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Online petition calls for Eurobodalla artificial reef

A Eurobodalla fishing group is pushing for the construction of an artificial reef in the Shire. The Eurobodalla Recreational Fishing Action Group has prepared a submission to support an online petition for a new offshore reef between Batemans Bay and Moruya. Representative and president of the Tomakin Fishing Club Adam Martin says...

Headspace comes to Bega

Young people in the Bega Valley seeking mental health services are set to benefit from a new Headspace service in Bega. In an announcement from Health Minister Greg Hunt, the Federal Government will provide $4.5 million in funding after the region was identified as being in high need of a specialised...

Eurobodalla roads to receive Black Spot Programme funding

Two dangerous Eurobodalla roads will be upgraded after receiving funding from the Federal Government. Yarragee Road in Moruya and Eurobodalla Road in Bodalla will get over $600,000 from the Turnbull Government to improve and install road shoulders, barriers and signs under the latest Black Spot Programme funding. The roads join 50 other...

Car and life raft stolen in the Eurobodalla

A car has been stolen from a house in Surfside. Police report that between 9.00pm on Saturday night and 7.00am on Sunday morning, the offender entered a house in Beauty Crescent through an open window while the occupants were sleeping. A Toyota Tarago was taken, along with a Sony Playstation 4, games...

Entries closing soon for Local Heritage Places Grant program

Time is running out for owners of heritage properties in the Eurobodalla to apply for grants to help them restore their pride and joy. Eurobodalla Shire Council has grants up to $5,000 available for projects that will enhance historic homes and other buildings, and enhance the Shire’s heritage streetscapes under the...

Delays expected on Batemans Bay bridge tonight

Motorists are being warned to expect delays of up to 15 minutes tonight with changed traffic conditions on the Princes Highway at the Batemans Bay bridge for testing work to be carried out on the bridge lift span. Works will be carried out to improve the reliability of the bridge opening...

Eurobodalla transport projects showcased at meeting

Transport projects across the Eurobodalla were discussed when the South East Australian Transport Strategy (SEATS) group held its quarterly meeting in Batemans Bay recently. Hosted by Eurobodalla Shire Council the two day meeting and dinner was attended by 40 delegates and guests from New South Wales and Victoria, and featured reports...

Batemans Bay CBD parking survey now open

Eurobodalla residents are invited to have their say on car parking time limits in Batemans Bay. Eurobodalla Shire Council is running a survey to find out whether the current time limits within on- and off-street public parking are meeting the needs of businesses and the community. Parking in the Batemans Bay CBD...

Bega Valley Council launches Trade Services Panel tender

Bega Valley tradespeople and service providers will soon be able to register as preferred and pre-approved contractors for the Bega Valley Shire Council. Council has launched a Trade Services Panel tender which will establish a panel of approved contractors that can be called upon to deliver services for Council without the...

State Government announces new package for first home buyers

First home buyers across the Far South Coast could save over $34,000 under a new package to give them a fair go at owning their own home. The NSW Government has announced a comprehensive package of measures for first homebuyers, which reduces stamp duty and provides more housing choice. Under the package...