Health & Wellbeing
For Peter Ward from Batemans Bay, Wednesday's appear to deliver the kind of joy money can't buy. He's one of...
Food & Wine
A mutual love of wine can sometimes lead to perfect matrimony, just ask local winemaker Sarah McDougall. The owner of...
Economy
Potential export businesses at Yass, Bega, Moruya, and Young have been invited to think big and expand their customer base...
‘Walk and Talk’ about future of Batemans Bay Foreshore – Thursday & Saturday
Community
“We want to hear from locals how to enhance this important public space, how to establish new activities and explore different ways to use the waterfront,” says Liz Rankin, Eurobodalla Shire Council’s Manager of Strategic Growth. With large parts of the Batemans Bay foreshore wrapped up in the Bridge Replacement Project, talk and planning for the future look and feel...
Monaro part of “industrial scale” green carbon biz of the future – Landcare talk in Cooma Friday
Environment
Those who live in, or regularly pass through the Monaro often find the landscape arresting - stark perhaps, but delicate and beautiful all the same. Professor Justin Borevitz from The Australian National University is no different. "The Monaro is my backyard and there's so much more to it than what you can see from the road, once you get onto...
Madden’s trucks run non-stop keeping up with Aldi and McCain
Community
As Australia’s population of 25 million people rises every minute, gleaming white trucks from Harden are so busy delivering food they need more drivers. Madden’s Refrigerated Transport employs about 40 drivers, and could use another 30. A fleet of 25 prime-movers and up to 30 trailers are moving groceries around the clock, seven days a week. The Australian Trucking Association...
Last days to have your say on $8 million Light to Light plans
News
Interest in the $8 million makeover of the stunning Light to Light Walk south of Eden has come from near and far, however, the window for comment and feedback on the draft plan is just days away from closing. Those who spend time on this pink part of the remote Far South Coast speak with passion and of deep connection...
Eurobodalla cafes lending coffee mugs to reduce landfill and address drive fatigue
Community
A caffeine hit during a road trip often means a single-use coffee cup, bit by bit habits are changing (I need to be better at it) as people travel with their own mug for cafes to fill along the way. A new scheme in the Eurobodalla is helping drive that change in behaviour further. Business owners from Bodalla to Narooma...
Building an export business – Yass, Bega, Moruya, & Young workshops
Business
Getting into exports sounds like a big call for many regional businesses. There is no doubt there are challenges, but the potential is huge and next week in Young, Yass, Bega and Moruya there's advice to help your business rise to the opportunities. The Canberra Region Joint Organisation (CRJO), representing eight neighbouring local government areas, says the Capital Region is...
From eggs to meat – the next step for pioneering Bega Valley Eggs
Economy
They've only been on their 300 acres near Quaama for a few years but Dan and Lyndal Tarasenko of Bega Valley Eggs have already achieved so much. "I don't think we've had a typical day yet," Lyndal laughs, running after the couple's toddler son, Leo, "the business has been in a constant state of growth since we started in 2016." With 5000...
End to Medicare freeze might be too late for some country GPs
News
The days of Tuross Head having its own doctor's surgery are ticking away with the Queen Street Medical Centre winding back a service that has been part of the village for almost a decade. As reported earlier this month, Moruya/Tuross GP Partner, Dr Neil Starmer expressed his frustration and disappointment, “we thought we could weather the storm comprising static...
More jobs than people available in the Eurobodalla’s largest industry
Economy
Eurobodalla job seekers are being asked to take a fresh look at work within the region's fastest-growing employment sector through a new job scheme. Health care and social assistance is the shire’s largest industry, with more jobs available than eligible job seekers. Eurobodalla Shire Council’s Employment Projects Coordinator, Rhonnie South says the Employment Revolution program is helping ensure the shire...
Dry River Bridge closures scrapped, Princes Highway to stay open
News
Bridgeworks that have closed the Princes Highway north of Bega on some nights over the last two weeks have been completed ahead of schedule with the remaining plans for night closures scrapped. Motorists have been juggling the closures each Sunday, Monday and Tuesday nights on Dry River Bridge at Quaama since August 4, further closures are no longer necessary. Vehicle...
Tilba boutique dairy chooses “silver lining” in EU Free Trade talks
News
The region's leading boutique dairy business is choosing to opt for a "silver lining" approach as international trade talks threaten the use of familiar product names by Australian dairy producers. "Australia is a young country by global business standards, we have forged our identity in many food-producing industries; wheat, lamb, beef, dairy and wine to name a few," says Erica...
Second barge takes up residence on Clyde River for Bay Bridge replacement
News
Batemans Bay High School students were among the crowd who welcomed a second massive construction barge to the Clyde River today (August 14) as the even bigger big Batemans Bay Bridge replacement project hit another milestone. The second barge left the Brisbane River 12 days ago and passed under the 1956 structure it is helping replace at about 1.15 pm...
Bermagui’s nature camp ‘The Crossing’ celebrates 21 years
Community
When they arrived on their recently purchased 58 acres on a curl in the Bermagui River 21 years ago, Dean and Annette Turner were driving a teal bus, which they planned to live in while they established a nature camp for young people. "We started really small," Nettie laughs, while Dean chimes in "it was either going to make...
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