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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...

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Our greatest ever Olympian, Emma McKeon, launches #vaxtheillawarra

Our greatest ever Olympian, Emma McKeon, launches #vaxtheillawarra

Just days after returning to Wollongong from her all-conquering efforts at Tokyo, Australia’s most successful Olympian, Emma McKeon, today helped launch an ambitious local campaign to promote COVID-19 vaccinations. The aim of the #vaxtheillawarra campaign is to see the Illawarra region become the...

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

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

For the 24 hour period to 8pm Tuesday, 24 August there were eight new COVID-19 cases recorded for the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District. Details are as follows:  Six cases who are residents of the Wollongong LGA. Two cases who are residents of the Shellharbour LGA. Other cases...

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South Coast clean-up operations in place following overnight “bomb cyclone”

South Coast clean-up operations in place following overnight “bomb cyclone”

A huge clean-up operation is underway this morning after the Illawarra and South Coast were battered by a "bomb cyclone" off the NSW coast overnight.   Winds reached up to 130 km/h in Kiama and 120 km/h in Albion Park as the storm system intensified. As a result, almost 500 calls were made to...

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Australia Post to boost jobs and weekend deliveries amid parcel surge

Australia Post to boost jobs and weekend deliveries amid parcel surge

With extended lockdowns and parcel volumes hitting heights not seen since Christmas last year, Australia Post is introducing new measures to keep deliveries moving including a hiring blitz to boost staff numbers and ramp up weekend deliveries. Having already opened pop-up sites to help with...

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Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District confirms three new COVID-19 cases in Wollongong

Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District confirms three new COVID-19 cases in Wollongong

For the 24 hour period to 8pm Monday, 23 August there were three new COVID-19 cases recorded for the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District. Details are as follows:  One case who is a resident of Wollongong LGA and is being cared for in Wollongong Hospital's COVID Ward. Case investigations...