Upward trend of ACL injuries in NRL: Data

NRL chairman Peter V’landys has sped up the already fast-paced game by introducing new rules and, while it offers a more enticing product, a few negative side effects are starting to become prevalent. Of the new rules introduced since 2020, the "six-again" aspect is...

Cheerleading set to put Olympics in a spin

The Australian Cheer Union is working with the international cheer union to standardise cheerleading across the world in the lead-up to sport debuting at the Olympic Games. Cheerleading became a provisional Olympic sport in 2016 when the International Olympic...

Local Illawarra galloper poised to win $3m race

Sky Racing form analyst Brad Davidson has labelled Illawarra-trained galloper ‘Think It Over’ the most underrated horse in NSW and believes he can cap off a fairytale ride for trainer Kerry Parker in Saturday’s $3 million Doncaster Mile at Randwick. Davidson said the...

Illawarra residents facing increased vaccine wait time

Vulnerable people in the Illawarra will wait longer to receive their COVID-19 vaccinations after the federal government announced further delays to the vaccine rollout. The government had committed to vaccinating four million Australians by the end of March, a target...

Employers struggling to fill job vacancies despite latest surge: ABS

Job availability is at an all-time high, yet many employers from the hospitality industry are struggling to fill vacancies. The latest results from the quarterly job vacancies survey by the Australian Bureau of Statistics has highlighted a spike in job vacancies in...

CSIRO releases a new tool to change Australia’s bad eating habits

A new app could be the answer to a healthier Australian diet, according to its developer. The CSIRO has released an online Junk Food Analyser designed to allow users to explore how much junk food they eat on a daily basis.  Australian adults eat twice as much junk...

Enough Said Poetry Slam brings back in-person poetry workshops

Enough Said Poetry Slam Wollongong has learnt to overcome and adapt to the challenges brought by COVID-19. The popular poetry showcase is back after a forced pandemic hiatus, its first return monthly workshop set down for tomorrow night. The group gained popularity...

Aust businesses on the mend after 12 months of COVID-19 chaos: Survey

Australian businesses have reported improved financial circumstances 12 months after the COVID-19 pandemic first wreaked havoc on local industries.  The Business Conditions and Sentiments Survey, released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics last week, also showed...

UOW undertakes world-first research into breast injuries in contact sport

World-first research at the University of Wollongong into breast injuries in women's contact sport has revealed some alarming trends.   A/Prof. Deirdre McGhee is one of a few people in the world studying breast injuries in women's sport. Her team of researchers found...

Stimulus to improve school infrastructure: Premier

Schools across New South Wales this week received the news they will be the recipients of new and upgraded facilities, as part of the NSW government’s $120 million Regional Renewal Program announced late last year. Premier Gladys Berijiklian announced yesterday 190...
Upward trend of ACL injuries in NRL: Data

Upward trend of ACL injuries in NRL: Data

NRL chairman Peter V’landys has sped up the already fast-paced game by introducing new rules and, while it offers a more enticing product, a few negative side effects are starting to become prevalent. Of the new rules introduced since 2020, the "six-again" aspect is...

Cheerleading set to put Olympics in a spin

Cheerleading set to put Olympics in a spin

The Australian Cheer Union is working with the international cheer union to standardise cheerleading across the world in the lead-up to sport debuting at the Olympic Games. Cheerleading became a provisional Olympic sport in 2016 when the International Olympic...

Local Illawarra galloper poised to win $3m race

Local Illawarra galloper poised to win $3m race

Sky Racing form analyst Brad Davidson has labelled Illawarra-trained galloper ‘Think It Over’ the most underrated horse in NSW and believes he can cap off a fairytale ride for trainer Kerry Parker in Saturday’s $3 million Doncaster Mile at Randwick. Davidson said the...