Archive for December, 2012

Agnes Falls Scenic Reserve well worth a visit!

Visitors and locals alike will enjoy an outing to the Agnes Falls Scenic Reserve, approx. 10 kms north of Toora and Welshpool. Easily accessed from the South Gippsland Highway at […]

Community House – Term 1 & Summer School programs

Please download the attached PDF’s of Foster Term 1 Program 2013 Foster Jan 2013 Summer School Program We also are pleased to announce our Summer School program for late January […]

Foster Outdoor Pool

Escape the heat, bring the family, or just enjoy the fitness benefits of regular swimming at the Foster Outdoor Pool. Come and enjoy resting on the grassed bank, we have […]

Funding boost for Victorian coast

WARATAH Bay was the location chosen by the Minister for Environment and Climate Change, Ryan Smith, for the announcement last Wednesday of $846,000 in funding for projects along the Victorian […]

Funding success for Seachange Festival

MOMENTUM is building for the organisers of the 2013 Prom Coast Seachange Festival, due to take place in and around Foster and district April 25-29 next year. Two recent funding […]

Gardiner Foundation funding windfall

TWELVE community groups from the district are thrilled to be getting a generous injection of funding from the Gardiner Foundation. The organisations, ranging from Fish Creek Bowls Club to Meeniyan […]

How valuable is Toora’s heritage?

AFTER extensive community consultation, a modified version of Amendment C77 to the South Gippsland Planning Scheme, relating to the eastern district of the shire, has been adopted by Council, with […]

Local Landcare licensed to drive dollars further

THANKS to a fundraising initiative from the South Gippsland Landcare Network, Victorians can now show their support for Landcare by selecting special Landcare number plates for their vehicles. Last Wednesday […]

Long wait ahead for path linking beach towns

A WALKING and bicycle path linking Sandy Point and Waratah Bay is number one on the wish list of recreational facilities for Sandy Point residents – but it looks like […]

New genYouth program at Sandy Point

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genYOUTH is a brand new program starting in 2013! Our own Gen Y leaders will be organising exciting activities specifically for high school students. Perhaps you used to come to […]

Ready for the fire season

“WE ARE ready for whatever happens,” says Dave Gallacher, Fire Management Officer for South Gippsland at the Department of Sustainability and Environment (DSE). “Weatherwise, it is looking like a fairly […]

Reduced police presence at Prom

THE population of Wilsons Promontory National Park will swell as thousands of people descend on the Prom for the peak holiday season. Despite the expected influx, Victoria Police will be […]

Sandy Point Centre for bushfire emergency

THE recently completed Sandy Point Community Centre has been chosen as a designated Neighbourhood Safer Place (NSP) – a place of last resort in the event of a bushfire emergency. […]