Category Archives: Local 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

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

A new music, art and wellness festival is coming to Kiama

In November 2023, the Clearly Music, Arts & Wellness Festival will have its debut event at the Kiama Showground. The festival will feature live music, art exhibitions, wellness activations, and a raft of creative talent from across the country, and importantly, from the Illawarra. Festival

How one baker is tackling food waste… with cows?

BreadRocks Shellharbour has found some new four-legged fans of their baked goods! Cows out at an Albion park Paddock are getting these delicious delights, lets just hope they don’t notice its day old bread. This isn’t the first time cows have been used to reduce