Shoalhaven News

Helping Wildlife

Helping wildlife in emergencies | NSW Environment, Energy and Science Helping wildlife in emergencies The Department of Planning, Industry and Environment works with the community and wildlife rehabilitation groups to rescue and care for injured and distressed native wildlife in an emergency, such as prolonged drought or after fire or flood. We provide...

Two critical after Illawarra explosion

Two people are in critical condition after an explosion in Oak Flats late yesterday. Police say they were called to the Forest Street address at around 7 o'clock after a blast that shook nearby homes and was heard for several kilometres. Inquiries revealed a couple had opened the door of a shipping...

It's Nowra Show time

2020 Nowra Show - FREE ENTRY 144th Nowra ShowADMISSION CHARGESFREEShow Schedulehttps://www.nowrashow.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/2020-Schedule-Nowra-Show-web.pdf  

South Coast man among nine arrested as part of illegal gun syndicate

Detectives have charged nine people as part of an investigation into a prohibited firearm supply syndicate. In January 2019, detectives from the State Crime Command’s Drug and Firearms Squad established Strike Force Colenso to investigate the supply of prohibited firearms across NSW. As part of their inquiries, strike force investigators arrested a...

Road open

🚘BENDALONG ROAD OPEN🛣️ Bendalong Road has now been re-opened to traffic. We ask drivers please drive to the conditions....#ShoalhavenCity

CAMPUSES RE-OPEN, SUPPORT FOR BUSINESSES OFFERED

The University of Wollongong will re-open its South Coast and Southern Highlands campuses today, and offer assistance to local businesses, as the threat of bushfires eases and communities begin the task of recovery and rebuilding. Having provided a place of refuge for hundreds of students, staff, local residents and visitors displaced...

Governor General visits fire ravaged Lake Conjola

Governor General David Hurley has met with residents at Lake Conjola after fire swept through the area recently. His Excellency was joined by Shoalhaven Mayor Amanda Findley and Darrell Stewart from the local Post Office Store. Seven people have been killed by bushfires on the South Coast. A total of 89 homes were...

Caravan stolen from bushfire affected area

A man has been charged with stealing a $40,000 caravan from a bushfire hit area on the South Coast. Last Saturday a home owner returned to a property near Batemans Bay to find the caravan missing. Police have managed to track it down in Mogo along with three chainsaws and a generator...

Here comes the rain!!!!

Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers.......this is for tomorrow and we have 80% chance of rain Friday.....at long last!!!