Shoalhaven News

Man injured in South Coast crash

A man has suffered serious injuries in a crash on the South Coast yesterday. About 6pm emergency services were called to Moss Vale Road, Cambewarra, following reports of a truck crash. Police have been told the truck was travelling east when it veered off the road and rolled down an embankment. The driver,...

Shoalhaven man charged with online grooming

A man will face court today charged by Strike Force Trawler detectives over alleged online grooming. In January 2020, detectives from the Child Abuse and Sex Crime Squad’s Child Exploitation Internet Unit (CEIU) began engaging online with a man from the Shoalhaven. Police will allege  the man believed he was speaking to...

Welcome back to the Shoalhaven… but remember keep your distance.  

The Illawarra Shoalhaven Health District (ISLHD) is urging visitors to the region this long weekend to be vigilant in practising physical distancing, good hand hygiene and cough etiquette to protect themselves and others from the spread of COVID-19. With eased restrictions allowing for travel to regional NSW for a holiday, the...

Shoalhaven - stargazers set for a Saturday treat

It's the start of eclipse season - marked by what's known as as a Strawberry Moon.. The lunar event has happened overnight...and will happen again tonight, along with what's called a 'Penumbral lunar eclipse', which in non astronomical-speak means Earth will throw a partial shadow across the Moon. Despite the name, the...

Police record 526 AVO breaches during Southern region blitz

Police might be focusing on the roads this long weekend with double demerits now in force but they have also been keeping a close eye on domestic violence throughout the Southern region and will continue to do so. More than 5,700 Apprehended Violence Order compliance checks have been conducted by officers...

New grandstands for sporting ovals

Grandstand installations at four Shoalhaven sportsgrounds will provide additional shelter for sports fans during the Winter months. The latest project includes the Ulladulla Sporting Complex. Others are situated at Huskisson Sportsground, Mollymook Oval and Lighthouse Oval - Ulladulla. The total cost of the projects came in at $75,000. It follows previous grant-funded installations last...

Virtual home care service for COVID19 patients

The Illawarra Shoalhaven Health District is providing a virtual home care service for people who've tested positive to COVID19. Patients who are recovering at home are left with a health care kit and a tablet so nurses can monitor their condition. Health Services Manager Franca Facci says it's much better than the...

Keg convoy delivers the goods

A keg convoy carrying more than 2500 litres of beer has arrived on the South Coast. Tooheys is trying to help out a number of bushfires affected communities by supporting regional pubs which are re - opening in time for the Long Weekend. The pubs to benefit are situated in Kiama, Berry,...

Lions to be spared

The two lions which attacked a zookeeper at Shoalhaven Zoo will not be put down. Jennifer Brown was cleaning out an enclosure when she was set upon by the two cats. She suffered serious head and neck injuries and was airlifted to hospital in a critical condition. However the good news is, that...

Waste disposal vouchers to be extended

Household waste disposal vouchers will be extended in the Shoalhaven until the end of September. Council says the COVID19 pandemic has prevented a number of people from using the service. The vouchers can be redeemed at any of Council’s Recycling and Waste Depots and can also be used for booking Council’s convenient...