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Shoalhaven News

It's official!

The Shoalhaven has grown to become the most popular Tourist Destination in New South Wales besides Sydney and has over taken the North Coast including Byron Bay. As such there are four vacancies on the Shoalhaven Tourism Advisory Group which will be tasked with further promoting tourism to our region. Council's Tourism...

Raise a glass to that!

The Shoalhaven Winter Wine festival will see a number of changes this year including the purchasing of tickets online. It's become a major tourism draw card for the area with at least 50 per cent of visitors originating from outside the area. Raj Ray from Silo's Estate says it's grown in recent...

Powerful surf conditions forecast

Surf Life Savers on the South Coast are preparing for a busy weekend with large and powerful surf conditions forecast. There's a warning to all swimmers, surfers, rocker fishers and recreational boaters are looking to head out into the water. The warning is in place for the states entire coastline with a...

Drugs seized at Ulladulla

Police have seized cannabis plants, cannabis leaf, cannabis oil and prescription drugs after a search warrant on a home in Ulladulla. Just before 10am yesterday (Thursday 15 February 2018), officers from the South Coast Police District executed a search warrant on a home in Jubilee Avenue. Inside, they located and seized eight...

Large and powerful surf conditions this weekend

Surf lifesavers around the state are preparing for a busy weekend with a forecast of large weekend swells prompting safety agencies to issue a hazardous surf warning to all swimmers, surfers, rock fishers, and recreational boaters looking to head out on the water in coming days. The warning is in place...

Kangaroo Valley Show gets underway today

The Kangaroo Valley Show is back for 2018 and all of the action is happening at the Showgrounds from today. All of the usual attractions will be there like cattle judging, poultry, kids activities and even camel riding. Karen Barker from the Show Committee says there will also be great entertainment. "We've got...

Shark attack in Kiama

The Kiama Surf Beach had to be closed yesterday following a shark attack. It’s understood a surfer ran into trouble and was bitten on the leg by a bull shark. He was taken to Shellharbour Hospital with minor wounds. Photo credit: By No machine-readable author provided. Albert kok assumed (based on copyright claims). ,...

New staff members to reduce re-offending at South Coast Correctional Centre

Corrective Services New South Wales is rolling out a new management model designed to reduce reoffending and as a result, 10 new positions will be created at the South Coast Correctional Centre. The statewide rollout will see about 150 new staff members employed in total. The caseworkers will be tasked with tailoring...

Old Nowra bridge will become a permanent part of the Shoalhaven landscape

It’s now official the 137-year-old Nowra Bridge will be retained when the new bridge is built, bringing to an end uncertainty about its future. The State Government says over 1800 people shared their feedback through community engagement activities. Currently, it costs about $1 Million a year to maintain but that figure is...

Massive crackdown on Hells Angels in Shoalhaven

Police have allegedly uncovered firearms, prohibited weapons, and illicit drugs during an operation in the Shoalhaven targeting the Hells Angels Bikie Gang. Officers carried out searches at five homes yesterday at Basin View, Sanctuary Point, St Georges Basin, and Tomerong. Police seized a loaded 10-shot 12-gauge shotgun, a .22 calibre rifle with...