Shoalhaven News

Fly Corporate to ground fleet

The Illawarra's only commercial passenger airline, Fly Corporate is temporarily suspending its operations from 1pm tomorrow following the government's decision to impose strict domestic travel limitations and border restrictions throughout Australia as part of the Coronavirus response. Fly Corporate CEO, Andrew Major said the current circumstances are unprecedented. "We sincerely apologise for...

South Coast declared 'no go' zone

Just to add to the pain our businesses are going through, our neighbours in Canberra  are being advised to cross our region off their holiday list. ACT Chief Minister ANDREW BARR says the South Coast is non-essential travel and to be avoided.. "visiting family and friends outside of the Canberra region...

Guns seized during South Coast raid

A man and woman will face court  after drugs and firearms were seized during a search warrant on the state’s South Coast earlier this year. In January officers from South Coast Police District executed a search warrant at a remote rural property in Mogood, north west of Batemans Bay, following information...

Shoalhaven City Council closes some services

Shoalhaven City Council’s stage one plan in response to the Federal and State Government’s latest advice on COVID-19 will see the following facilities closed from midday today:    Indoor Sports Facilities   Shoalhaven Indoor Sports Centre    Bay & Basin Leisure Centre  Bomaderry Aquatic Centre Indoor Pool  Sussex Inlet Aquatic Centre   Ulladulla Leisure Centre Indoor Pool and Gym    Outdoor pool facilities that remain open at...

Dragons duo prepared to take pay cuts as NRL suspends season

NRL chief executive Todd Greenberg insists pay cuts across the board are a very real possibility for players and staff if the game is to survive the financial implications of suspending the season. The NRL made the dramatic decision late yesterday to suspend games indefinitely in the face of the growing...

Covid19 cases increasing across the Illawarra/Shoalhaven Health District

The Illawarra Shoalhaven Health District has confirmed that there are now 26 cases of COVID19 across the local health district. That's as of midday today. The Public Health Unit is contacting people who've been in close contact with any of the confirmed cases. Close contacts are asked to self-isolate for 14 days from...

Shoalhaven Council non essential services which are now affected

Shoalhaven Council has released a stage one plan in response to the Federal and State Government’s latest advice on COVID-19. The following facilities are closed: Indoor Sports Facilities Shoalhaven Indoor Sports Centre Bay & Basin Leisure Centre Bomaderry Aquatic Centre Indoor Pool Sussex Inlet Aquatic Centre Ulladulla Leisure Centre Indoor Pool and Gym Outdoor pool facilities that remain...

Joint Counter Terrorism Team charges third man

A third man has now been charged in connection with last week's terrorism operation in Nowra. The 19-year-old Falls Creek man was arrested by NSW JCTT investigators on Saturday and charged with one count of alleged possession of an unauthorised firearm, contrary to Section 7 (1) of the Firearms Act 1996. This...

Shoalhaven to get region's second COVID-19 clinic

The region's second COVID-19 Assessment Clinic will open at Shoalhaven Hospital this week. Last week a patient tested positive for the coronavirus and Illawarra/Shoalhaven Health has since confirmed 17 staff and three patients had close contact with the woman. They say they have mitigation strategies and strict infection control guidelines in place...

Schools stay open as NSW virus total grows

NSW is shutting down all non-essential services to slow the rapidly spreading coronavirus but schools will stay open for now. Premier Berejiklian is encouraging parents to keep their  children at home for the rest of the term if they are in a position to do so. "We appreciate these are uncertain times...