Archive for May, 2011

Avalanche of rural planning submissions expected

A NEW draft version of the South Gippsland Rural Land Use Strategy (RLUS) will go on public exhibition for six weeks following a decision by majority vote of South Gippsland […]

Community desires prioritised

COORDINATED by Foster Community Association (FCA), some 25 residents from Foster and district were joined by two South Gippsland Shire Councillors and two community strengthening staff at a workshop held […]

Community push has Foster forging ahead

A HANDFUL of hardworking community volunteers are forging ahead with plans to improve Foster. Their latest success is a funding grant to develop a management plan for the 26 acres […]

Dumbalk-Mirboo North-Leongatha community bus

A once-a-week community bus service linking Dumbalk and Mirboo North  to Leongatha will be trialled for six months commencing May 27, 2011. The Mirboo North RSL Community Bus will leave […]

Family Fishing Day – Port Welshpool jetty

Come along and throw a line in from the jetty Sat 04 June 2011 with your family and maybe catch the biggest fish for the day or even the smallest fish! […]

Flood recovery grants available

Businesses, primary producers and not-for-profit organisations in South Gippsland directly affected by the March floods can apply for a one-off clean up and restoration grant. Deputy Premier and Member for […]

Funds for community groups

If your community group is seeking a small amount of money to finish a project to buy a piece of equipment, then contact your local Councillors now.  All Councillors have […]

Funds in State Budget for roads, education and emergency services

ROADS, educational facilities and emergency services in South Gippsland are beneficiaries in the State Budget handed down by the Treasurer, Kim Wells, on Tuesday of last week. The Deputy Premier […]

High time to switch over to digital TV

TOMORROW – Thursday May 5 – sees the switching off of the analogue television signal across regional Victoria and its replacement with digital only. A media blitz has been in […]

Sandy Point lobbies for youth, tourism and koalas

IT WILL be hard for South Gippsland Shire Council to ignore the desires of Sandy Point’s lively community as for the second monthly presentation session in succession, community representatives have […]

South Gippland Rural Strategy Draft

Finally… View the Rural Land Use Strategy (RLUS) Draft on the council website or download the Rural Land Strategy Draft here or ask for it at the Council reception and local libraries.

Your chance to comment on Rural Land Use Strategy

The draft ‘South Gippsland Rural Land Use Strategy’ is currently open for public consultation. Community members are urged to view the strategy and make comments where appropriate. The document will […]