Local News

Severe Weather Warning for South Coast

There's a Severe Weather Warning in place for the South Coast today.HEAVY RAINFALL which may lead to FLASH FLOODING is expected to continue due to a low pressure system directing persistent and widespread rain over the southeast. Road update (9am Wednesday 5/05):  East Street, Bega - water over causeway Wapengo causeway - Tathra-Beramgui...

99th Annual CWA State Conference officially underway

The theme for this year's Country Women's Association State meeting is Strength in Adversity.   The 99th Annual CWA General Meeting officially opened at the Bega Showground on Monday, with a welcome to country by Aunty Coleen Dixon, followed by a welcome from CWA State President, Stephanie Stanhope, Bega Valley Shire...

$22m Mossy Point redevelopment still being considered

A development application, lodged in December, for a $22 million resort redevelopment at Oaks Ranch in Mossy Point remains with with the Eurobodalla Council.  The development will incorporate an upgraded motel and events centre with 24 motel rooms, function and conference facilities to service up to 220 guests, and 75 resort style...

Marine Rescue exercise off Bermagui successful

(Photos: Marine Resuce NSW) Marine Rescue specialists and Far South Coast Lifesavers took to the water off Bermagui over the weekend to search for "victims" missing at sea as part of a major capability exercise.The  'plane-crash' search was the focus of a two-day regional Search and Rescue Exercise designed to test...

$100 million tower complex to be the Sapphire of Eden

Eden is set to receive $100 million in private investment, in a boom for the region,. Core Asset Development (CAD group) launched a development application on Friday April 30, for a four-tower complex known as “The Sapphire of Eden“ that's expected to re-shape and revitalise Eden, as a major regional centre...

Federal funding to build more drought resilient landscapes

  Droughts are expected to become more frequent and prolonged with climate change. Image courtesy Charles Sturt Uni. The Federal Government is investing $13.4 million in the Natural Resource Management Drought Resilience Program to help build more drought resilient landscapes. The funding is part of the forward-thinking $5 billion Future Drought Fund, which...

Bega Valley residents invited to help make the shire more resilient

Residents of the Bega Valley who have ideas about how to reduce disaster risk and build resilience in the Valley are invited to attend a workshop with the CSIRO. The CSIRO and Bega Valley Shire council are working on a project to increase resilience, particularly in the food, energy, housing and...

Last days to nominate a Eurobodalla local hero

Above: Anthony Bellette was one of the joint winners of last year's Local Hero award. Image courtesy ESC.  There's still time to get your nomination in for the Eurobodalla Local Hero award. The annual award recognises residents who make outstanding contributions to the community; people who give up their own time for...

Kindy info sessions start at the Bay this evening

Daily challenge cards are included in Eurobodalla’s Council’s transition to school kit, which is available free to parents who attend school readiness information sessions this week. Information sessions to help parents give their preschool-aged children the best possible start at kindergarten next year will be held this week in Batemans Bay,...