Shoalhaven News

Rainforest Honey reveals Shoalhaven expansion plan.

    Rainforest Honey produces more than 750-thousand-tonnes of non-organic honey per year from hives along the Murrumbidgee and Murray Rivers and other locations across New South Wales. That honey is processed at Temora in the Riverina and distributed to retail outlets Australia-wide. It also has hives located up and down the Shoalhaven and...

Comerong Island Ferry "High and Dry"

  Shoalhaven City Council will commence refurbishment works to refurbish the Comerong Island Ferry and replace the concrete approach ramps on either side of Berry's Canal from today.   The work, which is expected to take 3-4 months, will include renewal and repair work to the vessel including hull repairs, ramp overhaul, renewal of deck...

100 trees to mark 100 years of Rotary

100 years of Rotary is being marked - and the Shoalhaven environment is the big winner. Milton-Ulladulla Rotary is teaming with Darling Harbour Rotary this weekend, focussing on the region's environment. Each club will plant 100 trees on bushfire devastated land this weekend. Milton Ulladulla Rotary's Leonie Corrin-Smith said "All up 200 saplings...

One person hospitalised after Nowra head-on

Emergency crews are at the scene of a serious motor vehicle crash in Nowra. NSW Ambulance reports a car and van have collided head-on at the Princes Highway and Moss Street intersection. The accident happened at about 9.30 An Ambulance spokesman says one person has suspected head and chest injuries and is being...

Budget to include funds for new South Nowra school

When the State Budget is handed down next week it will include money to finish planning and start building a new primary school for the growing population in South Nowra and Worrigee. South Coast MP Shelley Hancock said a site for the new school had been chosen, the planning was well...

Ward yet to be interviewed by Police over damaging allegations

Kiama MP Gareth Ward is back advocating for his electorate in the wake of sexual violence allegations that surfaced via a journalist just over a month ago. Ward is yet to be interviewed by police despite the allegations forcing him to step down from the Liberal party and as Minister for...

Jasmine swimming from Sussex Inlet to Tokyo

Young Sussex Inlet swimming star Jasmine Greenwood was last night named in the Australian Paralympic team to compete in Tokyo. The 16-year-old Shoalhaven High School student recorded qualifying times in four events within the S10 category – the 200 metres individual medley, 100 metres butterfly, 100 metres backstroke and on Wednesday...

Basin little athletes still facing problems despite upgrade

Shoalhaven City Council is upgrading Sanctuary Point Oval, with an irrigation system already installed and drainage works just about complete in a project funded by the State Government. The oval is home to St Georges Basin Little Athletics, and Shoalhaven Mayor Amanda Findley said council also planned to help with new...

Spearfishing equipment found off Narrawallee

UPDATE: The owner of the spearfishing equipment has been found safe and sound and all searches have been cancelled. Police are trying to track down the owner of spearfishing equipment found in waters off Narrawallee The items were found by a fisherman yesterday afternoon about 100 metres off Narrawallee Beach Headland, just...