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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Fallen wires block Kings Highway at Bungendore
News
Fallen wires have completely closed the Kings Highway at Bungendore and authorities say there is no forecast for when it will reopen. With heavy rainfall and severe weather warnings affecting the whole district, motorists are being advised to consider delaying their trip or allow extra travel time. The Kings Highway incident was reported just after 1 pm Sunday, 6 March,...
Woman dies after Kings Highway crash at Carwoola
News
A woman has died in Canberra Hospital following a two-vehicle crash near Queanbeyan this morning. About 9:15 am Friday 4 March 2022, emergency services responded to reports of a two-vehicle crash on the Kings Highway, Carwoola. Police have been told a Toyota Yaris - driven by a 55-year-old woman - was travelling west, and a Mazda 3 - driven by...
Paul West and fishing guru ‘Starlo’ throw a line to an innovative Eden start-up
Environment
Australian fishing legend, sports fishing writer and television personality Steve ‘Starlo’ Starling said a business turning marine waste into compost was one of the most exciting developments for recreational fishing and recycling industries he had seen in 50 years. In a new film Ocean To Earth, Starlo takes anglers on a journey that starts in the pristine waters of the...
November disaster declaration extended for seventh time after summer storms
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The State Government has extended the disaster declaration covering severe weather and flooding across NSW for the seventh time, and extended eligibility for disaster funding to an additional local government area. The additional LGA is Bland Shire in the Riverina, which takes in West Wyalong. This extension - more than three months after the initial declaration - demonstrates the ongoing...
Holland looks set to win seat of Bega while Overall takes Monaro
News
Labor is on track to wrest the State seat of Bega from the NSW Government for the first time, with early counting in this weekend's by-election showing a swing to the ALP of more than 13 per cent. The electorate was created in 1988 and has never been won by Labor. More than 50 per cent of people in the electorate cast...
From Canberra coffee lover to Eurobodalla mayor, Mathew Hatcher’s unlikely rise
Community
Newly-elected Eurobodalla Mayor Mathew Hatcher spent 10 years travelling the globe but he says Canberra is where he found his passion for coffee. Mathew's background is in hospitality - a great way to tune into people, what they think and what they want out of life - and coffee was the ultimate conversational aid. "I was lucky enough to meet...
Boating trip turns to tragedy at Moruya North Head
News
A mid-week boating trip has turned to tragedy on the NSW South Coast, with one man dead after a boat capsized at Moruya on Wednesday, 9 February. Emergency services were called to North Head, Moruya, just before 11 am following reports a boat had capsized. Police were told a six-metre aluminium vessel - carrying three men - capsized shortly after...
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...
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