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Wednesday 16 October 2019

With more than 60 sites on offer around the city, Wollongong’s Garage Sale Trail promises to offer plenty of surprises and a great opportunity to uncover a pre-loved treasure.

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Wednesday 16 October 2019

Maintenance will begin on one of the wall panels around Thirroul’s popular saltwater pool this week ahead of the pool’s planned reopening on Saturday. The project will see the removal and replacement of one of the exterior wall panels on the pool’s eastern side.

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Tuesday 15 October 2019

We’re calling for community feedback on our plans for a target of net zero emissions by 2050. The target means Council would work with the whole community to reduce emissions as much as possible and offset those outstanding emissions to achieve net zero emissions. Two ways carbon offsets can be achieved are by planting trees or investing in solar power.

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Thursday 10 October 2019

Learning about Council’s diverse environmental initiatives, programs and strategies were the focus of an informal visit between Their Excellencies the Governor-General the Hon David Hurley AC DSC (Retd) and Mrs Linda Hurley, Wollongong Lord Mayor Councillor Gordon Bradbery AM, Councillors and Council staff

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Monday 30 September 2019

Austinmer’s Brickyard Point will have a safer space to soak up the views with plans being finalised for a slimline safety fence at the popular spot.

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Thursday 26 September 2019

We’re one year out from the 2020 Local Government Elections and it’s time to review our Ward boundaries.

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Wednesday 25 September 2019

We're refurbishing the Wollongong Senior Citizens Centre in Gipps Road, Gwynneville.

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Tuesday 24 September 2019

Preparing for the 2019/2020 swim season

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Tuesday 24 September 2019

The creation of some 10,500 jobs, higher incomes and providing greater local opportunities for our talented workforce are the three targets of Council’s Economic Development Strategy 2019-2029.

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Tuesday 24 September 2019

Wollongong City Council has elected Councillor Tania Brown as Deputy Lord Mayor for the next 12 months.

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