Shoalhaven News

Mundine placards defaced

Supporters of the Liberal candidate for Gilmore have been shocked to find some of his campaign signs have been defaced. Several placards have had his face sprayed with black paint, outraging a number of his backers who believe it's a clear racial taunt. Photo: Shoalhaven news source

Arrest after petrol sprayed in face

A Nowra man has been arrested after an ugly and potentially fatal attack on a woman at an Eden Service Station on Anzac day.  The woman who was working as an attendant at the Caltex service station was sprayed with petrol over her face and body by a man.  The assault happened...

Mundine hits back

Liberal candidate for Gilmore WARREN MUNDINE has dismissed a call for him to go back where he came from as extremely insulting to him and his people. Labor candidate FIONA PHILLIPS made the call while condemning his campaign bus as a ' bus of lies ' because of a misleading advertisement...

Police officer nabbed for D-U-I

An off-duty police officer has been charged with drink driving in the Illawarra earlier this week. Just before 10pm Sunday police stopped a vehicle at Shellharbour and spoke to the 39-year-old male driver before subjecting him to a roadside breath test, which returned a positive reading. The man was an off-duty senior...

Turkey recall

If you've got some Ingham's turkey in your freezer you might want to check it out. There's a recall of Ingham's Turkey Breast Roast with a best before date of the October 1, 2020. It's due to incorrect packaging (Turkey Thigh Roast instead of  Turkey Breast Roast ) which has resulted in...

Murder inquiries come to Nowra

Specialist police have searched bushland south of Nowra for the remains of missing Sydney woman Samah Baker and seized several "items of interest" which will undergo forensic examination. 30-year-old Ms Baker was last seen by a friend after being dropped off at her Parramatta home on January 4. In March 32-year-old James...

Campbell cleans up at Shoalhaven Heads

Illawarra  golfer Chris Campbell has claimed the NSW Mid Amateur Championship at Shoalhaven Heads Golf Club. The 43-year-old former winner on the Japanese Tour finished five shots clear of the field at 7-under the card. He and runner-up Mark Hale were the only players to finish under par. Campbell told Golf NSW that...

RFS practise for the worst

Shoalhaven and Highlands personnel are among more than 50 Rural Fire Services  from across the state  taking part in a major Incident Management Exercise in the Illawarra this week. RFS Illawarra Zone Manager, Superintendent Greg Wardle says the exercise re-creates major bush fire emergencies and presents complex scenarios in real time. “The...

Students take on Shoalhaven City Council

As expected a move by Shoalhaven Council to reverse a decision to support a student strike on Climate Change generated strong debate at last night's council meeting. Some councillors wanted to rescind an earlier motion that indicated support for the strike.. fearing it would show the council was in favour of...

Huskisson Church back before council

The controversial plans for the former Huskisson Anglican Church will again go before Shoalhaven City Council . It's been at the centre of a tug-of-war between the church and locals over the future of the building and its land.The church wants to sell it off to developers, however locals say it's...