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Prime Minister announces $40m for Shoalhaven roads

The Prime Minister's federal election campaign got underway on the South Coast today with Scott Morrison announcing a $40 million commitment by the Federal Government to deliver local road upgrades across the Shoalhaven. The package will reportedly prioritise road upgrades that improve safety and address the maintenance backlog created by recent weather...

Morrison starts campaign on South Coast

  With Saturday May 21 now set for the Federal Election, residents across the Far South Coast are being urged to make sure they’re ready to vote. Alex Morris from the Australian Electoral Commission said the deadline for South Coast locals to enroll and update their details is 8pm next Monday, 18...

South Coast National Park closures

With the Easter School Holidays now underway, the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) are urging visitors to plan their trip and take care as recent wet weather has impacted popular sites. NPWS Director Kane Weeks said sustained wet weather across the south coast has forced the temporary closure of...

Bega-Angledale win NSW Club of the Year

The Bega/Angledale Cricket Club have been announced as winners of the NSW Volunteer Cricket Club of the Year at the NSW Cricket Annual Awards night in Sydney last night (Thursday April 7). The award recognises the work of the volunteer committee of the Bega/Angledale Bulls to increase participation over the last...

Intersection upgrade to Merimbula Airport

Bega Valley Shire Council is completing a road pavement and intersection upgrade on Arthur Kaine Drive, Merimbula from Friday 8 April to Saturday 21 May, weather permitting. Council’s Project Services Manager, Daniel Djikic said the work covers a section of about 150 metres north of the current entrance to Merimbula Airport. “The...

Millie Boyle wins Dally M in NRLW first

  Brisbane Broncos prop Millie Boyle has taken out the Dally M medal alongside Dragons star Emma Tonegato at the NRLW Awards on Thursday night. It is the first time the medal has been awarded to two players in the women’s game. Boyle and Tonegato created NRLW history after the pair earned maximum...

Council working on coastal erosion

The battering Eurobodalla’s coastline took in the weekend’s big seas showed Eurobodalla Council’s coastal planning program is on the right track. A swell of up to 7m lashed the coast, overtopping car parks and roads and pounding beachside dunes. Thankfully there was no major damage to Council-managed infrastructure, however Long Beach,...

South Coast health workers walk off job

The severe weather on the South Coast won't stop local health and hospital workers from walking off the job today to demand a genuine pay rise. Thousands of health and hospital workers across NSW including those from cleaning, allied health, admin, security, catering and wards will walk off the job on Thursday (April...

More rain predicted for South Coast

 A Severe Weather Warning is current for HEAVY RAINFALL on the South Coast today. FLASH FLOODING may occur around coastal parts of the Eurobodalla and Bega Valley. A strong upper level trough and embedded low is amplifying over central NSW. A coastal trough has deepened near the central coast in response to this...

Teenager taken to hospital after rolling car near Wolumla

  At 9.40am today (Wednesday 6 April 2022), emergency services were called to Candelo-Wolumla Road near the Wyndham Lane intersection, Toothdale, following reports a vehicle had rolled. Officers attached to Traffic and Highway Patrol Command Far South Sector attended and located the sedan on its roof. The driver and sole occupant – a...