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Shoalhaven News

Serious Two Vehicle Crash at Falls Creek

An elderly man is in a critical condition after a two vehicle crash on Jervis Bay Road at Falls Creek Emergency Services were called around 2:50 this afternoon. A number of other people are involved, but it this stage the extent of their injuries are not known. Motorist in the area can expect...

Bikie charged over murder at Kings Point in the Shoalhaven

  A member of the Rebels outlaw motorcycle gang (OMCG) has been arrested by detectives investigating the murder of Johnny Salafia near Ulladulla. Police and emergency services were called to a home on Kings Point Drive, Kings Point, about 10.30pm on Sunday 23 June 2013, following reports of a shooting. On arrival, officers...

Councillor Mitchell Pakes wants legislation to protect Australia Day

  Shoalhaven City Councillor Mitchell Pakes says he’ll move a motion at next weeks ordinary meeting to protect Australia Day in the Shoalhaven. Councillor Pakes wants Council to write to the state government requesting the Local Government Act be amended to ensure January 26 continues to be recognised as Australia day by...

Shoalhaven City Council recommends to ban smokey wood heaters

  Shoalhaven City Councillors have recommended banning secondhand wood heaters that don’t meet modern emission standards. Council will also examine options to control the backyard burning of waste. The recommendations come following concerns around the health impacts of wood smoke as well as some people causing a smoke nuisance by burning wood with...

Hoon crackdown continues

  Shoalhaven Police mean business when they say they've had a gutful and Operation Henson targeting hoons has now been underway for over 3 weeks. A number of interventions have already taken place with 17 charges laid in the Southern Part of the Shoalhaven. Inspector Steve Johnson from Shoalhaven Local Area Command says...

South Coast MP Shelley Hancock dissapointed Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill struck down

  South Coast MP Shelley Hancock says she’s disappointed the New South Wales Legislative Council struck down the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill. The Bill was narrowly defeated 20 votes to 19 with former Shoalhaven Mayor and current Christian Democrat MLC Paul Green voting against the Bill. Ms Hancock says Lower House MP’s were...

Closing of Danjera Dam Camping Area to be delayed by Council

  Shoalhaven City Council will delay the closure the Danjera Dam camping area until after the Christmas break. The camping area was to be temporarily closed to public access from the 4th of December, but Council will now leave it open for families who may have already planned their Christmas camping trips. Shoalhaven...

Councillors reach agreement on Collingwood Beach Dune Vegetation Plan

  After years engaging with the Vincentia Community on how to manage Sand Dunes at Collingwood Beach, Shoalhaven City Council has recommended the Collingwood Beach Dune Vegetation Reference Group recommendations be adopted. Council will be conducting two trial sections at Collingwood Beachfront, each of which is approximately 50 metres in length to...

Break and Enter Bomaderry, Police appeal for information

  Shoalhaven police are appealing for information from the public after person/s have broken into a property located on Beinda St, Bomaderry over last weekend. Between the afternoon of 17 November and morning of 20 November, unknown person/s have gained entry to the historic property on Beinda St. The thieves have stolen a...

Big brother is watching at Sanctuary Point

  Big brother will be keeping an eye on anti-social behaviour with the installation of new CCTV Cameras at shops adjacent to the Francis Ryan Reserve at Sanctuary Point. $31,000 of Federal Government Grant money has been provided under the Safer Communities Fund. Gilmore MP Ann Sudmalis says the two new cameras will...