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...
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Retro Surf Comp 2017 raises thousands for refugee families

Crisp skies, low winds and glassy waves, for the last 11 years, the first weekend of May has turned on some of the best surf conditions for the Annual Retro Surf Comp and Beach Clean Up. A group of tight-knit mates wax up their single fin surfboards and pull out their...
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Livin’ for fitness – body & mind

Personal trainers and fitness enthusiasts around the Illawarra are gearing up for a weekend of boxing, yoga and all things well-being. The inaugural Healthy Livin Festival will be held at Black Beach Reserve in Kiama this Saturday and Sunday. The event features a...
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More than tea for two

Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea is one of the Cancer Council’s leading and most successful fundraisers of its kind. University of Wollongong Radiotherapy Physics Professor, Peter Metcalfe, received one of 15 grants awarded by the Cancer Council across New...
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Are TV shows normalising teen pregnancy?

Leading experts are blaming TV shows for helping to normalise teenage pregnancy in Australia. Executive manager of Youth Connections, Andrea Cingi believes TV shows distort teen perceptions about pregnancy. “Young people really seem to identify and replicate a lot of...
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Questions raised over value of homework

A Northern Sydney primary school has stopped setting daily homework. The decision comes after Allambie Heights Public School conducted a survey that found 70 per cent of students, parents and teachers doubted the value of homework. The homework debate has been held...
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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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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...

Livin’ for fitness – body & mind

Personal trainers and fitness enthusiasts around the Illawarra are gearing up for a weekend of boxing, yoga and all things well-being. The inaugural Healthy Livin Festival will be held at Black Beach Reserve in Kiama this Saturday and Sunday. The event features a...

More than tea for two

Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea is one of the Cancer Council’s leading and most successful fundraisers of its kind. University of Wollongong Radiotherapy Physics Professor, Peter Metcalfe, received one of 15 grants awarded by the Cancer Council across New...

Questions raised over value of homework

A Northern Sydney primary school has stopped setting daily homework. The decision comes after Allambie Heights Public School conducted a survey that found 70 per cent of students, parents and teachers doubted the value of homework. The homework debate has been held...

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