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Illawarra Mercury
St Mark’s steeple saved in new planOriginal plans submitted to Wollongong City Council in May included the removal
St Mark’s steeple saved in new plan
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 hours ago
Original plans submitted to Wollongong City Council in May included the removal of the steeple altogether. St Mark’s church in West Wollongong will retain the shape of its prominent steeple, under amendments to plans for an angular modern entrance... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
‘Interim’ Friday markets in the mallproduce and creative market this week. The lower end of Crown Street Mall. Pic
‘Interim’ Friday markets in the mall
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 4 hours ago
produce and creative market this week. The lower end of Crown Street Mall. Picture: Desiree Savage The show must go on so Wollongong City Council will host an “interim” produce and creative market this Friday in Crown Street Mall. Despite the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Bulli Pass closure will delay council project by almost 12 monthsThe closure of Bulli Pass has forced Wollongong City Council to put a key proje
Bulli Pass closure will delay council project by almost 12 months
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 23 hours ago
The closure of Bulli Pass has forced Wollongong City Council to put a key project on hold until the middle of next year. The closure of Bulli Pass means Wollongong City Council has had to delay a project by almost 12 months. The closure of Bulli... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Pass closure halts projectThe closure of Bulli Pass has forced Wollongong City Council to put a key proje
Pass closure halts project
Kiama Independent / Posted yesterday
The closure of Bulli Pass has forced Wollongong City Council to put a key project on hold until the middle of next year. The closure of Bulli Pass means Wollongong City Council has had to delay a project by almost 12 months. The closure of Bulli... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Pass closure halts projectThe closure of Bulli Pass has forced Wollongong City Council to put a key proje
Pass closure halts project
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
The closure of Bulli Pass has forced Wollongong City Council to put a key project on hold until the middle of next year. The closure of Bulli Pass means Wollongong City Council has had to delay a project by almost 12 months. The closure of Bulli... Read more
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Kiama Independent
20 great hidden parks and coastal trails in the Illawarraroad [Lawrence Hargrave Drive]." Mr Woodhill says the terraced stone walls on t
20 great hidden parks and coastal trails in the Illawarra
Kiama Independent / Posted 2 days ago
road [Lawrence Hargrave Drive]." Mr Woodhill says the terraced stone walls on the lower tier are a focal point, built by a Wollongong City Council gardener who was employed full-time to look after the park up to the 1980s. WINDANG: There are... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Call to maintain Friday market stallsCouncillor Ann Martin has called for the Wollongong City Council to honour the
Call to maintain Friday market stalls
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
Councillor Ann Martin has called for the Wollongong City Council to honour the contracts of stallholders at Crown Street Mall’s Friday markets Changing hands: Councillor Ann Martin says stallholders need more time as a new operator takes over the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
20 great hidden parks and coastal trails in the Illawarraroad [Lawrence Hargrave Drive]." Mr Woodhill says the terraced stone walls on t
20 great hidden parks and coastal trails in the Illawarra
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
road [Lawrence Hargrave Drive]." Mr Woodhill says the terraced stone walls on the lower tier are a focal point, built by a Wollongong City Council gardener who was employed full-time to look after the park up to the 1980s. WINDANG: There are... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Call to maintain Friday market stallsCouncillor Ann Martin has called for the Wollongong City Council to honour the
Call to maintain Friday market stalls
Kiama Independent / Posted 2 days ago
Councillor Ann Martin has called for the Wollongong City Council to honour the contracts of stallholders at Crown Street Mall’s Friday markets Changing hands: Councillor Ann Martin says stallholders need more time as a new operator takes over the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
20 great hidden parks and coastal walks in the Illawarra you should findroad [Lawrence Hargrave Drive]." Woodhill says the terraced stone walls on the
20 great hidden parks and coastal walks in the Illawarra you should find
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
