Wollongong City Council

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Name: Wollongong City Council
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Robert Gray honoured for public service work with Newcastle police

A FORMER Newcastle police manager has won one of the state's highest honours for public servants. A FORMER Newcastle police manager has won one of the state's highest honours for public servants. Robery Gray received the NSW Service Medallion in Sydney ... [Published Newcastle Herald - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Wollongong's Burelli Street revamp

The run down strip of Burelli Street across the road from Greater Union Cinemas is set to get a revamp, with Wollongong City Council installing new bus shelters.Four of the ageing bus shelters along Burelli Street will be replaced with well lit and more ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Wollongong youth worker honoured for refugee support

Arif Khan has received a national award for his support of young refugees and work with Wollongong City Council.Wollongong youth worker Arif Khan has received a national award for his support of young refugees and work with Wollongong City Council.The ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Hundreds of Illawarra kids hit by ground closures

POLL: Weeks of rain have caused havoc for young footballers. Weeks of rain have caused havoc for the Illawarra’s young footballers, with hundreds of kids across the region missing out on weeks of training and the first two games of the season due to soggy, ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Wollongong council seeking a green star rating

Wollongong City Council hopes to boost its environmental credentials and save ratepayers money after its Burelli Street headquarters became one of Australia's first existing buildings to register for a green star rating.The rating system was started by ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Inclusive playground opens in Corrimal

ADVERTISER: The newly opened Luke’s Place passed the biggest test when it got the thumbs up from children of all abilities.WOLLONGONG ADVERTISERThe newly opened Luke’s Place passed the biggest test when it got the thumbs up from children of all abili ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Reading mascot emerges from shell

ADVERTISER: It has taken nine months of careful nurturing in the form of reading aloud, but the Paint the Gong REad mascot has finally emerged from its shell.WOLLONGONG ADVERTISERIt has taken nine months of careful nurturing in the form of reading aloud, ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Councillors raise concern over bike plan

Wollongong City Council’s vision for increasing the number of cyclists on the city’s streets is now open for public comment, but councillors have raised concerns over how the five-year plan will be funded. Wollongong City Council’s vision for increasing ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Letters: Super fast service

Thanks to Wollongong City Council. I called on Thursday at 9am to advise of storm debris in Slacky Creek, Bulli. Thanks to Wollongong City Council. I called on Thursday at 9am to advise of storm debris in Slacky Creek, Bulli. When I returned three hours ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Wollongong council rates revolt over sewage

Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery has conceded the council could have done more to limit the threat from flooding on Kembla Street in Wollongong, where properties were inundated by sewage on Monday night. Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery has conceded the council could ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 2 reports

Crown St Mall work drives businesses to brink

Construction work in lower Crown Street Mall is driving many retailers to the wall. Picture: Adam McLean • Lotus Wellbeing Centre could close • Small retailers say they are being pushed out of lower Crown Street Mall, blaming drawn-out, erratic construction ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

Wollongong council counts the cost

Wollongong ratepayers are being slugged millions of dollars each year because of increasing demands from state and federal governments. Wollongong ratepayers are being slugged millions of dollars each year because of increasing demands from state and ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Mar 17 2014]

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"He revamped workforce safety, developed new HR systems, and built significant internal and external relationships and lasting friendships,” Supt Gralton said."
But Cr Bradbery said he believed most people had been "sucked in by the idea they would get a bargain" when the real intention of the developer's proposal was to rezone and profit from the sale of higher-value land
"I never felt safe but I didn't relay that information to my parents."
"We want to highlight the fact that an existing building - even one that was built in the mid-80s - can change to be more sustainable and it doesn't just have to be new buildings" he said

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Robert Gray honoured for public service work wi... [Published Newcastle Herald - Apr 15 2014]
Wollongong's Burelli Street revamp [Published Illawarra Mercury - Apr 14 2014]
Bradbery won't back down on Kembla Grange outlet [Published Illawarra Mercury - Apr 13 2014]
Wollongong youth worker honoured for refugee su... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Apr 13 2014]
Hundreds of Illawarra kids hit by ground closures [Published Illawarra Mercury - Apr 11 2014]
Wollongong council seeking a green star rating [Published Illawarra Mercury - Apr 11 2014]
Inclusive playground opens in Corrimal [Published Illawarra Mercury - Apr 09 2014]
Reading mascot emerges from shell [Published Illawarra Mercury - Apr 09 2014]
Fears raised over future of Berkeley Pool [Published Illawarra Mercury - Apr 09 2014]
Factory outlet rezoning debate leads nowhere [Published Illawarra Mercury - Apr 08 2014]
Councillors raise concern over bike plan [Published Illawarra Mercury - Apr 08 2014]
New ACT planning laws delayed for further commu... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Apr 07 2014]
Councillors roll Crasnich on public housing sale [Published Illawarra Mercury - Apr 07 2014]
Wollongong push to act against CSG [Published Illawarra Mercury - Apr 06 2014]
West Dapto road upgrade set to proceed [Published Illawarra Mercury - Apr 06 2014]
Kembla Grange factory outlet developer blasts c... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Apr 06 2014]
No rain risk: council [Published Illawarra Mercury - Apr 04 2014]
Thrills and spills too common to lift cyclist n... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Apr 03 2014]
Son hurt by mix-up with mother's plot [Published Illawarra Mercury - Apr 03 2014]
Council considers new building for surf club [Published Illawarra Mercury - Apr 02 2014]
Council slammed over work on wet park [Published Illawarra Mercury - Apr 02 2014]
Giving attention to voices that matter [Published Illawarra Mercury - Apr 02 2014]
Katie Foreman accused 'spun web of lies' [Published Illawarra Mercury - Apr 02 2014]
Land of opportunity: Tallawarra about to hit ma... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Apr 02 2014]
Letters: Super fast service [Published Illawarra Mercury - Apr 02 2014]
PHOTOS: Council's creek talk raises hope [Published Illawarra Mercury - Apr 02 2014]
Council defies state over lake [Published Illawarra Mercury - Apr 02 2014]
Two near drownings at Stanwell Park Beach [Published Illawarra Mercury - Apr 01 2014]
Kembla Grange factory outlet debate reignites [Published Illawarra Mercury - Apr 01 2014]
Letters: Lake Illawarra appeal wide [Published Illawarra Mercury - Mar 30 2014]
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