Wollongong City Council

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Name: Wollongong City Council
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Who will qualify for $83,000 home deposit scheme

Illawarra families struggling to save the cash for a home deposit will soon be able to apply for up to $83,000 through a new Wollongong council scheme.The West Dapto Home Deposit Assistance Program is the first of its kind and is designed to allow low-to-middle-income ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - 16 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

$1.1 million outdoor activity park at Berkeley under way

Work has begun on Berkeley’s long-awaited skate plaza, with Wollongong Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery manning a backhoe to officially break ground on the site at a ceremony on Thursday. Work has begun on Berkeley’s long-awaited skate plaza, with Wollongong ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - 18 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Work begins on Woolworths supermarket at Bulli

Construction of a new Woolworths supermarket at Bulli is finally under way, after the Molloy Street site has sat idle for the past two years. Construction of a new Woolworths supermarket at Bulli is finally under way, after the Molloy Street site has ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - 18 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Austi pool repair: council calls for fast-track

The contractor renovating Austinmer’s ocean pools has been told to fast-track the work in a bid to get them ready for the start of summer. The contractor renovating Austinmer’s ocean pools has been told to fast-track the work in a bid to get them ready ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Who went over the edge of Wollongong building?

Event organisers hoping activity will become the subject of dares.Wollongong City Council will open its rooftop to abseilers as part of a fundraiser for area Scouts.Ben Low, Venturer Leader at 1st Balgownie Scout Group, recognised the possibilities posed ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Cycling Grand Prix canned after NSW Government cuts funding

The annual Cycling Grand Prix, raced at Cronulla and Wollongong, has been cancelled after the state government issued no funding for the event. Cycling CYCLING is hungry for funding in NSW and long-serving administrator Phill Bates has called on the state ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Graffiti patrollers tidy up

ADVERTISER: Graffiti at Coomaditchie Reserve, Port Kembla, won't stand a chance when volunteers get out their brushes and get painting on October 26.WOLLONGONG ADVERTISERGraffiti at Coomaditchie Reserve, Port Kembla, won't stand a chance when volunteers ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Vision for Kembla Grange factory outlet fades

Land owner Leda Holdings will sell land at Kembla Grange after rezonings fail.Sydney firm Leda Holdings has announced it will sell a large parcel of industrial land at Kembla Grange, bringing to an end its nine-year campaign to rezone the land for a factory ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 2 reports

Lake Illawarra management committee to go ahead

AN official committee to nurse Lake Illawarra to a healthy future is going ahead despite Wollongong City Council’s push for more government funding. AN official committee to nurse Lake Illawarra to a healthy future is going ahead despite Wollongong City ... [Published Kiama Independent - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Council questions Regency Tower's design

Wollongong council says a $66 million hotel and residential complex proposed at Regent Street should be rejected.Plans for a $66 million, 4 12-star hotel and residential complex to be built atop the hill at Regent Street should be rejected, Wollongong ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Wollongong Council to go it alone on managing Lake Illawarra

Wollongong Councillor Bede Crasnich says the region shouldn't expect the state government to fund the management of Lake Illawarra.Wollongong and Shellharbour Councils are in the process of setting up a new Estuary Management Committee to replace the ... [Published ABC Online - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 2 reports

Mt Keira snub: is the Illawarra getting a fair deal?

The Wollongong City Council is defending its request for funds to improve Mt Keira infrastructure after a knock-back from the targeted fund. The Wollongong City Council is defending its request for funds to improve Mt Keira infrastructure after a knock-back ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Sep 26 2014]

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"We applaud all the winners and finalists who have achieved excellence and success in their fields."
"Graffiti vandalism is a major problem which costs local businesses and households, the government and Wollongong council millions of dollars each year" Mr Chamberlain said
"We've given it that many shots now, and the ongoing holding costs on the land have just built up so much that it's no longer viable for us to keep trying to get it through the council" she said
"I'm more than confident that I have demonstrated I can represent the people of Dubbo while handling other duties" Mr Grant said. Read more

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Illawarra Business Awards 2014 winners named [Published Illawarra Mercury - 13 hours ago]
Who will qualify for $83,000 home deposit scheme [Published Illawarra Mercury - 16 hours ago]
$1.1 million outdoor activity park at Berkeley ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - 18 hours ago]
Work begins on Woolworths supermarket at Bulli [Published Illawarra Mercury - 18 hours ago]
Austi pool repair: council calls for fast-track [Published Illawarra Mercury - Oct 23 2014]
Who went over the edge of Wollongong building? [Published Illawarra Mercury - Oct 22 2014]
Cycling Grand Prix canned after NSW Government ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Oct 21 2014]
Graffiti patrollers tidy up [Published Illawarra Mercury - Oct 21 2014]
Vision for Kembla Grange factory outlet fades [Published Illawarra Mercury - Oct 21 2014]
$14k for councillors to attend conference [Published Illawarra Mercury - Oct 17 2014]
| Friday, October 17 [Published Southern Highland News - Oct 16 2014]
West Dapto bridge deal hailed [Published Illawarra Mercury - Oct 16 2014]
Interest running high in vacant Corrimal land [Published Illawarra Mercury - Oct 16 2014]
Act of bastardry: plans to sell off lakeside pu... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Oct 16 2014]
Wollongong Town Hall treasure still shines [Published Illawarra Mercury - Oct 16 2014]
Convention centre spin-offs expected [Published Illawarra Mercury - Oct 16 2014]
NSW bushfires 2013: One year on [Published The Northern Times - Oct 16 2014]
New $40m convention centre plan [Published Illawarra Mercury - Oct 15 2014]
Lake Illawarra management committee to go ahead [Published Kiama Independent - Oct 15 2014]
Car park reopens in Wollongong CBD [Published Illawarra Mercury - Oct 14 2014]
Gong councillors battle over boundaries [Published Illawarra Mercury - Oct 14 2014]
Get ready for Garage Sale Trail [Published Illawarra Mercury - Oct 14 2014]
TV show hits Kosseris development [Published Daily Liberal - Oct 14 2014]
'We should chain ourselves to buildings' [Published Illawarra Mercury - Oct 14 2014]
Industry Leaders Share - ANSTO [Published Australian Government - Oct 14 2014]
Council questions Regency Tower's design [Published Illawarra Mercury - Oct 13 2014]
Shellharbour/Kiama police report- October 10 [Published Kiama Independent - Oct 10 2014]
It’s ON! Bravo Team Challenge event bound for W... [Published Noodls - Oct 10 2014]
Gong tolls for keeping best and brightest here [Published Illawarra Mercury - Oct 09 2014]
Govt ignores plea for Lake Illawarra maintenanc... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Oct 09 2014]
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