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Specialist disability committee in Eurobodalla looking for new member

Eurobodalla Council is looking for someone to join its Disability Inclusion Advisory Committee. Image courtesy Eurobodalla Council.  Eurobodalla Council is calling for expressions of interest from people who have a disability, specialist knowledge or interest in disability issues to represent the community on its Disability Inclusion Advisory Committee. The committee helps Council...

Fire haze from Victoria could continue for days along Far South Coast

A smoke haze from the Victorian fires could last for some days yet along the Far South Coast. The bushfire emergency in Victoria is expected to continue today with 23 fires burning. Cooler weather however is forecast.  On the Far South Coast a haze from the Gippsland fires was across the Bega...

Batemans Bay back to business after bomb scare

Batemans Bay is back to business following a bomb hoax this morning.  The police bomb squad from Sydney was choppered into the Bay to check out a package with a device, left in a garden bed near the Bakehouse in Orient Street. A note was found with the package.  Businesses and shops...

Incident underway in Batemans Bay CBD

Parts of the Batemans Bay CBD have been evacuated and streets cordoned off as police investigate what is believed to be a suspicious package outside the Bakehouse Bakery in Orient Street.  Sections of Perry and Orient streets are blocked at the moment, and members of the public should avoid the area....

DPI goes ahead with shark drumlines on Far South Coast despite community concern

Despite community concern the drumlines are in place along the Far South Coast for eight weeks.  Despite community concern the NSW Department of Primary Industries has started an eight week trial of 'SMART' drumline technology off Merimbula Pambula and Tathra.  DPI says the drumlines differ from traditional drumlines as they allow...