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Illawarra Mercury
Dangerous surf shuts Illawarra beachessurf conditions linger along the region’s coastline. Seas of 3 metres – increa
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 14 hours ago
surf conditions linger along the region’s coastline. Seas of 3 metres – increasing to 3 to 4 metres offshore north of Port Kembla – are forecast on Tuesday, along with a southerly swell of three to four metres. As of 10am, all Wollongong City... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Canaries developing as season resumesremains confident the bowlers will be able to secure first innings points next
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
remains confident the bowlers will be able to secure first innings points next Saturday. After bowling Wests out for 193, Port Kembla were reduced to 4/35 at stumps. Sunday’s Twenty20 semi-finals were postponed due to an appeal lodged by... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Who makes the best coffee in Wollongong?West Wollongong. Four little Beans, 2/ 409-411 Princess Highway, Woonona Scra
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
West Wollongong. Four little Beans, 2/ 409-411 Princess Highway, Woonona Scratch coffee, 9/173-175 Wentworth Street, Port Kembla The Foundery Cafe, 132 Wentworth Street, Port Kembla. Opus Coffee Brewers, 120 Keira Street,... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Mystery surrounds Five Islands ‘shark bite’Investigation: Someone is thought to have been bitten by a shark off one of the
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
Investigation: Someone is thought to have been bitten by a shark off one of the islands near Port Kembla on Saturday afternoon. During an eventful day off the coastline in the Port Kembla and Windang area on Saturday there have been reports of a... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Five Islands shark biteInvestigation: Someone is thought to have been bitten by a shark off one of the
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
Investigation: Someone is thought to have been bitten by a shark off one of the islands near Port Kembla on Saturday afternoon. During an eventful day off the coastline in the Port Kembla and Windang area on Saturday there have been reports of a... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Two teenagers caught in a rip between Port Kembla and WindangPolice and ambulance were called to a remote section of beach between Port Kemb
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
Police and ambulance were called to a remote section of beach between Port Kembla and Windang on Saturday afternoon after two 14 year old girls became caught in a rip. The teenagers managed to get themselves back to shore around 3.30pm where they... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
‘More lives will be lost’: Call for urgent Appin Road upgradessouth west Sydney region. With the massive increases in population planned for
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
south west Sydney region. With the massive increases in population planned for the areas around Appin, the growth of Port Kembla and the fact that the University of Wollongong has become the university of choice for so many young people I am... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Keira out to maintain control of competitionand Northern Districts sit just outside the top four and the winner of their ma
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
and Northern Districts sit just outside the top four and the winner of their match will leapfrog Uni, should they fall to Helensburgh. Finally, Port Kembla play host to Wests in a game that is approaching must-win stat... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Workers back as Port Kembla Coal Terminal lockout endsCFMEU members on Monday, during a 24-hour picket line at the Springhill Road en
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
CFMEU members on Monday, during a 24-hour picket line at the Springhill Road entry to the Port Kembla Coal Terminal. Picture: Sylvia Liber Port Kembla Coal Terminal (PKCT) workers are expected to be back on the job on Thursday night, four days after... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
‘We can’t be everywhere’ – Illawarra lifesavers’ plea as drowning toll spikesheed tried and true advice on where to swim, following a third drowning death.
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
heed tried and true advice on where to swim, following a third drowning death. A 33-year-old man pulled from the surf at a Port Kembla beach on Sunday afternoon died in hospital on Tuesday, bringing the region’s coastal drowning toll to three,... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
SES crews clean up after Illawarra’s flash stormJones Beach, Kiama. Photo: Brutus Mcbrutus Bombo Beach. Picture: Mark Howard I
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
Jones Beach, Kiama. Photo: Brutus Mcbrutus Bombo Beach. Picture: Mark Howard Images Port Kembla Beach. Picture courtesy of Emma Waine Port Kembla Beach Photo: Jhye Hoffman Picture courtesy of Shelly Wilmot Photo: NSW SES Shell Cove. Photo:... Read more
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Canberra Times
Man dies after being pulled from water near Port Kembla on weekendtwo days after he was pulled from the sea at a beach south of Wollongong. The
Canberra Times / Posted 6 days ago
two days after he was pulled from the sea at a beach south of Wollongong. The 33-year-old man was swimming at MM Beach in Port Kembla about 1pm on Sunday when he became distressed about 50 metres offshore, Surf Life Saving NSW said. Onlookers... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Man, 33, rescued from surf at Port Kembla dies in hospitalA 33-year-old man pulled from the surf at a Port Kembla beach on Sunday afterno
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
