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Shoalhaven News

Man injured by airline at Kangaroo Valley

A man has been transported to Liverpool hospital via helicopter after a workplace accident at the Kangaroo Valley Pumping and Power Station. It's understood the man suffered chest injuries when he was hit by a 5000 KPA airline. A New South Wales Ambulance Spokesperson says he may have suffered a punctured lung. Photo...

Nominate for the Shoalhaven business awards

Nominations for the 2018 Shoalhaven Business Awards are open with a total of 19 categories ranging from best business leader to start up super-star. The Shoalhaven Business Chamber says the awards are about much more than just winning, providing an opportunity to celebrate the combined success of the Shoalhaven Business Community. Award...

Local parents warned about potential dangers of online video games for our children

New research is highlighting the potential dangers for kids in the Shoalhaven when playing online video games. It reveals a significant number of Aussie parents are concerned about violence and sexual images, as well as children sharing sensitive details or financial information. Alex Merton-McCann from McAfee says parents need to be vigilant...

Shoalhaven Mayor defends decision to install new set of traffic lights

Shoalhaven Mayor Amanda Findley says Council will listen to concerns from the community on a new set of traffic lights proposed for the intersection of the Princes Highway and Junction Street in Nowra. The stretch of road is well known for being a bottleneck with many residents calling for a bypass...

New traffic lights for Nowra

From Council Media: CIVX Pty Ltd on behalf of Shoalhaven City Council will be constructing a set of Pedestrian Traffic Signals to improve pedestrian safety at the intersection of the Princes Highway and Junction Street, Nowra. Works are scheduled to commence in late July 2018 and are expected to take approximately three...

Global market conditions set to improve for Dairy Farmers

Global market conditions are set to improve for our local Dairy Farmers but rising costs may hamper the balance sheet over the next 12 months. Supply and demand fluctuations are shifting in favour of Australian farmers but high operating costs and decreased farmer confidence are expected to restrict production growth to...

Icare to present information forum at Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre

The State Governments insurance and care services provider icare will be providing an information forum at the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre tomorrow from 10.30am. One of the main topics to be discussed will be building a psychologically resilient workplace culture with mental health at work highlighted as a key concern. Icare's relationship manager...

State budget 2018/19 and how it affects the South Coast

The South Coast will see Millions of dollars worth of investments comes to fruition as a result of the 2018/19 State Budget handed down yesterday. Among the landmark announcements, Nowra Police Station is set to receive an upgrade with $600,000 to upgrade the office, heating and air conditioner systems. South Coast MP...

2019 budget to focus on familes

Much of the New South Wales budget will focus on families, as the battle lines are drawn for the 20-19 state election. Despite a cooling housing market reducing the revenue from stamp duty, it's expected the budget surplus will be $3.9 billion dollars. Kiama MP Gareth Ward says a package extending pre-school...

South Coast residents urged to be wary of tax scams

People across the Coast and Highlands are being reminded about the increased risk of scams around tax time. Security experts say we need to be wary of fake emails, SMS and phone calls claiming to be from Centrelink or the Tax Office. Small businesses are also urged to be on the lookout...