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Eurobodalla beach patrol tender awarded to Lifeguarding Services Australia

Lifeguards from Lifeguarding Services Australia will continue to keep beachgoers safe at Eurobodalla’s eight patrolled beaches during the summer school holiday period. Eurobodalla Council’s beach patrols will continue unchanged this summer following a recent tender for professional lifeguarding services. Council pays for eight of the shire’s most popular beaches to be patrolled by...

Eurobodalla residents urged to get water-wise garden checks

   Johnny Constable hand-waters the garden at Narooma Public School. Just one week after level 1 water restrictions were applied across Eurobodalla, residents are being asked to consider how they can best use water wisely during National Water Week, 20-26 October. Eurobodalla Council’s sustainability education officer Gillian Kearney said continuing dry conditions and...

Commercial businesses asked to adhere to water restrictions in Eurobodalla

  BOM's rainfall outlook from 21st October to 3rd November. Eurobodalla Shire Council has asked commercial businesses in the shire to check its website to ensure their business water practices are in line with the current Level one restrictions introduced this week. Council is posting the current and previous week’s water storage and...

Powerlines down in Batemans Bay industrial area

  There is a power outage at Batemans Bay in the industrial area affecting about 17 properties at the moment, according to Essential Energy's outages service. We understand powerlines are down in the area. 

Bridge lift to cause traffic delays at Batemans Bay on Friday

Motorists are advised there will be delays and temporary lane closures on the Princes Highway between Clyde St and Wharf Rd while the Batemans Bay Bridge is lifted tomorrow.  The bridge lift is scheduled for between 11.45am to 11.55am. Delays of 15 minutes are anticipated. Traffic will be controlled and both...

Very High Fire Danger for Far South Coast today

There is a very high fire danger rating for the Far South Coast today, as well as the possibility of hail and severe weather in parts of the south east.  The Rural Fire Service says the very high rating is due to a combination of dry fuels, low relative humidity and...

Islands of Batemans Bay provide sanctuary for breeding penguins

The Snapper and the Tollgate Islands add scenic beauty to the idyllic seascape of Batemans Bay. Aside from their aesthetic value they hold another surprise which even locals are often unaware – breeding colonies of little penguins. Eurobodalla Council’s invasive species supervisor Paul Martin said little penguins were the world’s smallest,...