Shoalhaven News

Maintenance work to take place on old Nowra Bridge

A new crossing of the Shoalhaven River is in planning, but before it’s built, essential maintenance work will be carried out on the old Nowra Bridge. Work will involve repairing the bridge deck and joints to ensure the structure is safe for continued use and will take place at night to...

Ann Sudmalis stands by comments she helped instigate the banking Royal Commission

The Federal Member for Gilmore has stood by comments she made last week on her role instigating the Banking Royal Commission. Ann Sudmalis came under fire following an interview on ABC Illawarra last week where she took credit for playing a primary role. Secretary with the South Coast Labour Council Arthur Rorris...

Crash on Willow Vale Road near Gerringong

There's been a 2 vehicle accident involving a car and a motorcycle on the Princes Highway at Willow Vale Road near Gerringong. Diversions are in place via Fern Street and through the Gerringong township. The rider suffered injuries but did not require hospitalisation after swerving to miss a fox. Motorists should avoid the...

Gareth Ward says he'll work with Council to secure a new athletics track

Kiama MP Gareth Ward says he will work with Shoalhaven City Council to establish a new athletics track after Shoalhaven City Councils preferred option was quashed with news the Bomaderry 50 metre outdoor pool will be retained. Council was forced to backtrack on the idea after a hostile response from the...

Should one way streets be considered for the Nowra CBD?

There's a growing push among the local business community and residents to consider the possibility of one-way streets in the Nowra CBD to better manage congestion during peak periods. The idea originally suggested by Bill Hancock has been welcomed by the Chairperson of the Nowra CBD revitalisation Committee Scott Baxter. He says...

ANZAC Day Service Locations - 2018

Albion Park RSL Sub-Branch ANZAC Sunday - 22 April, 2018, 1:30pm March from Mood Park, Tongarra Road to Albion Park RSL Club ANZAC Day - Wednesday 25 April, 2018 4.30am - Dawn Service, Albion Park RSL Club 5.00am - 6.00am Breakfast, Albion Park RSL Club 7.00am - Bus to the Shellharbour City ANZAC Service Berry 10.30am March,...

New report highlights many regional Australians are struggling to get by financially

A new report suggests many residents across the Coast and Highlands are struggling with their financial wellbeing or they're just ‘getting by’. It also shows nearly a quarter of Australians (23%) aren't confident about their financial situation over the coming year. Michelle Commandeur from ANZ says the report highlights a need to...

Job growth in Mining, Resources and Energy sector in regional areas

A number of industries with a strong presence in Regional Australia are faring well when it comes to new job ads. The latest SEEK Employment Report shows the largest growth is in the Mining, Resources and Energy sector, while there are also positive signs for farming and agriculture. Managing Director of SEEK,...