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Illawarra Mercury
Illawarra mentor program graduation for young leadersMenzies – Walsh & Monaghan Susannah Powter - BlueScope Melissa Thompson – Uni
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 37 minutes ago
Menzies – Walsh & Monaghan Susannah Powter - BlueScope Melissa Thompson – University of Wollongong Jenny Towers – Wollongong City Council Sharon Wingate - NSW Business Chamber Related stories: How future Illawarra leaders are gaining... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Where to see Prince Andrew in Wollongongof the Royal Family will have just a few chances to catch a glimpse of Prince A
Illawarra Mercury / Posted an hour ago
of the Royal Family will have just a few chances to catch a glimpse of Prince Andrew when he visits Wollongong on Tuesday. Wollongong City Council will host a civic reception for the Duke of York at Wollongong Art Gallery from 10.15am. His Royal... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Council reveals mall art designsWollongong City Council has revealed the first concept designs for its major pu
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 15 hours ago
Wollongong City Council has revealed the first concept designs for its major public art project in Crown Street Mall. Mike Hewson's concept designs for Crown Street Mall. The recent Crown Street Mall revamp has been criticised for looking like a... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Wollongong’s fitness fees among ‘highest in Australia’Fitness trainers say Wollongong City Council's licence fees are among the highe
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 17 hours ago
Fitness trainers say Wollongong City Council's licence fees are among the highest in Australia. Hefty fees: Cem Ozer with personal trainer Lukas Chodat, who says Wollongong's fitness fees are to high. Picture: Adam McLean. Fitness trainers have hit... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Run out of North Beach: council forces popular fun run to move northplanned to write to the council and start a petition against the move. What th
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 17 hours ago
planned to write to the council and start a petition against the move. What the runners said Nathan Hennessy wrote on Wollongong City Council’s Facebook page to say: “I am extremely disappointed in the decision by Wollongong City Council to... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Run out of North Beach: anger as council forces fun run to moveplanned to write to the council and start a petition against the move. What th
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 18 hours ago
planned to write to the council and start a petition against the move. What the runners said Nathan Hennessy wrote on Wollongong City Council’s Facebook page to say: “I am extremely disappointed in the decision by Wollongong City Council to... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Where to see Prince Andrew in Wollongongof the Royal Family will have just a few chances to catch a glimpse of Prince A
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 19 hours ago
of the Royal Family will have just a few chances to catch a glimpse of Prince Andrew when he visits Wollongong on Tuesday. Wollongong City Council will host a civic reception for the Duke of York at Wollongong Art Gallery from 10.15am. His Royal... Read more
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Kiama Independent
New playground a little big step in Port’s overhaulmany recycled and re-purposed materials. It is the first in NSW to experience
Kiama Independent / Posted 2 days ago
many recycled and re-purposed materials. It is the first in NSW to experience the seven-day makeover, supported by Wollongong City Council. The project is linked to Council and the State Government’s investment in Port Kembla and is one of... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
New playground a little big step in Port’s overhaulmany recycled and re-purposed materials. It is the first in NSW to experience
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
many recycled and re-purposed materials. It is the first in NSW to experience the seven-day makeover, supported by Wollongong City Council. The project is linked to Council and the State Government’s investment in Port Kembla and is one of... Read more
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Kiama Independent
What made news in May?the kayaker has drowned in the water. Big change: Beaton Park will become a “r
Kiama Independent / Posted 3 days ago
the kayaker has drowned in the water. Big change: Beaton Park will become a “regional sporting centre of excellence” under Wollongong City Council’s plan. The redevelopment, planned for the next 10 years, would include four new pools, a new... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Inflatable water park planned for Dapto Showground this summercouncil is considering plans for a temporary summer water park at Dapto showgro
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
council is considering plans for a temporary summer water park at Dapto showground, similar to this one in Liverpool. Wollongong City Council is considering plans for a blow-up water park to set up shop in Dapto this summer. To be staged at... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Union backlash as Boxing Day trade laws pass Parliamentable to trade. During debate in the Legislative Assembly on Wednesday afternoo
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
able to trade. During debate in the Legislative Assembly on Wednesday afternoon, Mr Nile quoted joint correspondence from Wollongong City Council and the IBC, which said the two-year trial of December 26 trading in Wollongong had “greatly... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Mum and daughter make big difference in harbourtechnology to keep our harbour clean at all times.” The petition already has 5
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
