Shoalhaven News

Wine & Whales campaign launched

Shoalhaven Tourism has launched its unwind with Wine and Whales campaign. From April to May each year, the Shoalhaven coast comes alive with the annual whale migration heading north to warmer waters to breed and give birth. There'll be a number of whale and dolphin tours close to shore in Jervis Bay. All...

Calls for tourism lifeline

There are calls for more Government support for tourism operators on the South Coast that will be impacted by the Victorian border closure. During the bushfires an enormous amount of visitor revenue dropped off. This has been made even worse by COVID19. Shadow Minister for Investment and Tourism Jenny Aitchison fears the closure...

Mystery millionaire from Sydney

A North Sydney woman has come forward as the owner of a $50 million winning ticket which was purchased from Sussex Inlet. The woman has told the Lott it was the first lottery ticket she's ever bought. She’d been holidaying with her friends when she purchased the winning entry. She only checked her...

Witnesses or dashcam footage sought

Police are seeking any witnesses or dashcam footage, following an incident at Nowra, where a young cyclist was critically injured. Just after 3pm on Sunday, a white Isuzu D-Max utility, travelling south on the Princes Highway, and a BMX rider collided near the intersection of Bridge Road. The rider, a 15-year-old boy,...

Serious motor bike crash in North Nowra

A man has been seriously injured after crashing his motorbike at North Nowra. Just before 5:30 this afternoon, Emergency Services were called to Pitt Street. The 21 year old rider suffered a serious leg injury and was airlifted to St. George Hospital. Four Paramedic crews responded.

$50 million dollar winning entry purchased in Shoalhaven

The Lott is still waiting for the winner of a division one entry worth $50 million dollars to come forward and claim their prize. The entry was purchased in the Shoalhaven, so it could be a local or someone who was visiting the area. Unfortunately the ticket wasn't registered, so Lott representatives...

Boost for Shoalhaven arts

 The Shoalhaven City Council's Art Collection is set to grow, following a generous donation made by the late Jim Birkett and his surviving partner Roy Weatherhead. The Estate includes more than 150 pieces of work, such as paintings, sculpture and textile works with a focus on contemporary Australian artists and works...

Calls for flyover instead of roundabout

There are growing calls for a flyover to be installed at the Jervis Bay Road intersection instead of a roundabout. Shoalhaven City Labor Councillor Annette Alldrick says a roundabout will only slow traffic. The intersection has been the site of a number of serous crashes over the years. Councillor Alldrick says a long...

Carving knife used in South Coast robbery

A woman has been charged following an alleged armed robbery on the South Coast Sunday night. About 6.30 a woman attended a service station on the Princes Highway at Narooma, and allegedly threatened the attendant with a carving knife, whilst demanding cash. After some money was handed over the woman fled on...

Qantas plans historic final 747 flyover for the Illawarra

Just over five-years after the City of Canberra touched down at Shellharbour Airport, another Qantas 747 will serve up a treat for the Illawarra before the fleet is retired to the Mojave Desert later this month. The last of the fleet is slated to do a flyover HARS to say goodbye...