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A person going about their work has been killed this afternoon following a truck crash near Gunning, between Goulburn and...
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Lifesavers along the Far South Coast are mourning the loss of Ross and Andrew Powell at the weekend. The 71-year-old...
Arts & Culture
Three Victorians are the major winners of the 17th Annual Lake Light Sculpture exhibition, held at Banjo Paterson Park, Jindabyne...
Vulnerable Little Eagles flying on grand Aussie tours
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A research project on the vulnerable Little Eagle pairs movement in the ACT region has shown the native bird is successfully breeding and migrating across Australia, with one eagle travelling more than 14,000 kilometres across the nation. The joint research project, which is being undertaken by the ACT Government, Ginninderry Joint Venture, CSIRO and researchers from the Australian National University,...
Your moon landing stories wanted for 50th anniversary
News
What were you doing when Neil Armstrong first stepped on the moon back on 21 July 1969? Were you holding your breath, watching the drama unfold on television, like millions of other people around the globe? Were you swept up in the excitement of your parents or teachers? If you were born too late for the live event, is there a...
Rail options for Canberra – Monaro – Eden chugg forward
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The long talked about Monaro Rail Trail is chugging forward with Snowy Monaro Regional Council progressing a feasibility study of the project. The proposed vision is to turn the disused rail line from Queanbeyan to Bombala into a 208 km bike path, adding up to a three to five-day journey. Those excited by the idea point to the many interesting rail features...
Mayor’s Writing Competition plants a ‘seed’ for young Eurobodalla writers – entries close soon!
Arts & Culture
Kids looking for something to do these school holidays? Want to get them away from screens? The annual Eurobodalla Mayor’s Writing Competition is here and offering the shire’s young wordsmiths an opportunity to grow their talent. With less than two weeks until entries close, Mayor Liz Innes is encouraging budding writers aged five to 18 years who live or go...
Booming Murrumbateman to grow retail heart
Property
The fast-growing rural village of Murrumbateman is about to become a country town, complete with a pedestrian-friendly retail heart. Sydney-based developer Hewlett Property Group, which has commercial centres in Canberra and elsewhere in regional NSW, is building Fairley Square, a town centre of four buildings with eight separate small and medium tenancies. The development has planning approval and work on...
Herds for Hire munch war on weeds from Merimbula to Lake Burley Griffin
Environment
Two Northern Hemisphere natives are doing battle in Southern NSW and the ACT and the good guys are winning. Goats are currently munching their way through tangles of blackberry bushes along Merimbula Creek at the back of Club Sapphire having beaten similar infestations around Lake Burley Griffin and the Australian National Botanic Gardens in Canberra. "With goats, the use of harmful...
Red Cross disaster volunteers needed across Snowy Monaro
Community
The Australian Red Cross is looking for volunteers in Snowy Monaro to step up in times of trouble and distress for the local community. "We are a bit light on the ground, its a high-risk area and our Snowy Monaro team is a bit concerned should something happen," says Emergency Services Officer, Sandra Arnold. A free one-day training course will be held...
New playground for young and young at heart in Tuross
Community
More happiness for Eurobodalla kids this Easter, with Council announcing a major upgrade of a Tuross Head playground. Residents and visitors will soon have a bigger and better playground to enjoy at the Evans Road Reserve, with the existing playground to be closed from late April/early May until the end of June to allow crews from Eurobodalla Shire Council to do...
Kosciuszko’s 75th marks another watershed moment in dealing with hooves
Opinion
This weekend marks the 75th birthday of Kosciuszko National Park. At a time we should be celebrating Kosciuszko National Park’s 75th anniversary, the area remains mired in a mucky debate about hard-hooved animals. The park was created in 1944 by visionary Labor Premier, Sir William McKell, who was compelled to act after witnessing what he described as 'one of Australia's greatest...
Bodalla adds to Electric Vehicle discussion, new charge point for Easter
Environment
A small Bodalla based business has sidestepped the ugliness of the Electric Vehicle (EVs) debate in the run-up to the May 18 Federal Election and installed a charging point ready for Easter holiday traffic on the Princes Highway. "It's wonderful that we are talking about EVs, and it's wonderful that this is being seen as 'the climate election' but I hate...
Upgraded facilities at South Durras boat ramp ready for Easter
Community
Easter brings more than chocolate eggs to Eurobodalla locals and holidaymakers with upgraded car-park facilities at the South Durras boat ramp. Eurobodalla Shire Council’s Infrastructure Works Manager Tony Swallow says there are now 19 parking spaces available, including nine catering for boat trailers. “To improve drainage and prevent possible erosion caused by informal parking, we’ve surfaced the car park, with kerb...
Lifesavers concerned about Easter long weekend drowning spike
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Lifesavers have shared their fear of the "notoriously high-risk" for drownings on the NSW beaches over the Easter long weekend holiday, with surf lifesavers on standby for the busy two-week period. Over the last three seasons, NSW has averaged a coastal drowning every 8.9 days, which spikes to a drowning every two days over the Easter long weekend. Surf Life Saving...
Buying elephant sedative online as easy as purchasing books according to ANU study
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Researchers at the Australian National University are warning that the online market for drugs capable of sedating an elephant is as accessible as buying books off Amazon. According to a new study by the ANU, Australians have access to mass amounts of potent drugs online, with "alarming" amounts of synthetic opioids such as fentanyl and carfentanil available on the dark web. Carfentanil,...
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