Archive for August, 2010

Opt out of phone book deliveries!

There are more than 22.5 million books printed in 2009-10 (52,000 tonnes of paper). To opt out call Sensis on 1800 810 211. We tried to find an online method of […]

Penguins to the Prom

This approximately 200km drive takes you on a journey between two of Victoria’s most loved tourist attractions, the Penguin Parade on Phillip Island and Wilsons Promontory National Park. It features magnificent […]

Progress on Foster’s community planning

DRAWN from Foster Community Association (FCA), Foster Chamber of Commerce, Corner Inlet Transition Inc., Foster Rotary, Manna Community Garden and Corner Inlet Men’s Shed, 17 people met last week with […]

Prom Coast Soccer Club

This local Soccer Club plays at South Gippsland Secondary College, Foster during the season.

Prom Country delights runners

THE rain mercifully held off until late morning last Sunday, allowing the Prom Country Challenge to go ahead at Toora in cool and blowy but fine conditions. Organisers were delighted […]

Range of emotions & ideas staged at play festival

COMIC, cosmic and confronting, the 14 plays that competed in Foster Amateur Music and Drama Association’s 10th One-Act Play Festival over the weekend provided audiences with a wide range of […]

Small equipment grants

Kerry Pinzone of the Welshpool Rural Transaction Centre is congratulated by the Member for McMillan Russell Broadbent on the organisation’s receipt of a $4,998 small equipment grant from the Federal […]

Stockyard Gallery funding plea

STOCKYARD Gallery Section 86 Committee of Management President Heather Downing and Treasurer Craig Smith made a presentation to South Gippsland Shire Council at last Wednesday’s briefing session asking for $5,000 […]

Strzelecki State Forest

Gunya-Toora Rd, looking east, just before the Grand Ridge Rd intersection.

This 62 km self-guided tour starts in Toora. This self-guided tour allows you to find your way through the tall forests that lie just to the north of Foster and […]

Succulent food …

Organic vegetables Foster Farmers Market

Travel to Foster and and you’re in foodies’ heaven! Whether it’s seafood, succulent beef and lamb, award winning pies and preserves, locally grown olive oil or fresh fruit and veggies […]

Suicide Help Line

Confidential telephone counselling, support and referral 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Surfing in South Gippsland

With so many surf beaches to choose from, surfing south gippsland is the way to go. So, whether you’re a beginner or seasoned surfer, you’ll find a beach that is […]

Tertiary education

Monash University – Churchill The closest university to Foster is the Gippsland campus of Monash University in Churchill – about 1-1/4 hour’s drive.  The University offers Undergraduate courses – your first degree at […]

The Grand Ridge Road

Grand Ridge Road

One of the great tourist drives in Victoria! The Grand Ridge Road is one of the great tourist drives in Victoria.  It can be reached either via Warragul, Morwell or […]

Toora Primary School forging ahead

CONSTRUCTION of a multi-purpose hall at Toora Primary School is expected to begin soon, now that the tender process has been completed. The building is being constructed with the help […]

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