Controversial Wollongong figure and lord mayoral candidate Rod Oxley says he has more to offer the city. The former long-serving council general manager says experience is his greatest strength and one of the key reasons he deserves to be elected Wollongong Lord Mayor. Mr Oxley spoke with UOWTV’s Dominique McGovern.
Voters and would-be councillors and mayors are out in force this morning as Wollongong and Shellharbour prepare for the return of local government. Today’s election has been described a “a new dawn” for democracy in our region and a chance to wipe a tainted slate clean. Voters are being asked to selected from 113 candidates [...]
South Coast Labour Council secretary Arthur Rorris (pictured) has declared he will not be a candidate for Wollongong mayor. ‘‘I asked myself again, in the frame of the workers I want to represent, what’s in their best interests?’’ he said. Mr Rorris called a press conference this morning to announce he was going to continue [...]
Having launched The Critical Decade: Illawarra/NSW South Coast Impacts report in Wollongong yesterday, the Climate Commission held a community forum at the Town Hall last night. The forum culminated the commission’s tour of the Illawarra that included a visit to the University of Wollongong, Bluescope Steel and the Transforming Australia conference. Part of a series of [...]