A 33-year-old man pulled from the surf at a Port Kembla beach on Sunday afternoon died in hospital on Tuesday. This takes the weekend’s ocean death toll in the Illawarra and South Coast to three. About 1pm on Sunday, emergency services were called... Read more
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News.com.au
Swimmer pulled from Sydney waters diesdied in hospital two days after being pulled from the water at a beach south of
News.com.au / Posted 7 days ago
died in hospital two days after being pulled from the water at a beach south of Sydney. The 33-year-old was swimming at Port Kembla after midday on Sunday when he got into trouble and was pulled from the water by members of the public who... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Man dies after being pulled from water near Port Kembla on weekendtwo days after he was pulled from the sea at a beach south of Wollongong. The
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 days ago
two days after he was pulled from the sea at a beach south of Wollongong. The 33-year-old man was swimming at MM Beach in Port Kembla about 1pm on Sunday when he became distressed about 50 metres offshore, Surf Life Saving NSW said. Onlookers... Read more
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The Age
Man dies after being pulled from water near Port Kembla on weekendtwo days after he was pulled from the sea at a beach south of Wollongong. The
The Age / Posted 7 days ago
two days after he was pulled from the sea at a beach south of Wollongong. The 33-year-old man was swimming at MM Beach in Port Kembla about 1pm on Sunday when he became distressed about 50 metres offshore, Surf Life Saving NSW said. Onlookers... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Wollongong cruising for more business with 6500 visitors set to sail inWelcome back: Radiance of the Seas arriving for the first ever cruise ship visi
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
Welcome back: Radiance of the Seas arriving for the first ever cruise ship visit to Port Kembla on October 30, 2016. It will return with close to 2500 passengers on board on January 29, 2018. Picture: Adam McLean. Businesses in the Wollongong city... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Man dies in hospital after Sandon Point surf rescuein a critical condition in Wollongong Hospital on Monday evening, after a famil
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
in a critical condition in Wollongong Hospital on Monday evening, after a family swim at the unpatrolled MM Beach in Port Kembla turned nasty on Sunday afternoon. Just after 1pm several members of the public pulled the unconscious man from... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'It's industrial madness,' says union as coal terminal locks out workersPort Kembla Coal Terminal locks out 60 workers after CFMEU takes protected indu
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
Port Kembla Coal Terminal locks out 60 workers after CFMEU takes protected industrial action The Port Kembla Coal Terminal, south of Wollongong, has locked out about 60 of its workers as part of an intensifying dispute about its future. The lockout... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
'We feel devalued': Workers picket Port Kembla Coal Terminal after lockoutConnor Owen, 8, at the 24-hour picket line at the entrance to Port Kembla Coal
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
Connor Owen, 8, at the 24-hour picket line at the entrance to Port Kembla Coal Terminal on Monday, after management locked out their workers for the first time in its history. Picture: Sylvia Liber The 24-hour picket line at the entrance to Port... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Lockout looms at Port Kembla coal terminalLOCKOUT: Workers at the Port Kembla Coal Terminal will be locked out on Sunday.
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
LOCKOUT: Workers at the Port Kembla Coal Terminal will be locked out on Sunday. Coal mining companies are to blame for a lockout at the Port Kembla Coal Terminal which will start on Sunday, the workers’ union has said. The coal terminal (PKCT) will... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Port Kembla coal terminal launches lockout to counter union threatset up the safe, sustainable operation of PKCT so it's here in the long term,"
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
set up the safe, sustainable operation of PKCT so it's here in the long term," says John Gorman, operations manager at the Port Kembla Coal Terminal. Picture: Sylvia Liber The Port Kembla Coal Terminal has locked out its workers for the first time... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
This is what Wollongong beaches looked like on SundayPacked at Port Kembla Beach on Sunday. Photo: Sylvia Liber Beach goers flock t
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
Packed at Port Kembla Beach on Sunday. Photo: Sylvia Liber Beach goers flock to City Beach in Wollongong Sunday morning ahead of the high temperatures. Picture: Sylvia Liber Beach goers flock to City Beach in Wollongong Sunday morning ahead of the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Hottest place on Earth' set to swelter again as Sydney heatwave continuesafter being pulled from unpatrolled beaches near Wollongong — one at Bulli's Sa
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
after being pulled from unpatrolled beaches near Wollongong — one at Bulli's Sandon Point and the other further south near Port Kembla. CEO of Surf Life Saving NSW, Steve Peace, warned members of the public to be extremely careful on the state's... Read more
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Canberra Times
Sydney struggles to stay cool as heat hitscondition in Wollongong Hospital on Sunday afternoon, after he was rescued from
Canberra Times / Posted 8 days ago
condition in Wollongong Hospital on Sunday afternoon, after he was rescued from the water by members of the public at Port Kembla. This followed another incident on Saturday, when a 38-year-old man was pulled unconscious from the water at... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Tears for mate lost to the seaGrafton, at 6pm on Saturday. And a 33-year-old man was fighting for life last
