Cuppa for the Cancer Council

Cuppa for the Cancer Council

Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea is here again, and throughout May and June, Aussies have the opportunity get together and enjoy a cuppa to help ‘kick cancer to the curb’. Brett McKenna, owner of Orsum Surf Cafe in Warilla, is one of many local...
Kids diet lacks fresh food

Kids diet lacks fresh food

Studies show that Aussie kids are having trouble recognising and eating enough fresh fruit and veg to avoid obesity and health problems. These stats may leave you wanting to head to the supermarket for a bag full of greens.
Nursing a career in tough times

Nursing a career in tough times

Nursing graduates flounder in career market As hopeful nursing students flock to UOW’s career expo today, Australia’s graduates are struggling to find employment as foreign nurses fill the workforce. The  UOW School of Nursing and Midwifery reported in 2013 that 99.4...
Academics propose lifting drinking age to 21

Academics propose lifting drinking age to 21

Four Australian academics have this week recommended that the legal drinking age be lifted from 18 to 21. UOW professor Sandra Jones, from the Centre for Health Initiatives at Innovation Campus, was among those advocating for change. The article states that young...
Crown Street Mall Evolution

Crown Street Mall Evolution

Upgrades looking up The upgrade of Crown Street Mall has not been without its criticisms, but in a recent update, the GPT development group and Wollongong City Council have outlined the project’s progress and benefits. According to information provided by Council, the...