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COVID-19 testing clinics open at Bermagui and Eden tomorrow

NSW Health has started contacting patrons of the following identified venues, advising them to self-isolate for 14 days from when they were last with the confirmed case: Eden Great Southern Hotel 158 Imlay St Eden Wednesday 30 December 5pm – 6.30pm Bermagui Bermi’s Beachside Café 2/4 Lamont St, Bermagui Thursday 31 December 9am – 10am If you were present at these...

Breaking news: COVID positive cases visit Eden and Bermagui venues.

NSW Health says two  COVID-19 positive cases traveled to NSW from Victoria over the last few days visiting two locations on the Far South Coast.  The locations and times are:  Between 5pm and 6.30pm at Eden's Great Southern Hotel on the 30th of December. Between 9am and 10am at Bermagui's Beachside Cafe on...

Bumper to bumper, Victorians head home before border lockdown

Cobargo had a message for Victorians heading home last night. Image courtesy Hey Jude Cobargo-Bermagui FB.  Far South Coast businesses are being hit hard once again with a mass exodus of Victorian visitors and booking cancellations. The Victorian government has said it will impose a hard lockdown of the Victorian border  at...

Southern NSW Local Health moves to visitor screening

COVID-19 screening is in place for visitors to Southern NSW Local Health District health services. All staff and visitors are required to wear a mask. While visitors from red zones will not be permitted into health facilities, anyone needing medical assistance will be seen, regardless of where they have travelled from. Southern NSW...

New plans for Bega War Memorial swimming pool: overkill??

Bega Valley Shire Council has endorsed concept plans for the refurbishment and upgrade of the Bega War Memorial swimming pool, paving the way for further project development and applications for external funding for the project. Previous reports have outlined the need to spend money on maintaining the pool as it is...

Mogo Zoo's beloved lioness Zuri dies after losing two of her cubs

Mogo Wildlife Park is mourning the loss of lioness Zuri who died after giving birth to four cubs. Two of the cubs did not survive while ZooKeeper Chad has had to step in to act mother to the two healthy cubs.  Chad described it as a cruel blow after the much loved...