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ESSENTIAL ENERGY UPDATE 9am 26th Jan

Essential Energy Bushfire Update  More than 400 Essential Energy team members worked across the South East of NSW yesterday, continuing with repairs and assessing new damage to the network following the fire events over the past two days. In south Moruya on Friday Essential Energy was successful in restoring power to more...

CULTURAL BURNING ON THE AGENDA FOR PAMBULA COMMUNITIES

More Australians who don't have First Nations heritage, are now looking to First Nations land care to conserve the bush and wildlife and protect life and property. Image courtesy IndigenousX Over 300 people gathered at the Pambula Surf Club at Pambula Beach last night to talk about the bushfire disaster and...

Another life lost

Very sad news from police last night.  Police have confirmed a body has been found in a home impacted by bushfires on the state’s South Coast. Officers from South Coast Police District attended a house on Bumbo Road, Bodalla, yesterday after concerns were raised for the occupant after bushfire impacted the area...

PLEASE READ - BUSHFIRE UPDATE FOR EUROBODALLA - 6.30pm 24th Jan

Eurobodalla Emergency Operations Update Friday 24 January 2020 Fires Fire activity has eased across the fireground in today’s more favourable conditions. Both Badja and Clyde Mountain fires remain at Advice. However, there is still active fire in the landscape and people should continue to monitor conditions. Firefighters continue working to slow the spread...

CREEWAH GLEN ALLEN BUSHFIRE - WEST OF MOGILLA - BACK AT WATCH AND ACT 4.30pm 24th Jan

Keep checking www.rfs.nsw.gov.au for the latest emergency warnings Check www.livetraffic.com for road closures  The Creewah bushfire in the Snowy Monaro is out of control and back at Watch and Act this afternoon.  Here is the latest advice current as of 4.30pm, 24th Jan  A bush fire is burning in the Glen Allen area. The fire...

TEAM RUBICON HEAD TO COBARGO TO HELP DISASTER RECOVERY

One of the hero groups which helped enormously in the Tathra bushfire recovery, Team Rubicon, will be back on the Far South Coast this weekend and for the weeks to come, helping around the Cobargo area in an operation dubbed Operation Ryan. The not-for-profit group comprises of defence veterans and they...

KINGS HIGHWAY IS OPEN - PRINCES HIGHWAY REMAINS CLOSED IN TWO SECTIONS

  The Kings Highway is open this morning. It reopened at 5pm last night. There are other road closures, including the Princes Highway in two sections, between Cobargo and Tilba and Coila and Bodalla.  Please keep checking www.livetraffic.com for the latest information about roads 

PLEASE READ - BEGA VALLEY BUSHFIRE UPDATE - 8.30pm 23rd Jan

Bega Valley Bushfire Update, 8:30pm Jan 23. Princes Highway between Cobargo and the Bermagui Road turn off south of Tilba is expected to remain closed overnight. Cobargo - Bermagui Road is open now for a VERY SHORT TIME to allow people along that road to get home for the night. Wallaga Lake -...