The Ocean Film Festival comes to Wollongong

  The Ocean Film Festival World Tour is coming to Wollongong this Thursday.  The national festival showcases short-films from independent filmmakers across the world. This year’s films will cover a variety of topics including ocean related sports, marine creatures,...

Close the Gap Lunch at UOW

The University of Wollongong is hosting a barbecue lunch on Thursday 21st of March for the Close the Gap campaign. The event focuses on strength, collaboration and resilience to close the gap between Indigenous and non-indigenous Australians and will recognise the...

PM’s New Migrant Policy May Increase Immigration to Wollongong

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced a new immigration policy encouraging migrants to move to areas outside of the big capital cities, possibly increasing rates of immigration to Wollongong. The policy focuses on capping Australia’s permanent migrant intake at...

Heathcote election could change government

The Northern Illawarra electorate of Heathcote will prove crucial to Labor’s chances at winning the state election this Saturday. A Daily Telegraph YouGov Galaxy Poll published today sees Labor and the Coalition deadlocked at 50-50. If true, this would see Heathcote...

Coles and Aldi scrap $1/litre milk but local farmers want more

While the supermarket giants have scraped the $1/litre milk, local farmers are urging for more than just a 10 cent increase. The dollar-a-litre milk was introduced in 2011 and hasn't changed in price since. Local dairy farmer Grant Sherman suggests that the price...

UOW student union facing funding turmoil: Former president

The Wollongong Undergraduate Students’ Association (WUSA) is at risk of running out of money, according to an email from a former president of the union obtained by UOWTV Multimedia. The email (see image below) from immediate past president Mia Watson revealed that...

UOW students leading 3D printed ‘Precious Plastics’ initiative

The University of Wollongong is adopting new technology designed to repurpose plastic waste for 3D printers. The university’s Makerspace club is behind the project, and its members hope the new approach to recycling will reduce plastic pollution in the Wollongong....

Rising feed prices hits South Coast farmers

The drought is forcing South Coast and Southern Highlands farmers are to sacrifice profits to pay for livestock feed. In some cases, the cost of feed grain and transportation have increased by 40 per cent since 2017, the added expense proving to be unsustainable for...

New record for Lifeline Big Book Fair

The Wollongong community has banded together to raise a record amount of money for crisis support services at the Lifeline Big Book Fair. The three-day book sale welcomed 5,386 people through its doors at the Illawarra Sports Stadium in Berkeley and raised a record ...

Exam-related stress affects two in three young people

There are growing concerns for the mental health of year 12 students preparing for the Higher School Certificate, with two in three young people experiencing alarming levels of exam related stress. The information comes after a survey conducted by the online youth...

The Ocean Film Festival comes to Wollongong

  The Ocean Film Festival World Tour is coming to Wollongong this Thursday.  The national festival showcases short-films from independent filmmakers across the world. This year’s films will cover a variety of topics including ocean related sports, marine creatures,...

Close the Gap Lunch at UOW

The University of Wollongong is hosting a barbecue lunch on Thursday 21st of March for the Close the Gap campaign. The event focuses on strength, collaboration and resilience to close the gap between Indigenous and non-indigenous Australians and will recognise the...

Heathcote election could change government

The Northern Illawarra electorate of Heathcote will prove crucial to Labor’s chances at winning the state election this Saturday. A Daily Telegraph YouGov Galaxy Poll published today sees Labor and the Coalition deadlocked at 50-50. If true, this would see Heathcote...

Rising feed prices hits South Coast farmers

The drought is forcing South Coast and Southern Highlands farmers are to sacrifice profits to pay for livestock feed. In some cases, the cost of feed grain and transportation have increased by 40 per cent since 2017, the added expense proving to be unsustainable for...

Exam-related stress affects two in three young people

There are growing concerns for the mental health of year 12 students preparing for the Higher School Certificate, with two in three young people experiencing alarming levels of exam related stress. The information comes after a survey conducted by the online youth...