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Wollongong Hospital parking angst
Oak Flats resident Jennifer Page is outraged that people are parking in spaces reserved for cancer patients and their carers at Wollongong Hospital.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Council seeks govt action on lake foreshore
Wollongong councillors have called for the NSW government to urgently complete a study into erosion and instability of the Lake Illawarra foreshore, amid concerns about residents' homes and safety.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
The relocation run-around
Goulburn resident Garry Miller is flabbergasted at a decision by the NSW Office of State Revenue to reject his application for a $7000 Regional Relocation .
Artarmon rail lift to rise before Unanderra?
On Sunday, Mrs Berejiklian declined to confirm or deny whether Artarmon station would be getting lifts installed and whether it had been moved up the list of waiting projects.
Aggression in Crimea is a sign of Russian weakness
In The Australian today: "Far from being an emerging superpower, Russia is a weak state, wracked by cronyism and corruption, and overly reliant on exports of oil and gas.
'We were here first': name clash sparks row
A Penrose by any other name would be less confusing for residents of two small suburbs on either side of the escarpment.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
BLOG: A young woman walks into reception ...
She insists I find the street number so she can program the satnav and make the tortuous journey to buy a packet of chips and a bottle of Coca-Cola.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
GALLERY: Time out in the Illawarra
Our Mercury photographers were at WIN Entertainment Centre for the opening night of Mrs Brown's Boys; Wollongong City Gallery for the Mai Nguyen-Long and Michele Elliot art exhibitions; Dapto Ribbonwood Centre for Katie Robins' 21st birthday party; Project Contemporary Art for the International Women's Day exhibition; and Il Porcellino in Balgownie ... (more)
The Illawarra weekend guide
The inaugural Rockin' Vintage Roll Festival will take place on Sunday at Ryan's Hotel, Thirroul.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Clubs focus on women who inspire
Inspiring young women will be the focus of attention when VIEW Clubs of Australia host an International Women's Day Luncheon at the Chifley Hotel in Wollongong tomorrow.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Illawarra's indigenous detox program an Australian first.
Wollongong has become the host site for the country's first in-home detox program for indigenous people with an alcohol dependency.
Wollongong council faces lake repair bill
There are fears Wollongong City Council may be saddled with a hefty repair bill for the lake foreshore at Windang following the demise of the Lake Illawarra Authority.
Gonski cash cut-off could hurt schools
Illawarra unions on Wednesday urged the Abbott government to commit to the full Gonski agreement as the bright green "I Give a Gonski" campaign van visited Wollongong.
Flix In The Stix fires up botanic garden
Even though he was part of the line-up, Lee Naimo was not sure about the mix'n'match schedule for the Flix In The Stix travelling film festival until he stepped out on stage for opening night in Griffith in January.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
High-speed P-plater escapes prison
A P-plater has narrowly avoided jail after being caught by police doing more than 50km/h over the speed limit.
Lake changes too slow - MP
A STALEMATE between the state government and Wollongong City Council will need to be broken before Lake Illawarra's future can be decided.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Arrest over $900,000 cannabis crop
A man will appear in Wagga Wagga Local Court on Wednesday charged with supplying more than $900,000 worth of cannabis.
Stone takes charge at Wollongong Coal
When David Stone decided to return to his university town to take up a job at Wollongong Coal, he did spare a thought for the Indian-owned mining company's turbulent past.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Sydney Star Observer
Calls for review after Wollongong train 'AIDS panic'
NSW opposition transport spokesperson Penny Sharpe has called for a review of procedures following media reports earlier this month of a possible 'AIDS panic' on a Wollongong train.