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Addressing Inequality

May 18, 2019

Finding answers to inequality should be front & centre of mind, especially around election time. According to ACOSS Australia is amongst the most unequal wealthy nations [...]

The Missing Link

February 20, 2019

Public transport (or the lack of it) is emerging as a hot topic for the forthcoming NSW State Election with calls by Shoalhaven Mayor, Amanda Findley for a trial Princes [...]

Umbarra

October 14, 2018

Umbarra or Pacific Black Duck is the totem of the Yuin Nation peoples of the NSW south coast It symbolises a connection between people and their country and a commitment to [...]

It’s Time to Make a Difference

September 2, 2018

Ten years have passed since then Prime Minister Kevin Rudd issued the national apology to our First Nation peoples. He spoke of “righting the wrongs of the past” and [...]

30 years of community spirit

August 8, 2018

In December 2018, the Jervis Bay Maritime Museum is celebrating the 30th Anniversary of its opening in December 1988. During December and all through January, the museum will [...]

Shelter against the cold

August 1, 2018

Last year the Shoalhaven community got together to operate a homeless shelter through winter in the Wesley Centre in Nowra. This year through the Safe Shelter project it’s [...]

Where’s the Heart

July 4, 2018

by Bonnie Cassen Sitting on committees at Council, Councillor Nina Cheyne became bothered that although there was Aboriginal representation, there was no real Aboriginal [...]

More Refugee Disgrace

March 20, 2018

by Bonnie Cassen A Community Proposal Pilot was introduced in 2013 making it possible for people in the community to sponsor a refugee to Australia and obtain a visa. In July [...]

Noel Webster, Environment Award

March 13, 2018

It is of special interest that the 2018 Shoalhaven Australia Day Awards included Noel Webster as a person “making an outstanding contribution to the environment”. This [...]
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