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Total Fire Ban in Force Saturday

The RFS have declared Saturday (September 23) a day of total fire ban across the Shoalhaven and Southern Highlands. The Illawarra/Shoalhaven Fire Danger Rating is rated as Severe. From The RFS Official Fire Ban Rules:   "During a Total Fire Ban you cannot light, maintain or use a fire in the open, or to...

Man Seriously Injured in Crash at Jamberoo

A man in his 60's has been airlifted to St. George Hospital with serious injuries after his motorcycle collided with a truck at Jamberoo. Emergency Services were called to Jamberro Road just before 2 this afternoon The male driver of the truck is assisting Police with their enquires but is not believed...

Body found in North Nowra

  A body has been found in North Nowra overnight, Emergency Services arriving at a block of units on McMahons Road. At this stage the death isn't believed to be suspicious, investigations are continuing.  

New incentive for employers to hire new staff

  The Federal Member for Gilmore says new incentives are available for employers who are prepared to invest in new staff. The Youth Bonus Wage Subsidy will see a $10,000 grant available for employers who put people on aged 15 to 24 for at least 20 hours a week. $6500 is also available...

South Coast could be plunged into darkness this summer

  The South coast could be plunged into darkness, with two of the most aggressive unions protesting to shut down power plants over a pay dispute. The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union along with the Maritime Union are ramping up strikes at coal mines across Queensland and New South Wales. A government...

Wake up call for local young drivers

  It's hoped a new documentary highlighting the dangers some people are taking behind the wheel will serve as a wake-up call for Local Drivers. The documentary titled "It's People Like Us" shows five young drivers and how often they're drawn into their mobile phones at the expense of their own safety...

Shoalhaven Mayor says time to get in step

  As part of creating an active Shoalhaven, Council in partnership with the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District and Grand Pacific Health, have teamed up to promote a series of healthy walks across the Shoalhaven. The one-kilometre walks are in 18 different locations throughout the Shoalhaven and have signage at intervals encouraging...

South Coast MP reminds politicians of the rules following alleged bullying incident

  South Coast MP and Speaker of the New South Wales Parliament Shelley Hancock has lashed MP’s just before question time yesterday reminding them of the rules, demanding they show respect to staffers following an alleged bullying incident. Newscorp reports Opposition transport spokesperson Jodi McKay was trying to get into a packed...

Boxing day trade now available for businesses large and small

  Boxing Day trading will now be allowed for businesses large and small across the state. Legislation containing the change passed through parliament on Tuesday. Under the previous law stores on the South Coast and Shellharbour could open, while Wollongong's couldn't. Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra Gareth Ward says the legislation doesn't force people...

Community shows support for Bomaderry Junior Football Club

  The donations keep rolling in for the Bomaderry Junior Football Club, following a reckless act over the weekend which saw the club rooms and equipment destroyed by fire. $1000 has been donated by the Storage King, another $1000 by the Country Motor Company as well as nets, pop-up goals, balls and...