Wollongong City Council

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Name: Wollongong City Council
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Repeal may cut Whytes Gully tip fees

Wollongong residents could soon be paying less for a visit to Whytes Gully tip thanks to the repeal of the carbon tax, if recommendations of council staff are accepted by councillors on Monday. Wollongong residents could soon be paying less for a visit ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - 2 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Wollongong council unleashes new dog beach and park policy | Poll

Bellambi boat harbour will no longer be dog-friendly but West Dapto will gain a new off-leash park under proposed changes to Wollongong City Council's controversial dogs on beaches and parks policy. Bellambi boat harbour will no longer be dog-friendly ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Jul 22 2014]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Waterfall cemetery safeguarded

ADVERTISER: Illawarra historian Carol Herben has fought for 14 years for the Waterfall General Cemetery to be properly maintained so families can remember the 2000 men, women and children who died from tuberculosis.WOLLONGONG ADVERTISERIllawarra historian ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - 10 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Green thumbs dig deep for National Tree Day

ADVERTISER: The William Beach Bushcare Group will be planting indigenous trees for National Tree Day on July 27.WOLLONGONG ADVERTISERThe William Beach Bushcare Group will be planting indigenous trees for National Tree Day on July 27.The small dedicated ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - 10 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Wollongong dog walkers doing the right thing

Wollongong dog walkers have filled up more than 880,000 bags of dog poo in the past two years, according to council figures. Wollongong dog walkers have filled up more than 880,000 bags of dog poo in the past two years, according to council figures. A ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Bridge location questionable

The announcement by the Roads Minister Duncan Gay last Wednesday that the location of the new Nowra Bridge has been decided is premature and clearly a political move aimed at favouring the two Liberal incumbents of the Kiama and South Coast state electorates. ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

NSW schoolyard tears for MH17 couple (AAP)

, 9:28 pmMichael and Carol Clancy. Credit: Supplied/7NewsStudents at a NSW primary school silently shed tears as they left flowers and messages in front of a memorial to former deputy principal Michael Clancy and his wife Carol, who died on MH17.Mr Clancy ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

GPT's Wollongong CBD development moving ahead

Three weeks after the temporary closure of Keira Street, work has ramped up in Wollongong's CBD with the mall refurbishment and GPT's West Keira development visibly taking shape. Three weeks after the temporary closure of Keira Street, work has ramped ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

2014 Regional NAIDOC Awards Dinner

Nowra Council councillor Amanda Findley with Worker of the Year Hayley Longbottom.Female Young Achiever of the Year Jazmin Tikkeros with Kiama councillor Mark Honey.Geoffrey Mayer Junior, winner of the Male Young Achiever Award with Wollongong City Council ... [Published Kiama Independent - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Call for Wollongong to get in festival mood

Wollongong City Council is calling on Illawarra performers, artists, stallholders and creatives to bolster the ranks of the 2014 Viva La Gong festival. Wollongong City Council is calling on Illawarra performers, artists, stallholders and creatives to ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Three Chimneys bar in Wollongong faces 11pm closing

Popular Wollongong nightspot Three Chimneys could be forced to close its doors at 11pm on weekends if an application to Wollongong City Council to stay open is unsuccessful. ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Support for Sandon Point Aboriginal Tent Embassy positive for region

OPINION: The Illawarra’s broad and diverse Aboriginal community plays an important role in our region. The Illawarra’s broad and diverse Aboriginal community plays an important role in our region. Our histories are intertwined. How we approach our future ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Jul 16 2014]

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"However, the Australian Landfill Owners Association warn that landfill carbon emissions cover such a large period, if there is a change of government in three years and Labor reintroduces the carbon price, the liabilities will return."
"This beach remains an unflagged and unpatrolled beach," the report says. "It has its own car park and although rocks under the water make it less suitable for swimming, it remains highly used by owners exercising their dogs."
"It's not very pleasant to step in another person's dog's poo, so I'd like to think I'm a responsible dog owner" Mr Wells said

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Repeal may cut Whytes Gully tip fees [Published Illawarra Mercury - 2 hours ago]
Waterfall cemetery safeguarded [Published Illawarra Mercury - 10 hours ago]
Green thumbs dig deep for National Tree Day [Published Illawarra Mercury - 10 hours ago]
Wollongong council unleashes new dog beach and ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Jul 22 2014]
Wollongong dog walkers doing the right thing [Published Illawarra Mercury - Jul 22 2014]
Bridge location questionable [Published Illawarra Mercury - Jul 22 2014]
Lionel Messi signed jersy an auction hit [Published Illawarra Mercury - Jul 22 2014]
NSW schoolyard tears for MH17 couple (AAP) [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Jul 21 2014]
GPT's Wollongong CBD development moving ahead [Published Illawarra Mercury - Jul 21 2014]
NSW schoolyard tears for MH17 couple [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 21 2014]
2014 Regional NAIDOC Awards Dinner [Published Kiama Independent - Jul 20 2014]
Call for Wollongong to get in festival mood [Published Illawarra Mercury - Jul 18 2014]
Wollongong dog attacks leap 48%: interactive map [Published Illawarra Mercury - Jul 17 2014]
Three Chimneys bar in Wollongong faces 11pm clo... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Jul 17 2014]
Church plans hostel at old woolshed [Published Illawarra Mercury - Jul 16 2014]
Port Kembla Stack site recycling proposal binned [Published Illawarra Mercury - Jul 16 2014]
Support for Sandon Point Aboriginal Tent Embass... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Jul 16 2014]
DA approval to create Wollongong’s first roofto... [Published Property Council of Australia - Jul 16 2014]
New bridge to help Horsley and West Dapto commu... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Jul 15 2014]
State snub for NAIDOC Week flag ceremony [Published Illawarra Mercury - Jul 13 2014]
Wollongong's tardiest ratepayers revealed [Published Illawarra Mercury - Jul 10 2014]
Wollongong gallery's lease subsidy 'necessary' [Published Illawarra Mercury - Jul 10 2014]
Women in Local Government NSW Leadership Summit... [Published Eco-Business - Jul 10 2014]
Wollongong council stands firm over lake funding [Published Illawarra Mercury - Jul 09 2014]
Wollongong low-cost housing plan dumped [Published Illawarra Mercury - Jul 09 2014]
Bellambi woman tells of savage dog attack on boy [Published Illawarra Mercury - Jul 09 2014]
Jackson's giant artwork on Port Kembla tank [Published Illawarra Mercury - Jul 09 2014]
Boy, 10, attacked by two dogs while searching f... [Published Prime 7 - Jul 09 2014]
Two dogs attack a 10-year-old boy in Bellambi [Published Melbourne Age - Jul 08 2014]
TWO DOGS MAUL BOY, 10, IN FRONT YARD [Published Cowra Community News - Jul 08 2014]
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