Shoalhaven News

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...

Man missing from Orient Point/Culburra area

UPDATE: Police have confirmed Peter has been found safe and well. Police are seeking information about a man who's gone missing from the Orient Point/Culburra Beach area. 32 year old Peter Soens was last seen on Wednesday. He's described as being of Aboriginal in appearance, with brown hair and a solid build. Police and...

Police need help to locate this fella.

South Coast Police are on the hunt for Allan POTTS (pictured), who has two outstanding warrants and is a suspect for several other offences including; break and enter; involvement in police pursuits; drugs and goods in custody. POTTS is known to have many connections along the south coast. Anyone with information as...

Lake Conjola residents at desperation point

It is claimed the water inundation of properties at Lake Conjola is now at a desperate stage.It is claimed the water inundation of properties at Lake Conjola is now at a desperate stage.The mouth of the lake remains closed by sand which has left properties, reserves and jetties submerged for...

Police rehatch serious assault case at Sanctuary Point

Police have rehatched a case involving a serious assault at Sanctuary Point which left a man partially blind. Back in October 2010, 48 year old Glen Pool was at the intersection of Leumeah and Edmund Streets, when he was hit in the head with a wooden stake with such force that...

'ICE' hearings come to Nowra

The Special Commission of Inquiry into the drug ‘ice’ comes to Nowra today. Both today and tomorrow the Commission will hold public hearings concerning  the impacts of, and responses to, crystal methamphetamine use on our South Coast. Research shows that in 2018, the Shoalhaven Local Government Area had a higher rate per...

Shoalhaven duo off to a strong start in WA

South Coast surfers Sally Fitzgibbons and Owen Wright will enjoy a day off after a lay day was called at the World Surf League's Margaret River Pro. Fitzgibbons finished second behind Brazilian Tatiana Weston-Webb in her first heat to avoid the elimination round and progress to the round of 16. Wright won...