Shoalhaven News

Shoalhaven lawn bowls legend receives another honour

Shoalhaven born lawn bowling great Karen Murphy has been inducted into the NSW Commonwealth Games Hall of Fame. Murphy represented Australia at fives games winning four medals including a gold and read the athletes' oath at the opening ceremony for the 2018 Gold Coast games. "As a player it has been an...

Federal election update for Gilmore

Member for Gilmore Fiona Phillips is holding a narrow two party preferred lead over Former New South Wales Minister Andrew Andrew Constance. The latest figures from the Australian Electoral Commission show Labor on 50.98 per cent and Liberal on 49.02 per cent. There has been an overall swing of 1.63 per cent...

Ulladulla SES says cheers to their volunteers

As part of National Volunteer Week, the Ulladulla SES is paying tribute to their hardworking volunteers. The unit has 75 members who've been involved in 350 responses this year. They've also spent time up at Lismore aswell as the floods in western NSW. Commander Tracy Provest said their contribution has been invaluable. "The last...

Berry named the state's top tourism small town as Shoalhaven dominates

There are celebrations in Berry after it was named the State's top tourism small town in the NSW Top Tourism Towns awards for 2022 earlier today. In fact the Shoalhaven dominated the awards, with Berry winning one of the three categories, and Huskisson and Ulladulla finishing runners-up to Carcoar and Mudgee in...

Joe Gaudiosi joins Blue Haven Illawarra

Blue Haven CEO Jane Stroud has announced the appointment of Joe Gaudiosi as interim Chief Operating Officer.Ms Stroud said Mr Gaudiosi’s extensive executive experience in the aged care sector would provide Blue Haven with the critical operational leadership needed to meet the challenges facing the industry.“Joe has more than 20...

South Coast Blaze sweep round 6

The South Coast Blaze has beaten GWS Fury in both grades to sweep round 6 of the Netball NSW Premier League at Homebush. The under 23's moved top of the table with a 56-39 victory to extend the side's winning streak to 5. The opens returned to the winners circle with a...

New poll shows voters turning on Morrison over wages

More than three quarters of voters (78%) would be more likely to vote for a party that is committed to taking steps to ensure wages do not continue to fall behind the cost of living, and 58.7 per cent say they are dissatisfied with the Morrison Government’s performance on cost...

Two arrested after police raid three Shoalhaven homes

Heavily armed police from the newly-formed Taskforce Erebus have raided three Shoalhaven homes, armed with search warrants and firearms prohibition orders. Police yesterday searched homes in North Nowra, Worrigee and Wrights Beach, arresting two 26-year-old men at Wrights Beach and Worrigee. Police said one was the Sergeant at Arms of the South Coast...

Support push for Kangaroo Valley Business

Suspended Kiama MP Gareth Ward is applying pressure on the state government on behalf of Kangaroo Valley Businesses.. He's calling on the government via a Question on Notice to the NSW Minister for Small Business to grant financial relief to small businesses in Kangaroo Valley that have been severely impacted by...

Vaccination clinics to close

Following the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District’s successful contribution to the COVID-19 vaccination program, its mass vaccination centre in Wollongong and vaccination clinics at Shellharbour City Centre and Shoalhaven Hospital will close on 30 June. ISLHD Chief Executive, Margot Mains, said this will enable the District to focus on delivering outreach...