Student union votes not to distance itself from former leader

The Wollongong Undergraduate Students’ Association (WUSA) has sunk a motion to distance itself from its former president, Chloe Rafferty. Ms Rafferty was charged with common assault after allegedly throwing coffee on a man at Saturday’s Conservative Political Action...

Student magazine hits back over ‘offensive’ issue

A statement by the University of Wollongong criticising an issue of student magazine, The Tertangala, has been called "unnecessary" by its coordinator. UOW released a statement on Thursday that said the 'debauchery' issue could distress survivors of sexual harassment...

The Royal Easter Show celebrates 116 years of fun and education

The Royal Easter Show has continued to educate with Lake Illawarra High School taking out first place in the School District Display for the second year. The display was made out of organic materials such as vegetables, seeds and grains. Lake Illawarra High School...

Puppies and pinot

A Wollongong animal welfare group is trying to change negative perception's of rescue dogs through puppies and a glass of wine. Dagwood hosted a 'Puppies and Pinot' day at the the popular Market Street bar. Wollongong Animal Rescue Network (WARN), an animal rescue...

A new take on an old theme

Everything old is new again at Kiama’s Vintage-Retro Market which offered treasure hunters the chance to get their hands on some unique and collectible items.   The Old Kiama Co-op hosted the market for the first time at the Masonic Hall bringing together 15 local...

Lakeside scavenge helps clean up waste

Canberrans traded trash for treasure at a Lakeside Scavenge event, combatting pollution and textile waste to save the planet. The event was located at Bowen Park beside Lake Burley Griffin, in conjunction with the World Environment Day weekend in June. Event...

Canberra’s tiniest gallery a big success

A backyard laundry-turned-gallery has had its fifth exhibition of tiny artworks, supporting emerging Australian National University art students and local artists within the Canberra community. The Gallery of Small Things (GOST) has just finished its annual exhibit,...

Youth Week surf competition a huge success

Shire Shred Surf Competition has been a fitting end to a week full of activities for Sutherland Shire youth. It’s the first time a surf competition has been included in the annual Youth Week activities, now in its fourth year in the region. Sutherland Shire Council...

Young people struggle to find jobs in the Shoalhaven and Southern Highlands

New figures show the Southern Highlands is ranked second of the top 20 youth unemployment regions in Australia, causing concern to the area's young people who can't find work. In a recent report conducted by the Brotherhood of St Laurence, the Southern Highlands and...

Kiama Council targets black spot with crash cushions

Kiama Council is trialling a new road safety initiative at an accident black spot, aimed at reducing the number and severity of car crashes involving utility poles. The initiative has seen the installation of Raptor crash cushions along the stretch of road adjacent to...

Puppies and pinot

A Wollongong animal welfare group is trying to change negative perception's of rescue dogs through puppies and a glass of wine. Dagwood hosted a 'Puppies and Pinot' day at the the popular Market Street bar. Wollongong Animal Rescue Network (WARN), an animal rescue...

A new take on an old theme

Everything old is new again at Kiama’s Vintage-Retro Market which offered treasure hunters the chance to get their hands on some unique and collectible items.   The Old Kiama Co-op hosted the market for the first time at the Masonic Hall bringing together 15 local...

Lakeside scavenge helps clean up waste

Canberrans traded trash for treasure at a Lakeside Scavenge event, combatting pollution and textile waste to save the planet. The event was located at Bowen Park beside Lake Burley Griffin, in conjunction with the World Environment Day weekend in June. Event...

Canberra’s tiniest gallery a big success

A backyard laundry-turned-gallery has had its fifth exhibition of tiny artworks, supporting emerging Australian National University art students and local artists within the Canberra community. The Gallery of Small Things (GOST) has just finished its annual exhibit,...

Youth Week surf competition a huge success

Shire Shred Surf Competition has been a fitting end to a week full of activities for Sutherland Shire youth. It’s the first time a surf competition has been included in the annual Youth Week activities, now in its fourth year in the region. Sutherland Shire Council...

Kiama Council targets black spot with crash cushions

Kiama Council is trialling a new road safety initiative at an accident black spot, aimed at reducing the number and severity of car crashes involving utility poles. The initiative has seen the installation of Raptor crash cushions along the stretch of road adjacent to...

Confess

Confess is a podcast about breaking the rules, owning up, and seeking forgiveness. Dive into this episode's juicy confessions - international drug dealers, cheaters and self-serve bandits.   [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/630865566"...