heavy rainfall, lightning, damaging winds and large hailstones are on the way for Sydney,... Read more
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