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PLEASE READ - LATEST ADVICE FOR EUROBODALLA RESIDENTS 5pm 9th Jan

Fires NSW Rural Fire Service Far South Coast advise that an improved forecast means residents in Eurobodalla’s coastal areas can stay in place. There is no need to move to a main town or evacuation centre, unless you feel unsafe. Conditions tomorrow will be similar to last Saturday, but not as bad....

RFS SAYS PREPARE FOR SIMILAR CONDITIONS AS LAST SATURDAY - ADVICE FOR BEGA VALLEY SHIRE 2pm 9th Jan

Fire conditions tomorrow similar to last Saturday Snowy Mountains Highway is open at the moment  Opportunity to move to safer place this afternoon  Special bus service available for outlying villages  Bega Evacuation Centre open - other evacuation centres will open if needed  Telecommunications back on at Nethercote  Stay informed tomorrow - have situational awareness  All communities around...

Bushfire Bus Service - Towamba, Burragate, Wyndham. Today, Jan 9

  Bushfire Bus Service - Towamba, Burragate, Wyndham. Today, Jan 9 Given the increased fire risk forecast across the Bega Valley tomorrow (Friday Jan 10) a special bus service has been arranged for people who wish to leave southern parts of the shire but don't have access to transport. The bus will operate...

CHANGES TO CHILDREN'S SERVICES IN BEGA VALLEY

Changes to Children’s Services start dates 8 January 2020 Due to the impacts of the bushfires in our local area, Bega Valley Shire Council’s Children’s Services have needed to revise start dates for this year, with the safety of all children, families and staff remaining our focus. Staff members are currently busy making...

TROLLS AND BOTS TARGETTING FAR SOUTH COAST - VIC POLICE WEIGH IN

Police contradict claims spread online exaggerating arson's role in Australian bushfires Local Queanbeyan brigade take to social media to shut down false information about hazard reduction burning  With the bushfire crisis far from over and people shocked and struggling, "dark forces" as the Federal Member for Eden Monaro Mike Kelly, calls them, ...