Shoalhaven News

Police appeal for information following Ulladulla Bakers Delight Robbery

Police are appealing for the public's assistance to help identify information about 2 alleged offenders involved in an armed robbery at Bakers Delight in Ulladulla. Just before 6am on Tuesday the 26th of February, the two offenders entered the store and demanded money before running away. One offender is described as male,...

War of words between Councillors over vegetation vandalism policy

Shoalhaven City Councilor Greg Watson has taken aim at Councilor John Levett for comments he made last week about the Shoalhaven Independents voting down two motions to deal with vegetation vandalism. Once was to install CCTV cameras, while the draft strategy on managing vegetation vandalism was referred back to a workshop. Councillor...

South Coast Correctional Officers return to work following strike action

South Coast Correctional Officers have returned to work after they walked off the job on Friday in support of their colleagues at the Goulburn Supermax. A judge recently overturned a 20-month prison sentence for Bassam Hamzy who assaulted a prison officer in Goulburn in 2017. Union members voted to strike amid frustration...

Labor says their announcement on the Princes Highway is only days away

Labor Candidate for South Coast Annette Alldrick has fired back at suggestions her party will do nothing to duplicate the Princes Highway South of Nowra, saying they have an announcement that's only days away. During her Nowra visit earlier this week, Premier Gladys Berejiklian said Labor will rip the funds out...

Greens pledge Universal Basic Income trial for South Nowra

The Greens have announced they would like to see the trial of a Universal Basic Income payment for residents in South Nowra. It would allow every adult to receive a payment of $700 a fortnight whether or not they're working, no matter how much money they have. Greens MP David Shoebridge visited...

Lake Tabourie residents can expect a smokey haze from back burning operations

Residents in the Lake Tabourie area can expect a smokey haze today as back burning operations continue to contain a fire about 40 hectares in size. Strong southerly winds last night pushed the blaze north, but crews held it to the South of Blackbutt Road. District Officer Mark Williams from the Shoalhaven...

Concerns South Coast Workers are being left behind

There are fresh calls to ensure South Coast Workers aren't left behind as new research reveals Australian living standards are in decline for the first time in decades. The research found living standards across the country peaked in 2011 before a dramatic slide to their current levels which are now lower...

De Belin to test new NRL rules in court

NRL star Jack de Belin is set to test the code's new no-fault stand-down policy in the Federal Court after being suspended with pay as he contests a rape charge. The St George Illawarra lock is one of three players currently banned from playing under new discretionary powers given to NRL...

Man charged with fatal crash at Coolangatta

A man has been charged in connection with a fatal two vehicle crash, which took place late last year. Back on Friday October 26, a small tanker truck travelling west and a utility travelling east collided on Bolong Road at Coolangatta. The driver of the truck, a 63-year-old man, died at the...