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    Thursday 30 July 2020

  • New bushfire recovery support service
    A new case management service offering support to those significantly impacted by the Black Summer bushfires opens Monday in Moruya.

  • Avoid post-rain winter swims
    Avoid swimming in local beaches, lakes and rivers for the next few days due to poor water quality. As well as dirty water runoff from the heavy rain, a large amount of burnt debris is also washing into local waterways.

  • Monday 27 July 2020

  • Art prize draws near, finalists announced
    Finalists for the biennial Basil Sellers Art Prize were announced earlier this month, the major prize winner will receive $20,000, with their winning work acquired by Mr Sellers.

  • Friday 24 July 2020

  • Shire Mayor welcomes infrastructure spending
    Eurobodalla Mayor Liz Innes has welcomed new NSW Government infrastructure spending in the shire.

  • Wednesday 22 July 2020

  • Funds to help environmental bushfire recovery
    Council has received more than $1.8 million funding to bolster environmental recovery efforts following the Black Summer bushfires.

  • Tuesday 21 July 2020

  • Midnight detectives do their bit to help conserve Eurobodalla’s water
    Council has been helping local schools and businesses identify water leaks with help from a data logger device. Attached to the main water meter, the data loggers offer the reassurance of being able to detect potential water leaks even when schools and businesses are closed.

  • New playground open at Long Beach
    Children have been enjoying the new all-ages park in Long Beach, visiting daily to experience the new playground, exercise equipment, basketball half court and scooter track.

  • Monday 20 July 2020

  • Council facilities close temporarily in response to COVID-19
    Eurobodalla Council will err on the side of caution and close some of its facilities until there is a clearer picture of the Batemans Bay COVID-19 situation. Surf Beach and Brou waste management facilities, Batemans Bay Visitor Information Centre, Batemans Bay Council depot, Eurobodalla’s three libraries, the Basil Sellers Exhibition Centre are closed to the general public. These temporary measures will be reviewed as the week progresses. Essential services such as household bin collection, water, sewer, and most administrative services are operating as usual.

  • Eight COVID-19 cases connected to Batemans Bay
    Eight cases of COVID-19 are now linked to the Batemans Bay Soldiers Club, people who visited the Club on Monday 13 July, Wednesday 15 July, Thursday 16 July and Friday 17 July, should immediately be tested for COVID-19 and self-isolate for 14 days, regardless of symptoms. People who were at the Club on Tuesday 14 July are advised to monitor for symptoms and seek testing if symptoms develop.

  • Friday 17 July 2020

  • Shipping container debris washes ashore
    South east swells have brought more than crashing waves to Eurobodalla’s coastline, as takeway containers and facemasks wash onto the shire’s beaches following a shipping container spill in May.

  • Wednesday 15 July 2020

  • Let’s keep Eurobodalla open for business
    With the recent COVD-19 outbreak in Victoria and Sydney Eurobodalla Mayor Liz Innes is reminding residents and visitors to remain vigilant to keep the community safe.

  • Wednesday 15 July 2020

  • Got a trunk worth of junk?
    Residents can rid themselves of unwanted bulky items when Eurobodalla’s annual hard waste collection kicks off next week; beginning at Tilba and North Narooma on Monday 20 July and moving progressively north to finisgh at South Durras in late September.

  • Tuesday 14 July 2020

  • Explore outdoor treasures these school holidays
    Getting out and into the great outdoors these school holidays is little bit easier with our guided enviro treasure hunt activity sheets, perfect for primary-school aged children.

  • Friday 10 July 2020

  • Moving to bigger things at five
    New play-based kits are helping families give young children a smoother ride when starting school. The transition-to-school kits come with an info sheet with activities for parents and carers to play alongside their children.

  • Resilient artists set for spring brush up
    Organisers of the River of Art are determined this year’s event will go ahead, despite changes required after the summer bushfires and COVID-19.

  • Monday 6 July 2020

  • Eurobodalla bridges on road to recovery
    Many of the shire’s small communities were isolated after the bushfires damaged or destroyed 18 timber bridges across the Eurobodalla, at a cost of about $8 million. Six months on, the council team has finished restoring four bridges, has contracts let for a further three and has two out for tender.

  • Wednesday 1 July 2020

  • New requirements for cat, dangerous dog owners
    Owners of non-desexed cats and restricted and dangerous dogs in Eurobodalla will be required to pay for new annual permits.

  • Look after your tackle
    Local and visiting fishers are being urged to ‘look after their tackle’ in a new nationwide campaign aimed at reducing lost fishing line in waterways.

  • Tuesday 30 June 2020

  • Grants to lift community’s spirit
    Grants of up to $10,000 are available for projects and events to celebrate, re-invigorate and strengthen Eurobodalla’s communities. The grants aim to stimulate the shire’s social and economic recovery following the devastating bushfires

  • Monday 29 June 2020

  • Local voices heard at bushfire royal commission
    Eurobodalla Council is ensuring local voices are heard as the NSW Bushfire Inquiry wraps up and the Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements continues its public hearings.

  • Wednesday 24 June 2020

  • Batemans Bay rides revamp wave
    New plans to enable a swathe of projects designed to enliven the Batemans Bay waterfront are up for public comment.

  • Heritage grants open now
    Owners of heritage properties in Eurobodalla can apply for grants of up to $5,000 to help restore eligible buildings and places.

  • Feedback sought on management plan for reserves
    Eurobodalla Council is seeking feedback on a draft Plan of Management for the Moruya Golf Course and Showground reserves.

  • Tuesday 23 June 2020

  • Council approves blueprint to rebuild Eurobodalla
    Reducing hardship for residents, leading bushfire recovery and stimulating the local economy are the focus of Eurobodalla Council’s blueprint for the next 12 months.

  • Wednesday 17 June 2020

  • More help to rebuild after fires
    Eurobodalla Mayor Liz Innes is proposing Eurobodalla Council allocate $200,000 of Disaster Recovery Funding from the Commonwealth Government to help property owners significantly affected by the bushfires with the cost of DA fees to rebuild their homes.

  • Street meet in Mogo
    Stakeholder meetings to rebuild Mogo’s fire-ravaged commercial buildings are underway, with the broader village community invited to take part in a short online survey.

  • Tuesday 16 June 2020

  • Drainage and safety the focus for Riverside Drive upgrade
    Stormwater drainage and road safety will be the focus of work to further improve Narooma’s Riverside Drive when Eurobodalla Council rebuilds a 450 metre section of the road from Monday 29 June to Friday 14 August.

  • Low numbers of flying foxes no surprise
    Last November saw grey-headed flying foxes arriving back to Eurobodalla from their northern migration, only to face even tougher times here as extreme conditions overtook the shire.

  • Monday 15 June 2020

  • Make a date with waste calendar
    The 2020-21 Household Waste and Recycling Calendar is currently being delivered to households across the shire. If you prefer, you can download a copy.

  • New heart of the Garden
    When the Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Garden reopens to the public, new themed display gardens that will feature plants from our region and showcase how they can be used in anyone’s front yard.