Archive for July, 2011

A hive of activity at Wilsons Promontory National Park

IT’S been a busy period for the team based at Wilsons Promontory National Park as the flood recovery efforts swings into full gear. The team have hit the ground running […]

Andrew Jamieson wins Gold in Sacramento!

World champion race walker, Dr Andrew Jamieson of Fish Creek’s Golden Creek Olives, has once again won gold in the 10km race walk in the 65-90 age category at the […]

Be part of Foster’s aged care future!

The work of building a brand new aged care facility in Foster is now in full swing, but to enable the project to be completed, Prom Country Aged Care has […]

Bendigo Bank bonanza for community

COMMUNITY groups across the district welcomed the Promontory District Finance Group’s grants presentation evening, held last Wednesday at the Fish Creek Football Club social rooms. A wide cross-section of community […]

Beyond Zero Emissions

Beyond Zero Emissions is an independent, not-for-profit organisation. “Our core goal is to develop blueprints for the implementation of climate change solutions that will rapidly reduce emissions and give our […]

BreastScreen Mobile Screening Service coming to Foster

BREASTSCREEN Victoria’s mobile screening van will arrive in Foster in September. It is important for women in our community who are eligible for a free screening mammogram and choose to […]

Do you know a local Doctor who stands out?

Every year, the Victorian Rural Doctor’s Awards provides local communities with the opportunity to recognise the achievements of regional and rural doctors and their families. You are invited to nominate […]


Why not have that small farm and country lifestyle you have always wanted? is an information and advisory resource for those people serious about changing lifestyles and learning to […]

Feral Scan

The FoxScan project is part of a larger feral animal scanning initiative called FeralScan, which is being set up to support anyone with pest animal problem to access essential resources […]

Local training in soil health

Targeted Land Stewardship program As part of the Targeted Land Stewardship program, the South Gippsland and Bass Coast Landcare Networks are running a series of courses on soil health in […]

Nine South Gippsland towns to share $890,000 Advancing grant

Nine South Gippsland towns will share a $890,000 Advancing Country Towns Program grant from a funding program aimed at revitalising Victorian regional and rural communities. The townships, in what has […]

Road rage over crumbling highway

IT MAY traverse one of the most scenic landscapes in the state, but the South Gippsland Highway is looking far from pretty at present. In countless places the road is […]

Sustainable Gippsland

Sustainable Gippsland is a group of people interested in sustainable living and industry in the Gippsland region. This page is a space for people to come together to share information […]

The big wet

ALREADY sodden South Gippsland copped another deluge last Thursday. Heavy rain fell steadily all day – 57mm was recorded at Foster and 58.5mm at Welshpool – and with the countryside […]

Wilsons Promontory flood repairs update

Wilsons Prom Tidal River flood 2011

Wilsons Promontory National Park is slowly recovering from the extensive damage to infrastructure, roads and walking tracks caused by extreme weather back in March 2011, but it will still be some […]