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Wollongong Monopoly is here with Convoy as Community Chest

Wollongong Monopoly is here with Convoy as Community Chest

After much anticipation, the official Wollongong MONOPOLY board launches today.  Locals and tourists alike can now play the world’s most popular board game in a way that immortalises The Gong and its landmarks.  Over the past few months thousands of people and businesses have had their say, and...

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Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp suffering global outage

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp suffering global outage

A global outage of popular social media platforms Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp has left users scratching their heads. The outage has been blamed on a Domain Name System (DNS) failure. However, the problem appears to be bigger than just a technical issue, with reports that Facebook employees...

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StarTrack workers to strike nationwide on Thursday

StarTrack workers to strike nationwide on Thursday

StarTrack workers angry over the companies’ refusal to provide job security guarantees will hold a 24-hour strike on Thursday after the company knocked back invitations for an urgent negotiation meeting to take place this week. Last week a ballot closed with a 90% endorsement of strikes, giving...

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Man charged over Ferrari burnouts in Sydney’s CBD

Man charged over Ferrari burnouts in Sydney’s CBD

A man will appear in court today after allegedly not disclosing the details of a driver who conducted burnouts at a busy intersection in Sydney's CBD earlier this year. Officers from Traffic and Highway Patrol Command’s Strike Force Puma commenced an investigation after receiving footage of the...

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Australia Post expands recruitment drive ahead of Christmas

Australia Post expands recruitment drive ahead of Christmas

Fresh from a drive to recruit new team members across its network, Australia Post is putting out another call for more people to help deliver for Australians ahead of its busiest Christmas ever. Australia Post now has 1600 additional permanent and fixed term jobs around the country that need...

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Additional Pfizer doses available at Wollongong Vaccination hub

Additional Pfizer doses available at Wollongong Vaccination hub

Illawarra and Shoalhaven residents aged 12-59 years will be given priority access to the Pfizer vaccine from Monday 20 September, following the allocation of additional Pfizer doses by the Commonwealth Government. The Mass Vaccination Centre in Wollongong will be the first to deliver the...

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Roadmap To Freedom Unveiled for the Fully Vaccinated

Roadmap To Freedom Unveiled for the Fully Vaccinated

Stay-at-home orders for adults who have received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine will be lifted from the Monday after NSW passes the 70 per cent double vaccination target, under the roadmap to freedom released today. The roadmap is subject to further fine-tuning and health advice if...

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Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District confirms 34 new COVID-19 cases

Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District confirms 34 new COVID-19 cases

For the 24 hour period to 8pm, Tuesday 7 September there were 34 new COVID-19 cases recorded for the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District. Details are as follows: 24 cases who are residents of Wollongong Local Government Area (LGA), 14 of whom are linked to known cases and ten for whom...

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Welcome to Magpie Season!

Welcome to Magpie Season!

It’s Spring 2021, and on top of everything happening around us, it looks like we’re in for a Magpie swooping season like no other! We’ve already had some swooping events occur in the region through August, but as Spring blooms - these classic encounters are sure to ramp up. Right now, we’re at...

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Crown Street development is a WIN for Wollongong CBD revitalisation

Crown Street development is a WIN for Wollongong CBD revitalisation

An exciting mixed-use development proposal for Crown Street, west of the city Mall, is set to revitalise the city centre, positioning Wollongong as a vital social and economic hub. WIN Grand, bordered by Crown, Keira, Burelli and Atchison Streets, will create a connected city centre by opening...