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Disruptions during Austinmer traffic light replacement

MOTORISTS are advised of changed traffic conditions at the intersection of Lawrence Hargrave Drive and The Grove at Austinmer for safety upgrade work from Sunday. Work to replace the traffic light posts and control box will be carried out at between 8pm and 5am from Sunday February 5. The work will continue Sundays to Thursdays … Continue reading

Long battle for new Austinmer RFS station to be realised: Solution found to ‘bureaucratic nonsense’

AFTER years of ‘bureaucratic nonsense’ Austinmer Rural Fire Service (RFS) looks set to find a new home at Thirroul. The Bulli & Clifton Times can reveal that Wollongong City Council will enter into a ‘Heads of Agreement’ with the NSW Government to lease the preferred site at Sea Foam Avenue, Thirroul. Austinmer RFS was forced … Continue reading

Public space recycling bins trialled again at Stanwell Park, Austinmer and Thirroul beaches this summer

FOR the second summer running, Wollongong City Council will trial recycling bins in public spaces at Stanwell Park, Austinmer and Thirroul beaches. This year Council will improve signage, with contamination from waste that can’t be recycled a lesson learnt from last summer.   “Last year was our first attempt at rolling out this program and … Continue reading

Corrimal student takes ‘honours’ in Poem Forest competition

“I came home from school that day A bird in a cage Negativity and fear wrapped up in me Then she came uninvited To this sad grass party for one My Guardian Angel?” THESE are the words that earned a student of a Corrimal primary school ‘honours’ in the 2022 Poem Forest competition. With nearly … Continue reading

Work begins on Great Southern Walk to connect Bulli with Botany Bay

CONSTRUCTION has begun on the Great Southern Walk, a new multi-day experience that will take walkers on a 67km adventure through the northern Illawarra and the Royal National Park. Work is underway on the first section of the track on the Illawarra Escarpment, linking Bald Hill with Stanwell Park. State MP for Heathcote, Lee Evans … Continue reading

Stanwell Park, Austinmer and Woonona beaches top water quality monitoring in north

BEACHES at Stanwell Park, Austinmer and Woonona have topped the list of water quality for swimming in the northern suburbs. The latest State of the Beaches report provides an overview of water quality at 214 swimming locations across the State, which are monitored under the NSW Government’s Beachwatch and Beachwatch Partnership programs. The report revealed … Continue reading

Missing Austinmer woman found

UPDATE: A woman missing from Austinmer has been located safe and well. The 27-year-old woman was last seen about 1.30pm on Monday, August 15 at Warrawong. When family and friends were unable to get in contact with her, a report was made to police. About 3.10pm on Tuesday, August 16, the woman presented to Lake … Continue reading

Lane closures on Lawrence Hargrave Drive at Austinmer and Clifton

MOTORISTS are advised of maintenance work on Lawrence Hargrave Drive at Austinmer and Clifton next week. A Transport for NSW spokesperson said the work will include pavement repair to improve safety. Changed traffic conditions including traffic control, a reduced speed limit of 40 kmh will be in place and single lane closures will be in … Continue reading

Rock fishos required to wear lifejackets between Coalcliff and Austinmer, and Bulli’s Waniora and Bellambi Points under ‘high-risk’ plan

COMMUNITY feedback is sought on a plan to have areas between Coalcliff and Austinmer, Bulli’s Waniora Point and Bellambi Point declared high-risk for rock fishing, following a resolution of Wollongong City Council. Wollongong councillors have resolved to seek stakeholder and community feedback on a proposal to ‘opt-in’ to the Rock Fishing Safety Act 2016. By … Continue reading

RSL urges people to pay tribute locally to our diggers at dawn services this ANZAC Day

ANZAC Day commemorations, including the Sydney CBD March, will proceed throughout the state without COVID-related disruption on April 25 this year.  RSL NSW President Ray James said commemorating significant moments in our military history is vital to Australia, as a people, a community, and a nation.  “As the custodians of the ANZAC spirit, RSL NSW … Continue reading

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