What’s your Plan B? Road safety officer Kate McDougall says rules around drink driving are clear but with pandemic restrictions easing now is the perfect time to brush up.
History and duty combine to lift spirits Restoration of an historic monument recognising the actions of a police constable who defended the village store against bushrangers is lifting spirits at Nerrigundah.
Don’t stand alone on solar New regulations allowing energy providers to power their customers with stand-alone systems could see a rise in the number of Eurobodalla homes powered by solar.
Tuesday 2 June 2020
Night works for Beach Road next week Night works between Tuesday 9 and Friday 12 June next week will see asphalting of the section of Beach Road between the Batemans Bay Marina and Club Catalina.
Friday 29 May 2020
Playgrounds and customer areas opening up Our Moruya administration building reopens to the public on Monday with additional safety measures for staff and customers. Please keep doing business with us over the phone or online if possible.
Wednesday 27 May 2020
Stop before you chop We’re seeing a big increase in tree clearing complaints. While there can be legitimate reasons to clear, land owners should check first to avoid big fines – we’ve already issued a number of cautions this year.
Shire cats, the hunt is over In a few short years, CatBibs have gained credence across the shire as an effective way to stop cats harassing wild animals and birds.
Tuesday 26 May 2020
Keeping older drivers safe Eurobodalla drivers aged 65 and over are invited to an online forum with easy access to expert advice from representatives of the Centre for Road Safety, the Batemans Bay highway patrol, and Service NSW.
Monday 25 May 2020
More than child’s play at Sandy Place Work on new park facilities at Sandy Place Reserve, Long Beach, begins on Monday 1 June, with an exciting design and activity spaces for the whole family.
Two many heroes is not enough Anthony Bellette and Mathew Hatcher are Eurobodalla’s 2020 Local Heroes. In a tumultuous year of drought, fire, flood and pandemic lockdown, countless Eurobodallans contributed time and energy to all our benefit. For this year's Local Hero award, two candidates were selected to represent a community full of heroes.
Capturing our share of visitors COVID-19 travel restrictions within New South Wales will lift from 1 June, and Eurobodalla Council is poised to restart promoting the region as a must-visit holiday destination.
Wednesday 20 May 2020
Get online for Families Week 2020 With many pandemic restrictions still in effect, Council encourages the community to rejoice with family online and at home this week.
Tuesday 19 May 2020
Dual-flush rebate doubles in July Eurobodalla Council is encouraging residents with incentives to upgrade single-flush toilets and inefficient washing machines, saving them both water and money.
Willing workers bolster recovery Eurobodalla Council has said goodbye to a group of good Samaritans, who have been speeding up processing of development applications from bushfire-affected residents. After the fires, four employees from Inner West Council temporarily joined Eurobodalla’s team of seven development assessors to help process existing applications and fast track new ones.
Monday 18 May 2020
Love flows for waterways After a tough trifecta of drought, bushfires and flood, our waterways will get some extra love with our ambitious plan approved for more than $1 million in NSW Government funding.
Saturday 16 May 2020
Playground closures explained A statement from Council's General Manager further explaining the decision to keep playgrounds and outdoor equipment closed for now.
Friday 15 May 2020
Water restrictions end in Eurobodalla With the shire’s back-up water supply at Deep Creek Dam again over 90 percent, Eurobodalla returns from level 2 water restrictions to permanent water conservation measures.
COVID-19 caution continues Council is taking a cautious approach to today’s easing of COVID-19 restrictions, choosing to leave outdoor playgrounds and exercise equipment closed for now. Skate parks and public barbeques also remain off-limits. Picnic facilities will re-open from Friday 22 May.
Thursday 14 May 2020
Streamlined planning thanks to streetscape design With much of Mogo devastated by bushfire, two specialist firms have offered the town support with a rebuilding project that goes beyond re-establishing the village’s original charm. Planners Ethos Urban and traffic experts Complete Streets will provide Council with pro bono assistance to support Mogo’s commercial property owners who lost buildings.
Nelligen Wharf closes for facelift Nelligen Wharf will be closed for two weeks from 25 May to give the historic wharf a major facelift. The upgrade has been scheduled for the off-season and while COVID-19 restrictions are in place; tourism operators will have a safer wharf once restrictions have eased.
New wayfinding signs not lost on tourists In anticipation of easing travel restrictions, preparations for the return of tourists to Eurobodalla continues with the installation of around 70 new directional signs. Since August, Council’s signage crew have installed signs that point the way to around 30 of the shire’s prime destinations.
Monday 11 May 2020
Sewer checks after the fires As bushfire-affected residents work to rebuild and return to their properties, Eurobodalla Shire Council is offering free onsite sewage management system checks for those with septic tanks, aerated wastewater treatment systems or composting systems.
Friday 8 May 2020
Beach Road safety upgrade continues Work continues on the Beach Road safety program at Batemans Bay, between Golf Links Drive and Miller Street. Traffic control will be in place and one lane closed in each direction while the work is underway.
Temporary through-traffic closure for Dunns Creek Road Dunns Creek Road will be temporarily closed to through traffic for a major road safety upgrade. The road closure begins Monday 25 May and is expected to remain in place for three months, weather permitting. During that time bona fide commuters will be able to access Dunns Creek Road from either end but will not be able to pass through the construction site.