GALLERY: What made news in the South East this week

TATHRA: Bega Heritage Motor Club members Anthony and Kathy Dack show off their restored 1959 Holden SC Station Sedan and 1968 Tabbert Caravan.

TATHRA: Bega Heritage Motor Club members Anthony and Kathy Dack show off their restored 1959 Holden SC Station Sedan and 1968 Tabbert Caravan.

NAROOMA: The new 10.2 metre Naiad rescue vessel was launched by Marine Rescue Narooma at the Narooma Bridge on Thursday.

NAROOMA: The new 10.2 metre Naiad rescue vessel was launched by Marine Rescue Narooma at the Narooma Bridge on Thursday.

TILBA: River Cottage Australia host Paul West gives an interview to a TV Week journalist during a media open day at the property last month. Series 2 of the show is set to air on May 1.

TILBA: River Cottage Australia host Paul West gives an interview to a TV Week journalist during a media open day at the property last month. Series 2 of the show is set to air on May 1.

NAROOMA: Rachel Liu and Luke Lee from Sydney heard about the Narooma Oyster Festival on the Chinese micro-blogging website Sina Weibo thanks to some slick marketing this year.

NAROOMA: Rachel Liu and Luke Lee from Sydney heard about the Narooma Oyster Festival on the Chinese micro-blogging website Sina Weibo thanks to some slick marketing this year.

NAROOMA: The yacht Public Nuisance itself experienced problems after it rescued a fishing boat that flipped on the bar last Wednesday. The yacht was washed close to the rock wall after engine failure after the rescue.

NAROOMA: The yacht Public Nuisance itself experienced problems after it rescued a fishing boat that flipped on the bar last Wednesday. The yacht was washed close to the rock wall after engine failure after the rescue.

EUROBODALLA: South Coast Workplace Learning  executive officer Steve Picton, Moruya High School careers advisor Tracy Hogg and head teacher and SCWL director Mike Dent discussing proposals by the federal government to scrap the Partnership Broker Program.

EUROBODALLA: South Coast Workplace Learning executive officer Steve Picton, Moruya High School careers advisor Tracy Hogg and head teacher and SCWL director Mike Dent discussing proposals by the federal government to scrap the Partnership Broker Program.

BEGA: Members of the Bega Valley Youth Council prepare for the day ahead after sleeping out in Littleton Gardens to raise awareness of youth homelessness

BEGA: Members of the Bega Valley Youth Council prepare for the day ahead after sleeping out in Littleton Gardens to raise awareness of youth homelessness

BEGA: The descendants of Bega Valley pioneering family Christopher and Elizabeth Sproats gather at a recent reunion.

BEGA: The descendants of Bega Valley pioneering family Christopher and Elizabeth Sproats gather at a recent reunion.

KIAMA: Southern Youth and Family Services Foyer Program participants Chris Firmin, Nathan wills, Robyn Firmin and Michelle Gordon are pleased the program has federal support for another year.

KIAMA: Southern Youth and Family Services Foyer Program participants Chris Firmin, Nathan wills, Robyn Firmin and Michelle Gordon are pleased the program has federal support for another year.

JAMBEROO: Trevor Fredericks and Carmel Goldsmith at the re-opening of the Jamberoo IGA. The shop was destroyed by fire in December 2012

JAMBEROO: Trevor Fredericks and Carmel Goldsmith at the re-opening of the Jamberoo IGA. The shop was destroyed by fire in December 2012

KIAMA: Kiama High School’s Cassidy Richardson, has been selected for the State Dance Ensemble.

KIAMA: Kiama High School’s Cassidy Richardson, has been selected for the State Dance Ensemble.

KIAMA: Members of the Kiama Bicycle Users Group Ross Mansell and member Tony Camilleri believe new laws requiring a greater distance between cyclists and motorists would be too hard to police

KIAMA: Members of the Kiama Bicycle Users Group Ross Mansell and member Tony Camilleri believe new laws requiring a greater distance between cyclists and motorists would be too hard to police

KIAMA:Barbara Wyles and her daughter Melinda Binkins are entering spinning and weaving work in this year's Sydney Royal Easter Show.