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 9 days ago
Grafton, at 6pm on Saturday. And a 33-year-old man was fighting for life last night after he was pulled from the water at Port Kembla just after 1pm yesterday. The swimmer got into trouble in the surf before members of the public pulled him to... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Tears for mate lost to the seaGrafton, at 6pm on Saturday. And a 33-year-old man was fighting for life last
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Grafton, at 6pm on Saturday. And a 33-year-old man was fighting for life last night after he was pulled from the water at Port Kembla just after 1pm yesterday. The swimmer got into trouble in the surf before members of the public pulled him to... Read more
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News.com.au
Tears for mate lost to the seaGrafton, at 6pm on Saturday. And a 33-year-old man was fighting for life last
News.com.au / Posted 9 days ago
Grafton, at 6pm on Saturday. And a 33-year-old man was fighting for life last night after he was pulled from the water at Port Kembla just after 1pm yesterday. The swimmer got into trouble in the surf before members of the public pulled him to... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Heatwave causes coastal chaos as thousands hit Illawarra beachesSCORCHER: Hundreds beat the 40 degree heat by visiting the patrolled Port Kembl
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 9 days ago
SCORCHER: Hundreds beat the 40 degree heat by visiting the patrolled Port Kembla Beach and pools on Sunday. Picture: Sylvia Liber. As thousands of people crowded South Coast beaches to cool off from scorching heat the weekend proved “hectic” for the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Heat wave causes coastal chaos as hundreds hit Illawarra beachesSCORCHER: Hundreds beat the 40 degree heat by visiting the patrolled Port Kembl
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 9 days ago
SCORCHER: Hundreds beat the 40 degree heat by visiting the patrolled Port Kembla Beach and pools on Sunday. Picture: Sylvia Liber. As thousands of people crowded South Coast beaches to cool off from scorching heat the weekend proved “hectic” for the... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Sydney struggles to stay cool as heat hitscondition in Wollongong Hospital on Sunday afternoon, after he was rescued from
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 9 days ago
condition in Wollongong Hospital on Sunday afternoon, after he was rescued from the water by members of the public at Port Kembla. This followed another incident on Saturday, when a 38-year-old man was pulled unconscious from the water at... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Sydney struggles to stay cool as heat hitscondition in Wollongong Hospital on Sunday afternoon, after he was rescued from
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 days ago
condition in Wollongong Hospital on Sunday afternoon, after he was rescued from the water by members of the public at Port Kembla. This followed another incident on Saturday, when a 38-year-old man was pulled unconscious from the water at... Read more
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The Age
Sydney struggles to stay cool as heat hitscondition in Wollongong Hospital on Sunday afternoon, after he was rescued from
The Age / Posted 9 days ago
condition in Wollongong Hospital on Sunday afternoon, after he was rescued from the water by members of the public at Port Kembla. This followed another incident on Saturday, when a 38-year-old man was pulled unconscious from the water at... Read more
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The Border Mail
Man, 33, critical after being pulled from ocean at Port KemblaSylvia Liber A swimmer has been taken to hospital unconscious after being been
The Border Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Sylvia Liber A swimmer has been taken to hospital unconscious after being been pulled from the surf at MM Beach at Port Kembla, NSW, on Saturday afternoon. Wollongong Local Area Command Acting Inspector Jack Brown said the 33-year-old man... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
This is what Wollongong beaches looked like on Sundayas tens of thousands of hot and sweaty people flocked to the coast. Photos by
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 9 days ago
as tens of thousands of hot and sweaty people flocked to the coast. Photos by Mercury photographer Sylvia Liber show Port Kembla Beach looking a lot like Bondi as beachgoers sought relief from the extreme heat. Flick through the gallery... Read more
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The Courier
Man, 33, critical after being pulled from ocean at Port KemblaSylvia Liber A swimmer has been taken to hospital unconscious after being been
The Courier / Posted 9 days ago
Sylvia Liber A swimmer has been taken to hospital unconscious after being been pulled from the surf at MM Beach at Port Kembla, NSW, on Saturday afternoon. Wollongong Local Area Command Acting Inspector Jack Brown said the 33-year-old man... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Man, 33, critical after being pulled from ocean at Port KemblaSylvia Liber A swimmer has been taken to hospital unconscious after being been
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 9 days ago
Sylvia Liber A swimmer has been taken to hospital unconscious after being been pulled from the surf at MM Beach at Port Kembla, NSW, on Saturday afternoon. Wollongong Local Area Command Acting Inspector Jack Brown said the 33-year-old man... Read more
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News.com.au
Near-drowning at NSW beachA man is fighting for his life after nearly drowning at a NSW south coast beach
News.com.au / Posted 9 days ago
