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Rescue operation underway for stranded bulk carrier off Royal National Park coast

Rescue operation underway for stranded bulk carrier off Royal National Park coast

A major rescue operation is underway for the crew of a stranded bulk carrier off the coast of the Royal National Park. The 170 metre long cargo ship left Port Kembla early this morning but lost main engine power off Garie Beach. Sitting 1.8...

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July rainfall records already broken

July rainfall records already broken

An East Coast Low has led to approximately 500 millimetres of rainfall being dumped on parts of the Illawarra over the past 2 days. The Bureau of Meteorology July rainfall totals records have been broken in several parts of the region already....

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Darkes Rd Bridge Dapto to be repaired

Darkes Rd Bridge Dapto to be repaired

Wollongong Council has received approval from the DPI Fisheries and a private landholder - to press ahead with repairs to Darkes Rd Bridge. Councillor Linda Campbell says works are scheduled to commence next week. It comes after more than 850...

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Bus driver charged following fatal accident in Wollongong

Bus driver charged following fatal accident in Wollongong

A bus driver has been charged following an investigation into a fatal crash in Wollongong yesterday. Emergency services were called to Crown Street around 10am, following reports a pedestrian had been hit by a bus. The 68 year old woman was taken...