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South Coast police are appealing for witnesses following an alleged armed robbery by a man in a ‘ghillie’ suit at MOGO. About 12am  yesterday the night console operator at a service station on Sydney Street, was attending the fuel pumps when he was allegedly approached by an unknown male in a...

Watch and Act - Princes Hwy, Cobargo (Bega Valley LGA) 

Current Situation as of 2019-09-07 16:31 Conditions are easing for a fire burning on the southern side of the Cobargo township. Firefighters are working to slow the spread of the fire in grasslands. Advice Residents should continue to monitor conditions. Follow your bush fire survival plan. Other Information If your life is at risk, call Triple...

Princes Highway closed near Moruya after truck fire

The Princes Highway is closed in both directions due to a truck fire near Bingie Road, about 8km south on Moruya. Emergency services are on site. It's understood the truck is carrying gas cylinders. With no suitable diversions, vehicles are also being parked on site.  Motorists are advised to delay their trip until the...

Princes Highway closed near Moruya because of truck and grass fire

d UPDATE: 7.30pm Traffic is banked up on the highway and it will still be well over an hour until the highway is open again. An exclusion zone has been set up around a cylinder. The grass fire is under control. The driver was not hurt in the accident.  A truck carrying...

Bushfire outlook grim for Far South Coast

The Far South Coast is facing a bushfire season with above normal fire potential.  The Bushfire and Natural Hazards Climate Research Centre has released the Australian Seasonal Bushfire Outlook  showing  there is a potential for a highly active season following a very warm and dry start to the year. It says the...

Whale removed, but sharks still in the area at Tathra

A juvenile humpback will end up as compost after its carcass was removed from rocks near Tathra wharf. The whale washed up on Monday and sent sharks into a frenzy. The wharf will reopen today while the beach remains closed because some sharks are still in the area. Tathra based professional photographer David Rogers captured...

Two car accident on Kings Highway east of Lyons Road

A person has been taken to hospital in a private vehicle following a two car accident on the Kings Highway this morning.  Traffic is affected in both directions. The accident happened east of Lyons Road. One car went off the road down the embankment. 

Car accident on Kings Highway east of Lyons Road

A person has been taken to hospital in a private vehicle following a single vehicle accident on the Kings Highway this morning.  Traffic is affected in both directions. The accident happened east of Lyons Road when the car went off the road down the embankment. 

Tathra beach and wharf remain closed as sharks feed off dead whale

Humpback whales are migratory and are heading south to feeding grounds. Image NPWS  Bega Valley Shire Council says Tathra Beach and the wharf remain closed due to the sharks being attracted by the dead juvenile humpback washed up on the rocks between the wharf and the surf club. The following is...