Shoalhaven News

Pedestrian killed in Southern Highlands

Police are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage after a pedestrian was killed in the  Southern Highlands Monday night. Just after 11 o'clock Kia sedan driven by a 21-year-old woman was travelling north on the Hume Motorway, about 2km south of the Sierra Street overpass, Yerrinbool, when it struck a man...

Macquarie Pass to close for more work

Three days of closures on  begin today at 9am. The road will be shut between 9am and 3pm daily until Thursday afternoon to allow for maintenance. The RMS said detours will be in place for light vehicles on Jamberoo Mountain Road while heavy vehicles will have to use the Hume Motorway, M1...

Superoos only unbeaten team in Group 7

Jamberoo has moved to the top of the Group 7 Rugby League ladder with a 24-16 win over Shellharbour City at Ron Costello Oval. The loss is the defending premiers first of the season while the Superoos now sit 1-point clear on the table after four rounds of the competition.  In other...

Prime Minister in Gilmore today

Prime Minister SCOTT MORRISON is heading to Gilmore today and he's bringing his bag of campaign promises with him. "Yea we're making an important announcement with Warren Mundine our Liberal candidate there down in Gilmore for an upgrade to Shellharbour Hospital.. spending $128-million there." Mr Morrison said. The funding  is part of...

Endeavour ordered to stop cutting Shoalhaven trees

Shoalhaven Council has ordered Endeavour Energy to stop removing trees. The council has a management agreement allowing the electricity provider to remove trees considered high risk to power lines. However it was brought to the council's attention that tree removals currently being undertaken by Endeavour are outside the scope of the agreement...

Shark monitor pings two off Illawarra beaches

The state government's shark monitoring programme has led to two tagged sharks being detected off Illawarra beaches. The first of the white sharks turned up at 6.46 yesterday morning off Kiama Beach. The second was detected off Cudmirrah Beach at Sussex Inlet this morning around 2.30. Numerous white sharks have been tagged by...

Mundine accusation baseless

FIONA PHILLIPS has denied her supporters had anything to do with the vandalism and says Mr Mundine is out-of-line with his allegations. Ms Phillips says her placards too have been defaced, but she's not pointing the finger at anyone, just getting on with the job..." I think just to focus on...

Mundine urges his Labor opponent to keep her supporters in line

The Liberal candidate for Gilmore Warren Mundine says the defacing of his campaign signs shows how nasty the local campaign has turned. Several placards have had his face sprayed with black paint, outraging a number of his backers who believe it's a racial taunt. Mr Mundine says he believes supporters of his...

Nationals have new candidate for Whitlam

The Nationals have unveiled their new candidate for the seat of WHITLAM. Agribusiness consultant STEPHEN WENTWORTH will take up where previous Nationals candidate James Harker-Mortlock left off, after withdrawing because of a dual citizenship dilemma. MR WENTWORTH says he was keen to take up the challenge.." I see the threat of a...

Students strike again today

Students across the Coast and Highlands will again take time out from school to demand governments at all levels pick up their game on Climate Change. A rally will be held in Nowra and one of the organisers BONNIE CASSEN says their call for action will begin with speeches and music...