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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Entries now open for Eurobodalla’s River of Art Festival
What's On
With the 2020 River of Art Festival scheduled to start in September, artists are being urged to enter their work in this year’s festival art prize. Working within COVID-19 restrictions, the festival’s art prize will be a highlight of the Eurobodalla’s annual celebration of the region’s rich artistic life. Now in its 15th year, arts events will be held from...
Goulburn Waste Management Centre upgrade gets the go-ahead
News
An upgraded Goulburn Waste Management Centre should reduce the amount of waste going into landfill and bring down the cost for some users. The new Goulburn Waste Management Centre, also known as Re-Use Goulburn (RUG), will complete the site’s transformation from traditional landfill to a modern waste management centre, according to Goulburn Mulwaree Council Mayor Bob Kirk. “It is important...
Snowsports training facility to be ‘a game-changer’
Sport
A world-class training facility in the Snowy Mountains is one step closer to reality with the NSW Government lodging a development application for stage one of the National Snowsports Training Centre. If given the go-ahead, the Jindabyne development will give Australian winter sports athletes access to a dry slope airbag jump that is expected to attract athletes from across the globe. With...
Far South Coast residents warned to boil their water
News
Residents of small communities in the Bega Valley are being warned to boil their water as council begins using water from the Brogo River to replenish reservoirs. Bega Valley Shire Council and NSW Health introduced the boil water notice as a precautionary measure for the Brogo-Bermagui water supply system from 11 pm on Thursday, 6 August because the river water...
‘A borderless community’: how ACT could run Ginninderry’s policing, waste
News
The ACT Government may be contracted to provide services including policing, waste management and roads maintenance to NSW residents of Ginninderry as Yass Valley Council makes a call on how to handle the cross-border development's future. It is one of three options Yass Valley Council will choose to manage services for 5000 homes on the NSW side in Parkwood, which...
Community update on Port of Eden projects
Community
Three key projects that aim to transform the functionality, aesthetics and commercial amenity of the Port of Eden will be the subject of an information session on the NSW Far South Coast on Thursday, 6 August. The Eden community will have the chance to hear about and ask questions on projects centred on the town precinct, from the Eden Killer...
Laing O’Rourke wraps up bushfire clean-up
News
Bushfire recovery contractor Laing O'Rourke says it's transitioning the bushfire clean-up back to the NSW Government after clearing more than 3200 affected properties. The company was engaged by the NSW Government to accelerate the clean-up of 2800 fire-damaged properties across the state. After clearing those properties by the 30 June deadline, the contractor was asked to stay on to clear...
Water restrictions ease across the Snowy Monaro
News
Water restrictions across the Snowy Monaro have been eased following much-needed heavy rainfall across southeast NSW. After months on Level 3 water restrictions, the Nimmitabel community has moved to a conserve water notice. The same notice will apply for water supplies in Bombala, Bredbo, Cooma and Delegate. These reductions in water restrictions came into effect at 12 pm on Wednesday,...
Rosedale community physically reunited after fires
News
The bushfire-ravaged community of Rosedale on the NSW South Coast is now physically reunited with the replacement of a footbridge that has linked north and south for generations. “It’s all one Rosedale and now we’ve re-established the physical connection,” said Rosedale resident of 54 years, David Boardman, at the official opening of the footbridge on 24 July. Eurobodalla Shire Council...
Power still out for almost 2000 in the Eurobodalla
News
UPDATE 1.30PM: Further Essential Energy resources have been deployed to the South Coast to help restore power to almost 950 customers in the Eurobodalla area. Crews have been working since early this morning and have successfully restored power to about 920 customers. For the rest, Essential Energy has sent a text message advising an estimated time of restoration. Many customers will...
No new COVID-19 cases from Batemans Bay cluster
Health & Wellbeing
There have been 17 new cases of COVID-19 identified in NSW in the past 24 hours - none of them linked to the Eurobodalla. However a Surf Beach woman has been fined for failing to self-isolate after returning from Victoria. Officers from South Coast Police District went to a Surf Beach home on Sunday after reports the 63-year-old woman had...
Fears for bushfire victims as torrential rain lashes coast
News
With torrential rain and high winds lashing the NSW South Coast, Eurobodalla Mayor Liz Innes is urging anyone living rough after the black summer bushfires to reach out for help. "My heart goes out to people in these conditions," Cr Innes said. "It's abhorrent to think there are people living in poor circumstances in this weather. We cannot, as a...
Frosty reception for COVID-19 breaches at ski resort
News
The lure of an apres-ski drink has led to an alleged Public Health Order breach at Thredbo, just a day after police were forced to shut down a dance party near Lake Jindabyne. Police have taken legal action against several people and venues across NSW for alleged breaches of the state’s Public Health Orders over the weekend. A dozen people...
Old dogs, children and watermelon wine
Opinion
American country musician Tom T Hall sung, "Ain't but three things in this world that's worth a solitary dime, but old dogs and children and watermelon wine." I can't vouch for the watermelon wine, but I reckon he hit the nail on the head with the first two in his song, Old Dogs, Children and Watermelon Wine. My 16-year-old cocker...
Progress for $30 million Goulburn aged care development proposal
News
A $30 million development that's expected to create around 170 jobs in the Goulburn area is progressing through Goulburn Mulwaree Council. The council's staff are working on a planning proposal that will allow the new residential aged care facility, proposed on a site at Ducks Lane and Lillkar Road, southwest of the city, to go ahead. Signature Care has asked...
Four Eurobodalla clubs close after ‘casual’ COVID-19 contact
Business
Club Narooma and Club Dalmeny have taken to four the number of Eurobodalla clubs to close following a COVID-19 outbreak on the South Coast. Batemans Bay Soldiers Club, Club Malua, Club Narooma and Club Dalmeny have all voluntarily closed their doors for a deep clean after being told by NSW Health that an infectious person had visited the Batemans Bay,...
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