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ANZAC Walk to be officially unveiled and opened at Batemans Bay today

The ANZAC Walk at the Batemans Bay Soldiers Club will be officially opened today. Image courtesy Batemans Bay Soldiers Club.  Hundreds of people across the Far South Coast are commemorating ANZAC Day today. Dawn services have been well attended.  This morning, and in some cases this afternoon, marches and services will be...

A young woman with courage and determination taken too soon

Belinda Green was fund-raising for MS research.  The Far south Coast community is paying its respects to a young local woman who lost her life in a car collision on the Princes Highway, south of Narooma, last week.  Belinda Green, 25, was a valued and loved employee of LJ Hooker Narooma, and...

Tragedy averted at Pambula thanks to volunteer surf life-savers

Marine Rescue's Glenn Sullivan says the quick work of Pambula Surf Life Savers on Sunday saved the lives of two 12-year olds and an adult, believed to be their father. The children were dragged out on an outgoing tide from the Pambula river-mouth area and when the man went into...

Labor pledges to get Princes Highway work done quickly

Coalition and Labor have both pledged a total of $500 million, but Labor says it will get to work straight away. Labor's infrastructure and regional development shadow minister Anthony Albanese was on the South Coast yesterday to promise that Princes Highway upgrades would be fast-tracked under a Labor Government.  In a joint...

"Tickled pink", Tathra Oysters, Bega Cheese scoop the pool at Royal Easter

The Rodely's celebrate the outstanding success of their Tathra Oysters at the Royal Easter Show. Bega Cheese's vintage cheese and Nellieke Gorton's blue ribbon fruit cake.  Tathra Oysters has taken away three gold medals, a silver, the champion oyster exhibit award, and a place in the President's Medal this year, at...

Men "listen to other men" regarding violence against women

Mr Sapphire, Rory Marama Hogan, getting ready for the cat-walk.  Batemans Bay martial arts expert, Rory Marama Hogan, has been crowned Mr Sapphire at the Mr Diamond Australia Beauty Pageant at Brisbane.  Rory came third in the prestigious event over the weekend, and says it was a lot more overwhelming than he...

Missing Batemans Bay teenager found safe and well

Good news this morning. The father of 17-year-old missing Batemans Bay girl Estelle McDonald has confirmed she has been found safe and well at Brou Lake, north of Narooma. A big thank you to all our listeners who shared information about Estelle on our Facebook pages, your help is really appreciated. 

Police ask for help to find missing Batemans Bay teenager

Have you seen 17-year-old Estelle McDonald, from Batemans Bay? South Coast police are seeking assistance from the public to locate a missing girl, Estelle McDonald of Catalina, Batemans Bay. Estelle, aged 17 years, was last seen around 5pm Wednesday 3 April 2019 at the Batehaven shops. She told her father that she was...

A woman has died in a Far South Coast fatal accident this morning

A woman has died after her sedan and a truck collided south of Narooma this morning. The crash happened about 7.10am, on the Princes Highway when the northbound car and a truck travelling south collided. The female driver of the car died at the scene. The male driver of the truck has been...