25 November 2021


Southern NSW Local Health District is reporting one new COVID-19 case in Cooma in the 24 hours to 8pm last night.

The case is currently under investigation. There are four active cases in the Snowy Monaro region.

23 November 2021

New memorial

The Cooma Lions Club have begun construction of a platform next to the Southern Cloud Memorial in Cooma. It will be the new home for a memorial to the four victims of the 1976 plane crash at the Polo Flat Aerodrome, which is in the process of being relocated from its previous Polo Flat location at the site of the Snowy 2.0 concrete segment factory.

23 November 2021

Cooma Chamber hosts candidate forum

Reducing council’s deficit, establishing the Monaro Rail Trail and improving community consultation were atop of the agenda at a recent candidate forum.   

The Cooma Chamber of Commerce hosted a meet and greet with 16 candidates who are contesting the Snowy Monaro Regional Council elections on December 4.

23 November 2021

Berry Cottages - stage three commences

Work has commenced on stage three of the Berry Cottages project in Berridale.

The cottages provide independent living for aged/disabled people in a carefree and secure environment.

23 November 2021

Cooma weir to be rebuilt at ‘Bidgee

Survey works are currently underway at the Cooma Weir and fishway, with construction works planned to go ahead for a rebuild early next year if all goes to plan.

23 November 2021

Closure of Rossys Creek Bridge, Corrowong Road

Due to the impact of constant rain over the past few weeks and the damage this has caused, Council has made the difficult decision to close Rossys Creek Bridge on Corrowong Road, west of Delegate. With the impact of the recent weather and the forecast over the weekend predicting more heavy rain, the bridge must be closed immediately for safety reasons.

Pictured at last week’s competition judging are Snowy 2.0 relations manager Dean Lynch, Steph Astbury, Member for Eden Monaro Kristy McBain and Education Program Manager Carolyn Ewart.
23 November 2021

Snowy Science competition winners

The winners have been announced of Snowy Hydro’s annual Science of the Snowy Scheme competition. 

This year’s judges included Kristy McBain MP and Dave Eisenhauer with Snowy Hydro Judges: Kent Allen, Steph Astbury and Sal Tringali.