road [Lawrence Hargrave Drive]." Woodhill says the terraced stone walls on the lower tier are a focal point, built by a Wollongong City Council gardener who was employed full-time to look after the park up to the 1980s. WINDANG: There are... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Beaches are open for businesswas last season at 53, while 92 per cent of victims were male. More than 1.2 m
Beaches are open for business
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
was last season at 53, while 92 per cent of victims were male. More than 1.2 million people visited Illawarra beaches with Wollongong City Council’s professional lifeguards carrying out 786 rescues. The top three most common activities which lead... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Shellharbour merger appeal ‘only slim chance’ of successcouncil’s merger lawsuit. Shellharbour council’s lengthy legal fight against t
Shellharbour merger appeal ‘only slim chance’ of success
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
council’s merger lawsuit. Shellharbour council’s lengthy legal fight against the state government’s proposed merger with Wollongong City Council now heads to the NSW Court of Appeal. At Thursday night’s meeting, the council’s legal team ran... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
WEB WORDSNerdlingtonSHELLHARBOUR COUNCIL TO APPEAL COURT RULING I'd like to think they
WEB WORDS
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
NerdlingtonSHELLHARBOUR COUNCIL TO APPEAL COURT RULING I'd like to think they could win, because I don't want them in Wollongong City Council creating chaos. However, it seems as though Shellharbour council just cannot accept reality and are... 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 4 days ago
Theatre director Steen said he found out about the passing of his former mentor, Davis, 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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Illawarra Mercury
Shellharbour council to appeal merger court rulingEnvironment Court this week dismissed Shellharbour Council’s case against the N
Shellharbour council to appeal merger court ruling
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
Environment Court this week dismissed Shellharbour Council’s case against the NSW government’s plan to force a merger with Wollongong City Council. In a judgment handed down on Tuesday afternoon, Justice Tim Moore said there was “no defect in the... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Wollongong's Friday market to change hands under new council rulesand Lara Seresin have lost their bid to continue operating the popular venture.
Wollongong's Friday market to change hands under new council rules
Kiama Independent / Posted 6 days ago
and Lara Seresin have lost their bid to continue operating the popular venture. Instead, after a public quotation process, Wollongong City Council has handed the Friday market licence over to the businesswoman behind the Foragers franchise, Kirrily... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Wollongong's Friday market to change hands under new council rulesand Lara Seresin have lost their bid to continue operating the popular venture.
Wollongong's Friday market to change hands under new council rules
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
and Lara Seresin have lost their bid to continue operating the popular venture. Instead, after a public quotation process, Wollongong City Council has handed the Friday market licence over to the businesswoman behind the Foragers franchise, Kirrily... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
IGA all part of the master plan for UOWbe students. In June, the university fought back against paying a contribution
IGA all part of the master plan for UOW
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
be students. In June, the university fought back against paying a contribution on the supermarket, engaging lawyers when Wollongong City Council tried to impose developer fees of $7,327.10. The fees, known as Section 94A contributions, are... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Council gives 21 trainees a startWollongong City Council has taken on 21 new recruits as trainees with city serv
Council gives 21 trainees a start
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
Wollongong City Council has taken on 21 new recruits as trainees with city services’ work crews. TRAINEES: Tom Murray, Jordan Mendez, Jasmin MacDonald and Zoe McMillan. Picture: Wollongong City Council Twenty-one new recruits have joined Wollongong... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Council gives 21 trainees a startWollongong City Council has taken on 21 new recruits as trainees with city serv
Council gives 21 trainees a start
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
Wollongong City Council has taken on 21 new recruits as trainees with city services’ work crews. TRAINEES: Tom Murray, Jordan Mendez, Jasmin MacDonald and Zoe McMillan. Twenty-one new recruits have joined Wollongong City Council as trainees with... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Mayor hits out after council loses legal battlegoing to lose in a merger”. Shellharbour council’s legal case against the NSW
Mayor hits out after council loses legal battle
