EBOLA is not a laughing matter, which is why we were surprised when a federal Health Department spokesperson laughed at a question we put about contingencies for navy personnel returning from the United States.
SHOALHAVEN City Council copped a considerable backlash when it last hiked rates by 8 per cent so the mere suggestion of a possible 13 per cent rate rise on the back of that is likely to make the blood drain from councillors’ faces.
With the GP co-payment plan stalled in the Senate, new revelations about what the NSW government thinks might be the consequences for local hospitals if it does finally get the support of the crossbench parties are truly alarming.
There was a couple of big wins for Shoalhaven this week – aside from the historic victory by the Nowra-Bomaderry Jets in Group 7, we also had a victory for commonsense in relation to the re-enactment of the historic Waratah March.
THE announcement on Monday that the Shaolin Foundation had accepted the Planning Assessment Commission’s decision to approve a heavily modified concept for the temple and tourism at Comberton Grange – and that it would proceed with the project – was a welcome shot of good news for the region.