BMX Siblings Ride to National Championship

Siblings Kai and Saya Sakakibara have traveled to Brisbane this week, to battle it out on track for the National Championship. The BMX Australia National Championship will be held on the 27th-30th of April. Featuring talent nationwide, including two highly recognised...
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UOW student selected to train with DDS triathlon team in Italy

University of Wollongong student, Erin Macdonald shares her thoughts on being selected to train with the Dimensione Dello Sport (DDS) triathlon team in Milano, Italy. Erin will be training in a professional environment under high performance coaches. The scholarship...
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Brightening clouds could save the Great Barrier Reef, scientists say

Marine scientists are working towards a solution in the ongoing fight to save the Great Barrier Reef from the effects of coral bleaching. A team of Australian researchers at the Sydney Institute of Marine Science are examining the possibility of altering clouds above...
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Is ‘white’ better?

 Why is it that people of colour and/or Asian communities are increasingly investing in ‘skin whitening’ products?Article for @UOWTV #socialj — Sarah Leong (@Sarahh_Leong) April 26, 2017 The purchase of skin lightning products are at an alarming increase...
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Sydney Property Slipping Further From Reach

New South Wales renting population is still feeling the pressure of relentless growth in Sydney’s housing market, making it increasingly difficult for first home buyers and those on a modest income. Prices have continued their climb to an unrealistic level for many...
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URAC Feels The Competition

According to the latest fitness statistics released by Fitness Australia, Australians want to get fit. With overall fitness and gym usage steadily growing since 2005, gym and fitness is now ranked the second most popular physical activity with 17.4 precent of the...
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Now an anticipated event, Comic-Gong looks to build on recent success

Cosplayers and comic book lovers alike across the country will travel to Wollongong on Saturday 13th May for the fifth annual ‘Comic-Gong.’ Comic-Gong is a comic arts convention that brings together people of all ages to enjoy inclusive activities, read...
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Black, White and Khaki – A story of an Indigenous Warrior

Under the command of the Commonwealth, the Australian Infantry Force lost 39,652 sons and daughters in the Second World War. Frank Richard Archibald was one of them. A proud Gumbaynggirr man killed on the battlefields of Papua New Guinea on November 24th, 1942. His...
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Honour killings – ancient custom shocks LGBT community

A brutal campaign against LGBT people has been sweeping through Chechnya, a conservative Muslim republic in Russia. The Campaign Head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov has ordered law enforcement and security agent officials to abduct dozens of men on the...
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Gong set to be centre of CrossFit universe

The Reebok CrossFit Games is the ultimate fitness test for athletes to distinguish themselves from the rest, according to those behind the upcoming Wollongong championships. The regional tournament will be held from the 26th – 28th May, with 17 teams set to...
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BMX Siblings Ride to National Championship

Siblings Kai and Saya Sakakibara have traveled to Brisbane this week, to battle it out on track for the National Championship. The BMX Australia National Championship will be held on the 27th-30th of April. Featuring talent nationwide, including two highly recognised...

Is ‘white’ better?

 Why is it that people of colour and/or Asian communities are increasingly investing in ‘skin whitening’ products?Article for @UOWTV #socialj — Sarah Leong (@Sarahh_Leong) April 26, 2017 The purchase of skin lightning products are at an alarming increase...

Sydney Property Slipping Further From Reach

New South Wales renting population is still feeling the pressure of relentless growth in Sydney’s housing market, making it increasingly difficult for first home buyers and those on a modest income. Prices have continued their climb to an unrealistic level for many...

URAC Feels The Competition

According to the latest fitness statistics released by Fitness Australia, Australians want to get fit. With overall fitness and gym usage steadily growing since 2005, gym and fitness is now ranked the second most popular physical activity with 17.4 precent of the...

Honour killings – ancient custom shocks LGBT community

A brutal campaign against LGBT people has been sweeping through Chechnya, a conservative Muslim republic in Russia. The Campaign Head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov has ordered law enforcement and security agent officials to abduct dozens of men on the...

Gong set to be centre of CrossFit universe

The Reebok CrossFit Games is the ultimate fitness test for athletes to distinguish themselves from the rest, according to those behind the upcoming Wollongong championships. The regional tournament will be held from the 26th – 28th May, with 17 teams set to...

Circus could help kids put down their tech

A popular circus act has again pitching its tent on the south coast. La Petite Grande; a circus workshop for young children, has drawn a crowd to Hindmarsh Park, Kiama, as part of the Kiama International Seaside Festival (KISS). A large yellow pop-up tent is has...

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