Couple of eight grow their family by fostering

Local couple of eight Teresa and Joseph Sudulic have their fourth child placed in their care since starting to foster in 2018. The couple believe that sharing their love by fostering can change a child’s life, even if they already have their hands full with eight of...

Seventeen-year-old makes his first-grade debut

Thirlmere Roosters junior Clive Haselhuhn made his first-grade debut last Sunday at his home ground against Campbelltown City. The Seventeen-year-old was asked to play by first grade coach Jake Mullaney. “I watched Clive’s U’18’s games and he stood out to me every...

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"...

New festival could take Illawarra films to Hollywood

A new film festival will give Illawarra up-and-coming movie-makers the chance to screen their work in Hollywood.   Submissions have opened for the first local-take on the global Short+Sweet Film Festival.   Judges will choose a winner from at least 10 short films at...

Call to increased Wollongong City Library funding

As the weather turns wild and wet, the Wollongong library provides a safe haven for citizens to read and learn from thousands of voices from the past. But after 40 years of underinvestment for public libraries, library officials across the state have called on the...

Matildas say ‘Our Goal Is Now’ for pay equity in women’s sport

Professional Footballers Australia has teamed up with Australia’s representative team for the Women’s World Cup, the Matildas, to call on FIFA to address the pay inequities in world football. The campaign, Our Goal Is Now, aims to close the pay inequities in...

Reserve Bank cuts interest rates again – do you care?

For many people, news the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has dropped interest rates to a record low of 1.25 per cent probably falls on deaf ears. This isn't really surprising - the RBA is not a topic of conversation likely to pop up at the dinner table. Despite this...

Healthy lifestyle, healthy mind: WHO reveals guidelines on dementia prevention

He lived in the same house for over 40 years, but couldn’t remember what street it was on. His wife passed away four years ago, but he often didn’t know why she never responded when he called her name in the middle of the night. According to Alfred Price, watching his...

Junk food ads driving factor in child obesity, new study finds

A global study has found too many advertisements aired during children’s peak viewing times are promoting junk food and drink, against World Health Organisation recommendations. The study focused on data retrieved from 22 countries across the Asia Pacific, Europe,...

Invasive bouquets – how the gift of flowers spreads weeds

Flowers are bought and sold as gifts around the world. While they can be used to demonstrate love, care or compassion, they can also spread nationally significant weeds. Pampas grass is a highly invasive plant that competes with native vegetation and is a fire hazard....

Couple of eight grow their family by fostering

Local couple of eight Teresa and Joseph Sudulic have their fourth child placed in their care since starting to foster in 2018. The couple believe that sharing their love by fostering can change a child’s life, even if they already have their hands full with eight of...

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"...