HumeLink corridor refined as community consultation continues for project

TransGrid has today announced a number of changes to the project corridor for HumeLink, describing the 500kV power lines as a “once in a generation investment in Australia’s energy future.”

News

Aboriginal mental health traineeship offered for Tumut

The Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) is again recruiting an Aboriginal Mental Health Trainee, with a three-year work and study position with the Tumut Community Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol Team designed to promote social and emotional wellbeing within the local Aboriginal community.

Heroic last hours of David Harrison

David Harrison, who helped battle the Dunns Road blaze at a property near Batlow. On Tuesday, a coronial...

‘New Transgrid team, same old message’

Landowners were underimpressed with a virtual meeting hosted by TransGrid representatives on Wednesday afternoon to ‘reset’ their community engagement and discuss new routes for the proposed 500kV power lines.

Online forum the right prescription

More than 65 people from across the electorate of Eden-Monaro, including many from the Snowy Valleys, joined Eden-Monaro MP Kristy McBain and...

Tumut Art Society shortlisted for award

The Tumut Art Society has been shortlisted as a finalist for the New South Wales Mental Health Matters Award in the Arts and Media category for their project RegenerART - recreating a positive future.

Community Foundation in finals for Mental Health Matters Award

Following their nomination in the Mental Health Matters awards the Board of the Community Foundation for the Tumut Region are delighted to learn the innovative program Fireshed Fridays is now listed in the finals in the category of Community Initiative.

Tumut aged care workers vaxxed

Blakeney Lodge and Bupa Tumut have cast doubt on claims that Tumut is lagging behind the rest of the state in Covid-19 vaccinations for aged care workers.

6.0 magnitude earthquake felt through Snowy Valleys

A magnitude 6.0 earthquake was felt Wednesday morning across the Snowy Valleys, with an epicentre at 9.15am, originating just over 100km northeast of Melbourne.

Sport

Wayne ready to run for Cancer Council

Tumut's Wayne Hibbens may be 59, but that isn’t going to stop him running the Tumbarumba to Rosewood Rail Trail Half-Marathon on October 9 to raise money for the Cancer Council.

Ashley’s strong finish at Tokyo

Tumut swimmer Ashley van Rijswijk has wrapped up her events at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics with a third place finish in her heat for the 200 metre women’s individual medley - SM14 - and a scoop of birthday ice cream.

Ashley shifts focus to medley

Ashley van Rijswijk turns 21 today (Tuesday), but the birthday cake will have to wait until after this morning’s heat for the 200m individual medley.

Marathon slated for October debut

For the second year in a row, the Hume and Hovell Ultra Marathon has been cancelled due to lingering bushfire damage along the trail.

Ready, Set, Tokyo!

Tumut swimmer Ashley Van Rijswijk landed in Tokyo last Thursday, after spending close to two months in Cairns avoiding any potential Covid complications in her bid for the Paralympics.

Junior sports content with relatively normal season

Junior sports are still waiting for clarity around Covid cancellations as Regional NSW enters its second - and possibly final - week of lockdown.

More local sports wind down

There are few sports in the Tumut region that have not stopped entirely or been severely curtailed by the Covid-19 lockdown of regional NSW.

Bullettes wind up with high-scoring clash

A four-try haul to Apryll Green helped Wagga City to a 46-25 win over the Tumut Bullettes.