Shoalhaven News

Dead shark found at entrance to Lake Conjola

Volunteers helped NSW Fisheries to remove a dead shark found at the entrance to Lake Conjola. According a Facebook Post by one of those who helped - BECK TAYLOR -  it's a grey nurse and about 2.5 metres long and  was found beached Tuesday night after the high tide.  Eight people were...

Police investigate stabbing at Woolamia

Police are investigating a stabbing in Woolamia. Just before 1pm yesterday, a 29 year old man was called to quote on a gardening job at a property on Fairfax Road. When he arrived he was attacked by three masked men armed with metal pipes and bars. The man was hit in the head...

Explosive devices thrown at two vehicles

Police are seeking information about an incident in Nowra, where two home made improvised explosive devices were allegedly thrown onto the windscreens of two vehicles parked in a driveway. The incident took place just before nine o'clock last night with both vehicles sustaining minor damage to the front windscreen and bonnet...

Deer spotted in the water at North Wollongong

Wollongong City Council lifeguards have used their jet skis to come to the rescue of a number of deer spotted swimming off North Wollongong beach The video below from Surf Life Saving Illawarra, showing the Deer on the rock ledges prior to jumping in the water.    Image Credit: flickr user misserion...

Fields and Nicholls expected to deliver tonight for the Dragons

St George Illawarra coach Paul McGregor has absolute faith in his new look side for tonight's NRL clash against table toppers Melbourne in Wollongong. Both sides are missing a combined 10 players who are on origin duty with the Dragons to be steered around the park by NSW Cup halves combination...

Warning - scammers at it again

Police have posted another scam warning. It's tax time and scammers are calling people and threatening them with arrest unless a tax debt is paid using iTunes cards. The Australian Taxation Office will never threaten arrest or demand immediate payment, particularly through unusual means such as bitcoin, pre-paid credit cards or gift cards. Learn more...

Fiona Phillips takes the pledge

After winning the seat for Labor,  FIONA PHILLIPS was officially sworn in on Tuesday as the Member of Parliament for Gilmore. As a member of the 46th Australian parliament Ms PHILLIPS posted: It is my deep honour to serve you. While ever I'm here I want to work with you for a...

Gerringong wagon rollover could have been far worse

Police believe a mechanical fault could be responsible for a tractor towed wagon rolling on a property near Gerringong yesterday. Around 30 people were on board the trailer when it toppled at a farm on Rose Valley Road. Members from Gerringong RFS were among the first responders. They made sure there was no...

Multi-vehicle crash north of Bomaderry slowing highway traffic

Four cars and a truck have come together southbound on the Princes Highway at Jaspers Brush. The accident is between Berry and Bomaderry at Jaspers Brush Creek. Traffic is affected in both directions. Emergency Services are in attendance. Image: RMS Traffic

Multi-vehicle crash north of Bomaderry ( update )

Update 8am:  Motorists travelling on the Princes Highway at Jaspers Brush are experiencing significant delays due to a multi-vehicle crash. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions are in place on the Princes Highway between O'Keeffe Lane and Jaspers Brush Road. Motorists are advised to allow plenty of extra travel time, with traffic queued around 4.5km...