Shoalhaven News

Another arrest over Tura Beach kangaroo slaughter

Police have arrested a second man in relation to last month's Kangaroo killing spree at Tura Beach. A 33-year-old man will front court later next month after being charged with torture, beat and cause death of animal for his alleged involvement which saw around 20 roos run down by a ute. 11...

Car crash at Robertson

Emergency Services are on scene after two cars came together on the Illawarra Highway near Robertson. The incident is near Tourist Road at the top of Macquarie Pass. The RMS said traffic is affected in both directions. The crash happened around 6.40am. Image: Travis Winks

Moves to get more dams quicker

The drought has forced the state government to tweak some rules.... The Planning Minister will now be in control of dealing with new dam proposals in an effort to speed up the approval process... It's a move Rob Stokes hopes will ensure regional areas crippled by drought don't run dry... He can also...

More local RFS volunteers head north to help out

Another group of RFS Illawarra firefighters has been deployed to help with the ongoing bushfire emergency in northern New South Wales. A crew departed the Illawarra yesterday. The Illawarra/Shoalhaven district has contributed more than 100 firefighters to the emergency over the past six weeks. They will be stationed at makeshift base camps for...

Truckie does a runner from a Batemans Bay servo

Police are asking for our help on this one. It's claimed the driver in the picture did a runner from the Caltex Servo at North Batemans Bay, around 2am Friday September 20. He took off after putting $284 worth of diesel into his maroon tipper truck. Anyone who can help identify him or...

Fitzgibbons earns Olympic berth

Gerroa surfer Sally Fitzgibbons and seven time world champ Steph Gilmore have booked their tickets to represent Australia at next year's Tokyo Olympics. The pair have earned two of the eight quota places on offer through the WSL Championship Tour, despite failing to advance past the quarter-finals stage at the Roxy...

Toyota recall for Prado, Hiace and Hiace Commuter vehicles

A recall has been issued for various Toyota vehicles, which may affect coast and highlands owners. On their website, the ACCC says the recall involves Prados, Hiace and Hiace Commuter vehicles, supplied between April and September this year, the recall info is below, with a link to the ACCC website: Product descriptionToyota Land Cruiser...

Sepulchre Island on fire

A tiny island at St Georges Basin is burning, with a grass fire burning into the night. St Georges Basin RFS crews investigated the fire at Sepulchre Island...  with smoke  visible from many Basin towns late yesterday... With it posing no threat and fire trucks unable to get across to the island,...

Double demerits wrap up with a large number of offences

159 drivers have been done for drink driving over the October long weekend. Police wrapped up double demerits overnight. A 35-year-old man will front Milton local court next month after blowing 0.184 in Ulladulla. The road toll rose to four yesterday after an elderly man crashed into a tree in the Snowy Mountains. Four...

Man dies in Nerriga crash

South Coast police are investigating a fatal crash at Nerriga. A man has died and a woman is in hospital following a single-vehicle crash just after 2pm yesterday on Braidwood Road. Police have been told the vehicle left the road and went over an embankment, coming to rest down a gully. The male...