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Oct 06
Wollongong Venues accepting Dine & Discover Vouchers – now extended until 30 June 2022

As lockdown restrictions begin to ease, here is some more good news! The Dine &…

Sep 14
What is the Wollongong property market forecast for 2021 and beyond?

Author: Joanne Danckwardt of One Agency JD Property Agents Around the family dinner…

Sep 02
Four Father’s Day Take Away Options in Wollongong to Make Him Feel Special

In Wollongong, we are lucky to be spoilt for choice when it comes to fantastic food…

Aug 31
10 Wollongong Picnic Spots to Explore with your friends!

What a long few months it has been here in The Gong. Lockdown conditions have been at…

Aug 05
Local feel good lockdown stories to lift the spirits

In the face of lockdown fatigue, financial woes, mental health impact, and such…

Jul 18
Working from home with a full house

(Reproduced with permission from Author: Wollongong Central) Working from home has…

May 19
8 of the best lesser known things to do in and around Wollongong

There are so many brilliant things to do around Wollongong you are unlikely to run out…

Apr 21
Best cycling routes around Wollongong

Cyclists are spoilt for choice in Wollongong, where flat coastal routes meet rough…

Mar 17
Beachside Dining in Wollongong – Local Cafes and Restaurants with Ocean and Beach Views!

Food with a view With all that stunning coastline on the doorstep, why not enjoy a…

Feb 17
The Wollongong Local: Steamers is King of the Hill

I promise, not all of my articles will be based on high-end restaurants, but recently…

Dec 16
Your Guide to Illawarra Pools this Summer: New Rules & Where to Swim

Somehow, in what has been both the longest and the shortest year of our lives, it is…

Dec 14
Top 8 Bars / Dining Wollongong as reviewed by locals…

Great news for us South Coast foodies! We have a thriving array of dining / drinking…

Nov 04
The Wollongong Local: Debutant Lives up to its Reputation

For months, I had been reading incredible reviews about a relatively new dining…

Sep 10
The Wollongong Local: Spring is Coming to Wollongong!

The warmer months of Spring have hit Wollongong! And with some of our favourite…

Aug 12
The Wollongong Local: Rainy Day Dining Destinations

It’s another edition of The Wollongong Local where we look at some of the things…

Jul 29
How to Be Social while Being Socially Distant

If you are anything like me, this pandemic has taken your nicely perfected, tight…

Jun 30
Your Guide to the Top School Holiday Fun in Wollongong

The July School Holidays are nearly upon us and there are plenty of fun and exciting…

Jun 29
Three Trendy Hotspots We Love in Wollongong

There is nothing more satisfying than discovering a fantastic new location to have a…

Jun 10
Uni Life: This Week’s Cheap Eats in Wollongong

Now that our favourite local haunts are starting to re-open, we thought, what better…

May 18
Wollongong Local: The Beginning

Have you ever heard that expression, ‘the grass is always greener on the other…

Apr 06
Takeaway Eats: Local Favourites to Enjoy from Home

It’s that time of the week when we take a look at some of the local restaurants…

Mar 28
Support Local Small Business – Weekend of March 27th

You love them, we love them, let’s get through this together. I’m talking…

Mar 24
Takeaway Eats: Socially-Distant Edition

Whether you are in official isolation or socially distancing yourself to the point of…

Mar 19
Local Delivery Food Services Now Offering No-Contact Delivery in Wollongong

If you are stuck in isolation or just being cautious about who you come in contact…

Mar 19
Four Things to do While Practicing Social Distancing

The pressing threat of Coronavirus (COVID-19) has everyone a little on edge, but never…

Mar 13
Beer Culture: A closer look at Bulli’s new Resin Brewing

Two boys, some beers and a heritage building. That’s all it took to make this…

Mar 12
Uni Life: This Week’s Cheap Eats in Wollongong

Welcome back my friends, it’s the series that lets you know what awesome eats…

Mar 10
Music, Beer & Food; Why ‘The Servo’ is Ticking all the Boxes

Once a petrol station on Port Kembla’s Wentworth Street is now home to the newest kid…

Mar 04
The Solo Travellers Guide to Wollongong

Travelling with friends and family can be a lot of fun, but it can also be filled with…

Mar 03
Uni Life: This week’s Cheap Eats in Wollongong

It’s time for another round of Cheap Eats for Uni Life or anyone on a budget. If…

Feb 24
The Breakfast Club: Three breakfast locations we love right now

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Whether you are gearing up for the…

Feb 20
Just Desserts – Try These After-Dinner Sweet Spots in Wollongong

If you are sick of cooking those family dinners but can’t commit to a night out,…

Feb 16
Uni Life: Cheaps Eats this Week in Wollongong

When all of your time and energy is being sunk into your studies, it’s hard to…

Feb 15
The Breakfast Club: Don’t miss these Wollongong hot spots that locals love

We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but sometimes it is…

Feb 04
Five Extravagant Ways to Get Romantic this Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, it’s time to get your plans in…

Feb 03
Five Ways to Enjoy Valentine’s Day on a Budget

Want to know how you can make Valentine's Day special while on a Budget? What's On in…

Jan 15
Don’t Miss These Australia Day Dining Experiences

If you like a good party but prefer a seat at the table rather than a picnic blanket…

Oct 01
5 budget-friendly weekend activities to do in Wollongong

When the weekend rolls around, we all want to make the most of it by spending time…

Jul 14
Brokers Nose: Family Friendly Bush Walk in Wollongong

Finding a bush walk that is suitable for everyone to enjoy can be tough but…

Apr 22
The Cascades Walk and Jump Rock | Macquarie Pass National Park

Explore a natural adventure playground at Macquarie Pass National Park located just 30…