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Above average temperatures forecast for Far South Coast

The trend of above average temperatures continues.  The May to July climate outlook, issued  by the Bureau of Meteorology today indicates a drier than average three months is likely for some parts of eastern Australia, including the Far South Coast. Inland WA and scattered parts of the north are likely to be...

Another big abalone bust near Tathra

What a crime! 792 were of prohibited size. Image courtesy DPI There has been another big abalone bust on the NSW South Coast. Below is the media release from NSW DPI:  A recent surveillance operation by NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Fisheries Officers has led to the apprehension of four males...

Liberal candidate for Eden Monaro says funding for Merimbula Airport in her sights

Liberal candidate for Eden Monaro Fiona Kotvojs says she wants more money from the Federal Government for the Merimbula Airport. The Liberal candidate for Eden-Monaro, Fiona Kotvojs, is calling for a larger Federal Government contribution towards a "$16million, 4-point program upgrade" of Merimbula airport. Ms Kotvojs visited the airport on the Federal...

Renewed calls for permanent disaster fund in the Bega Valley

The Bega Valley Shire Ratepayers and Residents Association has renewed calls for a permanent disaster relief fund for the shire to be administered by local government. They are concerned residents who lost property and homes in the Yankees Gap fire (above) have not received the same level of support as...