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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Spring Show educates the Shoalhaven community about endangered orchids

The Spring Orchid Show, hosted by the Shoalhaven Orchid Society, gave people the opportunity to buy native plants as well as learn about endangered orchids. The annual show featured native Australian Orchids such as the Dendrobium Speciosum, a yellow-flowering orchid...
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Mt Annan roundabout gets a native wildflowers makeover

Australia’s native flora will flourish in Mount Annan this spring thanks to the work of environmentalist to integrate native flowers into the urban landscape. About 20 members from Greening Australia, Camden Council and The Australia Botanic Gardens joined forces...
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Conservation Through the Art of Photography

Wollongong photographers have come together to promote conservation through the art of photography at the National Threatened Species Day photo exhibition, held at the Moving Mountains gallery. The exhibition which opened on September 7, is hosted by the Office of...
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Illawarra Flame House opens doors to public for Sustainable House Day

The award winning Illawarra Flame House was one of 190 energy-efficient homes across the country to open its doors to the public last month. The 16th annual Sustainable House Day event, held by the not-for-profit Alternative Technology Association, attracts more than...
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Illawarra shooters aim for conservation

Hunters in the Illawarra have opposed a renewed call to reclassify deer from 'game' to 'pest'. As an introduced species, growing deer numbers in the region have a significant ecological impact. The reclassification would mean recreational hunters could no longer shoot...
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Surprise koala colony a Wollondilly wonder

Koalas have climbed back onto the community agenda, the 're-discovered' population sparking a tagging and tracking program and an outpouring of local support. Listed as vulnerable in NSW, the unexpected revelation represents a major step forward in the conservation of...
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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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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,...

Conservation Through the Art of Photography

Wollongong photographers have come together to promote conservation through the art of photography at the National Threatened Species Day photo exhibition, held at the Moving Mountains gallery. The exhibition which opened on September 7, is hosted by the Office of...

Illawarra shooters aim for conservation

Hunters in the Illawarra have opposed a renewed call to reclassify deer from 'game' to 'pest'. As an introduced species, growing deer numbers in the region have a significant ecological impact. The reclassification would mean recreational hunters could no longer shoot...

Surprise koala colony a Wollondilly wonder

Koalas have climbed back onto the community agenda, the 're-discovered' population sparking a tagging and tracking program and an outpouring of local support. Listed as vulnerable in NSW, the unexpected revelation represents a major step forward in the conservation of...


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