Local News

Local bands announced for Wanderer Festival

Boasting an incredible lineup of Australian and international talent, anticipation is high for the Wanderer Festival, coming to the Sapphire Coast, September 23-25, 2022. Leading the first-round music announcement are Ziggy Alberts, DMA’s, The Teskey Brothers, Winston Surfshirt, scorching US soul singer Curtis Harding, legendary pop surrealists The Dandy Warhols, and many...

Life-changing diabetes support for people in Eden-Monaro

More people in Eden-Monaro living with Type 1 diabetes are now able to access life changing subsidised Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) products to better manage their blood glucose levels. The Minister for Health and Aged Care, Mark Butler, announced the Australian Government will extend subsidised access to CGM products under the...

Search for Tura Beach man continues

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a man missing from the state’s South Coast. Peter Claux, aged 86, was reported missing after his vehicle – a 1991 maroon coloured Subaru sedan with NSW registration AHF 81P – was located parked in Widgeram Road, Bournda on Thursday 2 June 2022. Officers...

Bega Valley hospitals limiting visitors

  South East Regional and Pambula hospitals are limiting visitors while COVID-19 cases are on the rise. Signage at both sites explains the need to limit visitors this week due to the COVID clusters that are impacting staff and patients. Visitors are still being allowed in on compassionate grounds. Southern NSW Local Health District...

Junk out for hard waste collection

Eurobodalla Shire Council will launch its annual household hard waste collection this month, giving residents the chance to get rid of unwanted items too bulky for the household bin. The kerbside collection starts in the shire’s south around Tilba on Monday 18 July and moves progressively north each week, finishing at...

NSW Seniors Festival Grants Open

South Coast community groups can now apply for grant funding to host activities as part of the 65th annual NSW Seniors Festival. Organisations can apply for grants up to $10,000 to help see their event be part of the largest celebration of seniors in the Southern Hemisphere. The grants are designed to...

Men's Table coming to Batemans Bay

  A new men's mental health service of a different kind is coming to Batemans Bay. After successfully setting up groups in Bermagui and Bega this year, The Men’s Table will be launching at the Garden Room (downstairs) at Salvation Army Lifestyle Centre in Batemans Bay next Tuesday. The Men’s Table creates a...

Pair caught red handed by Fisheries

Two men have been apprehended by Batemans Bay Fisheries Officers as part of an ongoing operation. The men were allegedly in joint possession of a large quantity of Abalone, Eastern Rock Lobster, Sea Urchins and other mixed molluscs illegally taken from the North Head (restricted) Habitat Protection Zone of the Batemans...

South Coast's little dairy has big win

It's now official, Some of the best milk in the country is produced right here on the South Coast. Tilba Dairy has taken home Champion Milk at the 2022 Sydney Royal Show. Owner Erica Dibden, told East Coast Radio she was thrilled and would like to thank all customers who have supported...

South Coast to farewell Anthony Vella

Life Member of the Batemans Bay Surf Life Saving Club, Anthony Vella, passed away at his home over the weekend. The 64-year-old dedicated the better part of the last 40 years to serving, training and protecting the Eurobodalla community through his work with numerous Surf Life Saving Clubs across the shire. He...