technology to keep our harbour clean at all times.” The petition already has 574 signatures. Ms McMillan said she knows Wollongong City Council staff work hard and do a good job keeping the area clean but they can’t be there 24 hours a day and... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
A plastic free Wollongongto help reduce the amount of single use plastic impacting the environment. The
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
to help reduce the amount of single use plastic impacting the environment. The Boomerang Alliance with the help of Wollongong City Council and other community groups launched ‘Plastic Free Wollongong’ at the University of Wollongong this... Read more
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Daily Liberal
How Matthew averted a second drowning tragedycongregate at City Beach during last week's drowning tragedy. Picture: Robert P
Daily Liberal / Posted 6 days ago
congregate at City Beach during last week's drowning tragedy. Picture: Robert Peet Asked to respond, a spokeswoman for Wollongong City Council said lifeguard patrol hours had been increased over the past three years. “This means Council is... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
How Matthew averted a second City Beach drowning tragedycongregate at City Beach during last week's drowning tragedy. Picture: Robert P
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
congregate at City Beach during last week's drowning tragedy. Picture: Robert Peet Asked to respond, a spokeswoman for Wollongong City Council said lifeguard patrol hours had been increased over the past three years. “This means Council is... Read more
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Kiama Independent
How Matthew averted a second City Beach drowning tragedycongregate at City Beach during last week's drowning tragedy. Picture: Robert P
Kiama Independent / Posted 6 days ago
congregate at City Beach during last week's drowning tragedy. Picture: Robert Peet Asked to respond, a spokeswoman for Wollongong City Council said lifeguard patrol hours had been increased over the past three years. “This means Council is... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
How your suburb voted in Wollongong lord mayoral electionand the Liberal Party's John Dorahy had wins at two booths. Explore the intera
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
and the Liberal Party's John Dorahy had wins at two booths. Explore the interactive map above to see which candidate won each booth. The new Wollongong City Council is as follows: The new Shellharbour City Council is made up of the follow pe... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Wollongong lord mayoral election | How your suburb votedand the Liberal Party's John Dorahy had wins at two booths. Explore the intera
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
and the Liberal Party's John Dorahy had wins at two booths. Explore the interactive map above to see which candidate won each booth. The new Wollongong City Council is as follows: The new Shellharbour City Council is made up of the follow pe... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Spectre of paid parking frightens someoffice workers but also nearby residents who were taking up spaces in the car p
Kiama Independent / Posted 6 days ago
office workers but also nearby residents who were taking up spaces in the car park. A number of people mistakenly blamed Wollongong City Council, even though it’s Transport for NSW that is responsible for the car park. Tony Prescott saw another... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Spectre of paid parking frightens someoffice workers but also nearby residents who were taking up spaces in the car p
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
office workers but also nearby residents who were taking up spaces in the car park. A number of people mistakenly blamed Wollongong City Council, even though it’s Transport for NSW that is responsible for the car park. Tony Prescott saw another... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Party time for Youth WeekADVERTISER: The young people have spoken and Wollongong City Council has listen
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 9 days ago
ADVERTISER: The young people have spoken and Wollongong City Council has listened, with live music, skating and dance parties highlighting National Youth Week activities in the city. Holborn Skate Park in Berkeley will host one of the many youth... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Businesses not happy with NBNwe hear from Illawarra business directly.” The Illawarra Business Chamber tele
Kiama Independent / Posted 11 days ago
we hear from Illawarra business directly.” The Illawarra Business Chamber telecommunications forum is on Friday, September 15, between 10.30am and noon. It will be held on level nine of the Wollongong City Council building in Bure... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Businesses not happy with NBNwe hear from Illawarra business directly.” The Illawarra Business Chamber tele
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 11 days ago
we hear from Illawarra business directly.” The Illawarra Business Chamber telecommunications forum is on Friday, September 15, between 10.30am and noon. It will be held on level nine of the Wollongong City Council building in Bure... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Joint agreement for Sandon Pointits ten-year anniversary celebration in 2010. Picture: Adam McLean A formal ag
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 12 days ago
its ten-year anniversary celebration in 2010. Picture: Adam McLean A formal agreement between five Aboriginal groups and Wollongong City Council for joint management of Sandon Point is complete. Councillor Janice Kershaw told Monday night’s... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Premier deals with the problem of power – and a pig maskwhich is what you’d expect.” She declined to be drawn on commenting on the lik
