Shoalhaven News

Shock withdrawal from Anzac Day Dawn Service

Organisers of this year's Anzac Day dawn march at Greenwell Point have been left shocked by an announcement Royal Australian Navy personnel will not be marching. It's understood it's about an occupational health and safety issue, with personnel not allowed to march in the dark. After 30-years of having the current serving...

Man missing from Bomaderry

Police are seeking information about a man who's gone missing from Bomaderry. 30 year old Mitchell Dempsey was last seen at his home on Monday around 8:30am. He was heading to an appointment in North Nowra and was travelling in a white coloured Hyundai I35 wagon with NSW plates JM-0129. Police believe he...

Instagram users beware

Social media users across the Shoalhaven are being urged to be wary of Instagram influencers promoting alcohol. A  health study of 70 high-profile Australians found a majority didn't fully disclose when they had been paid for booze-related posts . Spokesperson EMMA SALIBA says full disclosure is important as the number of young...

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...