News

Batemans Bay foreshore plans released for public comment

Member for Bega Andrew Constance today launched the designs for the new southern and northern foreshores as part of the Batemans Bay Bridge replacement project. Mr Constance said that the designs will now be available for the community to provide feedback and I hope that they take the opportunity to do...

Supported accommodation for people with a disability receives boost in Bega

   Above: acting chairman Bega Cheese, Max Robers with,Tulgeen CEO Jen Russell. Image courtesy Tulgeen.  Acting chairman of Bega Cheese Max Roberts has presented Tulgeen disability services and support organisation with $200,000.  The money is from an annual fund-raiser Bega Cheese holds, which nominates a different charity each year to be a beneficiary.  Tulgeen's...

New Electric Vehicle charging station for Batemans Bay launched today

A new Electric Vehicle fast-charging station is being opened at Batemans Bay today at the Visitor's Centre.  A Eurobodalla Council spokesman says "the charging station has been developed by the NRMA in partnership with Council, and follows the opening of a charging station at Berry in January. Council says the NRMA plans...

Narooma HuntFest organisers hand back their licence to hold the event

Narooma HuntFest organisers have handed back their licence to council. Image courtesy Narooma HuntFest.  The organisers of HuntFest in the Eurobodalla have handed back their licence to Council and cancelled the event, which has been held at Narooma annually since 2013. The organisers of HuntFest in the Eurobodalla have handed back their...

Another fatal on Far South Coast and Bermagui to remember Gemma

Above: Former Bermagui resident, Gemma Cosgrave and her partner tragically died in a car accident in north Queensland last week. She is survived by her two young sons. A 76 year old man has died after a single vehicle crash on the Far South Coast. Police say about 2.40pm yesterday afternoon, the man,...

Theft from Eden spearfishing competition sours Far South Coast long weekend

Spearfishing wetsuits, similar to the above, went missing from a spearfishing competition held at Eden over the long weekend, as did spearguns and other gear. It was a successful long weekend for most events and tourism on the Far South Coast, with the Jazz Fest at Merimbula, Tathra Enduro and Bega...

Woman rescued after 17 hours trapped in her overturned car in Far South Coast creek

  A 67-year-old woman has been rescued more than 17 hours after a single-vehicle crash on the Far South Coast yesterday.  While travelling between Moruya and Wallaga Lake on the Princes Highway, the woman's Holden Trax SUV crashed into Kianga Creek sometime after 11pm on Wednesday. Just before 4.30pm yesterday, the trapped woman...

Banskia Lodge at Broulee meets all standards in latest audit

The CEO of Banksia Villages’ residential aged care facility, Banksia Lodge, at Broulee says the aged care facility has now met all expected standards with the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission.  Banksia Lodge was issued with a non-compliance order in February after failing to meet standards in a number of...

Police raids on media concern Far South Coast journalists

Above: Inside the AFP raid on the ABC yesterday. Image courtesy John Lyons.  A number of Far South Coast journalists have expressed concerned about freedom of the press; the well-being of journalists and their sources in stories of public interest, following raids on two leading news organisations in Australia over the...