Shoalhaven News

Kids rate Berry's Boongaree Nature Playpark after its official opening

The Boongaree Nature Play Park has officially opened and hundreds of families have already experienced its attractions. The six-point-four million dollar playground was previously known as the Berry District Park and is a result of a collaboration between Berry Rotary, Shoalhaven Council with funding from Federal and State Governments. The Nature Play...

Police appeal for help to find man last seen in Kiama

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a man missing from the Minto area, who was last seen in Kiama. Sathyendra Subbanna, 62, was reported missing to officers attached to Campbelltown City Police Area Command on January 13, after he failed to return to work after time off. Initial inquiries revealed...

Big fine for CFMMEU

The Federal Court has fined the CFMMEU $184,000 in relation to a couple of incidents at the Kiama Aged Care Centre construction project back in 2018. Former official Gerasimos Danalis was found to have obstructed three concrete trucks, resulting in concrete being wasted and work delayed. Mr Danalis and current official Anthony...

Another stabbing in Nowra

Emergency Services have been called to a stabbing in Nowra. The incident took place around 1:30pm on Kinghorne Street near Ryan Avenue. A man in his 40's has a wound to his abdomen and is in a stable condition He's expected to be airlifted to hospital. Four NSW Ambulance crews responded. We'll have more details...

Three children rescued from Swan Lake channel torrent after illegal opening

Shoalhaven City Council has revealed the lives of three children were put at risk when they were rescued from fast flowing water after the Swan Lake entrance was allegedly illegally opened. The artificial opening at Swan Lake was carried out by members of the public on 12 January 2022. Shoalhaven City Council Manager...

A Kiama man succumbs to the COVID-19 virus

A Kiama man has fallen victim to the COVID-19 virus according the NSW Health. The man who, was aged in his eighties and was vaccinated, is among the 25 people in NSW who died as a result of Coronavirus in the 24 hours up until 8 pm Wednesday. The Illawarra Shoalhaven Health...

Shoalhaven selected for bushfire retrofit and resilience star rating scheme pilot

In the wake of the devastating Black Summer bushfires, the 2.2 million Australians who live in the highest bushfire risk areas have a new reason for hope, thanks to a world-first project to increase bushfire resilience and protect lives and properties. Developed by the Bushfire Building Council of Australia (BBCA), the...