Archive for October, 2011

Council takes over Koonwarra landfill

FOLLOWING the dismissal of its transfer station contractors on October 7, South Gippsland Shire Council has moved swiftly to ensure that the community’s domestic and commercial waste disposal requirements continue […]

Everyone invited to the launch of Foster’s NEW Community Plan

At last year’s Planning for Real® event on Election Day, the community spoke loud and clear about what would make Foster an even better place to live, work and play. […]

Foster Community Online website makes it to the ANZIA finals!

Information finalist

The Foster Community Online website made it to the finals of ANZIA in the Information category! The ANZIAs are an annual event celebrating the achievements of organisations, businesses and individuals […]

Grass fires biggest threat this fire season

THE high rainfall over the last year has left the bush sodden in many areas, reducing the risk of forest fires this summer. A far greater danger is posed by […]

Green light no dairy delight

AUSTRALIAN Greens Leader, Senator Bob Brown, heralded it as “a big green day for Australia,” but the dairy industry has largely seen red over the successful passage of the Clean […]

Holes in shire’s red carpet service?

RED carpet, not red tape – an increasing focus on customer service. That, said chief executive officer Tim Tamlin, is what the shire council is aiming for. Mr Tamlin was […]

Life Aquatic entries now open

The Life Aquatic entry form for 2012 is now available. If you are interested in entering this popular small works competition, please drop in to the gallery to pick up an […]

Local show going to plan

AS THE Royal Melbourne Show (September 24 – October 4) draws to a close this week, preparations are ramping up for the Corner Inlet district’s own show. The 2012 Foster […]

Today at Toora all is bright!

CHANNEL 9’s ‘Today Show’ helped put Toora on the map last Wednesday, beaming the national weather forecast out around the nation with weather presenter Steve Jacobs live from Toora Tourist […]