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Bushfire Q&A meeting at Batemans Bay this evening with local firies

In response to the catastrophic fires in northern NSW, the Batemans Bay Rural Fire Brigade is inviting members of the community to come to the station and ask questions this evening, Monday 11th November, between 6pm and 8pm. Batemans Bay Rural Fire Brigade’s Station is located at 54 Orient Street, Batemans...

Delays on the Kings Hwy and south of Pambula on the Princes Hwy

An accident on the Kings Highway between Batemans Bay and Braidwood is blocking part of the road and causing delays. A witness says a truck has hit an embankment and is blocking part of the road. LiveTraffic.com says there are two trucks involved with both lanes affected. We hope everyone...

Far South Coast wakes up to dust

  Above: Dust in Moree. Dust from inland NSW has been brought over to the Far South Coast overnight by strong, warm, westerly winds. Image courtesy BOM.  In came in through our open windows and on the hot westerlies that blew strongly overnight, and this morning it was on our doors, houses...

Fears construction of the new Eurobodalla hospital may not start until 2023

Moruya's Dr Michael Holland wants the local member Andrew Constance to guarantee work on the new hospital will start next year.  The Moruya doctor, who has been the public face of the campaign for a new hospital in the Eurobodalla, is worried planning for the much-needed Level 4 district hospital has...

ATO crack-down on Far South Coast businesses

The following is a media release from the tax office, we received this morning. They say they will notify businesses before visiting.  "The Australian Taxation Office today announced that it plans to visit around 300 businesses in Bega and the Far South Coast of New South Wales in November. Assistant Commissioner...

Parched Far South Coast localities receive much needed rainfall

Candelo in greener times. Image courtesy Aussie Towns. Over 26ml of rain has fallen in parts of the Far South Coast.   The Bom's Jaiwon Park says in the Bega area itself 15 to 25ml has fallen over the weekend, with nearly 20 mill at Merimbula and 10ml at Batemans Bay. Narooma has received 26ml...