Shoalhaven News

Another stabbing in Nowra

Emergency Services have been called to a stabbing in Nowra. The incident took place around 1:30pm on Kinghorne Street near Ryan Avenue. A man in his 40's has a wound to his abdomen and is in a stable condition He's expected to be airlifted to hospital. Four NSW Ambulance crews responded. We'll have more details...

Three children rescued from Swan Lake channel torrent after illegal opening

Shoalhaven City Council has revealed the lives of three children were put at risk when they were rescued from fast flowing water after the Swan Lake entrance was allegedly illegally opened. The artificial opening at Swan Lake was carried out by members of the public on 12 January 2022. Shoalhaven City Council Manager...

A Kiama man succumbs to the COVID-19 virus

A Kiama man has fallen victim to the COVID-19 virus according the NSW Health. The man who, was aged in his eighties and was vaccinated, is among the 25 people in NSW who died as a result of Coronavirus in the 24 hours up until 8 pm Wednesday. The Illawarra Shoalhaven Health...

Shoalhaven selected for bushfire retrofit and resilience star rating scheme pilot

In the wake of the devastating Black Summer bushfires, the 2.2 million Australians who live in the highest bushfire risk areas have a new reason for hope, thanks to a world-first project to increase bushfire resilience and protect lives and properties. Developed by the Bushfire Building Council of Australia (BBCA), the...

Driver airlifted to hospital after Jerrawangala crash

About 4.30pm on Tuesday 18 January 2021, officers from South Coast Police District responded to the intersection of the Princes Highway and Twelve Mile Peg Road, Jerrawangala, after reports of a single-vehicle crash. Police assisted the driver of a Holden Commodore after he had lost control and hit an embankment. The 31-year-old...

Constance promises a different approach in battle for Gilmore

Andrew Constance has won Liberal Party endorsement to stand against Labor's Fiona Phillips in Gilmore at the next Federal election. And the former Bega MP and State Transport Minister said he was taking a different approach to campaigning, with a focus on unity and a bipartisan approach. "The last thing people are...

Elderly missing out as Shoalhaven jobs left unfilled

Elderly people are missing out on crucial support because an agency employing people to clean their homes is struggling to find staff. Bill Alcroft from Caring Approach said he could fill 15 jobs right now if only he could find the staff. He said the work was simple and could be scheduled...

Father and daughter saved on Culburra Beach as distraught wife watches on

A 40-year-old man and 16-year-old female are extremely lucky to be alive today, both were rescued from very dangerous surf conditions off a Shoalhaven Beach. The man and his daughter were saved in a dramatic Surf Rescue on Culburra Beach on Monday 17 January at 12.15 pm. Both had been swimming in...

RAT results set to be added to Illawarra Shoalhaven COVID case numbers

  Rapid Antigen Test results are expected to be included in the Illawarra Shoalhaven's daily COVID case numbers from today. Almost a week after mandatory reporting was implemented by the state, the LHD said it hopes to share the results at a local level this morning. The Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District was...