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ACT Easter drivers get police thumbs up

Susan Ball

ACT Policing’s top traffic officer says the message about road safety is getting through to Canberra drivers, with no fatalities or serious injuries on our roads over Easter, and a reduction in the number of people speeding.
Officer-in-Charge of Traffic Operations Station Sergeant Susan Ball said the majority of ACT drivers did the right thing over [...]

Cooma man charged over historical sexual assaults

By 29 February 2016 HEADLINE ARTICLE
Police wrap

A Snowy Mountains man has been charged over alleged historical sexual assaults.
In December 2014 last year, officers attached to Monaro Local Area Command received reports of a number of alleged sexual and indecent assaults that occurred in Cooma between 1992 and 1996.
Detectives launched an investigation, and following ongoing inquiries, a 67-year-old man was arrested in [...]

Missing Evatt woman found in Jindabyne

By 20 January 2016 HEADLINE ARTICLE
Yuki Motomura

Missing 31-year-old Evatt woman Yuki Motomura has been located safe and well in Jindabyne.
Ms Motomura was found by Jindabyne police about 11am this morning (Thursday).
Police would like to thank members of the public and the media for their assistance.
Evatt woman Yuki Motomura, 31, has been missing since 8am Tuesday. Ms Motomura drives a black [...]

Road trip from Canberra: Horse Head Rock


If you’re looking for a day or even overnight trip, then why not head down to see Horse Head Rock near Bermagui.
I stumbled across the existence of Horse Head Rock on Instagram – finding some beautiful photos taken at sunrise by a local photographer.
With Bermagui only a three hour drive from Canberra, I decided to [...]

Twister on the road to Canberra

By 27 December 2013

The Cooma-Monaro Express has some pretty spectacular pictures of a horizontal twister spotted on the road between Canberra and Cooma:
“Then as we watched it it grew and was twisting and swirling up on itself. It got bigger and bigger, spreading sideways so we were taking photos and videos out the window of the car. Some [...]

Cooma man returned

By 29 August 2013

ACT Policing has extradited a 31-year-old man from Cooma in relation to the aggravated robbery of the IGA Supermarket at Chapman last week.
About 6.20am last Monday (August, 19), a man entered the store on Perry Drive armed with a firearm, demanding cash.
Staff complied with the demand. The offender fled the premises with a sum of [...]

Adam Bowhay back behind bars

By 28 February 2013

Word is coming in that murderer on the run escaped from Cooma Adam Bowhay is back in custody.

UPDATE: NSW Police Media have a report:
Police in the Snowy Region have recaptured a convicted murderer who escaped while on work release from Cooma Correctional Centre earlier this week.
Adam Bowhay, 34, was spotted by a member of the [...]

Murderer on the run. Avoid staring bald men with neck tats

By 26 February 2013

Police have launched a search for a prisoner who absconded while on a work release program in the state’s south this afternoon.
Cooma Correctional Centre inmate Adam Bowhay, 34, was with two other inmates at Snowy Oval in Cooma as part of a local work release program early this afternoon (Tuesday 26 February).
He fled the [...]

The Cooma Connector rolls in

By 27 February 2012

Chief Minister Gallagher is letting us know the first commuter bus from Cooma has arrived in Canberra:
“The ACT Government is committed to the development of safe, accessible and efficient methods of public transport and I believe that the Cooma Connector service is a fantastic initiative that meets all of these goals,” the Chief Minister said.
“This [...]

Commuter buses from Cooma?

By 4 April 2011

The ABC has a worrying proposal for commuter buses from Cooma to truck Coomites into Canberra:
A survey is being conducted to determine where and when people would travel to Canberra, after discussions with Deanes Transit Group.
The group’s General Manager, Jereme Wee, says the Monaro risks becoming socially excluded without extra public transport.
He says early indications [...]

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