Shoalhaven News

Nominate an outstanding Shoalhaven citizen

Nominations for the 2021 Shoalhaven Australia Day Awards are now open. After a challenging 12 months for the region, the awards offer a timely opportunity to reflect and celebrate the outstanding contributions of local residents.   This year there are five categories in this years’ Awards include:   Citizen of the Year: 25 years & over;    Young Citizen: 24 years & younger;    Outstanding contribution towards innovating arts & culture: all ages,     Outstanding contribution to...

Air crane Gypsy Lady ready for fire season

The Shoalhaven Rural Fire Service has welcomed the arrival of the first of six Erickson S-64 Air Cranes that will be stationed around the country ahead of the summer bushfire season. The impressive ‘Gypsy Lady’ arrived in Sydney this week on board an airlifter plane and is now ready for operation. RFS...

Local seaweed on supermarket shelves

Seaweed products that have been grown at Australia’s only food grade seaweed farm located in Bomaderry, and manufactured at a new factory, in Huskisson are now available on the supermarket shelves. Doctor Pia Winberg from Phyco Health says as selection of locally produced seaweed pasta, museli, dukka and corn chips are...

Pier 32 apartments to open by Christmas

The six-storey Pier 32 luxury apartment complex overlooking Ulladulla Harbour is on track for completion by Christmas, with residents to move in in March next year. The complex is Wason Street features 34 apartments, including a rooftop penthouse, as well as commercial space which will be available to lease from this...

Sculpture gardens delight at Milton

Hundreds of art lovers have wandered three acres of gardens to view this year’s Sculpture at Petana in Milton. The exhibition features 65 large and small sculptures by South Coast artists, some of whom have drawn inspiration from the summer bushfires. One of this year’s winners “Arcadia” is carved from cuttlefish, while...

Auditorium open 18 years after Bali bombing

Eighteen years after the death of Ulladulla boys Craig Dunn and Danny Lewis in a Kuta nightclub in Bali, the final stage of Dunn Lewis Memorial Entertainment Centre is now open. The 600-seat auditorium was officially opened on by NSW Senator Jim Molan who scaled the new rock climbing wall to...

Huge step for new Shoalhaven suburb

The Moss Vale Road North Urban land release has taken a huge step forward, with the proposal for a new suburb, catering for up to 3400 homes, to be submitted to the NSW Department of Planning before the end of the year. The as yet un-named suburb is expected to provide...

Outriggers welcome harbour offer

   Members of the Mollymook Outrigger Canoe Club have their fingers crossed that Shoalhaven City Council’s offer to secure a space for a new storage shed at Ulladulla Harbour will come to fruition. After initial plans for a clubhouse at Burrill Lake’s Barker Reserve were stifled earlier this year, council committed to...

South Coast Police looking for wanted man

South Coast Police have released an image of a man who is wanted for an outstanding judicial warrant and domestic violence matters. 38-year-old Glen Stewart is known to frequent North Nowra, Nowra and Moruya. He is also known to visit Aberdare in the Maitland area. Police say Stewart is of Aboriginal appearance and...

Child injured in fall at Macquarie Pass

A child has been seriously injured after falling down an embankment at a popular waterhole at the bottom of Macquarie Pass yesterday afternoon. Emergency services were called to the Jump Rock waterhole at about 3.20, where they found a seven-year-old boy had fallen 15m down an embankment onto rocks, suffering head...