Archive for February, 2017

$100,000 to reduce flood risk for Foster

THE Foster community should be better prepared for flooding thanks to a $100,000 funding boost from the State Government to help complete a detailed flood study. Heavy rain in July […]

All roads lead to Foster Show this Saturday

FROM action to alpacas, classic cars to cakes, sheaf tossing to show jumping and wine to whip cracking, there really will be something for everyone in the family at the […]

Buckley Park Community Farm to open with picnic celebration

  THE Fish Creek Community Garden Inc is proud to invite everyone to the official opening of the Buckley Park Community Farm on Friday March 10 from 4pm to 6pm. […]

Counting down the days to Foster Show

THE countdown is on! The 110th Foster & District Show is only days away, due to take place at Foster Showgrounds on Saturday February 25. As always there will be […]

Don’t miss the inaugural Meeniyan Garlic Festival

 ALL roads will lead to Meeniyan this Saturday when for one day only, the township will become the Garlic capital of South Gippsland. The Meeniyan Garlic Festival – the first […]

Garlic in all its glory

CLOUDY skies and the occasional light shower weren’t enough to deter the 5000+ garlic lovers who descended upon Meeniyan last Saturday to enjoy the inaugural Meeniyan Garlic Festival. The event, […]

New road names in Foster

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council is to begin a public consultation process by calling for community comment on two proposed new road names in Foster. The first is off Elphicks Road […]

Police round-up

Burn-outs in Foster AT APPROXIMATELY 11.20pm on Tuesday February 14, Foster police detected a 37-year-old male from Foster performed an 85 metre long burn out along Station Road, Foster. The […]


FROM workshops and chefs to a market in Fish Creek and a fair in Foster, the Seachange Festival is all about showcasing the best the Prom Coast has to offer. […]

Showtime fun at Foster

THE much anticipated 110th Foster & District Show was held last Saturday in perfect weather, drawing huge crowds, with numbers estimated to be well up on last year. A steady […]