Archive for December, 2010

Access Youth Clinic seeks support

‘Access’ youth clinic is a bulk-billed medical service that operates on Mondays from 1.30pm-5.30pm at 1st floor, 3 Lyon Street Leongatha and is specifically set up for young people to […]

Bonzer book sale

BOTH new and well-read books will be laid out for bargain hunters on a hall full of trestle tables at the traditionally bonzer summer book sale held by Friends of […]

Busy times for Foster SES

THE Foster unit of the State Emergency Service (SES) has had an extremely busy week, with a total of seven call-outs to incidents ranging from a siege to storm damage. […]

Catch limits reminder on Pipis

Fisheries Vicoria has issued a reminder about catch limits for collecting pipis this summer.  The limits are: 2 litres of pipis with shells, or half a litre without shells. Pipis […]

Coalition victory makes Long Jetty not such a long shot

VICTORY for the Coalition over the long-incumbent Labor Government in the State Election last Saturday bodes well for Port Welshpool’s historic Long Jetty. In the lead-up to the election, Peter […]

Community grants bonanza

FIFTY-SIX community volunteers loudly applauded 45 announcements of successful grants through South Gippsland Shire Council’s Round 1 Community Grants program 2010/11 at a sociable ceremony last Wednesday evening in Leongatha. […]

Community grants: tonight’s the night

ONE of the first tasks of the new South Gippsland Shire mayor, to be elected at 5.30pm this evening (Wednesday, December 1), will be to acknowledge the successful 2010/11 Community […]

Corner Inlet at its sparkling best

Articles supplied directly by the Mirror. Therefore, the page numbers this article refer to the Mirror newspaper. IT NEVER rains but it pours. So the saying goes, and so has […]

Council takes strategic action on paths and trails

COUNCILLOR Mohya Davies described it as “the best report I’ve seen since I’ve been in Council”. Cr Mimmie Jackson, well-known for her love of cycling, was equally enthusiastic. “Everyone knows […]

FAMDA Scores ‘Most Outstanding Musical’ Award for Spelling Bee

… and 7 other awards! Congratulations to everyone who contributed to making Foster Amateur Music & Drama Association (FAMDA) the big winner in the 2010 Gippsland Associated Theatre awards when […]

Farmers’ market with Christmas cheer

CHRISTMAS is being celebrated at the Prom Country Farmers’ Market this Saturday, December 18. The market will be having lucky customer raffles at its regular monthly event held at the […]

Fire danger fizzles as the rain keeps falling

WELL into the first official month of summer and there is as yet no sign of fire restrictions coming into force on private land. If the wet conditions persist, the […]

Great plans for Foster

THE people of Foster and district enthusiastically embraced the opportunity last Saturday to put forward their ideas on how Foster can be made a better place to live in, work […]

Hard work reaps rewards for Year 12 students

IN A big week for Year 12 students across Victoria there are some very thrilled local students – and proud parents and teachers. VCE results were released on Monday, including […]

Hub vision

A SERIES of workshops is being held to set up Corner Inlet Children’s Hub so that it functions in a way that truly integrates its delivery of services to families […]

Leongatha ‘Access’ Youth Clinic

Access Youth Clinic is a new bulk-billed health service that operates on Mondays from 1.30 pm – 5.30 pm on the first floor of 3 Lyon Street, Leongatha.  It is […]

Local expertise at SEJ Sandy Point

THE arrival of Diane Casbolt to the role of holiday rental manager in the SEJ Real Estate team brings with it the promise of local expertise for holidaymakers at Sandy […]

PCAC – tough past but positive future

DESPITE advice from the Federal Government Department of Health and Ageing that Prom Country Aged Care (PCAC) should fund some of the construction costs of the proposed new 60-bed aged […]

Police news

Boot rider injured in beach accident A YOUNG man sustained serious injuries after he fell from the boot lid of a moving vehicle on the beach at Sandy Point last […]

Police report

Fatal road accident A 29-YEAR-OLD Foster man was killed in a single vehicle accident on the South Gippsland Highway at Foster in the early hours of last Sunday morning. The […]

Raabe is New Mayor for South Gippsland

IN A five to four vote by South Gippsland Shire Council, Cr Warren Raabe of Strzelecki Ward was elected to the position of Mayor for the next year in front […]

Season’s greetings from The Mirror

WHAT happens to you at Christmas? Yule be happy! Ho, Ho, ho! It’s Christmas time again, a time traditionally of good cheer, when people get together in a spirit of […]

Swimming win for Waratah House

GREY skies, a cool wind and intermittent showers notwithstanding, Foster Primary School held its inter-house swimming sports at Foster pool last Friday. Parents and teachers rugged up to run the […]

Walks in Foster

Foster, once a bustling gold mining town known as Stockyard Creek, is one of a few Victorian country towns that have substantial areas of public land within their boundaries.  Walking […]

What ratepayers would like from the shire

SWIMMING pools, roads, footpaths and public transport – these have arisen as key areas of concern for the ratepayers of South Gippsland Shire. The fourth of a series of community […]

Wilsons Prom National Park

The beach at Tidal River, Wilsons Prom

About Wilsons Prom Wilsons Prom is the southern-most tip of mainland Australia. It is both dramatic and beautiful. Its panoramic views, wild ocean beaches and rugged mountain landscapes make it […]