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One new case of Covid-19 in the Eurobodalla recorded

Southern NSW Local Health District (SNSWLHD) has confirmed a total of 53 cases of COVID-19 have been formally identified within the District (as at 10.30am 6 April, 2020), following 2265 tests. The announcement follows recent tests which were verified in the last 24 hours.  One more case has been recorded in...

Environmentalists says Snowy 2.0 too damaging to go ahead

Calls for the NSW Government to reject Snowy Hydro 2.0 environmental impact statement. Image courtesy Stuart Cohen. 26 environment organisations and environmental experts have called on the NSW Minister for Planning, Rob Stokes, and Minister for Energy and Environment, Matt Kean, to reject the environmental impact statement for the main works...

Eurobodalla goes back to Level 2 water restrictions

Eurobodalla has moved back to Level 2 water restrictions.  Eurobodalla Council’s director of infrastructure Warren Sharpe said there had been enough rain to allow pumping of water from the shire’s rivers to the storage facility at Deep Creek Dam – now three quarters full – to continue. “We still need to conserve...

Severe weather warning for parts of the region

The BOM says there is a severe weather warning for damaging winds for people in Illawarra and parts of South Coast, Central Tablelands, Southern Tablelands, South West Slopes, Snowy Mountains and Australian Capital Territory Forecast Districts. A strong cold front is forecast to cross the eastern parts of New South Wales...

Far South Coast coronavirus cases by postcode

    NSW Health says there have been no new cases of coronvirus in the southern region for the third consecutive day.  There remains nine confirmed cases in the Bega Valley and nine in the Eurobodalla.  The people who have contracted the illness have not been hospitalised.  NSW Health has started publishing cases per postcode....

Premier's Friday coronavirus briefing includes: Easter critical time to stop spread; special funding package for smaller businesses in NSW; police to investigate Ruby Princess debacle

In today's briefing from Premier, police and NSW Health:  Watch the briefing below.  Premier says community transmission remains a concern Easter a test for the community New package for small business unveiled  Premier says she doesn't want to enforce further restrictions  Latest NSW statistics on the virus  NSW business steps up to help with supply shortages Police to...

No new cases of coronvirus for Far South Coast as health workers feel the strain

The director of medical services at the South East Regional Hospital at Bega says staff and health workers across the region are under pressure.Dr Liz Mullins says as preparations continue for Covid 19 hospital admissions, many staff are still dealing with the trauma of the bushfires.Meanwhile in some good news...

Far South Coast Yr 12 students will complete school this year says Shergold

  "Yr 12 students shoudl continue to learn, complete their assessments and take care of themselves" Chair of the NSW Education Standards Authority Board, Peter Shergold has said.  Chair of the NSW Education Standards Board, Professor Peter Shergold today announced a number of key decisions about the 2020 HSC made by the...

CSIRO starts testing possible COVID-19 vaccines

Above: Scientists starting to test vaccines for COVID-19 at CSIRO's Australian Animal Health Laboratory. Credit: CSIRO. CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, has commenced the first stage of testing potential vaccines for COVID-19. The testing, expected to take three months, is underway at CSIRO’s high-containment biosecurity facility, the Australian Animal Health Laboratory...

Power outage in Tomakin, Mogo area this morning

Essential Energy says its investigating the cause of a power outage in the Eurobodalla this morning.  Yesterday morning parts of the Moruya regional also experienced a black-out.  The number for Essential Energy's power outage service is 132080.