Kiama Independent / Posted 14 days ago
which is what you’d expect.” She declined to be drawn on commenting on the likelihood that Labor could be in control of Wollongong City Council for the first time since its infamous sacking. “That’s a matter for the community,” she said. “I’m... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Themed Wollongong escape room to open within monthscalled Funscape which is wasting no time proceeding with plans after having the
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 14 days ago
called Funscape which is wasting no time proceeding with plans after having their development application approved by Wollongong City Council this week. They are redeveloping a 500 square metre site on the second level of Howarths Excelsior... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Premier deals with the problem of power – and a pig maskwhich is what you’d expect.” She declined to be drawn on commenting on the lik
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 14 days ago
which is what you’d expect.” She declined to be drawn on commenting on the likelihood that Labor could be in control of Wollongong City Council for the first time since its infamous sacking. “That’s a matter for the community,” she said. “I’m... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Wollongong and Shellharbour council election resultsmayor will be elected from nine candidates. The total number of residential an
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 14 days ago
mayor will be elected from nine candidates. The total number of residential and non-residential electors enrolled in the Wollongong City Council area on July 31 was 150,746. Ward 1 – ​Four councillors will be elected from 16 candidates. The... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Premier deals with the problem of power – and a pig maskwhich is what you’d expect.” She declined to be drawn on commenting on the lik
Kiama Independent / Posted 14 days ago
which is what you’d expect.” She declined to be drawn on commenting on the likelihood that Labor could be in control of Wollongong City Council for the first time since its infamous sacking. “That’s a matter for the community,” she said. “I’m... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Premier deals with the problem of power – and a pig maskwhich is what you’d expect.” She declined to be drawn on commenting on the lik
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 14 days ago
which is what you’d expect.” She declined to be drawn on commenting on the likelihood that Labor could be in control of Wollongong City Council for the first time since its infamous sacking. “That’s a matter for the community,” she said. “I’m... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Illawarra students get a glimpse of refugee experienceas well as students from neighbouring schools, as part of the third Illawarra R
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 14 days ago
as well as students from neighbouring schools, as part of the third Illawarra Refugee Challenge. The event organised by Wollongong City Council and Multicultural Communities Council of Illawarra, ran at Warrawong High School from September... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Wollongong and Shellharbour council election resultsmayor will be elected from nine candidates. The total number of residential an
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 15 days ago
mayor will be elected from nine candidates. The total number of residential and non-residential electors enrolled in the Wollongong City Council area on July 31 was 150,746. Ward 1 – ​Four councillors will be elected from 16 candidates. The... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
UPDATED | Wollongong and Shellharbour council election resultsmayor will be elected from nine candidates. The total number of residential an
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 16 days ago
mayor will be elected from nine candidates. The total number of residential and non-residential electors enrolled in the Wollongong City Council area on July 31 was 150,746. Ward 1 – ​Four councillors will be elected from 16 candidates. The... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Bulli hotel held up by red tapeFive years after Bulli's historic Denmark Hotel was given approval by Wollongon
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 16 days ago
Five years after Bulli's historic Denmark Hotel was given approval by Wollongong City Council to be restored, the landmark building is wasting away as a result of bureaucratic paperwork. Five years after Bulli's historic Denmark Hotel was given... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
LIVE | Wollongong and Shellharbour council election resultsmayor will be elected from nine candidates. The total number of residential an
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 16 days ago
mayor will be elected from nine candidates. The total number of residential and non-residential electors enrolled in the Wollongong City Council area on July 31 was 150,746. Ward 1 – ​Four councillors will be elected from 16 candidates. The... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
LIVE | Wollongong and Shellharbour council election resultsmayor will be elected from nine candidates. The total number of residential an
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 16 days ago
mayor will be elected from nine candidates. The total number of residential and non-residential electors enrolled in the Wollongong City Council area on July 31 was 150,746. Ward 1 – ​Four councillors will be elected from 16 candidates. The... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Wollongong and Shellharbour council elections guidethe Shellharbour Local Government Area being comprised of wards? (Answer: Yes o
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 17 days ago
