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21 hrs ago | Illawarra Mercury

First home buyers in $9 million bonanza

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.

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Yesterday | Illawarra Mercury

Forty new super jobs rolling out at Pillar

The recruitment team at Pillar Administration's national service centre in Coniston are preparing to hear from anyone interested in applying for up to 40 newly created information, communication and technology roles being advertised in Wollongong from this weekend.

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Yesterday | Illawarra Mercury

Vikings relish University challenge

Galvanised by last week's last-gasp win over the Woonona Shamrocks, the Wollongong Vikings are armed with renewed belief for Saturday's clash with University at Vikings Field.

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Yesterday | ABC News

Tasmanian college to drive Australia's military innovation

Tasmania will be the home of a new training centre for highly qualified Navy engineers, as Australia embarks on a multi-billion dollar naval shipbuilding program.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Kiama Independent

Myna birds - major problem

At last week's council meeting, a report was tabled in response to an approach from the Kiama Men's Shed requesting council's support and allocation of resources for a community driven initiative to control Indian myna birds in the Kiama LGA.

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Illawarra Mercury

Radar Illawarra: the week's music news

The Mercury's weekly local music round-up, with Josh Butler wrapping up new music, gig announcements and band news.

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Illawarra Mercury

Spate of robberies hits pizza deliverers

A pizza delivery driver was assaulted in Warrawong on Wednesday night, the fourth such incident across the Illawarra and Shoalhaven this month.

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Illawarra Mercury

Pedestrian fatally struck by truck in Dapto

UPDATE 10.53PM: A man has been killed in a collision with a semi-trailer after exiting his vehicle on the Princes Motorway at Dapto on Thursday night.

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Illawarra Mercury

Mate takes on mate in North Gong match

It will be mate against mate on Sunday when the Wollongong branch of the NSW Police Association holds its second annual charity rugby league match in North Wollongong.

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Illawarra Mercury

Port Kembla and deer hot topics at budget hearing

Minister for the Illawarra John Ajaka has faced questions about the delivery of the $100 million Port Kembla lease fund and expressed a burning desire to spot some of the region's elusive feral deer during a budget estimates hearing this week.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Illawarra Mercury

Helping bereaved parents

Tania Tree is on a mission to make sure other mothers of angel babies don't go through the same ordeal she faced five years ago.

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Illawarra Mercury

Reaction to Maldon-Dombarton rail plan

Stakeholders across the region were pleased to hear the private sector would be approached to build the Maldon-Dombarton rail line.

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ABC News

$75 million upgrade at Port Kembla will double its grain export and...

Grain exports out of Port Kembla at Wollongong in New South Wales will double from next year, with a $75 million expansion.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

NEWS.com.au

What's really in your superannuation?

YOU probably only give your super statement a glance twice a year but haven't you always wanted to know what's really in your superannuation? WE'VE all seen the ads: two men sit on a park bench discussing their superannuation.

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NEWS.com.au

Couple stuck in Thailand with surrogacy twins

THE SES responded to hundreds of calls for roof leaks and fallen trees as Sydney's wild weather continued to wreak havoc across suburbs overnight.

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Illawarra Mercury

Many in Illawarra 'living on the edge'

Almost four people a week are declaring bankruptcy in the Illawarra as residents continue to feel the bite of job losses and spiralling living costs.

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Illawarra Mercury

Art gallery hosts exhibition of Margaret Olley works

The life and times of one of Australia's most beloved artists will be explored on Thursday as the Wollongong Art Gallery hosts a tribute to Margaret Olley.

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Illawarra Mercury

Phantom appears at Connection dinner

Members of the Illawarra Connection were given a sneak peak at the Arcadians' production of Phantom of the Opera last week.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Kiama Independent

Business of year announced

SKIN Correctives Shellharbour and Wollongong has been named Business of the Year at the recent 2014 Illawarra and South Coast Local Business Awards.

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Illawarra Mercury

MP opposes extra council election votes for business

Forcing businesses to vote in Wollongong City Council elections would be a "complete undermining of democracy", according to Keira MP Ryan Park.

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