Shoalhaven News

Telstra stoppage today

Telstra workers are again walking off the job, as part of an ongoing dispute about pay and work conditions.  Thousands are taking part in the industrial action - which coincides with A-C-T-U rallies across the nation.  The stoppage is mostly impacting maintenance. Photo: 2ST news stock

Measles scare NOT in the Shoalhaven

Assurances this morning a current measles scare in other parts of the country does not effect the Shoalhaven.  The 84th case for the year was confirmed late on Monday.. and the nation recorded 103 cases in 2018 and only 81 for 2017. However there's no locally acquired cases and CURTIS GREGORY the...

Tests to detect flu go next level

 Research has found a new rapid flu test could improve outcomes for Shoalhaven and Illawarra patients and hospitals.  The test allows 70 percent of patients to receive their results before they leave the emergency department. That's compared to two percent of those using conventional testing. Macquarie University research fellow Nasir Wade says...

Shoalhaven Council up for another award

Shoalhaven has been nominated as breakthrough destination of the year at the Mumbrella Travel Marketing Awards, which will be held in Sydney this week. The awards celebrate the best of Travel Marketing in Australia and New Zealand, and the 2019 awards will recognise the industry’s standout work from the past year. Off...

Warning after two Shoalhaven crashes

With showers looming today motorists are again being urged to take care. It follows two accidents in the Shoalhaven on Monday morning , the first at Meroo Meadow where a car had run under the back of a flat bed ute... the driver of the car needed hospital treatment for some...

Close call at Meroo Meadow

A young man has had a lucky escape after a two vehicle crash at Meroo Meadow. Emergency Services were called to the northbound lanes of the Princes Highway around 8:15 this morning. A 21 year old man was treated for shock and a sore neck and was taken to Shoalhaven Hospital in...

A huge boost for Shoalhaven's little battlers

An outstanding result at the weekend for the hard work that's gone into building the  at NOWRA. It's the fourth one to be built by G.J. Gardner, with all proceeds going to the Variety Children's Charity who support children and families facing challenges through sickness, disadvantage and special needs.The Carrington Heights...

Nowra paramedics attacked

Yet another attack on a paramedic..  this time in Nowra on Saturday night.. Two paramedics were on the receiving end of a violent allegedly intoxicated man who was in the back of their ambulance being taken to hospital. GARY WILSON from the Paramedics Association says it's a trend that's getting worse.. "...

Nowra mayor supports Labor's electric car pledge

Labor's ambitious plan unveiled last week to dramatically increase the number of electric cars in the country would have the support of Shoalhaven Mayor AMANDA FINDLEY. The ALP wants to see at least 50 percent of new cars sold in the country to be electric by 2030. Councillor FINDLEY owns an electric...

A boat capsize at Bombo Beach.

NSW Ambulance paramedics and a medical team are responding to reports of a boat capsize at Bombo Beach in the Illawarra region. 3 crews and a medical team have been called and are treating three people with one receiving CPR More details to follow soon   File Image