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
going to lose in a merger”. Shellharbour council’s legal case against the NSW Government’s plans to force a merger with Wollongong City Council has been dismissed. In a judgement handed down on Tuesday afternoon, Land and Environment Court... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Mayor hits out after council loses legal battlegoing to lose in a merger”. Shellharbour council’s legal case against the NSW
Mayor hits out after council loses legal battle
Kiama Independent / Posted 6 days ago
going to lose in a merger”. Shellharbour council’s legal case against the NSW Government’s plans to force a merger with Wollongong City Council has been dismissed. In a judgement handed down on Tuesday afternoon, Land and Environment Court... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Shellharbour loses legal case against council mergerthis proposed amalgamation”. Shellharbour council’s legal case against the NSW
Shellharbour loses legal case against council merger
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
this proposed amalgamation”. Shellharbour council’s legal case against the NSW Government’s plans to force a merger with Wollongong City Council has been dismissed. In a judgement handed down on Tuesday afternoon, Land and Environment Court... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Shellharbour loses legal case against council mergerthis proposed amalgamation”. Shellharbour council’s legal case against the NSW
Shellharbour loses legal case against council merger
Kiama Independent / Posted 7 days ago
this proposed amalgamation”. Shellharbour council’s legal case against the NSW Government’s plans to force a merger with Wollongong City Council has been dismissed. In a judgement handed down on Tuesday afternoon, Land and Environment Court... Read more
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Kiama Independent
BREAKING: Shellharbour loses legal case against council mergerthis proposed amalgamation”. Shellharbour council’s legal case against the NSW
BREAKING: Shellharbour loses legal case against council merger
Kiama Independent / Posted 7 days ago
this proposed amalgamation”. Shellharbour council’s legal case against the NSW Government’s plans to force a merger with Wollongong City Council has been dismissed. In a judgement handed down on Tuesday afternoon, Land and Environment Court... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
BREAKING: Shellharbour loses legal case against council mergerthis proposed amalgamation”. Shellharbour council’s legal case against the NSW
BREAKING: Shellharbour loses legal case against council merger
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
this proposed amalgamation”. Shellharbour council’s legal case against the NSW Government’s plans to force a merger with Wollongong City Council has been dismissed. In a judgement handed down on Tuesday afternoon, Land and Environment Court... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Time for Wollongong council's quad squadfive kilometres an hour. It's not a mobile speed camera and it's definitely no
Time for Wollongong council's quad squad
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
five kilometres an hour. It's not a mobile speed camera and it's definitely not Google capturing images for Street View. Wollongong City Council has commissioned an inspection of all its footpaths - 560 kilometres of them - in the city using four... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Cyclists arrive early for Ride the GongWeek event started people were lining up for assistance and advice. It is the s
Cyclists arrive early for Ride the Gong
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 10 days ago
Week event started people were lining up for assistance and advice. It is the second time Ride the Gong has been run by Wollongong City Council. It is a partnership between it and Roads & Maritime Services, Illawarra Bicycle Users Group,... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Cyclicts arrive early for Ride the GongWeek event started people were lining up for assistance and advice. It is the s
Cyclicts arrive early for Ride the Gong
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 10 days ago
Week event started people were lining up for assistance and advice. It is the second time Ride the Gong has been run by Wollongong City Council. It is a partnership between it and Roads & Maritime Services, Illawarra Bicycle Users Group,... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
A tour of the Illawarra’s rock pools, from Coalcliff to Kiamathe idea that some rock pools could be allowed to crumble back into the sea as
A tour of the Illawarra’s rock pools, from Coalcliff to Kiama
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 10 days ago
the idea that some rock pools could be allowed to crumble back into the sea as part of a proposal to save money for Wollongong City Council, the loudest voices of protest came from Coalcliff. That idea appears to have been dumped, but the... Read more
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Kiama Independent
