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Wollongong Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery

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Government cancels exploration licenses

WOLLONGONG Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery welcomed the announcement by NSW Minister for Resources and Energy Anthony Roberts to cancel three Petroleum Exploration Licences in Sydney’s water catchment area. Cr Bradbery said the announcement supports Council’s position of excluding coal seam gas licences from these sensitive catchment areas. “We have spoken with the State government Ministers … Continue reading

Get on the garage trail, says Council

NORTH Illawarra is set to become part of one of the biggest community and sustainability events Australia has ever seen – the Garage Sale Trail. The national program aims to have thousands of simultaneous garage sales around the country on Saturday October 25, including here in Wollongong, to promote sustainability, commerce, community and fun. “Having a … Continue reading

Council gets the nod to raise rates

NORTHERN suburbs property owners get set for a rate rise. The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) has approved Wollongong City Council’s application for a special rate variation. Council in February agreed to apply for a rate rise for three years of 6.13 percent, 6.23 percent and 6.24 percent. Wollongong Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery said … Continue reading

Bridge over Stoney Creek gets underway

WORK has begun on a shareway bridge at Stoney Creek, Coal Cliff marking the start of construction of the Grand Pacific Walk (GPW). Stage One of the GPW (Coalcliff – Stanwell Park) is considered one of the most challenging with narrow roads, steep terrain and no provisions for pedestrians and cyclists. The works currently underway … Continue reading

Thirroul street art launched

STUDENTS from St Michael’s Catholic Primary School, as well as young people from Thirroul Neighbourhood Centre and Wollongong Youth Services celebrated the official launch of the Thirroul Street Art Project today. The project saw the students and young people working with seven local artists over four months to create a mural on Wollongong City Council’s … Continue reading

Council loan to revamp Thirroul beach kiosk

WOLLONGONG City Council has been successful in gaining a three per cent interest rate subsidy for a $4.3 million loan under the NSW Government’s Local Infrastructure Renewal Scheme (LIRS). Together with Council funding of $1.20 million, a $5.5 million program of building renewal works can now getaway. The LIRS assisted funding will go towards the … Continue reading

Paying tribute to Illawarra’s Aboriginal leaders

WOLLONGONG City Council will host the 2013 NAIDOC Awards Dinner on Saturday 13 July. The dinner will feature entertainment and presentation of the NAIDOC Awards to celebrate and recognise Aboriginal people and communities and is held in partnership with the Shellharbour, Kiama, Shoalhaven and Wingecarribee Councils. Wollongong Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery said the awards dinner … Continue reading

Wollongong undergoing multi-million dollar revitalisation

WOLLONGONG is undergoing major growth with more than $500 million in new development in the city taking place. At present there are several major developments taking place. These include the $19 million Crown Street Mall refurbishment and the $200 million expansion of GPT Crown Central.  Other major sites being developed include: The former Dairy Farmers … Continue reading

Corrimal’s comic classes

COMIC book fans dressed as Captain America, Superman and Ironman will make an appearance at Corrimal Community Centre this Saturday for the inaugural Comic Gong event. The day, organised by Wollongong City Libraries, celebrates everything comic book-related and runs from 10am-1pm. As part of the event there will be trade displays from Kings Comics and … Continue reading

Car boot sale at Towradgi pub

IT’S time to register for a coveted car space at Wollongong City Council’s next Giant Car Boot Sale at Towradgi. The Giant Car Boot Sale will be on Saturday April 14 from 9am-2pm in the car park at Towradgi Beach Hotel. Registrations are due before 5pm, Monday April 8. The trash and treasure sales are … Continue reading

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