Moments too soon but memories last forever

Women are being encouraged to talk about the deaths of their stillborn children as part of the healing process during International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. According to statistics from the miscarriage, stillbirth and newborn support charity Sands,...
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Macarthur health receives funds injection as population soars

Macarthur is set to have one of the world’s premier health care services following an injection of $632 million in government funding. This contribution comes after last year’s Census revealed that the Macarthur region is the fastest growing area in NSW. District...
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BeyondBlue confirms anxiety is Aust’s most common mental illness

https://youtu.be/yltgyRT76nM New research has revealed anxiety is the most common mental health issue in Australia. BeyondBlue conducted a survey of 1400 people and found over two million Australians experience anxiety in any given year. BeyondBlue CEO Georgie Harman...
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Students step in to raise mental health awareness

Towradgi Beach was abuzz with students and walking enthusiasts who flocked to the “Share the Journey - Walking for Mental Health Awareness” event on Sunday. Student Nurses as Professionals (UOWSNAP) was only four months old when its team decided to host this year’s...
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Boomerang Bags making a mark in the Burgh

Recyclable shopping bags are not a new idea, most households have them. However, not all recyclable bags are made equal. Boomerang Bags are reusable bags made from any bits of fabric people find lying around, and they showcase their creator's skill and personality....
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Tattoos more than meet the eye, according to new study

Men and women, old and young, have taken to tattoos - covering their body’s with ink. The ancient art has has taken the fitness scene by storm.   However, a recent study has provided pause for thought. The Alma College in Michigan study found tattooed skin...
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Food lovers get a taste of the Sutherland Shire

Sutherland Shire is set to become a beacon of hope for local restaurant owners with ‘A Taste of the Shire’ attracting more than 10,000 visitors. A Taste of the Shire is an annual, late autumn celebration of food and wine established by the Sutherland Rotary Club....
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Norwegians bring national celebrations to the Gong

Each year thousands of Norwegians travel to Sydney to celebrate their national day, and the people from Wollongong are no exception. This years celebration saw about 30 Scandinavian students come together with the Norwegian student association, ANSA for short, for a...
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‘Come & Try’ Shellharbour’s healthy ageing program

Those 65 years and over are increasingly experiencing age-associated diseases and health impairments due to increase life expectancy and low fertility. Shellharbour City Council has recognised its ageing population and has implemented a two-year Healthy Ageing...
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Wollongong holds world’s first cannabis trial

Wollongong hospital has become part of a world-first canabis trial for chemotherapy patients! @UOWTV #socialj— Joshua Makhoul (@JoshuaMakhoul) May 17, 2017 Wollongong hospital has become part of a $21 million world-first cannabis trial for chemotherapy patients....
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Moments too soon but memories last forever

Women are being encouraged to talk about the deaths of their stillborn children as part of the healing process during International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. According to statistics from the miscarriage, stillbirth and newborn support charity Sands,...

Students step in to raise mental health awareness

Towradgi Beach was abuzz with students and walking enthusiasts who flocked to the “Share the Journey - Walking for Mental Health Awareness” event on Sunday. Student Nurses as Professionals (UOWSNAP) was only four months old when its team decided to host this year’s...

Boomerang Bags making a mark in the Burgh

Recyclable shopping bags are not a new idea, most households have them. However, not all recyclable bags are made equal. Boomerang Bags are reusable bags made from any bits of fabric people find lying around, and they showcase their creator's skill and personality....

Norwegians bring national celebrations to the Gong

Each year thousands of Norwegians travel to Sydney to celebrate their national day, and the people from Wollongong are no exception. This years celebration saw about 30 Scandinavian students come together with the Norwegian student association, ANSA for short, for a...


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