Shoalhaven News

Concerns for missing South Coast teenager (update)

7.30am 17/4/19: Estelle found safe and well at Brou Lake north of Narooma. ++++ There are concerns for a teenage girl who's been missing for almost two weeks. 17-year-old Estelle McDonald was last seen at the Batehaven shops around 5pm on Wednesday April 3. Police say she told her father she was going to...

Shoalhaven Hospital dealing with bed block problem

Claims of chronic trolley block at Shoalhaven hospital have been downplayed by Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District. Some paramedics have this week again raised concerns they're have to wait for hours to transfer patients because of a lack of beds. In a statement Shoalhaven Health says that while there has been a...

Game of Thrones fans beware

Foxtel is preparing for a massive day ... Game of Thrones returns...with fans eagerly awaiting the first episode of season eight. Foxtel's systems overloaded in 2017 due to an unprecedented number of viewers tuning in for the previous season opener.

Dairy farmers need Federal Advocate

A call this morning for a Commonwealth Dairy Advocate to ensure dairy farmers in Gilmore get their fair share. Nationals’ candidate for Gilmore Katrina Hodgkinson says a mandatory code is on the way and a stand-alone Federal advocate would make sure it works properly." To be able to act as a...

Three bolt after Princes Highway crash

Police are trying to locate a driver who fled along with 2 passengers following a single vehicle crash on the Princes Highway at Bombo overnight... A dog squad and Polair search failed to locate the driver and two others on board... The passengers have been identified after 2 men presented at Shellharbour...

Kiama crushed by Lions

The Kiama Knights are winless following round two of the Group 7 Rugby League premiership. The Knights went down to the undefeated Lions 36-10 at Kiama Showground. The result has Gerringong on top of the table alongside the Shellharbour City Sharks who belted the Stingrays 50-nil while Jamberoo remain unbeaten after keeping...

South Coast man stabbed to death

A man has been stabbed to death north of Batemans Bay.A man has been stabbed to death north of Batemans Bay. The 29-year-old was found with multiple stab wounds to his torso at a home at Surfside. Efforts were made to revive him but he couldn't be saved and died at the...

Home destroyed in Back Forest fire

At approximately 10:30 last night multiple appliances from #NSWRFS and #FRNSW were responded to a structure fire on Bolong Road, Back Forest.  First arriving crews from Shoalhaven Heads were confronted with a large two-story structure, fully involved in fire, multiple venting gas cylinders and extreme heat. Firefighters in breathing apparatus immediately got...

Police target 'hoons'

Bay and Basin Police Station in the South Coast Police District is open.  On Thursday they carried out a traffic operation was focusing on the Sanctuary Point area and it’s surrounds. They say they were targeting ‘hoon driving’ behaviour in a bid to keep the community safer on our roads. No word yet...

Top Brass says navy Greenwell Point pre-dawn march is ON

The navy WILL be taking part in the Anzac Day pre-dawn march at GREENWELL POINT after all. A meeting had been planned for today between FRED DAWSON from the Nowra RSL sub branch and the Executive Officer of HMAS Albatross over a Defence Department decision stopping Albatross personnel from marching in...