KIAMA:Barbara Wyles and her daughter Melinda Binkins are entering spinning and weaving work in this year's Sydney Royal Easter Show.

ILLAWARRA: Warilla’s Heather and Kevin Suckling are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary this month.

ILLAWARRA: Warilla’s Heather and Kevin Suckling are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary this month.

NOWRA: Isaac Gould, Elih Ward, Kenneth Morris an Rodney Seymour with Greg Horton, Craig Ganderton and Shane Moss from Shoalhaven City Council’s mechanical services workshop and Access Community Group project co-ordinator Samantha Kettlewell at the completion of the Youth Connections program.

NOWRA: Isaac Gould, Elih Ward, Kenneth Morris an Rodney Seymour with Greg Horton, Craig Ganderton and Shane Moss from Shoalhaven City Council’s mechanical services workshop and Access Community Group project co-ordinator Samantha Kettlewell at the completion of the Youth Connections program.

BEGA: With the golden arches now adorning the Bega McDonald’s construction site, the Bega District News Facebook page went into overdrive.

BEGA: With the golden arches now adorning the Bega McDonald’s construction site, the Bega District News Facebook page went into overdrive.

MORUYA: Ultimate Campers in Moruya has employed 32 new staff in the past six months, including 10 Moruya High School students. Pictured is operations manager Jason Stevens with new employees Dave Cameron, Adam Domeny, Richard Williams and former Moruya High School students (front) Jack Harty and Brady Adams.

MORUYA: Ultimate Campers in Moruya has employed 32 new staff in the past six months, including 10 Moruya High School students. Pictured is operations manager Jason Stevens with new employees Dave Cameron, Adam Domeny, Richard Williams and former Moruya High School students (front) Jack Harty and Brady Adams.

MORUYA: Caitlin Blay, 21, is vision impaired but with help from her two-year-old guide dog Danni found her way around Eurobodalla Shire Council chambers on a two-week work experience stint.

MORUYA: Caitlin Blay, 21, is vision impaired but with help from her two-year-old guide dog Danni found her way around Eurobodalla Shire Council chambers on a two-week work experience stint.

EDEN: Eden Public School was a sea of colour for a midweek fete.

EDEN: Eden Public School was a sea of colour for a midweek fete.

NOWRA: Shoalhaven Community Preschool students (from left) Elizabeth Doyle, Caleb Lawrence, Thomas McKeen, Eli Gow take part in the hop-athon, while Emily Hanley and Anna Duncan show off the Easter raffle prize with director Kim Stopuse-Lee.

NOWRA: Shoalhaven Community Preschool students (from left) Elizabeth Doyle, Caleb Lawrence, Thomas McKeen, Eli Gow take part in the hop-athon, while Emily Hanley and Anna Duncan show off the Easter raffle prize with director Kim Stopuse-Lee.

EDEN:Emily Claxton will be mentored by The Cat Empire frontman Harry James Angus as she helps write ‘the song that stops the nation’.

EDEN:Emily Claxton will be mentored by The Cat Empire frontman Harry James Angus as she helps write ‘the song that stops the nation’.

BEGA: Ayden Limb and Zane Marsden demonstrate their skating skills, which they will put to the test at the Youth Week Skate Competition in Bega on Sunday.

BEGA: Ayden Limb and Zane Marsden demonstrate their skating skills, which they will put to the test at the Youth Week Skate Competition in Bega on Sunday.

EDEN: Frank Peniguel polishes a bowl as he prepares to play at the Eden Gardens Country club; number 144 in his Guinness World Record attempt.

EDEN: Frank Peniguel polishes a bowl as he prepares to play at the Eden Gardens Country club; number 144 in his Guinness World Record attempt.

TATHRA: Des Heffernan with his 1939 Chrysler Plymouth, which has been in the family since it was bought.

