Shoalhaven News

Fishing fees help fund Shoalhaven improvements

Shoalhaven City Council has been given more than $264,000 to improve the region's fishing facilities. South Coast MP Shelley Hancock announced the money from the Recreational Fishing Trust will allow for a new fishing projects in the region. The bulk of council's funding will be directed to improving facilities at St Georges Basin,...

Additional COVID-19 cases reported in the Shoalhaven and South Coast

NSW Health has confirmed another two positive cases of COVID-19 in the Shoalhaven. The Illawarra Shoalhaven Illawarra Health district website said the two cases are residents of Shoalhaven Local Government Area and investigations are ongoing. A spokesperson could not provide details of what town or villages those cases are located at or whether...

Dragons confirm Sims can look elsewhere

Former Kiama local Tariq Sims may have played his last game for St George Illawarra after coach Anthony Griffin confirmed he had been given permission to look elsewhere. Sims' NRL season ended on a horrible note on Saturday night, taken to hospital after a head clash with South Sydney's Jacob Host...

Search for missing AJ into its second day

A three-year-old boy is still missing almost two days after his disappearance from his family's rural property in the NSW Hunter region. Hundreds of volunteers and police have been scouring bushland for Anthony "AJ" Elfalak around his family's 260-hectare farm at Putty, near Singleton, since he went missing about 11.45 am...

Dads stepping up during COVID-19 lockdowns

Aussie dads are playing a greater role in their young children's education during COVID-19, leading the charge when it comes to home-schooling maths and PE, a study has found. The research has been shared in time for Father's Day on Sunday. "With our busy life and my job I had very little...

COVID-19 casual contact alert for South Nowra

NSW Health has released a COVID-19 casual contact alert for South Nowra. Health says the alert is for Bunnings Nowra, at 147 Princes Highway, on Tuesday August 31, 2021 from 6:30am to 2:00pm Anyone who attended this venue is a casual contact and must get tested and self-isolate until they receive a...

Pop up testing clinics for Bomaderry & Huskisson

Two pop up testing clinics will open in the Shoalhaven from tomorrow morning. That includes: Bomaderry Histopath Drive-through ClinicShoalhaven Indoor Sports Centre Carpark90 Cambewarra Rd, Bomaderry8am – 5pm – 7 days Huskisson Southern IML Drive-through ClinicHuskisson Scout Hall CarparkKioloa Street, Huskisson8am – 5pm – 7 days It follows confirmation that the Shoalhaven LGA has...

Two COVID-19 cases confirmed in the Shoalhaven

The Shoalhaven has recorded its first two cases of COVID-19. Deputy NSW Premier John Barliaro said there were two Shoalhaven cases among the Illawarra's figures during this morning's COVID-19 update. Dr Marianne Gayle from NSW Health again urged people in Bomaderry to come forward for testing after COVID virus fragments were found...

Going gold in memory of Sussex Inlet's Georgia

Today marks three months since 12-year-old Georgia Fletcher of Sussex Inlet succumbed to Neuroblastoma, but a fundraising push to help neuroblastoma research has been delayed due to COVID restrictions. Shoalhaven Goes Gold was due to launch today in Nowra's CBD, but that's been pushed back for two weeks. However organiser Sue Hammond-Warne...

Bomaderry Service Station robbery arrest

A man has been charged over an alleged robbery in Bomaderry earlier this week.Just after 9 pm on Monday the 30th of August, a man entered a service station on the Princes Highway at Bomaderry and allegedly demanded cash from a female employee.The man stole cash before leaving the area...