NSW bolters turn plenty of heads

NSW bolters turn plenty of heads

NSW coach Laurie Daley has named four debutants to play in the opening State of Origin match of the 2016 series next week. After loosing 52-6 in the final match in the 2015 edition, Daley has looked to youth and the future to reclaim the coveted Origin trophy. Albion...
Call for local produce to fill Illawarra plates

Call for local produce to fill Illawarra plates

Wollongong City Council is trying to lead the Illawarra into a more sustainable agricultural future. The council has attempted to bolster the local agricultural industry and self-sustainability as part of its Wollongong 2022 plan, The council estimated the gross value...
Proposed alcohol tax to hit new heights

Proposed alcohol tax to hit new heights

The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE) has recommended the federal government re-work the alcohol tax system and address binge drinking. The recommendations would increase the cost of products considered ‘cheap alcohol’. FARE claimed some cask wine...
$3.3 million to test wind farm impact on health

$3.3 million to test wind farm impact on health

Wind turbines have faced consistent criticism since they were introduced to Australia. Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott once described them as “visually awful” and “utterly offensive”. Lingering doubts and criticism have led to renewed pressure for research...