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49 min ago | Kiama Independent
THE use of public reserves by commercial fitness trainers in Kiama will be addressed as part of a new policy, with one trainer suggesting such a policy would have its ''pros and cons''.
1 hr ago | Caribbean News Now!
BELIZE CITY, Belize -- Eighteen senior fisheries officers and marine management experts from ten member countries of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism will take part in the 2014 CARICOM fisheries law and management training workshop at the University of Wollongong in New South Wales, Australia.
6 hrs ago | Illawarra Mercury
If Australian musical theatre stalwart Nancye Hayes had a "bucket list" of coveted roles, Oscar Wilde's Lady Bracknell would be towards the top.
10 hrs ago | Illawarra Mercury
A Port Kembla man has been warned to pack his bags for jail if he gets caught drink-driving again.
14 hrs ago | Narooma News
Big 4 Broulee Beach Holiday Park, Carries Cottage at Nelligen and the Bodalla Cheese Factory were the Eurobodalla's biggest winners in the South Coast Tourism's night of nights, the South Coast Tourism Awards.
Eden businesses have bagged a record haul at the South Coast Tourism Awards in Batemans Bay on Wednesday night, with Cat Balou Cruises and Sprout Eden among the prize-winners.
The new one-punch laws are part of a wider suite of changes that have greatly reduced alcohol-fuelled violence, the New South Wales Attorney General has said ahead of his visit to Wollongong today.
The Tumbleweed bassist passed away on Monday at his home in Wollongong, Australia.
POLL: All but two of Wollongong's councillors have pledged to fight the NSW government's plan to force businesses to vote in council elections all the way to the high court.
CAMBEWARRA Public was among nine schools from the Illawarra and beyond that took over WIN Entertainment Centre recently in an explosion of song, sound and celebration in the national creative learning festival Wakakirri.
A region-wide approach will be sought to help address a ''very visible pest'' - myna birds - throughout the Kiama municipality A region-wide approach will be sought to help address a ''very visible pest'' - myna birds - throughout the Kiama municipality.
In The Australian today: "Strewth Proust, Swan's on the loose! With the memoirs of the world's greatest treasurer shaping up as the stocking stuffer of the season, Wayne Swan's remembrance of deficits past adds mightily to this year's choice of spitefully disappointing Christmas presents."
People called for jury duty in Wollongong and Nowra will be able to nominate their availability and receive electronic reminders with the introduction of a new $4.2 million online management system.
First home buyers across the Illawarra have scored more than $9 million in NSW government grants and concessions in just 12 months, according to state revenue data.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 06:17 pm
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