Shoalhaven News

Covid restrictions for Jervis Bay Territory

Locals and visitors are reminded that Commonwealth COVID restrictions are in force in Jervis Bay Territory. Visitors from 9 Sydney Local Government areas are currently only permitted to enter the are with an approved exemption. This includes Booderee National Park, Wreck Bay, HMAS Creswell and a handful of holiday accommodation...

Man charged with allegedly assaulting Police Officer near Kiama

A man has been charged after he allegedly assaulted a Police Officer at the site of a single vehicle crash near Kiama. Around 6 last night, Police were called to the Princes Highway at Dunmore where they spoke to two men. One of them allegedly became aggressive and tried to strike a...

Woman missing from Nowra

UPDATE: Ellen has been found. Police are trying to find a woman who's gone missing from Nowra. 25 year old Ellen Lindquist was last seen at a caravan park on Saturday and hasn't been seen or heard from since. She's described as being of Caucasian appearance, between 165-175cm tall, of solid build with...

Boy missing from Nowra

Police are seeking information about a boy who's gone missing from Nowra. 12 year old John Woodhouse was last seen at a home in Worrigee yesterday morning (Sunday 10 January 2021), and hasn’t been seen since. Officers from the South Coast Police District have started a search. John is described as being of...

Nowra show postponed due to covid risk

The 145th Nowra Show has been postponed due to the heightened covid risk. Show society president Mark Stewart said the difficult decision was made after extensive consultation and input from the Management Committee, who determined the show could not be held as planned on February 5 and 6, 2021. The health, safety...

Worrying low test numbers in Ulladulla

The call has gone out for more Shoalhaven residents and visitors to have a covid-19 test following unexpected low testing numbers over the weekend. The Ulladulla Respiratory Clinic was open longer over the weekend, and a pop up clinic set up at the Milton Showground, after traces of the virus...

Homemade hand gun uncovered in Nowra

Police have allegedly uncovered a homemade handgun during a vehicle search in Nowra. Just before 8:30pm on Friday, Officers stopped a maroon-coloured Ford Falcon sedan on Jervis Street. The gun was loaded with a .22 calibre round. A 30 year old man allegedly resisted arrest. The man and a 46 year old woman were...

Weapons and drugs seized in South Coast bust

A man has been charged after being allegedly found in possession of a prohibited weapon in the Shoalhaven yesterday. About 5.10am  officers attached to South Coast Police District Proactive Crime Team executed a search warrant at a house on Pleasant Way, Nowra. Police spoke with a 35-year-old man who lived at the...

Man charged with spitting on security guard in Nowra

A man has been charged after he allegedly spat on a security guard in Nowra. Officers from the South Coast Police District were called to a shopping centre around 11am yesterday. Police were told the man threatened the guard and told him he had COVID. He was arrested just before 3pm and charged...

Milton covid clinic set up after traces found in sewage

Fragments of the virus that causes COVID-19 have been detected in a sewage treatment plant at Ulladulla for the first time. There have been no recent locally acquired cases or returned travellers who tested positive from this area. This could mean there are undetected cases of COVID in the community or someone...