Shoalhaven News

Man dies after catamaran capsizes on Jervis Bay

A man has died, and another man was rescued after a catamaran capsized on Jervis Bay yesterday. Emergency services were called to Plantation Point about 7.15pom following reports a catamaran had capsized with two men onboard. A multi-agency air, land and sea search commenced to locate the men, involving local police, Marine...

Man charged with fatal crash at Currarong

A man has been charged in connection with a crash that killed a woman at Currarong. Just after 10.30am on New Years Day, emergency services were called to Currarong Road, after a Subaru Forester and a Hyundai sedan collided head-on. The driver of the Subaru – a 26-year-old woman – died at...

A significant drop in Illawarra Shoalhaven COVID-19 case numbers

There were 602 positive COVID-19 cases across the Illawarra Shoalhaven in the 24 hour period to 8 pm last night,  including 259 positive PCR tests and 343 positive rapid antigen tests. 121 cases came from the Shoalhaven  and 19 cases from Kiama . There are 328 cases from Wollongong and 134 cases...

High range PCA charge after Princes Highway crash

A man has been charged with high-range drink driving after allegedly being caught more than five times the legal limit. At about 4pm on Australia day, emergency services were called to the Princes Highway, Nowra, following reports of a two-vehicle crash. Officers attached to South Coast Police District attended and found a...

Drink driver nabbed in Nowra

A man has been caught drink driving more than five times over the legal limit at Nowra. Around 4pm yesterday, Emergency Services were called to the Princes Highway after a hatchback and an SUV – both travelling south collided on the Princes highway. The 40 year old driver of the hatchback was...

Councillor Liza Butler new Shoalhaven deputy Mayor

Shoalhaven City Councillor Liza Butler has been elected Deputy Mayor of Shoalhaven at Council’s first Ordinary meeting on Tuesday, 25 January 2022.    Shoalhaven Mayor, Amanda Findley said, “Councillor Liza Butler is a successful businesswoman who created two highly successful businesses on the South Coast.”     “Prior to being in business, Councillor Butler worked for the NSW and Federal Governments at the Department of Ageing Disability and Homecare and the Department...

Citizen scientists urged to get involved in post bushfire Bio-Blitz

UNSW Sydney scientists are behind a citizen science event that will document the bushfire recovery of plants, animals and fungi across three bushfire affected regions in New South Wales. The Big Bushfire BioBlitz starting on February 25 is a series of weekend-long events which will generate new evidence on the impacts...

Australia Day Awards for Shoalhaven achievers

Member for Gilmore, Fiona Phillips,  congratulates the residents of Gilmore who have been bestowed an award in the Australian honours system. Medal of the Order of Australia. Ms Leonie Fleming from Ulladulla; OAM. For service to aged welfare, and to education. Ms Patricia Hall from St Georges Basin; OAM. For service to the community of Liverpool. The late...