Shoalhaven News

Woman rescued overnight off Calalla Beach

A woman has spent several hours in the water  before being rescued off Calalla Beach overnight. It's understood she was reported missing at around 4 o'clock yesterday, initially sparking a land search, before a sea and air search was initiated later. Marine Rescue at Jervis Bay says they spotted her  just after...

Woman rescued overnight off Callala Beach

A woman has spent several hours in the water  before being rescued off Callala Beach overnight. It's understood she was reported missing at around 4 o'clock yesterday, initially sparking a land search, before a sea and air search was initiated later. Marine Rescue at Jervis Bay says they spotted her  just after...

Large grass fire on Pig Island

Shortly after midnight Shoalhaven Heads responded along with Greenwell Point, Broughton Vale, Callala Bay and Shoalhaven DG1 to a large area of grass alight on Pig Island. After being ferried across the Shoalhaven River on a punt crews worked for several hours to extinguish the blaze which was burning in thick...

Concerns for missing woman

Police are looking for a woman who has gone missing from the Southern Highlands. 31-year-old Joanna Latoszek was last seen in Willow Vale around lunch time Saturday and hasn't been in contact with her family since. Police said they have been told that she entered a white-coloured VZ SS four-door Holden Crewman...

Suspicious fires at Culburra Beach & Orient Point

Police are investigating a number of fires in the Shoalhaven which they believe were deliberately lit. Between 4:15pm and 8pm yesterday, six spot fires were reported to Emergency Services in the Culburra Beach and Orient Point areas. All of the fires started in bushland areas and were put out before any damage...

Report of a man missing in South Coast surf - a hoax!

It's been revealed reports of a man missing in surf near Tathra earlier this week was a hoax. Emergency services carried out extensive searches for days after a man reported his twin brother had not returned from a swim at Gillards Beach. However Surf Life Saving NSW and Marine Rescue have been...

Concerns for this missing South Coast man

Police are appealing to the public for any information regarding missing person, Nathaniel Day.  Nathaniel has been missing since 4th August 2019 when he was last seen by his partner in Surfside at Batemans Bay.  He's possibly driving a grey/green primer coloured Toyota Landcruiser with NSW rego CK-94-NM. Nathaniel is 38 years old,...

Kiama bodyboarder takes out Australian title - again!

Kiama’s Nathan Wilson has taken out his third straight North Star Australian Bodyboard Open Men's Title. Competing at Dreamtime Beach at Fingal Head in northern NSW he was again the form surfer in the Open Men’s division and didn't miss a beat in the final, nailing down a heat total of...

Coast and Highlands police launch road blitz

Following a week of tragedy and a number of crashes on our roads including a death in the Shoalhaven , police have launched a blitz across the coast and highlands. Operation Chrome begins today and will run until midnight tomorrow in order to reduce road trauma and save lives. Officers will be...

Travolta's arrival on track for November

The arrival of John Travolta's retro QANTAS plane to the Illawarra remains on target for late November after a team from HARS checked it out in the US to continue planning for the flight. Its exact arrival date is still being worked out but HARS assures us the Hollywood star will...