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Federal MP for Throsby Stephen Jones

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Iconic Fairy Meadow pub scraps live music

WOLLONGONG musicians are calling for city leaders to show greater support for local original live music, following an announcement by ‘The Patch’ today that the venue was unable to continue booking bands. The ban on amplified music at the Cabbage Tree Hotel at Fairy Meadow, a popular venue for touring bands, came from the NSW … Continue reading

Fund to boost tourism to the Illawarra

THE $48.5 million Tourism Industry Regional Development Fund will encourage Australian and overseas visitors to stay longer and return to regional areas like the Illawarra and Southern Highlands, says Federal Cunningham MP Sharon Bird. “The fund will completely makeover Australia’s $35 billion tourism industry”, Ms Bird said. “Industry-matching funding will be available to assist regional … Continue reading

Government one stop shop opens in Wollongong

A NEW Department of Human Services one-stop-shop, officially opened in Wollongong today. Senator Kim Carr said Wollongong residents now had the benefits of Medicare and Centrelink under the same roof. “Wollongong residents now have access to a wider range of services at the one location, which features updated facilities and easy access for people with … Continue reading

Funding for aged care education

A PROJECT from the Illawarra Retirement Trust (IRT) Group and the University of Wollongong (UOW) which improves learning environments in the aged care sector today received more than $500,000 funding under the Federal Government’s Teaching and Research Aged Care Services initiative. The Minister for Mental Health and Ageing, Mark Butler, said the Federal Government would … Continue reading

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