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Illawarra Community Foundation launches the 2023 i98FM Illawarra Convoy!

Illawarra Community Foundation launches the 2023 i98FM Illawarra Convoy!

In 2022, i98FM’s Illawarra Convoy eclipsed $22 million dollars raised since the events inception in 2005. This year is back for its 19-year anniversary, Sunday 19th November, for what organisers are hoping to be the biggest event yet. This morning, i98FM Breakfast Show hosts Marty Haynes,...

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Early referendum voting now open

Early referendum voting now open

Illawarra residents are being reminded pre-poll voting for the upcoming referendum for the Indigenous Voice to Parliament is now open. Those who are unavailable to attend a booth next Saturday (referendum day 14/10) can cast their vote early at the following centres. 125 Crown Street in...

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Wollongong doctor on a mission to raise vital funds for DIPG cancer research

Wollongong doctor on a mission to raise vital funds for DIPG cancer research

A Wollongong doctor is on a mission to raise vital funds for medical research into an aggressive childhood brain cancer, that tragically claimed the life of his 5 year old daughter. Dr B.J So's daughter passed away last year, just seven months after being diagnosed with DIPG, an inoperable tumour...

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Construction on Shoalhaven Hospital Redevelopment official started

Construction on Shoalhaven Hospital Redevelopment official started

Construction has begun on the $438 million Shoalhaven Hospital Redevelopment. New South Wales Health Minister - Ryan Park and Member for South Coast - Liza Butler have marked the major milestone with a sod turning at the new clinical services building. Mr Park says when complete, the redeveloped...

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Illawarra ANZAC Day services 2023

Illawarra ANZAC Day services 2023

List of ANZAC Day services and marches around the Illawarra. Dawn Services: Caroline Chisholm Park Park in Shellharbour village 6am  Dapto War Memorial in front of the train station 6am Port Kembla War Memorial 6am Wollongong Cenotaph 5am Woonona / Bulli RSL club 5.30am Austinmer Beach...

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Local councils considering name change for suburb to avoid NSW ‘double up’

Local councils considering name change for suburb to avoid NSW ‘double up’

Kiama and Shellharbour Council are considering changing the name of the local suburb 'Yellow Rock.' It comes after the NSW Geographical Names Board notified the councils there is also a suburb named Yellow Rock in the Blue Mountains LGA. The board says the double up can cause issues with...

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Calls for new laws to protect service workers, following the death of Wollongong paramedic

Calls for new laws to protect service workers, following the death of Wollongong paramedic

The Father of a Wollongong Paramedic who was fatally stabbed in the line of duty last week has launched a petition, calling for the introduction of “Stevens Law.” Steven Tougher was killed in the carpark of a McDonalds restaurant in Campbelltown while taking a break toward the end of his overnight...

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12-year-old-boy assaulted and robbed in Albion Park

12-year-old-boy assaulted and robbed in Albion Park

Lake Illawarra Police are appealing for public information after a boy was assaulted and robbed in Albion Park on Tuesday. Police have been told a 12-year-old boy was walking along Tongarra Road, when four people got out of an SUV and approached him. The boy was allegedly threatened with a knife...

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Additional entry and exit ramps at Dapto on the cards for opposition

Additional entry and exit ramps at Dapto on the cards for opposition

NSW Labor is promising to deliver more on and off ramps on the M1 at Dapto, if elected later this month. The commitment is worth $10 million. It's part of the oppositions $1.1 billion election promise to upgrade roads across the state. The Member for Shellharbour, Anna Watson has been advocating...

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Illawarra named a ‘Renewable Energy Zone’

Illawarra named a ‘Renewable Energy Zone’

The New South Wales Government has officially declared the Illawarra a Renewable Energy Zone. The region is the fifth and last to be declared to play a role in the state's clean energy production. Treasurer Matt Kean says the Illawarra is an ideal region, due to its existing energy, port and...