Wollongong City Council

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Name: Wollongong City Council
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

How Illawarra fared in beach litter survey

Litterbugs rather than foreign debris washing in from the ocean is to blame for beach pollution, according to a CSIRO survey released this week. Litterbugs rather than foreign debris washing in from the ocean is to blame for beach pollution, according ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - 5 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Balcony restaurant Graze opens in Wollongong

Husband and wife Andrej and Jazz Gacesa, both 33, in their new Crown Street cafe and restaurant Graze. Picture: CHRISTOPHER CHAN Crown Street Mall businesses have struggled for months to cope with the dust, noise and lack of trade caused by controversial ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Plans afoot for Keira to Kembla fun run

The 12.5km fun run would finish at Mount Kembla. Wollongong's twin peaks, Mount Keira and Mount Kembla, are set to star in a new physical challenge, with Greenacres Disability Services requesting permission to hold a fun run between the two next Augu ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Illawarra celebrates Latin culture

ADVERTISER: The Illawarra’s Spanish-speaking communities will proudly show off their cultures in a vibrant display of film, music, food and dance next week.WOLLONGONG ADVERTISERThe Illawarra’s Spanish-speaking communities will proudly show off their cultures ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Councils rule out merger

ADVERTISER: Wollongong City Council has never actively sought to merge with any council and has no intention of doing so in the near future.WOLLONGONG ADVERTISERWollongong City Council has never actively sought to merge with any council and has no intention ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Meet the Stars - Performance

Meet the Stars of Green Star – Performance, the latest Green Star rating tool designed to assess and improve the energy, water and resource efficiency and broader environmental sustainability of Australia’s existing buildings.With a collection of Green ... [Published Eco-Business - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Wollongong tourist parks under review

Wollongong City Council has revealed plans to conduct a wide-ranging review of its tourist accommodation parks in a bid to shore them up for the future. Wollongong City Council has revealed plans to conduct a wide-ranging review of its tourist accommodation ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Who wouldn't applaud the Ice Bucket Challenge?

COMMENT: You've heard about the online charity fund-raising drive, right?CommentYou've heard about the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, right? It's an online charity fund-raising drive that's raked in more than $100 million globally to assist research and treatment ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 2 reports

Relay will remember loved ones, survivors

Unanderra's Maria Mendola had never smoked a cigarette in her life so a diagnosis of lung cancer four years ago came as a shock to her and her two daughters. Unanderra's Maria Mendola had never smoked a cigarette in her life so a diagnosis of lung cancer ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Wests Illawarra Leagues keen on council land

Wests Illawarra is making another grab for land near its Unanderra club, requesting Wollongong City Council sell them a site currently under its control. Wests Illawarra is making another grab for land near its Unanderra club, requesting Wollongong City ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Wollongong council calls for rethink on vegetation clearing changes

Wollongong City Council will ask that new laws allowing landowners to clear vegetation near their houses be immediately suspended until full scientific reviews of their effects take place. Wollongong City Council will ask that new laws allowing landowners ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 2 reports

Graffiti attack on surf club widely attacked for inflammatory message

An anti-Islamic message spray painted onto a northern Illawarra surf club has prompted calls for more policing in the area and the installation of CCTV.Bellambi Surf Club members spent Sunday trying to clean up yet another graffiti attack on the walls ... [Published ABC Online - Aug 25 2014]

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"Australians have typically believed that our litter comes from overseas" she said
"Historically, tourist parks on the South Coast have been synonymous with family holidays to enjoy our beaches and the physical location of the tourist parks makes them perfectly positioned to cater for the short break market."
...Alongside the story she was pictured holding a poster that defiantly declared: "I refuse to waste such a valuable resource of [sic] water, when I'm more than happy to give my money to ALS."
"They will guide the company as it strives to deliver community economic and social benefit through cheaper and better telecommunications" Ms Whelan said

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How Illawarra fared in beach litter survey [Published Illawarra Mercury - 5 hours ago]
Balcony restaurant Graze opens in Wollongong [Published Illawarra Mercury - Sep 17 2014]
Plans afoot for Keira to Kembla fun run [Published Illawarra Mercury - Sep 17 2014]
Illawarra celebrates Latin culture [Published Illawarra Mercury - Sep 16 2014]
Councils rule out merger [Published Illawarra Mercury - Sep 16 2014]
Meet the Stars - Performance [Published Eco-Business - Sep 15 2014]
Wollongong tourist parks under review [Published Illawarra Mercury - Sep 14 2014]
Who wouldn't applaud the Ice Bucket Challenge? [Published Illawarra Mercury - Sep 13 2014]
New board members appointed to Southern Phone C... [Published Batemans Bay Post - Sep 12 2014]
Ward stands by business vote reform [Published Illawarra Mercury - Sep 12 2014]
Preventing child abuse – how can you play your ... [Published The Bub Hub - Sep 12 2014]
Relay will remember loved ones, survivors [Published Illawarra Mercury - Sep 11 2014]
Relay for Life in memory of mum [Published Illawarra Mercury - Sep 11 2014]
OUR SAY: The people's mayor just around the corner [Published Central Western Daily - Sep 10 2014]
Fun day focuses on kids [Published Illawarra Mercury - Sep 10 2014]
Bridge to help West Dapto access [Published Illawarra Mercury - Sep 10 2014]
Buddhist teachings inform architecture of new h... [Published Property Council of Australia - Sep 10 2014]
Chance to redeem from ``worst decision'' on Gle... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Sep 10 2014]
Wests Illawarra Leagues keen on council land [Published Illawarra Mercury - Sep 09 2014]
Wollongong council calls for rethink on vegetat... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Sep 08 2014]
Illawarra youth accommodation service praised [Published Illawarra Mercury - Sep 08 2014]
Wollongong campaign unleashes pin-up pooches [Published Illawarra Mercury - Sep 07 2014]
Plan to ramp up Stuart Park playground's fun fa... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Sep 07 2014]
Cringila win in battle to stop waste recycling ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Sep 07 2014]
Illawarra escarpment walking track gets a push [Published Illawarra Mercury - Sep 07 2014]
Meet the architect set to transform Wollongong CBD [Published Blue Mountains Gazette - Sep 06 2014]
Wollongong alcohol exemptions to lure major events [Published Illawarra Mercury - Sep 05 2014]
Julius's bid to become king of his own junkyard [Published Illawarra Mercury - Sep 05 2014]
Call to point out potholes [Published Illawarra Mercury - Sep 05 2014]
Public input sought on best use for vacant Glen... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Sep 04 2014]
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