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Bega kiosk marked for demolition

The Church Street Kiosk in Bega has been marked for demolition. The kiosk building is in an aging condition and has been deemed not suitable for food preparation or sale, in its current condition following a recent inspection.  Council resolved to demolish the kiosk and restore the site as an open footpath ...

No new cases on South Coast

Of the 1,063 new locally acquired cases of COVID recorded across New South Wales from more than 139,000 tests, no new cases have been reported on the South Coast to 8pm yesterday. There are currently 16 active cases in the Batemans Bay area and one case in Narooma. The Batehaven Pharmacy, Ultra...

New venue of concern in Mogo

Southern NSW Local Health District (SNSWLHD) has been notified of new venues of concern in the Eurobodalla associated with COVID-19 cases. Anyone who visited one of these venues at the times listed is considered a casual contact and must immediately get tested and isolate until a negative result is received. The Batehaven...

One new COVID case in Eurobodalla

A new case of COVID-19 has been recorded in the Eurobodalla to 8pm last night.Of the 1,035 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 recorded across NSW, the new single case in Batemans Bay is linked to the Batemans Bay cluster. Overnight, NSW Health have shared two new venues of concern: If you...

The world just shook: Earthquake felt on the South Coast

  An earthquake has been reported in Victoria with tremors felt across the South Coast, Snowy Monaro, East Gippsland and as far as Sydney and Canberra. The magnitude 5.9 quake occurred at 9:15am this morning (Wednesday September 22) 10 kilometres outside of Mansfield in Victoria, approximately 180 kilometres north east of Melbourne. It...

Bay bridge now open to four lanes

The new Batemans Bay Bridge has opened to four lanes of traffic, delivering more reliable journeys on the Princes Highway over the Clyde River.Member for Bega Andrew Constance said the latest milestone on the $274 million Batemans Bay Bridge replacement project to improve traffic flow on the approach to the...

Outdoor pools to reopen on South Coast

With warmer weather on the way, the Bega Valley Council’s outdoor pools will reopen from Monday September 27. Pools in Bega, Bemboka, Candelo, Cobargo and Eden will open for the summer season, with the Sapphire Aquatic Centre in Pambula Beach already open. In the Eurobodalla Shire, the Moruya outdoor pool will reopen...

Friends Bubble created for young people

Today has brought some good news for young people in lockdown on the South Coast.  Children and teenagers aged 18 years and under will be able to create a ‘friends bubble’ to allow home visits provided the adults in their homes are double vaccinated, under an easing of restrictions for school holidays. From...

Rex moves to make vaccinations mandatory

  Regional Express has announced all of the airline’s frontline, customer-facing staff would be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by November 1. It would make Rex the first Australian airline to achieve that goal. This would include company employees working at check-in and all pilots and cabin crew across its regional...

New website to support South Coast families

Families across NSW can enjoy a new website – TheFamilyProject.org.au – that provides fun COVID safe ideas for families to connect during lockdown including rock art, backyard movies, building herb gardens, creating chalk art and meditation. The safe online portal will provide a new project daily to help support the mental and physical wellbeing of...