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Canberra Times
Canberra Raiders' Adam Clydsdale retires, Erin Clark released, Craig Garvey signsclub, so having Craig in our squad gives us some stability in the squad." Garv
Canberra Times / Posted 6 hours ago
club, so having Craig in our squad gives us some stability in the squad." Garvey has played 13 NRL games over the past two seasons with Canterbury, having spent three seasons with St George Illawarra, where he chalked up 10 first grade appeara... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
The Wollongong clothing stores at risk of closureThe futures of six clothing retailers – which have almost 20 Illawarra outlets
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 hours ago
The futures of six clothing retailers – which have almost 20 Illawarra outlets between them – remain uncertain after their parent company announced plans to close hundreds of stores across the country. Millers, Katies, Autograph, Crossroads, City... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Act of bastardry: plans to sell off lakeside public landBay property. Picture: SYLVIA LIBER The NSW government is considering a new re
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 hours ago
Bay property. Picture: SYLVIA LIBER The NSW government is considering a new residential development on the shores of Lake Illawarra. When the government scrapped the Lake Illawarra Authority last year, it outlined plans to take control of 32... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Phones, keys swiped from bedside tables as Stanwell Park residents sleepcars have since been located in the Albion Park area and are assisting in a joi
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 hours ago
cars have since been located in the Albion Park area and are assisting in a joint investigation by Wollongong and Lake Illawarra police, said Wollongong’s Detective Inspector Brad Ainsworth. “The disturbing part is these offenders got in there... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Thicker than water, bond sealed in Illawarra inkEmma Neaves and Georgie Sault love to express themselves with their body art. T
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 hours ago
Emma Neaves and Georgie Sault love to express themselves with their body art. They have shared their stories with the Illawarra Mercury for the More Than Skin Deep series. Pictures: Sylvia Liber More Than Skin Deep Series Some aunties take... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
‘Give it back’: bid to reclaim Lake Illawarra land for $1for $1. Wollongong councillors hope to convince the NSW Government to hand bac
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 hours ago
for $1. Wollongong councillors hope to convince the NSW Government to hand back large swathes of valuable land on the Lake Illawarra foreshore for just $1. At Monday night’s council meeting, independent councillor Dom Figliomeni flagged the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Editorial, November 25 – Wollongong: A city of colour and lightWollongong and the Illawarra has a lot to be proud of. Our culture and diversi
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 7 hours ago
Wollongong and the Illawarra has a lot to be proud of. Our culture and diversity is just one of those many things we can beat our chest about. This city, formed from a heart of steel, has so much warmth, colour and light. Never is that more... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
LettersBEAUTIFUL SETTING: Oak Flats on the shores of Lake Illawarra by Bill Lazar. Sen
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 7 hours ago
BEAUTIFUL SETTING: Oak Flats on the shores of Lake Illawarra by Bill Lazar. Send us your photos to letters@illawarramercury.com.au or post to our Facebook page. It would seem that Liberals, at whatever level of government play, the same game. When... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Canberra Raiders' Adam Clydsdale retires, Erin Clark released, Craig Garvey signsclub, so having Craig in our squad gives us some stability in the squad." Garv
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 hours ago
club, so having Craig in our squad gives us some stability in the squad." Garvey has played 13 NRL games over the past two seasons with Canterbury, having spent three seasons with St George Illawarra, where he chalked up 10 first grade appeara... Read more
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The Age
Canberra Raiders' Adam Clydsdale retires, Erin Clark released, Craig Garvey signsclub, so having Craig in our squad gives us some stability in the squad." Garv
The Age / Posted 8 hours ago
club, so having Craig in our squad gives us some stability in the squad." Garvey has played 13 NRL games over the past two seasons with Canterbury, having spent three seasons with St George Illawarra, where he chalked up 10 first grade appeara... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Illawarra’s big pitchat Dalton Park. Picture: Robert Peet How refreshing it was to have the boss of
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 9 hours ago
at Dalton Park. Picture: Robert Peet How refreshing it was to have the boss of a national competition talk about the Illawarra in real terms. Baseball Australia chief executive Cam Vale’s words were more than the usual lip service. The... Read more
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Western Advocate
The $300k 'secret shuttle' bus for 'Berejiklian's fat cats'Gladys Berejiklian's fat cats". "This is the shuttle that should be axed - not
Western Advocate / Posted 11 hours ago
Gladys Berejiklian's fat cats". "This is the shuttle that should be axed - not the free Gong Shuttle," Mr Foley told the Illawarra Mercury. "You just can't justify this amount of money being spent on a very small number of Berejiklian government... Read more
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Daily Liberal
The $300k 'secret shuttle' bus for 'Berejiklian's fat cats'Gladys Berejiklian's fat cats". "This is the shuttle that should be axed - not
Daily Liberal / Posted 11 hours ago
Gladys Berejiklian's fat cats". "This is the shuttle that should be axed - not the free Gong Shuttle," Mr Foley told the Illawarra Mercury. "You just can't justify this amount of money being spent on a very small number of Berejiklian government... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
The $300k 'secret shuttle' bus for 'Berejiklian's fat cats'Gladys Berejiklian's fat cats". "This is the shuttle that should be axed - not
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 11 hours ago
Gladys Berejiklian's fat cats". "This is the shuttle that should be axed - not the free Gong Shuttle," Mr Foley told the Illawarra Mercury. "You just can't justify this amount of money being spent on a very small number of Berejiklian government... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Warilla bowlo evolves into a solar high-rollercould not immediately be verified. Mr Gibson said other clubs in the region we
