Health & Wellbeing

Community
9 Feb 2018
A Snowy Mountains couple brought together by a sense of respect and fairness has been in Canberra pitching their property overlooking Lake Jindabyne to same-sex couples looking to tie the knot in 2018. Every love story is unique and Anton and Bibi Wiesmann, owners of the Panorama have their own tale to tell, one they shared at the Canberra Wedding...
Health & Wellbeing
8 Feb 2018
A new horse stable complex has opened at Sapphire Coast Turf Club, north of Merimbula, a move that is seen as being key to growing the racing industry on the Far South Coast. Turf Club President, Robyn Bain believes the $270,000 development allows local trainers to kick-start their business and offers travelling trainers somewhere to safely and securely house their...
Environment
7 Feb 2018
The last camper in Hobbs Corner for the summer of 2017/18 has pleaded for Tathra's 'unspoilt' character and environment to be protected as he adds his own chapter to Tathra's history. This has been Stuart Howard's eighteenth summer camping just across the road from Tathra Beach. "I just love the place, it's a bit more laid back than Merimbula," Stuart...
Arts & Culture
3 Feb 2018
Sandy Lewis is putting down roots again. After a life living in all parts of Australia, this Army brat from Western Australia has settled in Bombala, with a sense of fate guiding her hand. Mind you Sandy says she is still West Australian to her core. "Dad was SAS (Special Air Services), so it was an interesting childhood - 16...
Arts & Culture
28 Jan 2018
Giving up your citizenship is a hard thing to get your head around if you were born in Australia. Generally speaking, being born in Australia is the Wonka Golden Ticket of citizenship. I guess there are Australian's that renounce their citizenship - Rupert Murdoch comes to mind, but Aussie's choosing citizenship of another country over the green and gold isn't...
Arts & Culture
16 Jan 2018
Today’s conversation is with Michael Grab. Michael’s rock balancing art stops the world dead, and in the same way that breathing just happens, your mind automatically asks, "How the hell does he do that?" https://vimeo.com/251245890 The gallery of photo and videos on his Gravity Glue website is extraordinary. Canadian born Michael has been on the Far South Coast of New...
Health & Wellbeing
8 Jan 2018
Perhaps the best result in the 2018 George Bass Surfboat Marathon is that Wayne "Superman" Kent is still alive. The 66-year-old member of Pambula Surf Life Saving Club started the epic race in Batemans Bay on New Year's Eve, 31km's later as "Super" was helping pull his boat ashore at South Head, Moruya his heart stopped. "The bloke was dead when...
Health & Wellbeing
1 Jan 2018
Day two of the George Bass Surfboat Marathon was a slog, with the events 25 entries having to punch through a stiff southerly breeze and swell to make it to Coila Beach at Tuross. The 18km leg started with a tribute to a stalwart of the Moruya Surf Club and the Bass, Lesley Pheeney. Lesley was the race secretary for many...
Health & Wellbeing
31 Dec 2017
The first day of the George Bass Surf Boat Marathon took a twist at the Moruya finish line, one that points to the challenges of the great race. The 66-year-old sweep of the Pambula Men's Masters crew had a heart attack and was revived on the beach. "Volunteers on patrol with Mourya Surf Club responded quickly and a doctor rowing for...
Health & Wellbeing
30 Dec 2017
Rowers and ski paddlers ready to start their conquest of the mighty George Bass Surfboat Marathon are settling into their Moruya High campground ready for a start on the last day of 2017. This one of a kind event starts at the Batemans Bay Bridge tomorrow (Dec 31) morning. For the seven days that follow crews and competitors from around Australia...
Health & Wellbeing
13 Dec 2017
A Bega man who was told to walk home from South East Regional Hospital (SERH) at 2am says his confidence in the local health service has improved. Paul's outrageous story drew a strong response from the About Regional community when it was first published in late November. He had already made an official complaint about his shoddy treatment but was yet to receive...
Arts & Culture
12 Dec 2017
Buddy benches and reflection ponds are just a couple of the bright ideas Bombala students have come up with as part of their studies into playground design. Students from St Joseph’s Primary School have just presented a range of thoughtful and captivating 3D playground models, paving the way for future playground construction in Bombala. Following months of hard work, their...
Health & Wellbeing
12 Dec 2017
For the last 3 summers, businesses in Tathra and Bega have worked together to fund a beach safety program that has kept the famous red and yellow flags flying on Tathra Beach during February. Our golden strip of sand has been the only beach south of Ulladulla with a 7-day-a-week lifeguard service during the final month of summer. To build...
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