Shoalhaven News

Severe weather warning for the South Coast

We're in for a lashing over the next 24 to 48 hours. The Weather Bureau has issued a Severe Weather Warning for the South Coast and Illawarra for  DAMAGING WINDS averaging 60 to 70 km/h with peak gusts in excess of 90 km/h . They're expected to develop later today and continue...

Dangerous surf conditions on the way

We're being warned of heavy surf conditions headed our way from Tuesday. Beachgoers, boaties and rock fishers in the Shoalhaven are being warned of some extremely hazardous surf conditions for tomorrow and Wednesday. The Weather Bureau has issued a heads-up for a southerly swell of up to 5-metres developing tonight and producing damaging...

Another awesome effort by our RFS

This from the St Georges Basin Brigade this morning: ' Due to the hard work by firefighters and heavy plant, we are pleased to advise that the Braidwood Rd, Yerriyong Fire is officially CONTAINED!  Crews will continue to monitor and patrol this fire over coming days. Residents and passers-by are still likely...

ICE use rampant in the Shoalhaven

The Special Commission of inquiry into the Drug ICE has moved on from Nowra. Over two days of public hearings on Thursday and Friday Commissioner Professor DAN HOWARD heard disturbing first hand accounts of how the drug is impacting the region. Police, paramedics and Family and Community Services all underlining it's detrimental...

Fatal crash at Yadboro

A man has died after crashing his motorcycle at Yadboro in the Morton National Park. Just after one this morning, the 25 year old from Conjola Park was travelling west down Blue Gum Flat Road, when his bike hit a fallen gum tree, causing it to flip. He wasn't wearing a helmet...