About Kim Treasure

Kim Treasure has been a journalist for more than 35 years, working across regional NSW and Canberra in print, radio and online. She began her career at the Newcastle Herald with Fairfax Media and managed almost 40 mastheads across Southern NSW before leaving the company in 2019. She was the voice of ABC Radio in the Eurobodalla for more than two decades and has written for national magazines and newspapers. Kim has been a judge on the NSW Australian of the Year Panel, a board member of the Ronald McDonald Holiday Retreat, and an active member of sporting and community organisations on the NSW South Coast. She has a passion for public interest journalism and a drive to foster community connections and conversation. Kim lives on small acreage near Batemans Bay and loves nothing more than spending time with family and friends - both two and four-legged.

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Aged care course delivers Tayla-made view of the industry
Community
A Goulburn HSC student has secured a 'ticket to earn' as part of a unique TAFE NSW TVET course aimed at giving teens a running start into the workforce while still at school. Mulwaree High School year 12 student Tayla Hogan, 18, has recently completed a Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) through TAFE NSW Goulburn, which will arm her...
Quick police work sees man face Goulburn court on child sex charges
News
A man is being held in custody until at least March after facing Goulburn court charged over the alleged sexual abuse of a young girl in the state’s Southern Tablelands earlier this week. On Wednesday 19 January 2022, police received reports that a 15-year-old girl had been sexually assaulted earlier that day by a man known to her. The matter...
Gun owners urged to take steps to keep firearms safe from criminals
News
A gun safety initiative deployed in Goulburn this week aims to reduce the number of illegal firearms in the region and stop stolen guns falling into the hands of criminals and criminal gangs. NSW Police are conducting Operation Exert across the state until Saturday 22 January 2022 and launched the operation in Goulburn on Monday, 17 January 2022. Firearms Registry Commander,...
Podcasting pair set to reheat Riverina cold case
Community
The disappearance of a Riverina teenager is to be the focus of a new podcast being recorded by Wagga identities Adam Drummond and Daniel Johns. The pair first dipped their toes into the world of podcasting with The Missing Files, which explored the disappearance of Jayden Penno-Tompsett and helped shed new light on the case in the lead-up to a...
Agreement paves the way for water levels in Lake Albert to be maintained
News
Wagga Wagga's much loved Lake Albert will be topped up each winter in a bid to keep the water level relatively high, even in the hottest and driest summers. Wagga Wagga City Council has been working with the NSW Government to find a way to maintain permanent water levels in Lake Albert. In March 2021, council and the government entered...
ACT man extradited to NSW to face Hume Highway crash charges
News
An ACT man has been extradited to NSW after being charged over a crash in the Southern Highlands in 2019. At about midday on Monday, 7 October 2019, emergency services were called to the Hume Highway at Marulan, responding to reports of a two-vehicle crash. Police allege a Hyundai i30 was driving south, with three people on board, when it...
Volcanic eruption sparks tsunami warning for the South Coast
News
A tidal surge caused by a volcanic eruption in Tonga has already hit Eden today, 16 January 2022, and is expected to continue to affect the NSW South Coast this morning. Boaters, fishers and swimmers are being urged to stay out of the water while a marine warning remains in place. The marine warning for Australia's east coast was generated...
Little black box of essentials vital for business resilience
Business
Whether he’s in his shop, at home, out and about locally or further afield, Eden Antiques co-owner Eric Wolske has all his essential business information on him at all times in the form of a USB. The Eden Business Chamber of Commerce president also has an offline printed copy of his important documents, another copy on his laptop and a...
P-plater dies in two-car crash south of Moruya
News
A car crash has claimed the life of a 17-year-old P-plater and closed one lane of the busy Princes Highway this afternoon (14 January). A police spokesperson said emergency services were called to the scene 10 km south of Moruya just after midday following reports of a two-vehicle crash. "Police have been told a silver hatchback was travelling west on...
South Coast horse riders prepare for epic Mongolian trip
Community
Two keen NSW South Coast equestrian riders will soon follow in the hoofprints of the world's greatest warlord, helping today’s Mongolian kids move on from lives scavenging garbage tips. Bodalla’s Duncan McLaughlin and Moruya’s Cele Stone are among 16 riders selected for the 3600km Blue Wolf Totem Expedition across Mongolia commencing in May 2022. Raising funds for the Children of the...
UPDATE: Man dies after crash that has closed Kings Highway
News
UPDATED: A man has died following a multi-vehicle crash on the Kings Highway, near Goulburn Rd, Mulloon. Monaro Police say a Mazda sedan and a heavy vehicle "impacted", before the sedan and an Audi SUV collided head-on. The driver and sole occupant of the sedan – a man aged 51 – died at the scene. The male driver of the heavy...
Fourteen-year-old among teens arrested after allegedly assaulting police
News
Six people, including a 14-year-old boy, have been charged over the alleged assault of two police officers in the Riverina region on Tuesday (11 January). At about 11:10 am, officers attached to Riverina Police District's Proactive Crime Team attended a home on Connorton Avenue, Ashmont, to make inquiries regarding a teenager wanted over an unrelated matter. While attempting to arrest...
Helicopter crash highlights inadequacies of upper torso restraints
News
A helicopter crash in the NSW Snowy Mountains has highlighted the inadequacies of standard restraints in aerial firefighting and long-line lifting, with an Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) investigation finding they are likely not fit-for-purpose. On 17 April, 2018, the pilot of a Garlick Helicopters UH-1H ‘Huey’ helicopter was conducting long-line lifting operations near Talbingo, in the Snowy Mountains, to...
Lake issues help float new-look Wagga council
News
It will be a new-look council in Wagga Wagga that gathers for its first meeting on 10 January with more than half of the seats to be occupied by first-time councillors. The result of the 4 December local government election was a decisive one for the group led by Lake Albert campaigner Mick Henderson, whose battles with council over the...
Outgoing Yass Mayor Rowena Abbey says thanks
Opinion
I became a councillor 13-and-a-half years ago and the first female Mayor of Yass Valley nine-and-a half years ago. I'm very proud of those achievements. My mayoral term started with the Cobbler Road grassfire which began on 8 January, 2013, and burnt 14,000 hectares within six hours. The headline in the paper at the time was 'Baptism of Fire' and...
Inspiring course offers hope, new skills to Wagga refugees
Community
An inspiring project aimed at arming refugees with new employability skills and helping Riverina farmers address a crippling farm labour shortage is taking shape at TAFE NSW Primary Industries Centre in North Wagga. A partnership between TAFE NSW, Australian Red Cross and employment provider Acclaimed Workforce, the Harvest Trail skill sets have seen a group of Yazidi refugees in Wagga...
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