Shoalhaven News

Jindelara Cottage funding

The Morrison Government is committing $638,000 to the expansion of Jindelara Cottage in Ulladulla if re-elected, providing greater residential accommodation for people with disabilities from across the region. The project will include repurposing the existing Jindelara Cottage and constructing a new, specialised two-story facility adjacent to the home, providing additional respite...

Jervis Bay Road flyover gets green light

The long-awaited Jervis Bay Road and Princes Highway intersection upgrade is now one step closer to reality, with the submissions report released today showing overwhelming support for the proposed design. The $125 million intersection upgrade is jointly funded by the Australian and NSW governments, with the Australian Government committing $100 million and the NSW...

A respected South Coast Police officer retires

Local serving Shoalhaven Police officer Sergeant Mick Tebbutt has retired after 33 years in the Force with South Coast Police District. A plumber by trade, Sgt Tebbutt had always dreamed of a career in the cops, and when the opportunity arose, he grabbed it with both hands. He was 32 when he...

First responders hone their skills

It will be a case of hydraulic cutters at the ready this weekend when Fire and Rescue NSW crews from the Shoalhaven take on the State Emergency Service and other first response agencies in the 2022 Road Crash Rescue Challenge at Dubbo. The three-day event at the Dubbo Showgrounds this year...

Saluting their service

The sacrifice and service of veterans in Berry and Lake Conjola will be further commemorated and recognised with Berry RSL Sub-Branch and Lake Conjola Bowling and Recreation Club sharing in $1.5 million from the latest round of Saluting Their Service grants. Minister for Veterans’ Affairs and Defence Personnel Andrew Gee said, “We are very...

Shoalhaven Covid update

NSW Health is reporting 647 new Covid-19 cases for the Illawarra Shoalhaven in the past 24 hours. There are 157 for the Shoalhaven and 45 at Kiama . 329 new cases have been reported for Wollongong and 116 for Shellharbour.

2022 Shoalhaven Eucalypt Photo Competition

Captivating images of flowering gums, towering trunks and burnt barks are among the entries in the 2022 Shoalhaven Eucalypt Photo Competition. A total of 122 photo entries were submitted by 76 entrants from around the local area, including a budding photographer of just six years old.   The winning entry was submitted by...

NDIS National Day of Action

People with disability, families, and workers from across the Illawarra and Shoalhaven will unite in Wollongong tomorrow, as part of a co-ordinated National Day of Action to protest explained individual plan cuts that are leaving people along the South Coast without critical supports. The Illawarra and Shoalhaven Save our NDIS Rally will see people with disability...

Both sides of politics commit funds for Nowra Bypass

Both sides of politics have promised money to plan for the Nowra Bypass if elected next month. But the amounts they have promised differ greatly. Last week Labor's Shadow Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development, Catherine King, pledged to spend $5 million to fund phase one of the bypass, completing planning...

New COVID-related deaths in Shoalhaven and Wollongong

A Shoalhaven man in his 50s and a Wollongong woman in her 80s are among 21 COVID-related deaths across the state in the 24 hours to 4pm yesterday. Both had been vaccinated against the virus, and the man had significant underlying health conditions. They were among 12 women and 9 men to die...