3 hrs ago
Retrenched workers feel ripped off by Government fund
A rescue fund set up by the Government to help generate jobs after major lay offs at Bluescope Steel is performing poorly and leaving some workers feeling disappointed and ripped off.
7 hrs ago
Moonglow shows Dapto some love
As partners battle with social media for attention in the bedroom and same-sex marriage becomes more widely accepted, one local production company is daring to tackle this modern-day suburban dating game.
Mon May 20, 2013
Readers' music to banish the blues
After two separate studies pointed to the healing power of music, we asked readers what they tuned into to banish unhappiness.
Sun May 19, 2013
Six car pile-up at Towradgi
Traffic is again flowing on the Northern Distributor between Corrimal and Towradgi after a six car pile-up blocked the southbound lanes.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Otago Daily Times
Insight into first inhabitants
This visual reconstruction depicts the face of an early rangatira , aged about 30, who was one of the first people to arrive in New Zealand.
Champ remembers Kerryn McCann
When champion runner Pat Carroll speaks to the Illawarra running community tonight, talk will more than likely turn to the career of his long-time friend Kerryn McCann.
Our jobless rate second worst in NSW
The 7.1 per cent jobless rate for Wollongong - which includes Wollongong, Shellharbour and Kiama - was matched by Fairfield-Liverpool in Sydney but both were beaten by the Shoalhaven and Wingecarribee region on 13.3 per cent.
Trio relishing chance to play in backyard
Three of Illawarra rugby's rising stars are relishing the chance to play "in their own backyard" for NSW Country this weekend.
Thu May 16, 2013
Fading light likely factor in paramedic fatality: report
Experienced paramedic Mick Wilson, who died during a cliff rescue at Carrington Falls, south of Wollongong, was accidentally pulled from a rock ledge by a helicopter that was meant to lift him and his patient to safety.
Australian Self-Storage Operator Kennards Nears Controversial Zoning Victory
Kennards Self Storage of Australia is nearing a zoning victory in the city of Wollongong that would enable the company to build a storage facility in an area zoned for heavy industrial use.
Wed May 15, 2013
New group to monitor Dapto growth
Wollongong City Council has formed a West Dapto Review Committee to help councillors oversee all aspects of the West Dapto Urban Release Area.
Trolley of groceries stolen: court
A Dapto man allegedly packed a Woolworths shopping trolley with more than $3000 worth of groceries before trying to leave the store without paying, a court has heard.
South Coast Register
Greens want growth halt until bridge is sorted
WAIT A MINUTE: Greens' candidate for Gilmore Terry Barratt has called on residential expansion on the outskirts of Nowra and Bomaderry to be halted until such time as a new bridge is built over the Shoalhaven River.
Tue May 14, 2013
UOW precinct draws in growing IT player
IT service provider Pactera is moving into the University of Wollongong's award-winning Innovation Campus precinct, which will be the Chinese-headquartered firm's first delivery centre in Australia.
Serial Port Kembla criminal locked up
An experienced Wollongong magistrate described a Port Kembla man's criminal record as "one of the largest" she had seen when she sentenced him to jail on fraud and stealing charges yesterday.
NSW revs up for anti-homophobia day
Commemorate IDAHO, the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobi, this Friday at a range of events being held throughout Sydney and regional New South Wales.
Fight to keep rescue chopper heats up
Heavy-industry workers have called on the NSW government to put "minds at ease" and immediately commit to keeping the rescue chopper in Wollongong.
BUDGET 2013: What it means for the Illawarra
The Gillard government's ambitious plans to spend big on national school funding and disability insurance left little behind for projects to boost jobs and infrastructure in the Illawarra.
Mon May 13, 2013
Push for mining ban
A 300-strong meeting at the Gerringong Town Hall in April was the catalyst for the mayors' stance on CSG.
Fitness firms plead case to council
Simone Campbell of Summit Fitness believes a fee hike for group fitness groups would cripple small operators.