Archive for March, 2013

A shared vision for South Gippsland

THE community will be given every opportunity to assist South Gippsland Shire Council in developing a long-term vision for the shire. At last Wednesday’s meeting, Council voted to establish a […]

Five new faces at Foster Medical Centre

THREE young doctors and two fourth year medical students have joined the medical team at Foster Medical Centre. All say they are delighted to be here. The local practice (and […]

Lucky survival from boating mishap

THE day nearly ended in disaster for an elderly couple from Tooradin who had hoped to enjoy a day’s fishing in Corner Inlet last Wednesday. The 80-year-old man and his […]

Meeniyan Bendigo Bank Agency – the talk of the town

LONG anticipated by many, the doors of the new Meeniyan Bendigo Bank Agency officially opened for business last Wednesday morning to the delight of all. The new Agency is situated […]

Meeniyan Bendigo Bank agency opens for business

THE new Meeniyan Bendigo Bank Agency will be operating from Brown Wigg as of today, (Wednesday, March 13). The agency was previously located in Meeniyan at First National Prom Country […]

NBN pole positions – who asked us?

RUMBLES of discontent are rising to a crescendo across South Gippsland as more and more communities express dissatisfaction with what they see as a flawed consultation process for the roll-out […]

NBN tower site proposed for Fish Creek

TOWERS to bring a fixed wireless high-speed broadband to communities with low population density in South Gippsland are at various stages of development. Subject to final planning and other approvals, […]

Pears putting Toora on the map

TASMANIA is known as the ‘apple isle,’ but Toora is fast becoming known as South Gippsland’s pear capital. South Gippslanders would already be aware of the success of the inaugural […]

Rail Trail study secures funding

KEENLY anticipated by locals and tourists alike, the completion of the missing link in the Great Southern Rail Trail has moved a step closer. Deputy Premier and Member for Gippsland […]

Rosedale Historical Society celebration

The celebration of the Centenary of the 1913 Shire Hall & the Dedication of a memorial Rose Garden for Early Settlers and Pioneers until 1900 (Former residents of the Rosedale […]

Shire takes proactive approach to road repair – at a cost

ADDITIONAL annual funding of $1 million will be required for South Gippsland Shire Council to continue to take a proactive approach to maintaining its roads, eliminating risks before they present. […]

Something Fishy about NBN tower proposal

HIGH speed broadband is all very well, say Fish Creek father and son Peter and Michael Thomson, but they can’t help wondering why they have not been consulted about NBN […]

South Gippsland road repairs progressing

MORE than $2.5 million from the Victorian Coalition Government’s recently announced $45 million roads repair and restore package has been allocated to repair damaged roads in South Gippsland, according to […]

Theft of log splitter

Logsplitter - Redgum

A fire wood splitter was stolen from a farm shed on a rural property in Nerrena Road, Meeniyan, between 21/02/2013 and 24/02/2013. Offenders cut the lock on the shed to […]