Archive for January, 2017

Australia Day in Corner Inlet

AUSTRALIA Day celebrations in Foster last Thursday culminated with the cutting of the special Australia Day cake – a lamington extravaganza – by dignitaries including 2017 Corner Inlet Citizen of […]

Coastal action continues with Summer by the Sea

COASTCARE’S 2017 Summer by the Sea program began on January 2 and continues for another few weeks, with lots of free activities giving Victorians the chance to learn more about […]

Dumbalk’s Bev Hanley is Shire Citizen of the Year

BEV Hanley was presented with the prestigious title of South Gippsland Shire Citizen of the Year at the annual Australia Day Awards Ceremony in the Leongatha Memorial Hall last Wednesday. […]

Foster Streetscape Project set to commence

  WORKS for the Foster Streetscape Project will begin on February 6 to deliver a central business district that meets the aspirations of the Foster community. The Foster Streetscape Project […]

Hog Deer hunting to commence on Snake Island 

THE two-year trial of balloted Hog Deer hunting on Snake Island commences on Monday February 6 with a total of eight hunters permitted on the island for five days. The […]

Hospital welcomes new CEO

CHRIS Trotman has begun work as the new chief executive officer at South Gippsland Hospital. She succeeds Peter Rushen, who has retired after six years at the helm. “He left […]

Inaugural Outdoor Expo kicks goals for Foster

FOSTER Football Netball Club’s inaugural Foster Outdoor Expo got off to a good start last weekend. Already organisers are confident it will become an annual event. Gary Bullen, from the […]

Local students happy with tertiary offers

THE very small cohort of Foster Secondary College Year 12 students who applied to continue on to further education in 2017 were very happy when the tertiary offers were made by […]

Navigating the Net course – enrol now!

Navigating the Net

This two-part course will introduce you to internet navigation and give you the confidence and skills to safely explore the potential of the software and services available, tailoring it to […]

New estate to provide economic boost to Foster

CONSTRUCTION of a major new housing development in Foster, to be known as ‘Parkside Estate’, is due to commence within weeks, providing a huge economic boost to Foster and the […]

Pop-Up Op Shop a stand-out success

THE Pop-Up Op Shop established in Foster as an extension of the Prom Community Op Shop is proving to be a huge success. The shop opened in the former Dower’s […]

The Owl’s Apprentice

Bring the family along to enjoy this enchanting puppet theatre tale of the Owl’s Apprentice.  Not to be missed!

Ward councillors come to the people

COASTAL Promontory Ward Councillors Ray Argento (South Gippsland Mayor) and Jeremy Rich visited Foster last Thursday and met with local traders. Major points of discussion were the empty shops which […]