Category Archives: News

Sandon Point Swells

A crowd gathered at Sandon Point on Sunday as adrenaline seeking surfers took on challenging swell amidst a warning from the Bureau of Meteorology.  The warning, prompted by a Tasman low, highlighted the potential dangers for rock fishers and swimmers along the Hunter to Far

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Corrimal Blaze Destroys Home, Claims Cat’s Life

Photo Credit: Illawarra Mercury A Corrimal resident lost their home and cat in a severe fire that required a dozen firefighters over an hour to control. The blaze erupted around 5:45 PM on Saturday, June 15, on Yuill Avenue, prompting multiple emergency calls as flames

Palto Guise Illawarra’s hottest band in town

From making music in Highschool to sold out live gigs in Melbourne , Illawarra’s hottest new band Palto Guise is definitely one to add to the Spotify playlist. Haydin the lead guitarist of Palto Guise described that making music in Wollongong and the Illawarra is

Controversial Illawarra wind zone gets the green light

The new controversial Illawarra wind zone, just 20 kilometers off the Illawarra coastline has got the green light after fierce community set-back and protests. Climate Change and Energy Minister Chris Bowen will declare in a press conference today, on a visit to the Illawarra. He

Free Pilates classes for Men’s Health Week!

This week marks the 30th anniversary of Men’s Health Week, taking place from June 10-16. This is a fantastic opportunity support and promote men’s health and wellbeing! In honour of this, Studio Pilates Wollongong is offering free Reformer Pilates classes until the 16th of June,

The Illawarra Carnival is BACK for 2024!

The Illawarra Carnival has returned in 2024 and there’s so much to look forward to this year, and guaranteed to be an event the WHOLE family can enjoy. The best news is – this year the Illawarra Carnival is running across THREE huge weekends! Here’s