Tim Dalrymple re-elected president of the Moruya Business Chamber for third time
Business
For the third time in a row, Moruya businessman Tim Dalrymple has been re-elected to serve as president of the Moruya Business Chamber. Tim, who also operates Sportfirst and the Moruya Laundromat, says the chamber faces some big issues in the coming year with not only the lingering effects of the bushfires and COVID-19 lockdowns on local business, but also...
Driver charged following serious crash near Goulburn
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A Goulburn man will appear in court next month after a serious single-vehicle crash near the Wakefield Park raceway on 25 September. About 1:30 pm on Saturday 25 September 2021, emergency services responded to reports of a serious single-vehicle crash on Braidwood Road, Tirrannaville, about 8km south of Goulburn. READ ALSO: Police appeal for dash-cam footage after serious crash near...
Eurobodalla’s COVID-19 outbreak spreads to Bega Valley Shire
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The Eurobodalla shire's COVID-19 outbreak has now spread to the neighbouring Bega Valley Shire, with three cases reported in the 24-hours to 8 pm yesterday. The three cases in Beauty Point are all linked to known cases in the Eurobodalla. They were included in the 21 new COVID-19 cases in the Southern NSW Local Health District (SNSWLHD) for the 24...
September’s big wet delays temporary railway overpass bridge at Wallendbeen
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It’s a race against time and tide as delays impede the construction of a temporary railway overpass bridge on Burley Griffin Way, at Wallendbeen, that was initially set to reopen in September 2021. As the calendar ticked over to October, a recent dumping of 20mm of rain at nearby Cootamundra has mounted pressure with an impending harvest in the region. A...
The Goulburn Group says Member for Hume Angus Taylor is costing the region jobs and industry
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The founder of a community action group that has initiated the Goulburn Wetlands, the Community Energy 4 Goulburn solar farm, and Tesla supercharge station believes innovative technology enterprises from all across the world can establish in the city. The Goulburn Group president, Urs Walterlin, says the city has everything needed for sustainable industries – blue-collar and white-collar workers; wonderful infrastructure; and...
Member for Monaro, Deputy Premier John Barilaro resigns, quits parliament
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UPDATED 10:30 am: There's been further chaos in the NSW State Government as Deputy Premier and Member for Monaro John Barilaro announced this morning that he will quit politics. "I just don’t have the energy anymore," Mr Barilaro told a snap press conference. Public life had taken a considerable toll, he said, making particular note of the defamation case the...
Andrew Constance confirms he’ll take a tilt at Federal politics
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NSW Transport and Roads Minister Andrew Constance has announced he will be stepping down from the ministry this week and quitting State politics at the end of the parliamentary session to take a tilt at the Federal seat of Gilmore. The Member for Bega said it was heartbreaking to see what had happened to Gladys Berejiklian — "one of the...
List of Snowy Mountains COVID-19 venues grows, more cases in Queanbeyan, Goulburn
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For the second day running, Southern NSW Local Health District (SNSWLHD) has been notified of 27 new COVID-19 cases  in the latest reporting period. The announcement comes with a growing list of exposure sites in the Snowy Mountains - 18 new venues of concern have been released in Jindabyne, 10 in Cooma and three in Thredbo. READ ALSO: Lengthy road closure a...
Lengthy road closure a dead end for South Coast businesses
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Roadworks on George Bass Drive at Lilli Pilli, on the NSW South Coast, are causing disruptions to livelihoods, with the popular THREE66 Espresso Bar in Mosquito Bay feeling the greatest weight of the road closure. The works, which consist of straightening the windy road between Lilli Pilli and Surf Beach, are being completed to improve safety on the busy road,...
COVID-19 case numbers jump again in Queanbeyan, Goulburn, Jindabyne and Moruya
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COVID-19 numbers in the Southern NSW Local Health District (SNSWLHD) have jumped again, this time with 27 cases recorded in the 24 hours to 8 pm yesterday. This brings the total cases in SNSWLHD to 223 since the start of the current outbreak in June and comes on a day when NSW recorded 813 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 and...
Hopes backyard bird count will bring good news as bush recovers from Black Summer
Environment
Following the devastating loss of wildlife during the Black Summer Bushfires, it is hoped this year's Aussie Backyard Bird Count will reveal an increase in bird numbers in south eastern NSW. From 18 - 24 October, BirdLife Australia is asking all Aussies to spend 20 minutes in their backyard or favourite outdoor space, identifying and counting birds before submitting results using...
More COVID cases in Queanbeyan, Goulburn and Hilltops; exposure sites in Moruya, Thredbo and Jindabyne
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Southern NSW Local Health District (SNSWLHD) has been notified of 20 new COVID-19 cases in the 24 hours to 8 pm yesterday - most worryingly, only two linked to known cases. Twelve of the new cases are in the Queanbeyan-Palerang region, with two linked to known cases, while all eight in the Goulburn Mulwaree area are under investigation. There were no...
Stay safe this long weekend, Yass Mayor urges locals, visitors
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The Mayor of Yass Valley Council, Rowena Abbey, is urging local residents to do the right thing when it comes to travelling outside the region during the upcoming October long weekend. While she welcomed the lifting of the Yass stay-at-home order earlier this week, she said there was a danger of people travelling to areas which were still under COVID-19...
Snap lockdown for Snowy Monaro, cases rise in Queanbeyan, Goulburn, Hilltops and Batemans Bay
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The State Government has confirmed what most of us already knew in our hearts - people in the Eurobodalla, Goulburn-Mulwaree, Wingecarribee and Queanbeyan-Palerang local government areas will be under lockdown orders until restrictions start to lift on 11 October. Stay-at-home orders will be lifted, as scheduled, from tomorrow, Friday 1 October, for Hilltops, Mid-Western Regional, and Walgett LGAs. But due...
18 new cases across southern NSW; Bay COVID-19 outbreak claims first life
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UPDATED 11 am: The first person to lose their life as part of the COVID-19 outbreak in Batemans Bay was a woman in her 70s, who died at home. NSW Chief Health Officer Kerry Chant said the woman was double vaccinated but had only just received her second dose of the vaccine. She had underlying health issues and was diagnosed with...
New exposure sites in Queanbeyan and Goulburn, stay-at-home orders lifted in Yass
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COVID-19 case numbers in Southern NSW Local Health District (SNSWLHD) are continuing to grow, with 14 recorded in the 24 hours to 8 pm yesterday. This brings the total cases in SNSWLHD to 132 since the start of the current outbreak in June. Of the 14 new cases, five are in Goulburn and nine are in Queanbeyan. All bar one...
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