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A 'girlie' girl loves her career as a sparkie
She owns more than 65 dresses and describes herself as "the epitome of girlie", but Naomi Alves did not let stereotypes stop her from becoming a tradie.
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Wed Mar 05, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Idea Floated: Selling Port of Melbourne
Investors pouring billions of dollars into Australian port assets may soon have the nation's busiest container port, Port of Melbourne, in their sights after the Victoria state government said it is examining "strategic and commercial options" for its port facilities.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Stone takes charge at Wollongong Coal
When David Stone decided to return to his university town to take up a job at Wollongong Coal, he did spare a thought for the Indian-owned mining company's turbulent past.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Flashback Gallery: 10 years ago in the Illawarra
Ten years ago, Ron Tabak died when he fell 9m into an empty tank at the Port Kembla Sewage Treatment Plant.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
World Cup fever inspires new crop of players
Football South Coast officially launched their men's competition last night with the help of several 1974 World Cup Socceroos heroes.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Legal Aid lawyer retires after 28yrs
Colleagues have paid tribute to Wollongong lawyer Michael Sergent, who retires today after 28 years with the Legal Aid service.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Ideas rise as Port Kembla stack falls
The demolition of the Port Kembla stack last week was a symbolic event for Wollongong at a time when new economies and new businesses were emerging, civic leaders were told on Wednesday.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Opal card rolled-out in Illawarra
The Opal card is a smartcard that can be loaded with credit for travel on public buses, trains and ferries statewide.
Boardman hails new FFA Cup competition
Sutton United upsetting Coventry City in 1989, Wrexham beating Arsenal in 1992 - Port Kembla toppling Western Sydney Wanderers in 2014? The launch of the FFA Cup this week catapulted football into exciting territory.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
GrainCorp expands liquid terminals
The Australian grain handler has yet to decide where to cut up-country grain storage, a move flagged after the foreign takeover by ADM for $3.4billion was rejected by the Federal Government in November 2013.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Demand for stack rubble to be monitored
POLL: Wollongong City Councillor Vicki Curran wants an independent body to monitor the rubble of the Port Kembla Copper stack for potential contaminants.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
GrainCorp's $20m Port Kembla investment
GrainCorp has started work on building 10 large storage tanks for chemicals, fertilisers, fuel and edible oils at its Port Kembla terminal.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
New York Daily News
VIDEO: Naked man photobombs Australian news report
This nearly naked Australian stole the show by photobombing a news segment about the demolition of a 650-foot smoke stack.
Dust cloud, lost potential among concerns
Port Kembla resident Olive Rodwell was so concerned about the dust cloud from the collapse of the Port Kembla stack that she planned to stay indoors for 24 hours after its demolition.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
GrainCorp to spend $70m on liquid storage
GRAINCORP will spend $70 million on building bulk liquid storage facilities at port terminals in NSW, Western Australia and Queensland.
Port Kembla chimney goes down with a bang
A MAN was yesterday extradited from Western Australia and charged with murder over the alleged stabbing death of a man in Sydney earlier this month.
Farewell to the Port Kembla copper stack, an industrial icon
For instance, Professor Wallace and his research team based at Wollongong University's Innovation Campus are at the cutting edge of research into the creation of "intelligent" polymers - materials that sense and respond to stimuli.
Live Blog: Port Kembla Stack demolition
It's demolition day. Stay with us for live coverage of the Port Kembla Stack demolition.
GALLERY: The birth of a concrete colossus
Gwynneville's Boyd Thompson remembers exactly where he was when he heard the news that JFK had been assassinated - he was in the foundations of the Port Kembla Copper stack.
Readers have their say on stack demolition
''Barely a hurry. My daughter was starting high school when the first proposal was submitted in 2008.