Cleaner, greener, safer duck pond makeover

Cleaner, greener, safer duck pond makeover

Moves are underway to make the University of Wollongong’s iconic duck ponds cleaner, greener and safer. UOW Landscaping Services is addressing the potential of algal blooms and pollution, and the risk of people slipping into the ponds. Landscaping officers...
The Illawarra – hockey heartland

The Illawarra – hockey heartland

Two University of Wollongong Hockey Club (UOWHC) players are contenders for the Australian Olympic Hockey Team. Tristan White and Flynn Ogilvie are in Malaysia taking part in a rigorous training program that started in early March. Together, they are two of four...
10-year wait on social housing in the Illawarra

10-year wait on social housing in the Illawarra

Social housing is at crisis point for the Illawarra region, with some people waiting up top 10 years to secure housing, according to a new report. A guide released by the Family and Community Services shows how long applicants will be waiting and the results are...
Just keep writing, says Zorn

Just keep writing, says Zorn

In the late ’90s, Claire Zorn was discouraged from taking three-unit related English because her class ranking was not high enough. It’s now 2015, and she’s just won the Children’s Book Council ‘Book of the Year’ Award...