Local News

Tathra community spirit to be celebrated

  Bega Valley Shire Council has partnered with Fortem Australia and COORDINARE to provide a free, community-led event to celebrate the Tathra community’s spirit, resilience and mateship. The Tathra Strong Community Gathering will be held at the Tathra Fire Station from 2.30pm to 9.30pm on Saturday 6 March. “The bushfires of Tathra and...

Batemans Bay CBD water, sewer upgrade begins

  Above: Eurobodalla Council has begun a project to improve capacity of the Batemans Bay CBD water and sewer network. Eurobodalla Council is upgrading infrastructure at Mackay Park as part of a wider project to improve the Batemans Bay CBD’s water and sewer network. The work forms part of the first stage of an upgrade...

Applications open for NAIDOC Week and youth development grants

Above: Merrimans Local Aboriginal Land Council used Eurobodalla Council’s 2020 NAIDOC Week grant to put towards a Wallaga Lake community mural, which was a joint project with Bega Valley Shire Council, Mumbulla Foundation and Youth Opportunities Red Cross. Applications are now open for two Eurobodalla funding programs; one for projects celebrating Aboriginal...

Man fatally stabbed at Cooma

A man has been arrested after two men were stabbed, one fatally, in the state’s south today. About 4am (Monday 15 February 2021), emergency services were contacted after reports two men had been stabbed. The men reportedly drove to Cooma Hospital for treatment, where one died after suffering stab wounds to his...

Fittler rides his motorbike into Batemans Bay and Bega

NSW Blues coach Brad Fittler will ride his motorbike into Batemans Bay this afternoon as part of a 5000km and 24 regional NSW town tour to support local communities and promote rugby league participation. Fittler is  joined by on the Hogs tour Gus Worland, Founder of Gotcha4Life, who will deliver messages...

Merimbula and district on look-out for COVID-19

Merimbula residents and travellers from Melbourne are urged to be on the lookout for COVID-19 symptoms. People who flew  on REX's Melbourne to Merimbula Flight No. ZL3468 flew last Tuesday, 9 February, at 10.40am have been asked to get tested and self isolate for 14 days regardless of the result, and...

More help to clean-up bushfire impacted properties in the Eurobodalla

More free help to clean up bushfire-impacted properties is available to Eurobodalla residents over the coming weeks. Disaster Relief Australia, comprising volunteer teams of ex-military and emergency responders, will be assisting those in need for the next five weeks, four days each week. The help was arranged and funded by Eurobodalla Council’s...

Work to start on the Kings at Currowan next week

  Motorists are advised of changed traffic conditions from next week on the Kings Highway at Currowan, west of Nelligen. Transport for NSW is carrying out safety improvements on a 1.9 kilometre section of the Kings Highway to create a safer environment for road users. Improvements will include shoulder widening and improved guttering,...

Register now for Clean Up Australia Day on the Far South Coast

    Registrations are open for Eurobodalla’s largest clean-up event, Clean Up Australia Day, on Sunday 7 March. With a surge in use of disposable items over the past 12 months due to COVID, Clean Up Australia chairman Pip Kiernan said there had never been a better time to step up to clean...