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Illawarra shortlisted for offshore wind farm energy

Illawarra shortlisted for offshore wind farm energy

The Illawarra has been named one of six regions to explore offshore wind farm energy. On Friday, the Federal Government named Wollongong as a proposed location. Energy Minister, Chris Bowen says it is the next step for the Illawarra, but says the...

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Calls to limit max bets on poker machines

Calls to limit max bets on poker machines

There are calls to limit maximum bets on poker machines. Data shows Wollongong lost $148 million to poker machines, ranking the 13th hardest hit area in New South Wales. Wesley Mission General Manager -- Jim Wackett says pokies are blindspot, and...

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Calling all former and retired local footy players!

Calling all former and retired local footy players!

Calling all former and retired local footy players! The Shellharbour Stingrays Rugby League Football Club will host the first Masters (over 35’s) carnival in the Illawarra on October 8/9. President, Matt Port says it’s an opportunity for former...

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House prices dropping at fastest rate since the global financial crisis

House prices dropping at fastest rate since the global financial crisis

A new report by Core Logic has found house prices in Australia are dropping at their fastest rate since the global financial crisis. Sydney recorded a 2.2% fall in prices in July, which is the sharpest downturn in almost 40 years. Data suggests...