Wollongong City Council

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Name: Wollongong City Council
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Wollongong council's dogs on beaches policy debated

It was standing room only on Tuesday night as residents of the Illawarra’s northern suburbs gathered to debate why dogs should be allowed on the area’s beaches. It was standing room only on Tuesday night as residents of the Illawarra’s northern suburbs ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - 7 hours ago]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Independent review hammers 'excessive' Gateway project

A consultant has recommended the Bass and Flinders Gateway development be rejected unless a litany of problems are overcome.Plans for Wollongong's much-heralded Bass and Flinders Gateway development lack information and should not progress to the next ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Coalition plans to entrench corporate and developer control of Wollongong council: Greens

The Illawarra is no stranger to the idea that developers can wholly corrupt a local council.OPINIONThe Illawarra is no stranger to the idea that developers can wholly corrupt a local council. The infamous “Table of knowledge” at a local kebab shop was ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

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.The NSW government last week introduced a bill to make it compulsory for business ratepayers to vote in City ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Keiraville apartment complex gets council approval

A Keiraville apartment and retail complex will 'contribute positively to the commercial village centre', Wollongong council says.Wollongong City Council staff have recommended an apartment and retail complex in Keiraville be given the go-ahead, saying ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Crown St Mall works run $3m over budget

Wollongong City Council has revealed the cost of its controversial Crown Street Mall refurbishment has blown out. Wollongong City Council has revealed the cost of its controversial Crown Street Mall refurbishment has blown out by nearly $3 million due ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Kick them out of Crown St Mall: club boss

The general manager of a Wollongong club says the multimillion-dollar refurbishment of Crown Street Mall will be a waste unless its so-called "antisocial inhabitants" are moved on. The general manager of a large Wollongong club says the multimillion-dollar ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Corrimal residents take on waterway clean out

As Spring into Corrimal approaches, a call has gone out for volunteers to help tidy up the suburb. As Spring into Corrimal approaches, a call has gone out for volunteers to help tidy up the suburb. The call comes from the Corrimal Revitalisation Action ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

EDITORIAL: Newcastle hit by donations scandal

A FEW years ago the Independent Commission Against Corruption cut a swathe through Wollongong City Council, with a series of hearings that played like an episode of The Sopranos. A FEW years ago the Independent Commission Against Corruption cut a swathe ... [Published Newcastle Herald - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

No relief for mall retailers

ADVERTISER: Crown Street Mall retailers and landlords have been denied financial relief by Wollongong City Council during mall refurbishment works.WOLLONGONG ADVERTISERCrown Street Mall retailers and landlords have been denied financial relief by Wollongong ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Wollongong – City on the Move

The Property Council of Australia’s Illawarra Chapter is promoting a Wollongong pride campaign, encouraging property and business owners to participate in the rejuvenation of the city centre with their own investment, be it a property or business.In the ... [Published Property Council of Australia - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Councillor concerned lives at risk unless safe removal of asbestos waste provided

Today - 00:04 GMTBy Nick McLarenPostedAugust 13, 2014 09:47:38Councillor Jill Merrin believes lives are potentially being put at risk by the failure of Wollongong Council to provide a restricted access transfer facility for domestic asbestos waste.Councillor ... [Published Mesothelioma News Today - Aug 13 2014]

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"What I fail to understand is why businesses are getting two votes while everyone else gets one" Mr Park said
"Our assessment has identified gaps in the information provided and concerns are raised relating to the form and scale of development proposed and its relationship to surrounding development" documents to be considered by the JRPP said
"A spirit came through telling me 'come overover here, come overover here, this is where I got taken'."

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Wollongong council's dogs on beaches policy deb... [Published Illawarra Mercury - 7 hours ago]
Coalition plans to entrench corporate and devel... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Aug 19 2014]
MP opposes extra council election votes for bus... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Aug 18 2014]
Independent review hammers 'excessive' Gateway ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Aug 18 2014]
Keiraville apartment complex gets council approval [Published Illawarra Mercury - Aug 18 2014]
Liberal MPs quit over ICAC hearings [Published Green Left Weekly - Aug 16 2014]
Does the Illawarra need a ghost tour? [Published Illawarra Mercury - Aug 15 2014]
Crown St Mall works run $3m over budget [Published Illawarra Mercury - Aug 15 2014]
Kick them out of Crown St Mall: club boss [Published Illawarra Mercury - Aug 14 2014]
Corrimal residents take on waterway clean out [Published Illawarra Mercury - Aug 14 2014]
EDITORIAL: Newcastle hit by donations scandal [Published Newcastle Herald - Aug 13 2014]
No relief for mall retailers [Published Illawarra Mercury - Aug 13 2014]
Wollongong – City on the Move [Published Property Council of Australia - Aug 13 2014]
Councillor concerned lives at risk unless safe ... [Published Mesothelioma News Today - Aug 13 2014]
Council asks: do you feel safe in Wollongong? [Published Illawarra Mercury - Aug 12 2014]
Wollongong creative spaces scheme pitched [Published Illawarra Mercury - Aug 11 2014]
IAN KIRKWOOD: Laws on political donations must ... [Published Newcastle Herald - Aug 10 2014]
Move to start Keiraville-Gwynneville traffic study [Published Illawarra Mercury - Aug 10 2014]
Push for asbestos education guide [Published Illawarra Mercury - Aug 10 2014]
New owners reveal vision for Gong's oldest house [Published Illawarra Mercury - Aug 08 2014]
Outrage over plan to 'gentrify' Crown St Mall [Published Illawarra Mercury - Aug 08 2014]
Letters: Waste reduction a priority [Published Illawarra Mercury - Aug 07 2014]
Council halts bid demolish Masonic Hall [Published Illawarra Mercury - Aug 07 2014]
Letters: Take decision from council [Published Illawarra Mercury - Aug 06 2014]
Businesses speak out over Crown Street Mall works [Published Illawarra Mercury - Aug 06 2014]
Revamp makes Warrawong laneway an asset [Published Illawarra Mercury - Aug 06 2014]
Wollongong street trees 'mutilated' by energy f... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Aug 06 2014]
Facebook page protests city's off-leash beach c... [Published Narromine News - Aug 05 2014]
Facebook page protests Wollongong's off-leash b... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Aug 05 2014]
Wollongong council seeks auditors for anti-frau... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Aug 04 2014]
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