Archive for September, 2016

Another year of achievement

South Gippsland Shire Council’s draft 2015/16 Annual Report recognises the achievements of the organisation over last 12 months. The report will be presented to Council at its meeting on 28 […]

Council land sales to raise money

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council agreed at the August 24 meeting to proceed with the sale of six out of seven of the latest batch of properties proposed in the Strategic […]

Countdown begins to local council elections

THE local council elections to be held in Victoria on October 22 will see 2135 candidates, including 465 incumbents, vying for one of 637 vacancies across 78 councils. The number […]

CSG to be banned

IN A national first, the Andrews Labor Government has announced a permanent ban on the exploration and development of all onshore unconventional gas in Victoria, including hydraulic fracturing (‘fracking’) and […]

Fish Creek reign supreme

FISH Creek ended the 2016 Alberton Football Netball League season on a high note by winning the senior and fourths premierships on Saturday, defeating Inverloch-Kongwak in both games. It was […]

Foster Rotary turns 50

For the past fifty years, the Rotary Club of Foster has been working with the local community raising funds where required and providing services. Last Monday the Club took the […]

Have your say on hog deer hunting at Snake Island

SNAKE Island Cattlemen’s Association continues to take the lead in promoting community discussion regarding the hunting of hog deer on Snake Island. This two-year State Government trial, which is to […]

Kerbside Green Waste Collection Service proving a success

  A REPORT on the success of South Gippsland Shire Council’s Kerbside Green Waste Collection was presented last Wednesday to Council, and was applauded as having significantly decreased the amount […]

New buzz for Foster and District Show

PREPARATIONS for the 110th Foster and District Agricultural Show are already well underway with the appointment of a new committee secretary taking place at last month’s AGM. It’s now all […]

New car park for Foster

There is about to be action on new infrastructure in Foster before Christmas.  The lane way between Stockyard Creek and the back of the shops will be asphalted.  This will […]

New term of workshops and courses at Manna Gum Community House

  A NEW school term means that Manna Gum Community House has geared up to offer 10 weeks of interesting and exciting workshops and courses. 2016 is the ‘National Year […]

Successful and satisfying year for Council’s Capital Works Program

  AN ANNUAL report on South Gippsland Shire Council’ Capital Works Program for 2015/16 was presented to councillors last Wednesday, bringing to light what has been deemed as a highly […]

Viplus Dairy welcomes Global Business Delegation to Toora Factory

  AUSTRADE and the Victorian Department of Agriculture facilitated a visitation by a delegation of business leaders from around the world, South-East Asia, China and the Middle East, last week […]

Wonyip Excelsior Hall to host Big Day of Music

A BIG Day of Music is to be presented by the Wonyip Excelsior Hall committee and friends this Saturday (September 24) from 2pm onwards. Bands and performers will be predominantly […]

Your chance to shape Foster’s future

Foster Community Association logo

THE Foster Community Association is urging motivated community members who are passionate about their town to come along to the Association’s annual general meeting on Monday September 19 at 7.30pm […]