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Protected by security fencing, guards and retinal scanners, a Unanderra facility provides back-up for all the data the NSW government needs to continue functioning.
Kiama builder Phillip Young is selling his family haven on Curramore Road, Jamberoo, after living there for the past 14 years.
Wollongong and Shellharbour councils will decide on the structure of the new estuary management committee for Lake Illawarra next week, more than six months after the NSW government announced the closure of the Lake Illawarra Authority.
Truckies are ignoring speed limits and weight restrictions across the Illawarra, recording 84 heavy vehicle penalty notices and 302 speeding fines worth $192,947 in the past six months.
They built model solar cars in a competitive challenge, raced them against other teams and toured the University of Wollongong's Sustainable Building Research Centre and nearby Science Centre.
When it comes to walking tracks, there are few as spectacular as the seven-kilometre trail across the headlands between Kiama and Gerringong.
The Illawarra-based Public Housing Union will next take its fight to Wollongong's southern suburbs in its attempt to highlight issues surrounding public housing in the region.
Wollongong City Council scored almost a third of the NSW government's $100 million Port Kembla lease fund, receiving more than $30 million for West Dapto roads, the Grand Pacific Walk and an upgrade to tourist facilities at Bald Hill.
Illawarra aged care centres and the the University of Wollongong's iAccelerate Centre are among projects to receive a share of $100 million from the Illawarra infrastructure fund.
THE proposed aged and healthcare services building on the Kiama Hospital site will be a big winner from the $100 million Illawarra infrastructure fund announced at the University of Wollongong today.
BlueScope Steel's former Australian and New Zealand steel manufacturing businesses chief executive Noel Cornish is planning to make a difference in his new role as the national president of the Australian Industry Group.
Illawarra Labor State MPs have welcomed Resource and Energy Minister Chris Hartcher's decision to resign from the ministry on Wednesday.
Jobs are being shed across the Illawarra as companies servicing the mining sector move away from building new machinery and focus instead on care and maintenance.