Residents at loggerheads over Minnamurra pump track

Minnamurra residents have mixed feelings over Kiama Council’s plans for a bike track at the abandoned Quarry. A  meeting was held on June 14 with many residents opposing this project. The NSW State Government has allocated $50,000 for the project, but a further...

Kiama Leisure Centre re-opens due to covid-19 restrictions easing

The Kiama Leisure Centre is planning to re-open with a two-phased approach due to Covid-19 restrictions easing. Non-contact and social distancing activities will take place during the first phase of re-opening and from July 1 the second phase will allow contact...

Local rugby league season remains in doubt

The Illawarra District Rugby League’s (IDRL) 2020 season remains uncertain despite the state government announcing junior sport can recommence next month. The announcement made on Tuesday confirmed restrictions on under 18 community sporting competitions would be...

Petition calls for dance schools to reopen as COVID-19 restrictions ease

A petition, that has already secured 20,000 signatures, has called for dance schools to reopen as COVID-19 restrictions are eased. The petition was launched by Benjamin Stokes, owner of Commotion Performing Arts and support network Studiosavvy, to highlight the impact...
Local rugby league season remains in doubt

Local rugby league season remains in doubt

The Illawarra District Rugby League’s (IDRL) 2020 season remains uncertain despite the state government announcing junior sport can recommence next month. The announcement made on Tuesday confirmed restrictions on under 18 community sporting competitions would be...

‘Golden Boy’ sets his sights on UFC glory

‘Golden Boy’ sets his sights on UFC glory

Colby Thicknesse has trained in the world of mixed martial arts (MMA) for eight years and has his sights set on following in the footsteps of current UFC featherweight champion and training partner Alexander ‘The Great’ Volkanovski. Thicknesse, as with many athletes...

Rugby Australia 2019 financial results leaked

Rugby Australia 2019 financial results leaked

Rugby Australia's 2019 financial results have been leaked after months of speculation surrounding the code's solvency issues. The results remain unaudited and will remain that way until the end of the month after a $16 million rescue package from World Rugby was...

Australian Super Rugby sides return to modified training

Australian Super Rugby sides return to modified training

The NSW Waratahs and ACT Brumbies have returned to training for the first time in nearly seven weeks, after COVID-19 restrictions were eased on Monday. Players were put into groups of eight or nine based on positions and assigned a coach for their sessions. They also...