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RFS warning after Brogo accident

Emergency services attended a car crash south of the Brogo Bridge around 8am on Thursday January 28. The Brogo Rural Fire Brigade was called to the scene where a driver reportedly lost control and spun about 20 metres down a bank.  The driver was able to walk away with only minor injuries. Brogo...

New Batemans Bay Bridge opening not far off, old bridge to go by 2023

  NSW Transport Minister and Member for Bega, Andrew Constance has told 2EC Mornings the new Batemans Bay bridge will be opened to traffic in the middle of 2021.  (Photos: South Coast Pix) The last of the concrete segments was put into place in November last year and Mr Constance suggested the...

Red Cross report into bushfires released

Nearly 6000 bushfire survivors have received financial grants and more than 21,000 have been supported by a large-scale recovery program, thanks to the extraordinary donations received by Australian Red Cross.  Releasing its Australian Bushfires Report: January-December 2020 today, Australian Red Cross said it has now disbursed or spent $207 million of the $240m...

Search for missing snorkeler continues today

A search continued yesterday for a man who went missing while snorkelling on the South Coast on Monday. On Monday afternoon emergency services were called to Richmond Beach in the Murramarang National Park, just north of Batemans Bay, after reports a snorkeller entered the water and was not seen again. Police have...

Truck Accident on Kings Highway - Friday 22nd 5:30pm

  Friday 22nd January - 5:30pm There are reports that a truck has rolled on the Kings Highway east of Pooh Corner. Traffic is affected in both directions and delays are expected. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions are in place. Stay up to date via Live Traffic - livetraffic.com.au  

Man Dies in Quad Bike Crash at Candelo

  A man has died after a single-vehicle quad bike crash near Bega on the South Coast yesterday. At about 10.30am Saturday 16 January, emergency services were called to Sheehans Road at Candelo, near the intersection of Towridgee Lane, after reports a quad bike had lost control and left the road before...

Headspace opens at Batemans Bay

After years of waiting, the full headspace for Batemans Bay is now open, providing a range of mental health and wellbeing services to local young people. Member for Gilmore, Fiona Phillips MP today popped into the new centre to thank the staff for their work supporting young people in our community. “The...

Brand design specialists to work with community on name for Mackay Park centre

Above: Construction is underway on the Batemans Bay Regional Aquatic, Arts and Leisure Centre at Mackay Park. Eurobodalla community members are invited to be part of stakeholder workshops that will help shape the branding and naming of the new Batemans Bay Regional Aquatic, Arts and Leisure Centre. Brand design specialist CITIZEN is working...

NSW Health issues alert over new strain of COVID

NSW Health is calling on anyone who has been at the Hotel Grand Chancellor in Brisbane since 30 December, either as a returned traveller or as a staff member, to immediately get tested and isolate for 14 days after they were last at the hotel regardless of their test result. NSW...