A tour of the Illawarra’s rock pools, from Coalcliff to Kiamathe idea that some rock pools could be allowed to crumble back into the sea as
A tour of the Illawarra’s rock pools, from Coalcliff to Kiama
Kiama Independent / Posted 10 days ago
the idea that some rock pools could be allowed to crumble back into the sea as part of a proposal to save money for Wollongong City Council, the loudest voices of protest came from Coalcliff. That idea appears to have been dumped, but the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Relay for Life begins in perfect sunshineCancer Council NSW with the help of an active committee involving many members
Relay for Life begins in perfect sunshine
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 10 days ago
Cancer Council NSW with the help of an active committee involving many members of the community and representatives from Wollongong City Council. It was a chance for the Wollongong to recognise and celebrate those who have overcome cancer or are... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
$22m tower planned for Atchison Street fire sitemillion high-rise tower. Sri Lankan developers from Sydney’s Affinity Property
$22m tower planned for Atchison Street fire site
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 11 days ago
million high-rise tower. Sri Lankan developers from Sydney’s Affinity Property Investment Pty Ltd have lodged plans with Wollongong City Council to build an 11-storey mixed-use complex at 31-33 Atchison Street. If approved, the building would... Read more
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Kiama Independent
$22m tower planned for Atchison Street fire sitemillion high-rise tower. Sri Lankan developers from Sydney’s Affinity Property
$22m tower planned for Atchison Street fire site
Kiama Independent / Posted 11 days ago
million high-rise tower. Sri Lankan developers from Sydney’s Affinity Property Investment Pty Ltd have lodged plans with Wollongong City Council to build an 11-storey mixed-use complex at 31-33 Atchison Street. If approved, the building would... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Bradbery: trucks the issueOusley, the M1 (which is already at capacity) with loads of volatile fuel raise
Bradbery: trucks the issue
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 11 days ago
Ousley, the M1 (which is already at capacity) with loads of volatile fuel raises great concerns.” Despite these concerns, Wollongong City Council did not make a submission to the major projects assessment. Submissions were open last... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
New plans for derelict sitemillion high-rise tower. Sri Lankan developers from Sydney’s Affinity Property
New plans for derelict site
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 12 days ago
million high-rise tower. Sri Lankan developers from Sydney’s Affinity Property Investment Pty Ltd have lodged plans with Wollongong City Council to build an 11-storey mixed-use complex at 31-33 Atchison Street. If approved, the building would... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Tramway works within budget: councilon the last major link of the Blue Mile pathway will have a “marginal” effect o
Tramway works within budget: council
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 12 days ago
on the last major link of the Blue Mile pathway will have a “marginal” effect on the project’s overall budget, according to Wollongong City Council. Pool works: Along with the early work on digging the trench along the Tramway seawall, contractors... Read more
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Kiama Independent
New plans for derelict sitemillion high-rise tower. Sri Lankan developers from Sydney’s Affinity Property
New plans for derelict site
Kiama Independent / Posted 12 days ago
million high-rise tower. Sri Lankan developers from Sydney’s Affinity Property Investment Pty Ltd have lodged plans with Wollongong City Council to build an 11-storey mixed-use complex at 31-33 Atchison Street. If approved, the building would... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Trouble with traffic islandin the middle of Lawrence Hargrave Drive is reportedly too big for the road. D
Trouble with traffic island
Kiama Independent / Posted 13 days ago
in the middle of Lawrence Hargrave Drive is reportedly too big for the road. Do it again: A traffic island installed by Wollongong City Council in the Thirroul CBD will need to be re-done because it was not approved by Roads and Maritime... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Trouble with traffic islandin the middle of Lawrence Hargrave Drive is reportedly too big for the road. D
Trouble with traffic island
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 13 days ago
in the middle of Lawrence Hargrave Drive is reportedly too big for the road. Do it again: A traffic island installed by Wollongong City Council in the Thirroul CBD will need to be re-done because it was not approved by Roads and Maritime... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Upgrade for run-down kids’ parksto be cleaned regularly and have “normal” doors. Six run-down children’s playg