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 11 hours ago
could not immediately be verified. Mr Gibson said other clubs in the region were also getting involved in large solar projects. The Illawarra Yacht Club and the Dapto Leagues Club had invested in solar with a combined capacity of 163kW, h... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
The $300k 'secret shuttle' bus for 'Berejiklian's fat cats'Gladys Berejiklian's fat cats". "This is the shuttle that should be axed - not
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 11 hours ago
Gladys Berejiklian's fat cats". "This is the shuttle that should be axed - not the free Gong Shuttle," Mr Foley told the Illawarra Mercury. "You just can't justify this amount of money being spent on a very small number of Berejiklian government... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
NSW government runs $300k ‘secret shuttle’ for Roads and Maritime Services staffGladys Berejiklian's fat cats". "This is the shuttle that should be axed – not
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 hours ago
Gladys Berejiklian's fat cats". "This is the shuttle that should be axed – not the free Gong Shuttle," Mr Foley told the Illawarra Mercury. "You just can't justify this amount of money being spent on a very small number of Berejiklian government... Read more
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The Age
NSW government runs $300k ‘secret shuttle’ for Roads and Maritime Services staffGladys Berejiklian's fat cats". "This is the shuttle that should be axed – not
The Age / Posted 12 hours ago
Gladys Berejiklian's fat cats". "This is the shuttle that should be axed – not the free Gong Shuttle," Mr Foley told the Illawarra Mercury. "You just can't justify this amount of money being spent on a very small number of Berejiklian government... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Homeless woman reunited with beloved Lou-LouLiber The plight of a homeless woman who had her dog impounded for a sixth tim
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 12 hours ago
Liber The plight of a homeless woman who had her dog impounded for a sixth time has tugged at the heart-strings of the Illawarra community this week. Ms Lawrence and her sole companion live in the sand-dunes at Wollongong Beach, but Lou-Lou... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Pike River disaster: Whittall deal unlawful, but no more chargesseven years and five days after the mine, on the west coast of New Zealand’s so
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 12 hours ago
seven years and five days after the mine, on the west coast of New Zealand’s south island, exploded. AFTERMATH: Former Illawarra coal miner Peter Whittall in Greymouth District Court, New Zealand, when he was initially facing 12 charges. Mr... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Next chapter beckons for outgoing Lifeline South Coast chiefand Stephen Jones said Mr Gould ‘’has always been a leading voice on mental hea
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 12 hours ago
and Stephen Jones said Mr Gould ‘’has always been a leading voice on mental health issues and suicide prevention in the Illawarra’’. ‘’He has always provided great local input on policy issues and was instrumental in ensuring that Lifeline... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Weather warning: storms to bring hail, heavy rain and strong windsThunderstorms bringing large hail, heavy rainfall and damaging winds are expect
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 12 hours ago
Thunderstorms bringing large hail, heavy rainfall and damaging winds are expected to hit the Illawarra on Friday afternoon. The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the region. “Severe thunderstorms are likely to... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Interactive map for Wollongong’s Wonderwalls art festivala tribute wo Wendy Lawrence and her dog, in Court Lane. Picture: Sylvia Liber
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 12 hours ago
a tribute wo Wendy Lawrence and her dog, in Court Lane. Picture: Sylvia Liber A homeless woman who touched the hearts of Illawarra Mercury readers is about to become larger than life with her face imposed on the side of a five story car park for... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Canada and Cougars’ special bondsays they couldn’t have done it without the Corrimal Cougars ground-breaking tr
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 13 hours ago
says they couldn’t have done it without the Corrimal Cougars ground-breaking trip to Vancouver in October. The reigning Illawarra League premiers made the self-funded journey to the Northern Hemisphere after three of the Ravens planned trial... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Minister’s ‘stupid’ comment on Gong ShuttleTransport Minister Andrew Constance claimed in parliament that more people use
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 13 hours ago
Transport Minister Andrew Constance claimed in parliament that more people use the Gong Shuttle than the rest of the Illawarra bus network put together. Picture: Mick Tsikas Transport Minister Andrew Constance has criticised the “stupid” way the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Whittall’s Pike River deal found unlawful, but no more chargesseven years and five days after the mine, on the west coast of New Zealand’s so
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 14 hours ago
seven years and five days after the mine, on the west coast of New Zealand’s south island, exploded. AFTERMATH: Former Illawarra coal miner Peter Whittall in Greymouth District Court, New Zealand, when he was initially facing 12 charges. Mr... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Business leaders back campaign to keep the Gong Shuttle freeKEEP IT: Head of the Peak Bodies of the Illawarra group Mark Jones - the group
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 14 hours ago
KEEP IT: Head of the Peak Bodies of the Illawarra group Mark Jones - the group has lent its support to the free Gong Shuttle. Picture: Sylvia Liber It’s not just Gong Shuttle users who see the benefit of the free service – the business community is... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Close to 400 walk against domestic violencein communities like Wollongong to turn out in great numbers to convey the impor
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 15 hours ago
in communities like Wollongong to turn out in great numbers to convey the important message is having an impact. Illawarra Committee Against Domestic Violence hosts the White Ribbon Day Walk alternatively between Wollongong and... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Gerringong out for revengegood opening bowlers and young guys who are learning how to bat at this level.”
