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Counterfeit Banknotes Circulating Within The Illawarra Community

Counterfeit Banknotes Circulating Within The Illawarra Community

Lake Illawarra Police are warning locals to be careful with counterfeit cash currently circulating the Illawarra region. Police District Crime Prevention Officer, Senior Constable Tamara Davidson said "We ask for all businesses to make sure that you check all banknotes, in particular $50 and $100...

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George Pell Wins High Court Appeal

George Pell Wins High Court Appeal

Cardinal George Pell has won his appeal bid to the High Court and will be freed from prison. The court unanimously found Pell's conviction for child sex abuse should be overturned and he should immediately be released from prison. "The High Court found that the jury, acting rationally on the...

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Shane Fitzsimmons To Head NSW Disaster Recovery Agency

Shane Fitzsimmons To Head NSW Disaster Recovery Agency

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has today announced the creation of a new NSW Government agency, Resilience NSW, which will be headed by NSW RFS Commissoner, Shane Fitzsimmons. Fitzsimmons will be stepping down from his role in the NSW RFS after 12 years, saying that decision was “absolutely...

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LaMelo Ball & Co purchase the Illawarra Hawks

LaMelo Ball & Co purchase the Illawarra Hawks

ESPN is reporting that former Illawarra Hawks player LaMelo Ball and his manager Jermaine Jackson have purchased the team. "We own the team," Jackson told ESPN. "It's a done deal." Ball is eligible for the upcomming NBA draft in June, and is projected to be a top 3 pick after averaging 17.0...

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NSW lockdown laws to last 90 days

NSW lockdown laws to last 90 days

New South Wales Police Commissioner Mick Fuller has revealed this morning, lock down laws will last at least 90 days, unless extended. This will stretch the current regulations into at least June. 'Hopefully people will have got the message by then and we won't be talking about the powers, we...

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NSW Police to enforce new social distancing restrictions

NSW Police to enforce new social distancing restrictions

The rate of coronavirus in Australia is slowing, but government and health officials say more needs to be done to stop the spread. Tighter restrictions will come into force from today, reducing the number of people in public gatherings from 10 to just two. Playgrounds and skate parks will be...

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15 minute COVID-19 tests to arrive in Australia

15 minute COVID-19 tests to arrive in Australia

Australia is set to receive Coronavirus testing kits, which deliver results in 15 minutes, rather than the days required by current medical examinations. Half a million of the rapid tests are set to be available from as early as next week and require only a drop of blood to deliver the result to...

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Wollongong Council closes supervised swimming pools

Wollongong Council closes supervised swimming pools

Statement from Wollongong Council: Wollongong City Council will close its nine supervised swimming pools, from close of business today, Wednesday 25 March 2020. We are taking this step to support the Federal and State Government’s social distancing measures. The closure affects both...

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Man shot in Wollongong last night

Man shot in Wollongong last night

A crime scene has been established outside a unit block in Wollongong, after a man was shot overnight. About 9pm, a 50-year-old man entered a stairwell of a unit complex on Market Street where he intended to visit a friend. As he entered the stairwell, he was approached by two men - one carrying...

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Patient at Shoalhaven Hospital tests positive for COVID-19

Patient at Shoalhaven Hospital tests positive for COVID-19

NSW Health have been notified that a female patient, currently being treated at Shoalhaven Hospital has tested positive for COVID-19. NSW Health public health and infection control officers are urgently working with hospital staff to ensure all patients, staff and others who may have had close...