the Shellharbour Local Government Area being comprised of wards? (Answer: Yes or No) WOLLONGONG LGA If you live in the Wollongong City Council area, you’re going to be voting for two things – the Lord MAyyor, and your ward councillors. The... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Figtree flood fix could be stalled in courtresidents say – but it is headed for court. The issue has drawn the attention
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 18 days ago
residents say – but it is headed for court. The issue has drawn the attention of mayoral candidate John Dorahy, who said Wollongong City Council should stop fighting the plan and let residents gain the benefits it would offer. A development... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Mayoral contenders reveal their grand plans for WollongongInterest from suitably qualified management organisations to undertake a full a
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 18 days ago
Interest from suitably qualified management organisations to undertake a full and comprehensive review of the operations of Wollongong City Council, including but not limited to: a. Pensioner rebates, b. Outdoor Staff efficiency, c. Use of sub... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
How council candidates plan to entice tourists to the Illawarrahelp control the rubbish. There are many attractions like this in Wollongong,
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 19 days ago
help control the rubbish. There are many attractions like this in Wollongong, on the coast and escarpment. Projects that Wollongong City Council has committed to be ignored, one being the walk from The royal National Park along the escarpment all... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
LettersWren, Fairy MeadowCARE FOR COMMUNITY Councillor Jill Merrin of the Illawarra G
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 19 days ago
Wren, Fairy MeadowCARE FOR COMMUNITY Councillor Jill Merrin of the Illawarra Greens represented Ward One in Wollongong City Council for the past 6 years. Her work was excellent, of the highest integrity and character, and her care... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Thank you for joining in, now time to vote7 edition of the Illawarra Mercury. This week the Illawarra Mercury ran two ma
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 19 days ago
7 edition of the Illawarra Mercury. This week the Illawarra Mercury ran two mayoral candidate forums ahead of the Wollongong City Council election. The forums, filmed and telecast live through our website and Facebook page thanks to our... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Lead, asbestos pose risk at Helensburgh siteStreet has found levels of ‘’asbestos (and) lead may pose an unacceptable risk
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 19 days ago
Street has found levels of ‘’asbestos (and) lead may pose an unacceptable risk to human health and/or the environment’’. Wollongong City Council was forced to commission the report after residents reported a ‘’putrid odour’’ emanating from the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Wollongong council's creek talk raises hopeResidents of the southern end of Kembla Street have finally won hope of some re
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 19 days ago
Residents of the southern end of Kembla Street have finally won hope of some relief, with Wollongong City Council committing to clean out and concrete part of the clogged creek that many blame for making floods worse. Residents of the southern end... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Wollongong City Council mayoral candidates forum | Part 1commitment and impact on the city if they should be given the privilege to lead
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 20 days ago
commitment and impact on the city if they should be given the privilege to lead it as Lord Mayor? The studio set for the Wollongong City Council mayoral candidates forum. The nine candidates will be given a chance to present their case via two... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Wollongong City Council mayoral candidates forum | Part 1commitment and impact on the city if they should be given the privilege to lead
Kiama Independent / Posted 20 days ago
commitment and impact on the city if they should be given the privilege to lead it as Lord Mayor? The studio set for the Wollongong City Council mayoral candidates forum. The nine candidates will be given a chance to present their case via two... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Wollongong City Council mayoral candidates forumof topics to give people a chance to see who they wish to vote for when the vot
Kiama Independent / Posted 21 days ago
of topics to give people a chance to see who they wish to vote for when the voting booths open on Saturday, September 9. READ MORE: Pre-poll voting opens across the Illawarra. The studio set for the Wollongong City Council mayoral candidates fo... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
LIVE | Wollongong City Council mayoral candidates forumof topics to give people a chance to see who they wish to vote for when the vot
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 21 days ago
of topics to give people a chance to see who they wish to vote for when the voting booths open on Saturday, September 9. READ MORE: Pre-poll voting opens across the Illawarra. The studio set for the Wollongong City Council mayoral candidates fo... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
LIVE | Wollongong City Council mayoral candidates forumof topics to give people a chance to see who they wish to vote for when the vot
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 21 days ago
of topics to give people a chance to see who they wish to vote for when the voting booths open on Saturday, September 9. READ MORE: Pre-poll voting opens across the Illawarra. The studio set for the Wollongong City Council mayoral candidates fo... Read more
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