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 15 hours ago
good opening bowlers and young guys who are learning how to bat at this level.” Round seven Saturday (12.30pm): KOOKAS v GERRINGONG at Oakleigh Park, SHELLHARBOUR v LAKE ILLAWARRA at Tom Willoughby Oval, OAK FLATS v THE RAIL at Geoff Sh... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
All the beautiful smiles from the KidzWish Christmas partywith children with special needs. Following a successful more than 700 busines
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 15 hours ago
with children with special needs. Following a successful more than 700 business and civic leaders will support the Illawarra charity for local children at the annual KidzWish fundraising ball on Friday night at the WIN Entertainment... Read more
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News.com.au
Former NRL bad boy cops two-year drugs banRangi Chase scores a try for St George Illawarra Dragons. Source:News Limited
News.com.au / Posted 17 hours ago
Rangi Chase scores a try for St George Illawarra Dragons. Source:News Limited FORMER St George Illawarra halfback Rangi Chase has been banned for two years after testing positive for cocaine while playing in the English Super League. UK... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Open homes: Saturday November 25 – Wednesday November 29| 207 Flagstaff Road | Contact Agent | 02 4296 4444 10.30am - 11.00am | 5/15 H
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 18 hours ago
| 207 Flagstaff Road | Contact Agent | 02 4296 4444 10.30am - 11.00am | 5/15 Hingston Close | $549,000 | 4211 0444 Lake Illawarra Saturday 25th November 9.45am - 10.15am | 5/17 Pur Pur Avenue | $449,000 | 02 4296 4444 10.00am - 10.45am | 136... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
House of the Week: Capturing stunning viewsthe stunning views afforded. This contemporary architecturally designed home w
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 18 hours ago
the stunning views afforded. This contemporary architecturally designed home with a north-facing aspect has views of Lake Illawarra, the escarpment and beaches of the Illawarra. Located in close proximity to Stockland Shellharbour, Shellharbour... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
The top picks for the Wollongong Writers Festivalone that we urgently need. SATURDAY 25 NOVEMBER// 2.15PM—3.30PM // $20 // WOLL
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 19 hours ago
one that we urgently need. SATURDAY 25 NOVEMBER// 2.15PM—3.30PM // $20 // WOLLONGONG ART GALLERY A HISTORY OF ABORIGINAL ILLAWARRA BEFORE COLONISATION Les Bursill OAM is an author, archaeologist and Elder in Residence at UOW’s Nowra Campus. At... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Wollongong firms in ABL expansion plansBaseball Australia Chief Executive Cam Vale has revealed the Illawarra could ha
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
Baseball Australia Chief Executive Cam Vale has revealed the Illawarra could have an ABL team of its own within the next year. Coming home: Wollongong local Trent D'Antonio could soon represent his hometown in the ABL. Picture: SMP Images. Baseball... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Bullets veteran says knee will be peachy keenYoung hurts you.’’media_cameraAnthony Petrie warms up before the round five NBL
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
Young hurts you.’’media_cameraAnthony Petrie warms up before the round five NBL match between the Brisbane Bullets and the Illawarra Hawks. Even though Brisbane lost both games to Perth and New Zealand last weekend, Petrie said the way the Bullets... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Sod-turning ceremony kicks off work on KidzWish Placenow five, was a ‘’different kid’’ thanks to regular sessions with an occupation
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
now five, was a ‘’different kid’’ thanks to regular sessions with an occupational, speech and physio therapist from the Illawarra children’s charity. On Thursday the Woonona boy was one of a number of KidzWish ambassadors at the sod-turning... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
KidzWish sponsors have ball as Christmas Party is planned for 4300 special childrenfrom Stockland Shellharbour from Stockland Shellharbour, Kevin McDonald of Fina
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
from Stockland Shellharbour from Stockland Shellharbour, Kevin McDonald of Finance Control, Sandra Greaves from McDonalds Illawarra and Steve Chlopicki representing QBE Foundation are thanked by Chris Beaven at KidzWish HQ. Picture: Greg... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
More than words: film project highlights Gracie’s love of lifestrengths – and her love of life – Mrs Wallis grabbed the opportunity. The Par
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
strengths – and her love of life – Mrs Wallis grabbed the opportunity. The Para Meadows student was among a number of Illawarra residents who took part in the Blue Rose project. A collaboration between Beyond Empathy and Merrigong Theatre... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Gong Shuttle busier than rest of bus network – Minister9, 2017. (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas) NO ARCHIVING The Gong Shuttle carried more pa
