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NSW PREMIER ENCOURAGES PARENTS TO KEEP KIDS AWAY FROM SCHOOL IF POSSIBLE - NSW PREPARES TO MOVE TO ONLINE LEARNING - HOWEVER SCHOOLS REMAIN OPEN FOR PARENTS WITH NO OPTION

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian says keep your kids home if you can, but government schools will be open for parents who can't make other arrangements. There will be a move to online learning.  At a press conference this morning the NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian said while Far South Coast government schools,...

Bega Valley Shire Mayor Kristy McBain addresses the community

  Above: Kristy McBain addresses the community. Click on video below.  Mayor Kristy McBain has been at the forefront of the bushifre disaster informing the Bega Valley Shire community at every step.  Yesterday afternoon she addressed the Far South Coast community from outside the South East Regional Hospital, following confirmation of cases of...

NSW Premier to shut down State

Over the next 48 hours Premier Gladys Berejiklian will shut down all non-essential services in NSW. The Premier has issued the following:

NSW Premier to shut down State

Over the next 48 hours Premier Gladys Berejiklian will shut down all non-essential services in NSW. The Premier has issued the following:

BREAKING NEWS: VIC and NSW to push for a lockdown

BREAKING NEWS: VIC AND NSW WILL PUSH FOR A LOCKDOWN OF ALL NON-ESSENTIAL ACTIVITIES, INCLUDING BUSINESSES PM Scott Morrison said the matter will be discussed in detail at tonight's National Cabinet meeting with State and Territory heads. VIC will also be pushing for all of their schools to be shutdown from this coming Tuesday. If...

Coronavirus spreads south - cases in Eurobodalla and Bega Valley confirmed

Below is a statement just released from NSW Health (1.35pm Sunday 2020) confirming cases of coronavirus in the area, including one at Tura Beach, another at Merimbula, and one at Long Beach. Southern NSW Local Health District has confirmed six cases of COVID19 have been formally identified within the district (as...

BREAKING NEWS: VIC and NSW to push for a lockdown

  BREAKING NEWS: VIC AND NSW WILL PUSH FOR A LOCKDOWN OF ALL NON-ESSENTIAL ACTIVITIES, INCLUDING BUSINESSES PM Scott Morrison said the matter will be discussed in detail at tonight's National Cabinet meeting with State and Territory heads. VIC will also be pushing for all of their schools to be shutdown from this coming Tuesday. If...

Specialised coronavirus testing clinics coming to Far South Coast

NSW Health says its preparing to set up dedicated coronavirus testing clinics in the Bega Valley and Eurobodalla.  A spokesman says a specialised testing clinic started operating from Queanbeyan Hospital yesterday.  The spokesman says its hoped the testing clinics can be up and running over the next few days.  He says the criteria...

No cases of coronavirus confirmed yet in Eurobodalla or Bega Valley shires

NSW Health says there are no confirmed cases of coronavirus in its southern district which includes the Bega Valley and Eurobodalla shires, at this stage.  As of yesterday at 11am there were 267 cases confirmed in NSW, with five deaths.  There are now 539 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Australia and six...