Shoalhaven News

Zookeeper in a serious condition following a lion attack

A zookeeper at Shoalhaven Zoo is in serious condition after being attacked by a lion. Paramedics were called to the scene at about 10.20am today. Ambulance crews and a rescue helicopter are attending the incident. NSW Ambulance says the woman, aged 35, is in serious condition suffering wounds to the neck and head. Updated...

Zookeeper in a serious condition following a lion attack

A zookeeper at Shoalhaven Zoo is in serious condition after being attacked by a lion. Paramedics were called to the scene at about 10.20am today. Ambulance crews and a rescue helicopter are attending the incident. NSW Ambulance says the woman, aged 35, is in serious condition suffering wounds to the neck and head. Updated...

Thinking outside the square in difficult times

 A number of people have spent the recent downtime, updating their skills. That includes the Caton Family which had the catering contract at the Shoalhaven City Turf Club. They've been without income for six months due to the bushfires, floods and now the COVID19 pandemic. However Carolyn Caton says they've used the time...

Fireworks to remain the status quo

Fireworks displays in the Shoalhaven will go ahead as normal this News Year Eve, despite a notice of motion at Tuesday's council meeting to have laser shows instead. Greens Councillors Nina Di Giglio spoke about a number of health and environment concerns. However the general consensus among the majority was that the...

Investigation into alleged sexual assault at Mollymook

Police are calling for information about the alleged sexual assault of a teenage boy in Mollymook late last year. Back on the afternoon of Tuesday December 10, the boy was approached by three men at a park on Mitchell Parade. The group took the boy’s bicycle before taking him into a nearby...

Nowra family wins $800,000

A Nowra family has picked up an $800,000 private syndicate win in last night’s Lotto draw. The Syndicate Leader has told the Lott they can’t wait to pay off their mortgages and spoil themselves. He says they might have a bit of a shindig over the weekend to celebrate including a barbeque...

Footpath closure on Nowra Bridge

The footpath approaching the Shoalhaven River Bridge from Scenic Drive will be closed from early next month. Transport for NSW says it's all part of the bridge upgrade. We're being told crews will be building a new temporary path instead to connect to Bridge Road and the Princes Highway. And to maintain access...

More delays for Manyana developer

Another short reprieve for opponents of the Manyana Beach Estate Development. The Federal Court has halted plans to clear 20 hectares of bushland while an ecologist surveys the land for the presence of the threatened Greater Glider. The Court will return to consider the evidence early June next month. The South Labor Electorate...

Search warrant executed at Old Erowal Bay

Police have allegedly uncovered drugs, a stolen camper trailer and an imitation firearm after executing a search warrant at a home in Old Erowal Bay. The raid was carried out around 4pm on Tuesday by Officers from the South Coast Police District Proactive Team. Investigations are continuing and charges are expected to...

Changes at Jervis Bay Rd intersection

Motorists are being advised of changed traffic conditions near the Princes Highway and Jervis Bay Road intersection. Transport for NSW will be carrying out a utility survey and geotechnical work between Monday and Friday next week from 7am to 6pm. To ensure the safety of motorists and workers the road shoulders will...