Archive for June, 2011

‘People’s meeting’ at Sandy Point a success

Following the ‘People’s Meeting’ at Sandy Point Hall on June 19, where more than 50 local residents urged the South Gippsland Shire Council to NOT reject the funding from the […]

“People’s Meeting” at the Sandy Point Hall

A group of more than 58 Sandy Point residents attended a “People’s Meeting“ held at the Sandy Point Hall on 19 June, 2011.  Councillor Mohya Davies was in attendance to […]

Enjoy lunch & dinner at GippsTAFE’s new training cafe!

GippsTAFE Leongatha would like to welcome you to our brand new training facility, the Wildflower Training Café, located within the new campus at 129 Nerrena Road, Leongatha. Our Hospitality Students […]

Farmers’ fortunes fluctuate with fickle weather

GIPPSLAND dairy farmers are feeling happier than they have for a long time – and more positive than most of their counterparts across the country. Speak to some local farmers, […]

Future options for Foster Library

FRIENDS of Corner Inlet Libraries (FOCIL) are looking at future options for Foster Library because 10 years after it opened, this branch of West Gippsland Regional Libraries (WGRLC), located in […]

Great news for Shire!

GREAT news for South Gippsland Shire has come as a result of the meetings on Tuesday May 31 between the Mayor Cr Warren Raabe (accompanied by Chief Executive Officer Tim […]

Major landslip closes Foster-Mirboo Road

RESIDENTS in the Ameys Track/Dollar area will be forced to seeking alternative routes to the South Gippsland Highway with the closure of the Foster-Mirboo Road due to a major landslip. […]

People power wins at Sandy Point and Toora

PRESSURE from the people has encouraged the shire to think again on the hard-line stance it was threatening to take on a fire refuge at Sandy Point and the boat […]

Shire budget ‘delight’

IT’S a bit of a shock to hear an annual budget described as a ‘delight’ but South Gippsland Shire Council Mayor Cr Warren Raabe was serious, sober and optimistic when […]

The wake of the water

THE owners of the largest dam on private land in the district are confident their dam is sound. Their confidence is backed up by Southern Rural Water, which inspected the […]

Track drainage investigation funded at Stony Creek

THE Victorian Government will jointly fund a $280,000 major project with Racing Victoria to carry out significant drainage investigations at Stony Creek and five other country racecourses. Minister for Racing […]

URGENT: Sandy Point People’s Meeting

Council is rejecting our Money! Meeting: Sunday 19 June 2011 at 2 pm at the TP Taylor Hall. The Issue: Government has awarded our Shire Council $251,000 to develop a […]