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The Far South Coast's grand old lady hospital becomes an election issue

The heritage-listed old Bega Hospital has found itself the centre of attention thanks to the NSW election and a creative campaign. Picture courtesy Matthew Nott.  While the Labor Party upped the ante regarding a new hospital for the Eurobodalla this week, promising $200 million dollars ($25 million Commonwealth and $175 million...

Ann Sudmalis welcomes Parkinson's research funding

Member for Gilmore Ann Sudmalis says the aim is to find a cure for Parkinson's.   Chair of the Parliamentary Friends of Parkinson’s, and Liberal Federal Member for the South Coast seat of Gilmore, Ann Sudmalis, has welcomed a $30 million government injection into research to trial promising drugs for Parkinson’s disease.  Mrs Sudmalis...

State and Federal elections bring out the big bucks for Eurobodalla Hospital

Bill Shorten was campaigning on the South Coast today, and has promised $25 from the Commonwealth toward a new Eurobodalla Hospital. Federal Opposition leader Bill Shorten has announced in Moruya today that a Labor Government would boost health services for people in the Eurobodalla Shire by investing $25 million to help...

Bega's champion cheddar takes out award for second-year running

Champion cheese: The Heritage Vintage Reserve Cheddar Bega Cheese has been recognised with its Heritage Reserve Vintage awarded Champion status at this year's Australian Grand Dairy Awards. Organised by Dairy Australia, the Awards are now in their twentieth year and considered the highest accolade for dairy producers. Chief Judge, Russell Smith, says it's...

Temporary reprieve from hot weather for South Coast

The BOM says the next three months will be warmer than average. The Bureau of Meteorology says the South Coast can expect hotter than average temperatures over the next three months. The Bureau of Meteorology says the South Coast can expect hotter than average temperatures over the next three months.  Data on the...

More mega hail for Merimbula and Candelo without power this morning

      More mega-hail hit Merimbula last night as storm cells moved across the region. Thanks to Kristy Martin for the pic.  The village of Candelo, and surrounding area, is without power this morning after an intense electrical storm overnight. Essential energy says they've received numerous calls from the Far South Coast regarding isolated...