A man is fighting for his life after nearly drowning at a NSW south coast beach. The 33-year-old man was swimming at Port Kembla before he got into trouble and was pulled from the water just before 1pm on Sunday, NSW Police say. He was rescued by... Read more
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Western Advocate
Man, 33, critical after being pulled from ocean at Port KemblaSylvia Liber A swimmer has been taken to hospital unconscious after being been
Western Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
Sylvia Liber A swimmer has been taken to hospital unconscious after being been pulled from the surf at MM Beach at Port Kembla, NSW, on Saturday afternoon. Wollongong Local Area Command Acting Inspector Jack Brown said the 33-year-old man... Read more
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Manning River Times
Man, 33, critical after being pulled from ocean at Port KemblaSylvia Liber A swimmer has been taken to hospital unconscious after being been
Manning River Times / Posted 9 days ago
Sylvia Liber A swimmer has been taken to hospital unconscious after being been pulled from the surf at MM Beach at Port Kembla, NSW, on Saturday afternoon. Wollongong Local Area Command Acting Inspector Jack Brown said the 33-year-old man... Read more
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The North West Star
Man, 33, critical after being pulled from ocean at Port KemblaSylvia Liber A swimmer has been taken to hospital unconscious after being been
The North West Star / Posted 9 days ago
Sylvia Liber A swimmer has been taken to hospital unconscious after being been pulled from the surf at MM Beach at Port Kembla, NSW, on Saturday afternoon. Wollongong Local Area Command Acting Inspector Jack Brown said the 33-year-old man... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Man, 33, critical after being pulled from ocean at Port KemblaSylvia Liber A swimmer has been taken to hospital unconscious after being been
Daily Liberal / Posted 9 days ago
Sylvia Liber A swimmer has been taken to hospital unconscious after being been pulled from the surf at MM Beach at Port Kembla, NSW, on Saturday afternoon. Wollongong Local Area Command Acting Inspector Jack Brown said the 33-year-old man... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Man, 33, critical after being pulled from ocean at Port KemblaSylvia Liber A swimmer has been taken to hospital unconscious after being been
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 9 days ago
Sylvia Liber A swimmer has been taken to hospital unconscious after being been pulled from the surf at MM Beach at Port Kembla, NSW, on Saturday afternoon. Wollongong Local Area Command Acting Inspector Jack Brown said the 33-year-old man... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Man, 33, critical after being pulled from ocean at Port KemblaSylvia Liber A swimmer has been taken to hospital unconscious after being been
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 9 days ago
Sylvia Liber A swimmer has been taken to hospital unconscious after being been pulled from the surf at MM Beach at Port Kembla this afternoon. Wollongong Local Area Command Acting Inspector Jack Brown said the 33-year-old man got into... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Helensburgh roars as Twenty20 title nearsthe platform for a comprehensive eight-wicket victory. University leapfrogged
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 9 days ago
the platform for a comprehensive eight-wicket victory. University leapfrogged Dapto into first place after defeating Port Kembla. University bowled Port out for 111 before reaching 5/112 in 17.4 overs. Mitchell Hearn did the damage with both... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
30 fun, FREE kids activities in the Illawarraa weird science workshop at Thirroul and Helensburgh libraries. Click photo to
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 10 days ago
a weird science workshop at Thirroul and Helensburgh libraries. Click photo to book a spot. Take a saltwater dip in Port Kembla, Continental or Thirroul pool. Click the photo for details. Don't miss the HONK! Oz Street Music Festival,... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Balgownie out to overcome Northern Districts in key Twenty20 clashWests sit in third place with one win from four matches and are a chance of qua
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 11 days ago
Wests sit in third place with one win from four matches and are a chance of qualifying if they win and University falls to Port Kembla. However, to further complicate matters, Port can leapfrog both Wests and University should they record a... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Lockout looms at Port Kembla coal terminalLOCKOUT: The Port Kembla Coal Terminal will cease work on Sunday. Coal mining
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 11 days ago
LOCKOUT: The Port Kembla Coal Terminal will cease work on Sunday. Coal mining companies are to blame for a lockout at the Port Kembla Coal Terminal which will start on Sunday, the workers’ union has said. The coal terminal (PKCT) will take... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Pig Iron Bob televisedHISTORIC FILM TO SCREEN NATIONALLY: A scene being shot at Port Kembla by Why Do
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 11 days ago
HISTORIC FILM TO SCREEN NATIONALLY: A scene being shot at Port Kembla by Why Documentaries in January 2014 during the making of the Pig Iron Bob documentary by Sandra Pires. Picture: Greg Ellis. This week marked 77 years since the start of the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
New $100k monument pays tribute to Port Kembla wharfies strikePhoto Library/Norman Brown Several years ago it was suggested to filmmaker San
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 11 days ago
Photo Library/Norman Brown Several years ago it was suggested to filmmaker Sandra Pires she delve into a stand-off at Port Kembla in 1938, a protest against mass genocide. She was captivated. The Dalfram Dispute 1938 was released in 2015, but... Read more
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