Granite Town this Saturday in Moruya – made for and by music lovers
Community
Step outside your regular playlist and find your new favourite artist this Saturday at Moruya's Granite Town music festival. For the fifth year in a row this community-run, not-for-profit, massive day of music is out to surprise your ears with a cool mix of Soul, Funk, Blues and Roots. "In 2016 solo artist Tash Sultana was a favourite for me,"...
Eurobodalla Landcare at an all time high
Community
The Eurobodalla wears its 'Nature Coast' tag as a badge of honour, and while the mysterious ways of mother nature can largely take credit for the coastal estuaries, golden beaches, rainforest gullies, and fertile pastures the region is famous for, people power is also at play. In the past year, Eurobodalla Landcare volunteers have contributed more than 10,000 hours of hard...
Wagga City Wanderers join NPLW as Capital Football extends reach to Riverina
Sport
With Capital Football announcing the new look NPL1 and NPL2 for the upcoming season, the National Premier League Women has seen a new team join the competition for 2019. The eight clubs who participated in the NPLW in 2018 will all be back for next season and will be joined by the Wagga City Wanderers as Capital Football extends its reach into...
“Keep Tathra Cool, Climate Action Now”
News
Frustrated by inaction and squabbling on climate change 12 years after they first took a stand, the Tathra community has again come out en-mass to lead the discussion and advocate for the future. With Dr Matthew Nott, the founder of Clean Energy for Eternity directing the traffic, hundreds of people turned out on Lawrence Park today (September 30) to create a human...
Epic Sea to Snow Journey – shaping young people, celebrating local environment
Environment
What are you doing with your long weekend in southern NSW? Eleven young people from the Bega Valley and Eurobodalla are halfway through a nine-day, 250 km trek from the sea of Dalmeny to the snow of Kosciusko National Park. The Sea to Snow Journey was established by The Crossing Land Education Centre at Bermagui 10 years ago as an...
A personal reflection on Police Remembrance Day
News
National Police Remembrance Day is held annually on September 29 (today) - St Michael and All Angels Day, St Michael is the Patron Saint of Police and recognised by Christian, Jewish and Islamic faiths. This year, to avoid conflicts with the long weekend, the annual Far South Coast Police Remembrance Day Service was held yesterday (Friday, September 28) at St...
Festival of Open Minds Podcast – author and teacher Gabbie Stroud
Podcast
Gabbie Stroud and her powerful and moving memoir ‘Teacher’ has captured Australia’s attention and is part of the current news cycle. In 2014, Gabbie was a very dedicated teacher with over a decade of experience, but she was forced to walk away from her calling by frustration and despair. Her ground-breaking essay ‘Teaching Australia’ in the February 2016 Griffith Review...
South Coast waters turn electric blue! Find out how to see it and capture it on film
Environment
The famous waters of the NSW Far South Coast have at times this week been a brilliant red by day and a luminescent blue at night. This natural event is non-toxic and with a bit of luck will hang around for the long weekend so more people can take in the spectacle. "Red tide is the colloquial name for the...
Yankees Gap Fire contained and under control on Day 44
News
Day 44 (September 27) of the vast Yankees Gap Fire that has been burning at the back of Bemboka, Numbugga, and Brogo brings a sigh of relief for those living alongside it and fighting it. Just before 4 pm the NSW Rural Fire Service declared the fire to be 'under control' and 'contained', words that didn't seem possible on August...
FOUND – Batemans Bay’s Katie Joyce
News
A Batemans Bay resident reported missing from south-west Sydney has been found safe and well. Police wish to thank the public and the media for their assistance in locating, 33-year-old Katie Joyce. Concerns were raised on Tuesday when Police revealed Katie hadn't been seen since Sunday morning, her last known sighting at that stage was at a home on Caledonia Street,...
Award-winning South Coast truckie rolls out safety program for young drivers
Community
All David Wilson ever wanted to do since he was a little boy was to be a truck driver, and now the owner of Pambula freight company DJ Cool Freight has been awarded a national accolade by the trucking industry organisation, NatRoad. Mr Wilson was named 2018 Professional Driver of the Year at NatRoad's national conference and awards on Hamilton...
Have you seen Batemans Bay’s Katie Joyce?
News
Police are hoping the community might be able to help locate a Batemans Bay woman missing from Bexley in Sydney's south-west. Katie Joyce, aged 33, was last seen at a home on Caledonia Street, Bexley, at about 10 am, on Sunday (September 23). She has not been seen or heard from since. Police understand Katie who lives in Batemans Bay...
Thai Ambassador visits Cooma to acknowledge architect
News
A special occasion this week for 95-year-old, Yallambee Lodge resident Tibor Olgay. On Monday, Mr Olgay played host to Thailand’s Ambassador to Australia and officials from the Royal Thailand Embassy. Thailand Ambassador, Nantana Sivakua made the trip to Cooma to personally thank Mr Olgay who designed the Royal Thailand Embassy in Canberra, 48 years ago. “We are very grateful for the work...
A “new” Deputy Mayor for Eurobodalla Shire Council
News
The Eurobodalla has a "new" Deputy Mayor, Councillor Rob Pollock OAM, takes over from Cr Anthony Mayne, who served in the position for two years. Describing Cr Pollock as "new to the role" should be prefaced with the knowledge that he has been a local councillor for 31 years and has previously served as Deputy Mayor for 11. Over the...
Eden to better look after boats big & small, an extra $9 million announced
News
Another jewel has been added to Eden's increasingly sparkling crown with the NSW Government providing an additional $9 million in funding to construct a wave attenuator in Snug Cove. The extra funds come on top of $10 million announced in 2014 for the Eden Safe Harbour Project and will allow for the government's preferred option to be constructed, a total cost...
The People’s Cup races to the Sapphire Coast as part of world tour
Sport
The Sapphire Coast will join racing history when it hosts the $200,000, 18-carat gold Lexus Melbourne Cup this week as part of the 16th annual Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour. The Cup will tour more than 37 destinations around Australia and internationally in 2018, with the trophy heading to Ireland, UK, New Zealand and South Korea, while also trekking to Dunedoo, Katherine, Canberra, Mission Beach and Hobart...
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