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Bar Beach at Merimbula to remain closed, police monitor Mitchies Jetty

Bar Beach at Merimbula will remain closed after the school holidays. One of Merimbula's favourite recreational areas, Bar Beach, will remain closed to the public until further notice under Covid 19 lockdown laws. Police say they will also continue to monitor Mitchies Jetty at Merimbula with the view of closing it to...

Araluen Road reopens today

  Araluen Road will reopen to traffic between Moruya and Braidwood today. The road had been closed since 15 December when bushfires caused the Kings Highway to close. The Currowan fire later destroyed homes and outbuildings along Araluen Road, along with thousands of trees, timber bridges and sections of road pavement. Eurobodalla Council...

Nominate your Eurobodalla local hero (so many of them)

Above: Tilba community stalwart Janine Halasz was named 2019 Eurobodalla Local Hero at a ceremony last May in the Eurobodalla Botanic Garden, congratulated by Mayor Liz Innes, Deputy Mayor Rob Pollock and inaugural Local Hero Lindsay Boyton. Photo credit - Eurobodalla Shire Council  Eurobodalla’s Local Hero Award shines a light on...

Calling local businesses for products and to fill supply gaps

DFAT is looking to local businesses in bushfire affected areas to supply luxury items. Image courtesy Bega Valley Shire Council.  Perhaps some opportunties for locals, read on:  Luxury items wanted  The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade  is looking to local businesses in bushfire affected areas to supply a range of locally made...

Tenders to be called for Merimbula's Lake Street trail in May

The proposed Lake Street shared trail in Merimbula has taken a huge step forward with the announcement the State Government is committing a further $1.74 million to the project. This new allocation takes the total State contribution to $3.74 million and means Council can now move forward into the contractor procurement...

Cassia is no garden variety weed

Keep your eye out for yellow-flowered Cassia while working in your garden or visiting your local reserve. Here Council's environmental officer Tom Gear taking action to remove this invasive shrub. There has never been a better time to get out in the garden; good recent rain, glorious autumn days and now,...

Eurobodalla Council launches new daily help for local businesses

From today, business owners wanting to create or improve their online presence can tune in to a series of free tutorials. Eurobodalla Council’s manager of tourism Tim Booth will kick off the daily program from 10am on Monday 20 April with a Zoom tutorial about listing with the Australia Tourism Data...

Bushfire survivors launch legal challenge against EPA

Bushfire survivors have launched a legal challenge today seeking to compel the NSW Environment Protection Authority to act on climate change to protect communities from catastrophic fires. The case has been launched by the Environmental Defenders Office on behalf of Bushfire Survivors for Climate Action, a group of everyday Australians who...