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Calls for NSW government to claw-back koala extinction and protect habitat

The Far South Coast's vulnerable koala population suffered during the bushfire disaster as did many populations of the much-loved marsupials along the east coast. The bushfires, as well as continued logging and development on koala habitat, and a massive increase in land-clearing on private property in NSW, means if something...

New tourism initiative for Sapphire Coast launched

 Above: Gypsy of the Deep’by Sam Anderson, at Sculpture Bermagui 2019: The Destination Agency’s Managing Director, Anthony Osborne, is calling on all events managers, committees or anyone who has an event planned on the Sapphire Coast to register for the consultation phase. A new tourism recovery initiative commenced today - the Tourism...

Bushfire recovery drop-in sessions to resume in Bega Valley

Bega Valley Shire Council has joined with its recovery service partners to host a series of informal, COVIDSafe drop-in sessions starting in July, in bushfire impacted communities. “Before the pandemic, we were meeting face-to-face with people in their community regularly; having to stop that weighed heavily on us,” Mayor Sharon Tapscott...

Free COVID-19 pop-up testing in Eurobodalla this week

There’s a free pop-up/temporary COVID-19 testing clinic in Batemans Bay tomorrow, Tuesday from 9am-2pm at the Hanging Rock Oval Car Park (near the function centre), Beach Rd Batemans Bay. For bookings call 1800 999 880 (option 1) There’s a free pop-up/temporary COVID-19 testing clinic in Malua Bay on Thursday 2 July, ...

Maintenance on Batemans Bay Bridge starts tonight

    Motorists are advised of changed traffic conditions on the Batemans Bay Bridge from tonight for routine maintenance work to be carried out. To minimise impact to motorists, work will be carried out between 6pm and 5am on week nights from Monday 29 June for up to three weeks, weather permitting. Single lane...