Archive for June, 2013

Appy times in Prom Country

Prom Country Tourism app

Prom Country Regional Tourism (PCRT) now has an [mobile] app. The Prom Country app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android devices via the iTunes store and the Google Plus Google […]

Can’t get no satisfaction with Council?

THERE is little for South Gippsland Shire Council to celebrate in the latest Community Satisfaction Survey results. The 2012 results were nothing to write home about; the 2013 results are […]

Check property dams in heavy rain

Southern Rural Water is warning all landowners in Gippsland to monitor their farm dams during this weeks’ heavy rains. General Manager Groundwater and Rivers Craig Parker said that consistent and […]

Community the beneficiary of Community Bank generosity

THROUGH the generosity of the local Community Bank, a franchise of the Bendigo Bank, the coffers of community organisations and sporting groups across the Corner Inlet district have been boosted, […]

CSG industry wants to woo us

Friends of the Earth media release June 21, 2013 APPEA ‘charm offensive’ hits Victoria The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) has launched its long awaited ‘charm offensive’ in […]

David Letterman on fracking

See what David Letterman has to say on the issue of fracking.

Draft master plan out for Foster showgrounds

AN UPGRADE of the oval playing surface and improvements to entrances, driveways and drainage are among priority projects identified for Foster’s showgrounds in the newly developed Foster Showgrounds Master Plan. […]

FCA Agenda June 2013

Here is the agenda for this month’s Foster Community Association meeting.  Everyone is welcome. FCA agenda June 2013

FCA minutes May 2013

FCA May 2013 minutes The next meeting will be held Monday June 17 at the Foster Commuity Health Centre at 7.30 pm.  Everyone is welcome.  A special feature of this […]

Fire destroys Fish Creek house

INVESTIGATORS have concluded that an electrical fault was responsible for a fire which destroyed a house in Harding Lawson Road, Fish Creek, last Wednesday evening. The owner was on holiday […]

Have your say on Housing and Settlement Strategy

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council planning staff will be on hand at a series of public information sessions on the council’s draft Housing and Settlement Strategy (HSS). The sessions will be […]

PCAC new build making good progress

EXCELLENT progress is being made on construction of Prom Country Aged Care’s new residential facility in Foster’s health precinct. The frame is up, the roof is on, and the builders, […]

Presidents Report June 2013

Lynn Atkinson and I attended the Shire’s Town and District Association dinner at the Fish Creek Hotel on 6 June with Shire experts sharing information on various aspects of their […]

Prom Country tourist app

Prom Country app logo

Download iTunes store (iPhone) Google Play (Android) or use the App store feature on your mobile device itself and search for ‘Prom Country’. Discover Prom Country with the official app for the […]

Rate rise fury

RATEPAYER reaction to South Gippsland Shire Council’s proposed 2013-2014 budget has been fierce. At 25 the number of written submissions is a record for recent years at least, as is […]

Sold on Toora

LIVE, work and invest in Toora. That is the recommendation of a glossy new brochure launched last Tuesday at the Toora Village Studio Gallery by Councillor Jeanette Harding, herself a […]

Successful health precinct a combined effort

COLLABORATION is the key to the success of Foster’s health precinct. That was the message from the representatives of the three key health bodies – South Gippsland Hospital, Foster Medical […]

Transport Connections Project celebrates successes

COMMUNITY input has been of huge assistance to the South Gippsland Transport Connections Project in the six years of its operation. The project has largely come to an end, though […]

Your invitation to ‘Promised Land’ screening

You are invited to the screening of ‘Promised Land’ at the Warragul Cinema –  a star-studded fracking film to feature at Warragul Cinema When: 7pm, Monday the 24th of June Where: […]