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RFS training with aircraft on Far South Coast tomorrow

The NSW Rural Fire Service will be conducting a workshop on Saturday the 10th of April to enhance firefighters skills in accurately directing aircraft from the ground to assist in their firefighting efforts. This workshop will use the Merimbula Airport, where aircraft will be loaded and a property at Lochiel, where...

Have your say on road safety at Batemans Bay forum

  A road safety forum will be held at Batemans Bay next week. The forum, hosted by NSW Road Safety, will be held between 6pm and 8pm at the Lincoln Downs Resort, Wednesday, April 14.  NSW Road Safety says it will be an opportunity for locals to have a say on the future...

Towamba Road updated traffic conditions

A bushfire damaged section of Towamba Road has been restricted to single-lane traffic following discovery of unstable ground during repair works. The section between Ben Boyd Road and the Snake Track will be under traffic light control for approximately two-weeks while remediation works are conducted. Contractor, John Michelin & Son is conducting...

Will the Eurobodalla save its koalas?

  A draft Eurobodalla Koala Recovery Strategy has challenged business, land management, community and cultural groups to rise to the task of rescuing the Eurobodalla’s near-extinct wild koala population.  The draft is available for comment for the next three months.  Co-author Dr Keith Joliffe of the Eurobodalla Koala Project said “We believe this...

Moruya to hold first ever Anzac Day dusk service

The Moruya Remembers Committee will be holding their very first dusk service on Anzac Day at the WW2 RAAF bunkers at Moruya airport.  Spokesman Gary Traynor has told the local community via Facebook the official wreath will be laid by a member of the merchant navy to remember five merchant sailors...

Young man missing from between Araluen and Moruya

Above: Ben Atkinson is missing and his family are very worried. His sister Jess says police are searching about 20km east of Araluen in bushland around Araluen Road.  Ben Atkinson's sister Jess has posted the below information on Facebook this morning about the disappearance of her brother Ben. "Last night around 7pm...

UPDATE - BEN NOW FOUND

Above: Good news Ben Atkinson has been found safe.  UPDATE:  Ben has been found safe this morning.  ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ben Atkinson's sister Jess has posted the below information on Facebook this morning about the disappearance of her brother Ben. "Last night around 7pm my brother Ben Atkinson went missing about 20km from Araluen, NSW. The Moruya...

Truck accident on Princes Highway at Angledale

LiveTraffic is reporting a truck accident north of Bega on the Princes Highway this morning.  Please take care in the area and on the roads.  Head to LiveTraffic.com for updated information.