Shoalhaven News

Alleged South Coast looters caught

Two people have been charged after property alleged to have been stolen during recent bushfires was located on the  South Coast. About 3pm yesterday, officers from South Coast Police District and the Southern Region Enforcement Squad (RES) executed a search warrant at a home in Narooma, following reports of looting in...

Latest on South Coast and Highlands roads

South of Nowra: Jerrawangala to Tomerong - Turpentine Road is closedNowra Hill to Charleyong - Braidwood Road/Nerriga Road is closed Around Braidwood: Braidwood to North Batemans Bay - the Kings Highway is closed Braidwood to Moruya - Araluen Road is closed Braidwood to Cooma - Cooma Road is closed. A number of smaller local...

Goods believed stolen during South Coast bushfires recovered by police.

Police are appealing for information after property believed to be stolen during recent bushfires was discovered following a search warrant on the south coast. About 3pm Friday officers from South Coast Police District and the Southern Region Enforcement Squad executed a search warrant at a home in Narooma, following reports of...

Morton fire - Emergency Warning

Major Fire Updates EMERGENCY WARNING - Morton Fire (Wingecarribee LGA) 2020-01-11 01:11 EMERGENCY WARNING - Morton Fire (Wingecarribee LGA) Posted: 2020-01-11 01:11 A bush fire is burning in the Southern Highlands area near Bundanoon. The fire is more than 17,000 hectares in size and is being controlled. Current Situation A fire is burning in the area of Bundanoon,...

Huge water-bombing helicopter 'Mad Max' arrives to help fight fires

A huge water-bombing helicopter has been deployed to Australia to help fight the deadly bushfire crisis gripping the country. "Mad Max", a Mil Mi-8 MTV helicopter, can carry up to five tonnes of water at a time, twice as much as any other aerial fire-fighting helicopter outside the military. Private owners Aeropower...

The Southerly has started to hit the Shoalhaven / Morton Fire still Watch and Act

Mf Major Fire Updates Watch and Act - Morton Fire (Wingecarribee LGA) 2020-01-10 23:24 Watch and Act - Morton Fire (Wingecarribee LGA) Posted: 2020-01-10 23:24 A bush fire is burning in the Southern Highlands area near Bundanoon. The fire is more than 17,000 hectares in size and is being controlled. Current Situation A fire is burning in the area...

Shoalhaven Water Quality

10 January 2020 Advice on Water Quality in Popular Swimming Areas Shoalhaven City Council has issued advice on water quality in popular swimming areas following water sampling across the Shoalhaven this week. The sampling was conducted in locations from Lake Tabourie through to Sussex Inlet that were affected by power outages which may...

From live traffic

Live Traffic NSW - Incident: Jerrawangala Jerrawangala Princes Highway CHANGED TRAFFIC CONDITIONS Princes Highway may close RFS - Fires near me Advice: Delay your journey Due to the current fire conditions the Princes Hwy may close at any time today, Fri 10 Jan.  Motorists are advised to delay travel to the South Coast area today and this weekend...