Shoalhaven News

Urgent Police Response times

More than three-quarters of the State’s police regions, commands and districts, at least one in five urgent calls were not attended, within the government’s own benchmark time.  An urgent call is one where there is imminent threat to life or property. The benchmark is 12 minutes. This was revealed by Shadow Minister for...

Nurse allegedly attacked by knife wielding woman at Shoalhaven Hospital

Police are investigating after a nurse was allegedly attacked with a knife at Shoalhaven Hospital yesterday. Nowra Police Officers  were called to the hospital on Scenic Drive about 11.30am yesterday, after a registered nurse was injured when a female patient allegedly struck her with a knife. The 32-year-old female nurse was treated...

Jenny Morrison pays a surprise visit to the Shoalhaven

Without fanfare and without fuss, Australia's first lady Jenny Morrison has paid a surprise visit to Nowra today attending a Shoalhaven Business Chamber function before touring the Nowra Community Food Store. The wife of Prime Minister Scott Morrison joined a Women in Business morning tea at the new Care South headquarters...

Illawarra Shoalhaven Covid19 cases rise

NSW Health is reporting 523 new Covid 19 cases across the Illawarra Shoalhaven up until 4 pm yesterday. That's an increase from 465 cases yesterday. In the Shoalhaven there are 94 new cases. There have been 23 deaths state-wide - 15 hundred and 13 people in hospital - 71 in intensive care.      

Protecting Green and Gold Bell frog habitat

Shoalhaven residents got their hands dirty, and gumboots wet to help protect the vulnerable Green and Golden Bell Frogs at Worrigee Nature Reserve. The Green and Golden Bell Frog Habitat Workshop held at Worrigee Nature Reserve was delivered through the Saving our Species program via the South East Biodiversity and Conservation...

Myola boat ramp upgrade plans

Shoalhaven City Council is considering a repair or upgrade of the boat ramp at Catherine Street in Myola. Council is currently putting together an application to the NSW Government to fund this project through the NSW Boating Now program. The NSW Boating Now Program provides grant funding to improve maritime infrastructure and...

Over 400 new Covid 19 cases for the Illawarra Shoalhaven

NSW Health is reporting 233 positive PCR and 232 positive RAT results, a total of 465 new Covid 19 cases for the Illawarra Shoalhaven region in the 24 hours until 1pm on Saturday. In the last month there have been 9,785 positive cases from 44,855 Covid-19 tests or 107 positive Covid...

Help for woman and children fleeing domestic violence

Each year across Australia, nearly 10,000 women and children seeking safety are turned away because there isn’t a bed. For many women and children, this means homelessness – couch surfing, sleeping in the car, on the street or returning to the perpetrator. Senator Jenny McAllister, Shadow Assistant Minister for Communities and the Prevention...