Upgrade for run-down kids’ parks
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 14 days ago
to be cleaned regularly and have “normal” doors. Six run-down children’s playgrounds are in line for an upgrade, after Wollongong City Council tenders worth about $500,000 closed this week. Construction teams with experience in playground... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Check out Gong’s 3D printed motoranother masterclass in May next year.” Mr Salucci said such a showcase could n
Check out Gong’s 3D printed motor
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 14 days ago
another masterclass in May next year.” Mr Salucci said such a showcase could now have been held without the support of Wollongong City Council, NSW Department of Industry, AusIndustry and TAFE Illawarra. Advanced manufacturing: 3D printed... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Check out this 3D printed motoranother masterclass in May next year.” Mr Salucci said such a showcase could n
Check out this 3D printed motor
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 14 days ago
another masterclass in May next year.” Mr Salucci said such a showcase could now have been held without the support of Wollongong City Council, NSW Department of Industry, AusIndustry and TAFE Illawarra. Advanced manufacturing: 3D printed... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
$44m high-rise hotel planned for city edgesix of the levels. The name of any planned hotel operators is not mentioned in
$44m high-rise hotel planned for city edge
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 15 days ago
six of the levels. The name of any planned hotel operators is not mentioned in the development application lodged with Wollongong City Council, however the plans detail that rooms would be studio or one-bedroom accommodation. The upper nine... Read more
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Kiama Independent
The South Coast Regional Wrap | Monday, September 12, 2016gold as a 13-year-old in London in the 4x100m freestyle relay. Read more ►WOLL
The South Coast Regional Wrap | Monday, September 12, 2016
Kiama Independent / Posted 15 days ago
gold as a 13-year-old in London in the 4x100m freestyle relay. Read more ►WOLLONGONG: An animal rights group has called on Wollongong City Council to ban circuses with live animals to stop organisations like Stardust – currently performing at... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Event celebrates diversityequips CALD students with the resources they need to access support and service
Event celebrates diversity
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 15 days ago
equips CALD students with the resources they need to access support and services appropriate to their needs.’’ MCCI, Wollongong City Council and headspace Wollongong will run interactive workshops on personal wellbeing, healthy relationships,... Read more
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Daily Liberal
DAILY BUZZ | Forbes Magpies break the droughtgold as a 13-year-old in London in the 4x100m freestyle relay. Read more ►WOLL
DAILY BUZZ | Forbes Magpies break the drought
Daily Liberal / Posted 15 days ago
gold as a 13-year-old in London in the 4x100m freestyle relay. Read more ►WOLLONGONG: An animal rights group has called on Wollongong City Council to ban circuses with live animals to stop organisations like Stardust – currently performing at... Read more
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The Border Mail
Monday, September 12, 2016gold as a 13-year-old in London in the 4x100m freestyle relay. Read more ►WOLL
Monday, September 12, 2016
The Border Mail / Posted 15 days ago
gold as a 13-year-old in London in the 4x100m freestyle relay. Read more ►WOLLONGONG: An animal rights group has called on Wollongong City Council to ban circuses with live animals to stop organisations like Stardust – currently performing at... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Head start on Wollongong’s $10 million Tramway seawall projectWollongong City Council has announced it will bring forward work on the final l
Head start on Wollongong’s $10 million Tramway seawall project
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 15 days ago
Wollongong City Council has announced it will bring forward work on the final link of the Blue Mile by more than six months. Ahead of schedule: Wollongong council will start digging out a 300 metre trench along this Blue Mile seawall from Monday.... Read more
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The Courier
State of the Nation | Monday, September 12, 2016gold as a 13-year-old in London in the 4x100m freestyle relay. Read more ►WOLL
State of the Nation | Monday, September 12, 2016
The Courier / Posted 15 days ago
gold as a 13-year-old in London in the 4x100m freestyle relay. Read more ►WOLLONGONG: An animal rights group has called on Wollongong City Council to ban circuses with live animals to stop organisations like Stardust – currently performing at... Read more
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