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Labor matches $500 million Princes Highway commitment

Both major political parties have committed $500 million to upgrade Princes Highway south of Wollongong. Opposition leader Bill Shorten says a Labor Government will match the Coalition's $500 million funding pledge for Princes Highway upgrades between the Victorian border and Wollongong, and start work as soon as possible.   Mr Shorten made the...

Bill Shorten to make announcement in Moruya re Labor's Medicare Cancer Plan

Above: Opposition leader Bill Shorten with his mum Ann. Mrs Shorten passed away from breast cancer in 2014.  Labor leader Bill Shorten will be in Moruya this afternoon, to make an announcement in relation to Labor's Medicare Cancer Plan.  Mr Shorten, who watched his mother battle breast cancer before she passed away...

Mystery surrounds Eden fatal stabbing

A 36-year old Bega man is in custody following a fatal stabbing at Eden yesterday.  The fatal stabbing of a 49-year-old man at Eden is surrounded in mystery this morning after a police media statement last night which said the police investigation would be conducted by Lake Illawarra police and be...

Fishers to flock to Batemans Bay for the Mighty Bonanza

This year's competition tackle will also include a smart phone web-app for uploading fish-catch information.  In fishing, Batemans Bay is gearing up for one of the biggest fishing comps on the annual South Coast calendar. The Mighty Bonanza fishing competition will start in Batemans Bay on Saturday, 13th of April, and go...

Batemans Bay beauty contestant goes for Diamond title and safety for women

Batemans Bay man, Rory Marama Hogan, is about to walk the cat-walk in the Mr Diamond Australia beauty pageant, and raise awareness about the high-rate of male violence against women while doing so.  Rory is the current Mr Diamond NSW and will be competing for the Australian title on the 13th...

Electric vehicle fast charges coming to Bega and Batemans Bay

Above: NRMA EV fast chargers coming to Bega and Batemans Bay over the next few months. Image courtesy NRMA.     The NRMA says it will roll out fast chargers for electric vehicles at Bega, Batemans Bay, Nabiac, Bathurst, Parkes, and Dubbo over the coming few months.  Yesterday the Oppostion Leader Bill Shorten said Labor...

Ann Sudmalis says funding secured for Mackay Park

Mackay Park is set to be transformed, with confirmation of Federal funding today.  Federal Member for Gilmore, Ann Sudmalis has today confirmed Federal funding of $25 million dollars for the construction of the Regional Aquatic, Arts and Leisure Precinct at Mackay Park, Batemans Bay. Ms Sudmalis announced the funding from the Regional...

Canberra to be relocated to Eden...budget set to reveal

A source has told East Coast Radio there will be an announcement in the budget that Canberra will be moved to Eden. Image courtesy of visitcanberra.com In news just to hand it's understood the federal budget includes plans to relocate the headquarters of government from Canberra to Eden.  It's understood while a...