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
9, 2017. (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas) NO ARCHIVING The Gong Shuttle carried more passengers in one month than the rest of the Illawarra bus network put together, Transport Minister Andrew Constance said. While not specifying the month he was talking... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Lifeguards help Santa for KidzWish childrenCentre. Pictures: Sylvia Liber. Following a successful more than 700 business
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
Centre. Pictures: Sylvia Liber. Following a successful more than 700 business and civic leaders will support the Illawarra charity for local children at the annual KidzWish fundraising ball on Friday night at the WIN Entertainment... Read more
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NZCity
Wildcats dismiss Williams' NBL pot shotsNBL season. The comment was in reference to Cotton's record-breaking 45-point
NZCity / Posted yesterday
NBL season. The comment was in reference to Cotton's record-breaking 45-point haul in last season's grand-final win over Illawarra. The Wildcats had just come off consecutive losses this campaign to New Zealand when Williams made his... Read more
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The Young Witness
The cherry on topPreliminary Canberra Raiders Under 16s Harold Matthews squad. They will have a
The Young Witness / Posted yesterday
Preliminary Canberra Raiders Under 16s Harold Matthews squad. They will have a trial in Goulburn on December 8 against the Illawarra Steelers where the squad will be cut to the final team. “The boys have been training hard with their squads... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
BEVO’S PLAYBOOK: Weathering the stormUP FOR THE FIGHT: Illawarra star Demetrius Conger scraps for a loose ball with
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
UP FOR THE FIGHT: Illawarra star Demetrius Conger scraps for a loose ball with Sydney Kings import Jerome Randle. Picture: AAP Image IT’S most often the case in sport that you learn a lot more about a team through adversity than you do through... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Young Illawarra choreographers praised by industry professionalsTwo young Illawarra dancers have received awards at the 10th annual Sharp Short
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
Two young Illawarra dancers have received awards at the 10th annual Sharp Short Dance festival which are said to help their professional careers greatly. St Mary Star of the Sea College student Jessica Hewett, 18, received the Most Innovative... Read more
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News.com.au
We’re headed for commuter chaosonly served by the T8. Passengers heading between Campbelltown and Parramatta w
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
only served by the T8. Passengers heading between Campbelltown and Parramatta will have to change. T4 Eastern Suburbs and Illawarra line, T6 and T7 lines: Minor changes. Intercity trains: Increase to Blue Mountains line services. A new peak fast... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Where to get a refund for your cans and bottleswill be located at Woolworths' Wollongong store. Picture: Adam McLean The gove
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
will be located at Woolworths' Wollongong store. Picture: Adam McLean The government has revealed the locations of some Illawarra collection points for its troubled Container Deposit Scheme. While areas north of Wollongong are covered with a... Read more
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Canberra Times
Rebels bikie gang member charged with murder over Johnny Salafia shootingfor Johnny Salafia has gained "likes" from nearly 2000 online users. "We do be
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
for Johnny Salafia has gained "likes" from nearly 2000 online users. "We do believe in karma and one day it will come for you. One day you will all pay for what you did to us all," the page posted in October. - with Daniel McGookin/Illawarra Merc... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Wollongong Coal shoots itself in the foot with court caseVale mine is dormant. Wollongong Coal (WCL) will have to pay up to $2.5 millio
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
Vale mine is dormant. Wollongong Coal (WCL) will have to pay up to $2.5 million to the Indian-based former owner of its Illawarra mines after losing another court case over money. But the struggling miner won’t know how much it will have to pay... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Talking Landcare event in Dapto to empower next generationSylvia Liber Empowering the next generation is the aim of the final Talking La
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
Sylvia Liber Empowering the next generation is the aim of the final Talking Landcare event for 2017. And Landcare Illawarra has pulled together a spectacular lineup of speakers to showcase some exciting school sustainability initiatives... Read more
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