Shoalhaven News

Nowra training course to help motorcycle riders

Motorcyclists are more likely to be killed or injured if they are involved in a crash on the Shoalhaven's roads. To help cut the motorcyclist toll Shoalhaven Council is subsidising the cost of a motorcycle accident management training course it's running in conjunction with Transport for NSW and First Aid for...

More COVID cases in Nowra and Kiama

Two new COVID cases in the Shoalhaven are being investigated to find out how the people became infected. However two new infections in Kiama are linked to known cases. The cases are among 17 in the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District reported in this morning's daily COVID update, including nine in Wollongong...

Shoalhaven Family Medical Centres pass 20,000 jabs

Shoalhaven Family Medical Centres have passed the 20-thousand COVID vaccination mark, and celebrated the milestone before immunising another 1200 people at Vincentia on Saturday. The milestone jab was given to Melissa Carlsson of Nowra, who said it was the right thing to do, particularly as she had young children. They include 12-year-old...

Berry's Olympic sliver medal winner returns

The horse that carried Berry's Shane Rose to an Olympic silver medal is back in Australia. After competing in the team eventing at Tokyo the 16-year-old warmblood Virgil has been through quarantine and biosecurity processes in Germany and Australia before being reunited with Rose. Rose said he had owned Virgil since the...

Berry's Olympic silver medal winner returns

The horse that carried Berry's Shane Rose to an Olympic silver medal is back in Australia. After competing in the team eventing at Tokyo the 16-year-old warmblood Virgil has been through quarantine and biosecurity processes in Germany and Australia before being reunited with Rose. Rose said he had owned Virgil since the...

Filter Road bushfire contained

The NSW Rural Fire Service is monitoring the remnants of a bushfire that erupted northwest of Nowra on Saturday. The blaze started near Filter Road and was fanned by strong, gusty winds. RFS and NSW Fire and Rescue crews were supported by water-bombing helicopters as they fought the outbreak in what the...

Culburra covid clinics open seven days

Covid testing clinics at Culburra will NOW be available until next Friday. That includes the Crookhaven Park Drive-through and the Culburra Oval Mini Fields Carpark. Both will be open between 8am and 4pm. Below are the full details: Culburra Beach Histopath – Crookhaven Park Drive-through Clinic 8am - 4pm Culburra Oval Mini Fields Carpark (opposite...

COVID case in Sanctuary Point

Sanctuary Point has been identified as an area of concern in NSW Health's latest list of potential COVID exposure sites. Culburra Beach continues to concern health officials due to fragments of the COVID virus being found ion the town's sewage, while no cases have yet been identified in the town. People living...

Culburra Beach COVID-19 testing underway

A pop-up drive-through COVID-19 testing clinic has opened at Culburra. The clinic is located at the Culburra Oval Mini Fields carpark, which is opposite the Culburra Beach Tennis Courts. Entry is via Prince Edward Ave at Culburra Beach. The clinic will be open from 8 am until 4 pm Friday, Saturday, and Sunday...

Shoalhaven & Wingecarribee to remain in lockdown

Stay at home orders will remain in place for the Shoalhaven and Wingecarribee. However there are some regions which will open under restrictions ( more details to come ). There was one new case for the Shoalhaven LGA and one for the Wingecarribee. That brings the total in the Wingecarribee to 13 cases,...