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Eurobodalla Council open for business again after COVID-19 scare

Eurobodalla Council will be open for business again today following partial close-down due to the COVID-19 Batemans Bay Soldiers Club cluster.  No new cases were reported over the weekend linked to the club or on the Far South Coast...which is great news.  The Soldiers Club also reopens today at 10am.  From Monday 3...

Bushfire case managers for Eurobodalla residents

A new case management service offering support to those significantly impacted by the bushfire opens Monday. Eight new case managers and a coordinator have been appointed to work for the shire with state and Federal funding.  The Eurobodalla Bushfire Recovery Support Service will assign bushfire-affected residents a single case manager, who can...

Mayor humbled by generous bushfire donation from Papua New Guinea's Lae City

Amazing kindness: Lae City young people out fundraising for us. Pic courtesy Helen Taylor.  Bega Valley Mayor, Sharon Tapscott has thanked the community of Lae City in Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea for its generous $61,000 donation to the region and the Rotary Club of Merimbula for transferring $50,000 of the...

New drug and alcohol service for Bega Valley

The South Eastern NSW Primary Health Network has announced a new drug and alcohol rehabilitation service for the Far South Coast.  CEO Dianne Kitcher said, “Following an extensive tender process, we are delighted to fund Directions Health Services who will partner with existing service providers including Grand Pacific Health, Katungul Aboriginal...

Awesome Parkies & RFS open Dalmeny's Mummuga Lake by hand!!!

Hard yakka: Parkies and RFS come together again, this time it's not fighting a fire, but opening Mummuga Lake. Images courtesy Mark Swadling. Our tireless Parkies and RFS friends are heroes once again.  Many of the ICOLLs along the coast have been opened over the last few days due to the torrential...

Aboriginal cultural heritage focus for Bega Valley Shire Council

  Only a few days left to have your say on the newly written Aboriginal heritage chapter, incorporating the cultural heritage landscape map; all part of Councils development control plan. The cultural heritage landscape map shows which parts of the Bega Valley are more likely to contain areas of significance for Aboriginal...

Flooding and road closure information for Bega Valley Shire

Bega Valley Shire Council have posted the following information:  🚫 💦WET WEATHER BULLETIN - July 28, 10.00am MINOR FLOOD WARNING for the Bega River Moderate to heavy rainfall has been recorded across the Bega River catchment since Saturday last week. This rain has caused minor flooding at Bega. Bega River: Minor flooding is occurring along the...