TATHRA: Des Heffernan with his 1939 Chrysler Plymouth, which has been in the family since it was bought.

ULLADULLA: After being overcome with emotion after she was named this year’s Blessing of the Fleet Princess, Milton teenager Lilly Hatwell quickly composed herself and was all smiles when photographed with partner Nathan O’Neill. Photo: BOB MILO, InSight Fotographics.

ULLADULLA: After being overcome with emotion after she was named this year’s Blessing of the Fleet Princess, Milton teenager Lilly Hatwell quickly composed herself and was all smiles when photographed with partner Nathan O’Neill. Photo: BOB MILO, InSight Fotographics.

TATHRA: Rob Armstrong is flanked by friends as they pay tribute to his wife Chris, who was taken by a shark at Tathra Beach last week.

TATHRA: Rob Armstrong is flanked by friends as they pay tribute to his wife Chris, who was taken by a shark at Tathra Beach last week.

BEGA: Twelve-year-old Aurin Yang gives a demonstration on how to program 3D computer games at a CoWS Near the Coast IT workshop.

BEGA: Twelve-year-old Aurin Yang gives a demonstration on how to program 3D computer games at a CoWS Near the Coast IT workshop.

ULLADULLA: Four people were lucky to escape serious injury when the car in which they were travelling rolled on the Princes Highway near East Lynne.

ULLADULLA: Four people were lucky to escape serious injury when the car in which they were travelling rolled on the Princes Highway near East Lynne.

ULLADULLA:  Handing over petitions to State Member for South Coast are Lake Conjola and Sussex Inlet representatives Dr Michael Brungs, Robyn Kerves, Colin Ashford, John Tucker, Cr Patricia White, Elaine Caswell and Cr Allan Baptist.

ULLADULLA: Handing over petitions to State Member for South Coast are Lake Conjola and Sussex Inlet representatives Dr Michael Brungs, Robyn Kerves, Colin Ashford, John Tucker, Cr Patricia White, Elaine Caswell and Cr Allan Baptist.

BATEMANS BAY: The increasing flying fox population at the Batemans Bay Water Garden is driving nearby residents batty, but council has no plans to relocate them from the area.

BATEMANS BAY: The increasing flying fox population at the Batemans Bay Water Garden is driving nearby residents batty, but council has no plans to relocate them from the area.

BEGA/LONDON: Former Bega girl Ellie Seckold speaks with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at the Commonwealth Day reception in London. Commonwealth Secretariat photo by Richard Lewis.

BEGA/LONDON: Former Bega girl Ellie Seckold speaks with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at the Commonwealth Day reception in London. Commonwealth Secretariat photo by Richard Lewis.


PAMBULA: The 2013 Pambula Motorfest was a rev head’s mecca, and this weekend's event promises to be even bigger.

PAMBULA: The 2013 Pambula Motorfest was a rev head’s mecca, and this weekend's event promises to be even bigger.

ULLADULLA: A group takes to the water at Mollymook Beach yesterday for the regular early morning swim from near the golf club to the reef and back, undeterred by the fatal shark attack at Tathra the previous week.

ULLADULLA: A group takes to the water at Mollymook Beach yesterday for the regular early morning swim from near the golf club to the reef and back, undeterred by the fatal shark attack at Tathra the previous week.

BATEMANS BAY: Dr John Church will speak at a public forum on sea-level rise in Batemans Bay this month. The CSIRO researcher has been investigating sea-level rise for 25 years.

BATEMANS BAY: Dr John Church will speak at a public forum on sea-level rise in Batemans Bay this month. The CSIRO researcher has been investigating sea-level rise for 25 years.

NAROOMA: The Charter Fish Narooma boat Nitro comes to the rescue on Thursday recovering the upturned fishing boat that flipped on the Narooma bar crossing on Wednesday

NAROOMA: The Charter Fish Narooma boat Nitro comes to the rescue on Thursday recovering the upturned fishing boat that flipped on the Narooma bar crossing on Wednesday

This story GALLERY: What made news in the South East this week first appeared on South Coast Register.