Economy

Economy
Potential export businesses at Yass, Bega, Moruya, and Young have been invited to think big and expand their customer base...
Community
“We want to hear from locals how to enhance this important public space, how to establish new activities and explore...
News
The reputation of South East New South Wales as a training ground for future doctors and other health professionals is...
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...
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...
Wallagoot Lake shrinking as the hot days of summer get closer
News
Concerns for the health and future of Wallagoot Lake have arisen following February's large fish kill, with water levels in the lake now at their lowest since 2010. Doug Reckord, Principal of the Bournda Environmental Education Centre, says that marine scientist, Luke Brown, noticed the low levels while with a group of students last week. "In 2010, Jack Miller, who...
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...
Local councils win $13.6 million reprieve from Emergency Services Levy
News
Local Government has welcomed news an increase in the Emergency Services Levy will be paid by the NSW Government this year saving the sector from a $13.6 million bill. Acting Premier and Minister for Regional NSW John Barilaro and the Minister for Local Government Shelley Hancock say the State’s 128 councils would not have to pay the additional funds this...
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...
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...
Locals asked to donate sanitary products to ‘Share the Dignity’
Health & Wellbeing
“So many women, every month, have to forfeit sanitary products because they cannot afford them. Many mothers have to choose between buying sanitary items and feeding their children,” says Rochelle Courtenay, founder of Share the Dignity. During August residents of Southern New South Wales are being asked to help women and families doing it tough. Share the Dignity’s August Dignity Drive is running now...
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...
Community projects lobby for votes in government grant ballot
News
Community organisations across the Monaro, Bega, and Goulburn electorates are out touting for votes in the closing days and hours of the NSW Government's 'My Community Project' ballot process. Voting closes this Thursday (August 15) with residents in each electorate asked to decide which of the nominated projects should be funded as part of the program. Voting opened a month...
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