Ann Sudmalis, Federal Member for Gilmore

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A new Shoalhaven River Crossing for the NSW South Coast

A new Shoalhaven River Crossing for the NSW South Coast

The Liberal and Nationals Government is acting to cut travel times for the people of the NSW South Coast by committing to build a new northbound bridge across the Shoalhaven River. This $155 million commitment (half the total cost to be co-funded by the State Government) will ease congestion and improve freight movement in the […]

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$20,000 for Ulladulla Indigenous language program

$20,000 for Ulladulla Indigenous language program

Ann Sudmalis, Member for Gilmore, and Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield, Minister for the Arts have announced $20,000 in funding for the Ulladulla Local Aboriginal Land Council through the 2018-19 Indigenous Languages and Arts program funding round. Mrs Sudmalis said, “It’s great to see the good work of Land Council recognised by the Federal Government, […]

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Local produce sets taste buds alight at Kiama’s Artisan Food Festival

Local produce sets taste buds alight at Kiama’s Artisan Food Festival

Foodies will flock to Kiama this weekend to get a taste of the best local produce the region has to offer at the inaugural Kiama Artisan Food Festival. Federal Member for Gilmore Ann Sudmalis is attending the festival and said, “The event showcases the finest food through a range of competitions, workshops and market stalls.” […]

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Mobile coverage switched on for Kioloa

Mobile coverage switched on for Kioloa

Residents of Kioloa, Bawley Point and Pretty Beach will now benefit from improved mobile coverage thanks to the switch on of a new mobile base station under the Coalition’s $220 million Mobile Black Spot Program. Federal Member, Ann Sudmalis said “It is critically important to have another Gilmore mobile base station switched on and to […]

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$576 million in Drought Relief for Aussie Farmers

$576 million in Drought Relief for Aussie Farmers

Gilmore farming families will receive immediate financial support to help them fight one of the worst droughts of the past century. The additional $190 million package of relief measures announced yesterday includes additional support for mental health services and community organisations, and brings the total support provided by the Commonwealth Government to more than $576 […]

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Local projects acknowledging 100th anniversary of Armistice receive Australian Government funding

Local projects acknowledging 100th anniversary of Armistice receive Australian Government funding

Member for Gilmore Ann Sudmalis has congratulated four successful applicants on receiving Federal Government funding to develop their projects to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armistice of the First World War. Mrs Sudmalis said, “These projects will be a fitting tribute to our local service men and women and appropriately acknowledge the end of […]

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New bridge over Duck Creek now open

New bridge over Duck Creek now open

Locals and tourists visiting the picturesque Jervis Bay traveling over Duck Creek in the Shoalhaven are set to benefit from greater road safety and quicker travel times with the new $1.5 million Duck Creek Bridge now open to traffic. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Michael McCormack said the project replaced the […]

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A bush fire is burning in vicinity of West Cambewarra Rd, North Nowra. The fire is currently out of control.

Current Situation

The fire is burning in the Bomaderry Creek Regional Park between West Cambewarra Rd and the Princes Highway, North Nowra.

Conditions have eased on the fireground, but there is still significant fire activity.

Bomaderry will continue to experience heavy smoke.

Firefighters will remain on scene overnight to establish containment lines.

There have been unconfirmed reports of property damage and Building Impact Assessment Teams have been deployed to the area.

The Princes Highway has reopened in both directions between Cambewarra Rd and Bolong Rd.

Advice

Continue to monitor the situation and follow the directions of firefighters on the ground.

Be prepared to put your bush fire survival plan into action. If you don't have a plan, know what you will do if fire threatens.

An Evacuation Centre at the Bomaderry Bowling Club has now closed.

Other Information

If your life is at risk, call Triple Zero (000) immediately.
Continue to stay up to date with the bush fire situation by checking www.rfs.nsw.gov.au, listening to your local radio station or by calling the NSW RFS Bush Fire Information Line on 1800 679 737.
If you live in the area but are away from home, it may not be safe to return to your property.
For information on road closures, check livetraffic.rta.nsw.gov.au. Roads may be closed without warning.
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An Emergency Warning is in place for the Croobyar Road bush fire at Mount Kingiman, The fire is currently burning out of control.

Current Situation

The fire is burning in the vicinity of Woodstock Rd west of Burrill Lake. It is moving in a south-easterly direction towards Burrill Lake under strong north westerly winds. Spot fires are occurring ahead of the main fire fire front.

The fire is likely to move to the north over the afternoon towards Croobyar.

Residents in area of Woodstock are advised to seek shelter in a solid structure as the fire approaches. It is too late to leave.

Residents in towns of Burrill Lake, Kings Point and south of Ulladulla who are not prepared, or if their plan is to leave, should head north into central Ulladulla.

Emergency Alert messages have been sent to residents in the area. Firefighters are in place to protect properties and are being supported by a number of helicopters.

Under these conditions, fires are uncontrollable, unpredictable and fast-moving. Embers will be blown up to 6km ahead of the fire, creating spot fires that will move quickly and in different directions. These spot fires may threaten your home earlier than the predicted main fire front.

Advice

Residents in area of Woodstock are advised to seek shelter in a solid structure as the fire approaches.

Residents in towns of Burrill Lake, Kings Point and south of Ulladulla who are not prepared, or if their plan is to leave, should head north into central Ulladulla.

Residents to the north of the fire in the vicinity of Croobyar should implement their bush fire survival plan NOW.

If you do not have a Bush Fire Survival Plan, ensure you know what you will do if the fire threatens your property.

If you are in doubt or it is not safe to leave, take shelter in a solid structure when the fire front arrives. Protect yourself from the heat of the fire. If you are caught in the path of the fire, you may die or be injured.

Other Information

An Evacuation Centre has been established at the Ulladulla Civic Centre (81B Princes Highway, Ulladulla) for residents who have left from fire affected areas.

If your life is at risk, call Triple Zero (000) immediately.
Continue to stay up to date with the bush fire situation by checking www.rfs.nsw.gov.au, listening to your local radio station or by calling the NSW RFS Bush Fire Information Line on 1800 679 737.
If you live in the area but are away from home, it may not be safe to return to your property.
For information on road closures, check livetraffic.rta.nsw.gov.au. Roads may be closed without warning.
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The Bomaderry Fire has been down graded to a Watch and Act.

A bush fire is burning in vicinity of West Cambewarra Rd, North Nowra. The fire is currently out of control.

Current Situation

The fire is burning between West Cambewarra Rd and the Princes Highway, North Nowra.

The fire is moving in an easterly direction pushed by strong winds toward the Princes Highway and Bomaderry. Embers may be carried well ahead of the fire front and threaten properties.

Bomaderry will continue to experience heavy smoke.

There have been unconfirmed reports of property damage and Building Impact Assessment Teams have been deployed to the area.

The Princes Highway remains closed in both directions between Cambewarra Rd and Bolong Rd. Local diversions are in place.

Advice

Implement your bush fire survival plan and follow the directions of firefighters on the ground.

Well prepared and actively defended homes can offer safety during the fire.

An Evacuation Centre has been opened at the Bomaderry Bowling Club for residents who have chosen to leave.

Other Information

If your life is at risk, call Triple Zero (000) immediately.
Continue to stay up to date with the bush fire situation by checking www.rfs.nsw.gov.au, listening to your local radio station or by calling the NSW RFS Bush Fire Information Line on 1800 679 737.
If you live in the area but are away from home, it may not be safe to return to your property.
For information on road closures, check livetraffic.rta.nsw.gov.au. Roads may be closed without warning.
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