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Headspace opens at Batemans Bay

After years of waiting, the full headspace for Batemans Bay is now open, providing a range of mental health and wellbeing services to local young people. Member for Gilmore, Fiona Phillips MP today popped into the new centre to thank the staff for their work supporting young people in our community. “The...

Brand design specialists to work with community on name for Mackay Park centre

Above: Construction is underway on the Batemans Bay Regional Aquatic, Arts and Leisure Centre at Mackay Park. Eurobodalla community members are invited to be part of stakeholder workshops that will help shape the branding and naming of the new Batemans Bay Regional Aquatic, Arts and Leisure Centre. Brand design specialist CITIZEN is working...

NSW Health issues alert over new strain of COVID

NSW Health is calling on anyone who has been at the Hotel Grand Chancellor in Brisbane since 30 December, either as a returned traveller or as a staff member, to immediately get tested and isolate for 14 days after they were last at the hotel regardless of their test result. NSW...

Far South Coast residents warned about dangers of online conspiracy theories

An expert in online conspiracy theories has warned Far South Coast residents about the dangers of getting taken in by cult-like groups such as QAnon.   Professor at the School of Philosophy at the Australian National University Colin Kline said one of the concerns is the distortion of public health messages...

Vandals damage lifeguard tower at Surf Beach

Police are requesting assistance from the public for any information about damage to a lifeguard tower at Surf Beach. Sometime between the hours of 5pm Sunday and 9am Monday 11/1/21 unknown person/s have dragged the tower onto the beach, removed a wooden footing which they set alight and used as...

Huge Great White Shark spotted off Blue Pool in Bermagui

A great white shark 'pushing 5 metres' has been spotted by recreational fisherman trying to catch flathead just out the front of the Blue Pool in Bermagui.  Brendon Suter and his mates were trying to catch a few flathead in 30 metres of water less than 1 km from the Bermagui...

Housing situation "desperate" on Far South Coast

  Above: Social Justice Advocates of the Sapphire Coast secretary Dianne Beckett and chairperson Mick Brosnan hold ‘Liferaft’ the book written by  GJ Maher, detailing the efforts made to provide caravans to homeless people in the Bega Valley Shire. The Social Justice Advocates of the Sapphire Coast have again detailed an urgent...

Changed traffic conditions for Moruya

Motorists are advised of changed traffic conditions from next week on various roads in the Moruya area. Transport for NSW will be carrying out geotechnical work next to the Princes Highway, Malabar Drive, Percy Davis Drive, North Head Drive, South Head Road and Noads Drive in Moruya from Monday 18 January...