Archive for May, 2014


AN 86-YEAR-OLD woman from Foster will receive a penalty notice for failing to give way after yet another collision at the intersection of the South Gippsland Highway and the road […]

Bald Hills wind turbines going up

BALD Hills Wind Farm is expected to be fully operational by the end of June 2015, with some of the turbines generating power as soon as December 2014. In recent […]

Beloka update

Shed opening

As you can see we have some new dog school dates. If you are interested in hosting a Dog School please let us know. We are planning on going to […]

Coal Seam Gas Consultation Sessions announced

The State Government has announced the start of it’s much anticipated community engagement program that will include a range of activities including open days and meetings with community groups, local […]

Community-managed children’s centre provides same great services

FAMILIES are assured of the same high standard of service under the community not-for-profit committee of management, Prom Coast Centres for Children Inc. (PCCC), which took over the running of […]

Council pours cold water on burning off

RESIDENTS keen to burn off should note the changes to a Local Law recently introduced by South Gippsland Shire Council. The changes were introduced to assist people who may suffer […]

Festiviteas at Fish Creek Tea Cosy Festival

THE much-anticipated second Fish Creek Tea Cosy Festival opened last week, attracting over 500 people through the doors of the Fish Creek Memorial Hall to view the entries in the […]

Fish Creek Tea Cosy Festival opens Friday

MADAME Flavour has teamed up with the Fish Creek Tea cosy Festival in a cosy partnership complete with close-knit community ties. The annual festival, to be held from this Friday […]

Fuel reduction burns across Gippsland

Good burning weather in recent weeks has allowed the Department of Environment and Primary Industries, assisted by Parks Victoria and the CFA, to carry out numerous fuel reduction burns across […]

Happy opening celebration for Prom Country House

“I HAVE never seen a crowd with such beaming smiles,” declared the Member for Gippsland South, Russell Broadbent, as fifteen years after the need for a new aged care facility […]

New partnership forges ahead at Agnes Falls

A NEW partnership has been formed between Parks Victoria and the Wulgunggo Ngalu Learning Place which will see maintenance at Agnes Falls Scenic Reserve carried out by the facility’s low […]

Plans to improve Foster streetscape

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council is currently developing a streetscape proposal for the two legs of Main Street in Foster. The project is set to include drainage, kerb and channel and […]

Push to make Foster ‘RV Friendly’

HOW best to deal with the caravan and camping sector is proving to be a contentious issue for South Gippsland Shire Council. Matters will come to a head at the […]

Road users warned that wind turbines on way

THIS week the first of the giant turbine components destined for Bald Hills Wind Farm will be making their journey by road from the Port of Hastings to the site […]

Six reasons to visit Fish Creek

OK, for now we will put the old Foster vs Fish Creek rivalry to one side and support this week’s Saturday AGE in highlighting some pretty compelling reasons to visit […]