New wave of technology for surfboard fins

New wave of technology for surfboard fins

You could catch your next wave on low-cost custom fins, if a team of University of Wollongong has its way. The UOW researchers have 3D-printed fins that they claim allow surfers to perform better in the water. Head of the project, Professor Marc in het Panhuis has...
Tackling concussions within the NRL

Tackling concussions within the NRL

Former rugby league star Mario Fenech opened up last month about the brain damage he has suffered from too many hits to the head. Having played in an era where rules surrounding concussions and player welfare were less strict, the man affectionally known...
Brussels terror attacks – One word

Brussels terror attacks – One word

“What we feared has happened,”Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel said after Tuesday’s back-to-back attacks in Brussels. Tragedy struck in the metro and the airport, with bombs killing 34 people and wounding many more. ISIS has since claimed...
Public art to take pride of place in Wollongong

Public art to take pride of place in Wollongong

The Wollongong art scene is set to receive a boost after the release of the Council’s new public art strategy. Animating Wollongong aims to promote high quality public art in new developments around the city. This means developers may need to incorporate public...
Illawarra community environment groups dig in

Illawarra community environment groups dig in

Community-led environment conservation volunteer programs are gaining support across the Illawarra. Bushcare is one of the seven volunteer programs run by Wollongong Council to help restore natural vegetation. The program offers free environmental workshops, events...