Archive for April, 2011

ANZAC Day in Corner Inlet district

GOOD crowds turned out for the ANZAC Day services held across the Corner Inlet district, encouraged no doubt by the superb weather. The first service was a 6am dawn service […]

Corner Inlet seafood wins sustainability stakes

THE health benefits of seafood have long been touted. Now there is another reason to plump for Southern calamari or King George whiting fresh from the waters of Corner Inlet […]

First outing for pumpers

The new Foster and Toora CFA pumpers had their first outings when they attended a fire in a Toora house early last Tuesday afternoon. However, there were no flames and […]

Foster Football Club memberships now available!

The Foster Football Club welcomes back our loyal supporters and looks forward to welcoming new supporters. Join up to support the Foster Football Club and see your local team in […]

Found property

A NUMBER of items have been handed into the police station at Foster in recent weeks and can be claimed upon identification by their owners. They include a fishing rod […]

Grants for flood affected businesses

Businesses indirectly affected by natural disasters, including the recent floods, are now eligible for up to $5000 through the Business Relief Fund. Eligibility will be determined based on the following criteria: […]

Leaders needed for Foster Cubs and Scouts.

At least two enthusiastic leaders are desperately needed to enable the Foster Scout Troop to re-start and give local 12 – 14 year olds the opportunity to experience new challenges, […]

Local history goes up in smoke

SANDY Point lost a piece of its history when fire destroyed a property belonging to the Pilkington family last Tuesday evening. The fire started in the old weatherboard house, which […]

New locations page

We have just added a new feature to the Foster Community website. Click on All event locations on the right. It lists all locations in and around Prom Country with links […]

On the front foot with ideas for tourists

IN THE wake of last month’s damaging floods, Prom Country Regional Tourism has taken a proactive approach to encouraging tourists to visit and stay on in the region. Last week […]

Plenty to see and do over Easter!

MARKETS Easter Saturday – Yarram Market at Scout and Guide Hall 8.00am. New and old goods for sale plus food and plants. Easter Saturday – Venus Bay Farmers Market 8.00am-noon […]

Police report

MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT A 47-YEAR-OLD Foster man suffered severe open fractures to his lower leg in a motorcycle accident on Dyrings Road, Foster, last Tuesday at about 4pm. Foster Ambulance MICA […]

Premier approves $8.8 million for flood-damaged Prom

THE Premier, Ted Baillieu, has approved $8.8 million in funding for urgent works to flood-damaged Wilsons Promontory National Park to enable the popular park to be reopened for the traditional […]

Prom Coast Seachange proves a swell festival

NOT for nothing have they been nicknamed the Dream Team! The hardworking individuals who make up the Prom Coast Seachange Festival committee last weekend notched up their third successful festival. […]

Prom Coast University of the Third Age

U3A stands for University of the Third Age. There are U3As in many countries around the world, and 98 Groups in Victoria alone. The term “university” is used in the […]

Solar Power Workshop in Fish Creek.

The Fish Creek Community Development Group and the Energy Innovation Co-op are hosting an information evening about solar power and how local community members can benefit from joining with others […]

Tidal River to re-close for repair works

Parks Victoria and VicRoads have announced that the temporary access granted into Tidal River for the Easter period ceased at 6.00pm April 26. The Easter weekend access was deemed successful […]

Visit from federal member

THE Federal Member for McMillan, Russell Broadbent, visited the Men’s Shed at Venus Bay last Wednesday and took the opportunity to drop in on some of his constituents in the […]

Walking tracks in Prom Country

Walking tracks in South Gipssland

The Prom Country region is more than just the ‘Prom’. This guide to walking trails in Prom Country features 24 great walks. Click to download the brochure: [download id=”25″ format=”2″]

Wilsons Prom Flood Update #3

Access open to Tidal River over Easter period – Parks Victoria and VicRoads have announced that temporary access is available to Tidal River for the Easter period from Thursday 21 […]

Wilsons Prom Flood Update 2

The following update has been provided by of South Gippsland Shire Council. Wilsons Promontory National Park remains closed south of the Darby River road, due to extensive flood damage and […]