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    Friday 13 March 2020

  • Local funds for bushfire affected residents
    Applications are now open for Eurobodalla’s Disaster Relief Fund, established to provide an opportunity to donate directly to local people affected by the bushfires.

  • Practical boost for businesses
    Eurobodalla’s cafes, retailers and accommodation businesses stand to benefit from a $250,000 bushfire recovery boost.

  • Thursday 12 March 2020

  • Mayor cautiously optimistic about business bushfire help
    Eurobodalla Mayor Liz Innes is cautiously optimistic about yesterday’s expansion of the joint Commonwealth-NSW Government small business bushfire package.

  • Wednesday 11 March 2020

  • One-stop enviro shops
    Eurobodalla’s native plants and animals have been hard hit by summer’s fires and the floods. Even before the fire emergency had finished, people were asking what they could do to help our wildlife.

  • Devil in the detail on rate support
    The NSW government’s offer to cover half a year of council rates for properties destroyed by bushfires is creating headaches for south coast councils.

  • Illegal dumpers back at it
    Illegal dumpers are at it again. Members of the public and patrolling rangers are finding piles of rubbish at several sites across Eurobodalla, despite severe penalties for those found trashing the shire.

  • Monday 9 March 2020

  • New intersection on George Bass Drive
    Work has begun on a new intersection on George Bass Drive.

  • Youth recovery in focus
    Planning a coordinated response to youth recovery after this summer’s bushfires continues this week.

  • Out of towners boost rental stock
    Holiday home owners have responded enthusiastically to a personal plea from Eurobodalla Mayor Liz Innes to consider permanently letting their property to those impacted by bushfire.

  • Thursday 5 March 2020

  • Cruise ship Encore for Batemans Bay
    Now almost a regular, the cruise ship Seabourn Encore will again visit Batemans Bay, this time as its first port of call in a 14-day round trip Australian Cruise.

  • Tuesday 3 March 2020

  • Waste deal struck
    Eurobodalla Council has struck a deal with the NSW government to get bushfire demolition waste off residents’ land.

  • Numbers up for Clean Up
    Eurobodalla is a another step closer back to its beautiful self after more than 200 volunteers cleared rubbish from 37 sites across the shire on Sunday.

  • Art on the Path … to recovery
    Broulee’s Art on the Path returns this week, with a focus on recovery as well as sustainable living.

  • Five tonnes of food saved from landfill
    In just six months, a group of Eurobodalla businesses have saved more than five tonnes of good food from going to landfill.

  • Friday 28 February 2020

  • Back to level 3 water restrictions today
    Eurobodalla moves back to level 3 water restrictions today. Recent rain has the rivers flowing and allows us to pump to the dam, now sitting at just over 60% full.

  • Wednesday 26 February 2020

  • Willing hands help get rebuilding underway
    Bushfire affected residents wanting to rebuild will have their development applications fast tracked thanks to some willing hands visiting from Sydney.

  • How the bush springs back
    After the summer’s devastating bushfires and storms, Eurobodalla Council’s sustainability team wants residents and visitors to step back into nature and watch the bush spring back to life.

  • Tuesday 25 February 2020

  • Beach Road safety upgrade
    A major safety upgrade for Beach Road – between Miller Street and Golf Links Drive, Batemans Bay – is underway.

  • Clyde clean-up a win for penguins
    Clyde the penguin is the new face for the fight to protect the region’s waterways. Raising awareness about the impact of litter and weeds on Eurobodalla’s environment and the Snapper Island penguin colony.

  • Friday 21 February 2020

  • Suspicious call triggers biosecurity risk
    A teenager’s passion for frogs may have saved Eurobodalla from ecological invasion.

  • Beaches open for swimming but caution please
    Eurobodalla’s beaches have been opened to swimmers after testing found water quality to have improved across the shire, but caution is advised.

  • Thursday 20 February 2020

  • Clean-up underway
    The mammoth job of cleaning up Eurobodalla after this summer’s devastating bushfires is officially underway.

  • Tuesday 18 February 2020

  • The Sol-ution for environmental and economic woes?
    After a summer of devastating bushfires, ensuring economic recovery and reducing environmental impact are both topics of conversation across the shire. Eurobodalla Council’s sustainability coordinator Mark Shorter says setting a solar power target can answer both.

  • Recovery outreach to Mogo and Nerrigundah
    The Eurobodalla Recovery Centre will run two outreach services this week, with information and support sessions at Mogo and Nerrigundah villages.

  • Monday 17 February 2020

  • BlazeAid sets up camp in Moruya
    BlazeAid, a grassroots volunteer organisation helping rebuild fire-ravaged communities one fence post at a time, has set up camp in Eurobodalla.

  • “Does the rain mean we’re safe now?”
    Children of all ages have been affected by the bushfires, and concerned parents and carers can get free guidance this week in Batemans Bay.

  • What older drivers need to know
    The Eurobodalla Classic and Vintage Motor Club is partnering with Eurobodalla Council and Transport NSW to put on a free morning tea and information forum for older drivers.

  • Communication key for youth recovery
    Action to assist youth recovery after the summer’s devastating bushfires must be “realistic and achievable”.

  • Friday 14 February 2020

  • Clear sightlines to Mogo adventure hub
    Mogo was devastated in the bushfires. The Adventure Trail Hub will be an important part of the recovery process for the village and for growing Eurobodalla’s visitor economy.

  • Surf rowing event at Longbeach on Saturday
    This Saturday will see surf boats racing at Longbeach, just north of Batemans Bay, as a part of the Australian Surf Rowing League’s Open 2020 competition.