Archive for November, 2017

2017 AGM Minutes


AFNL to continue in 2018

– Another review commencing immediately THERE were two very significant meetings held last week concerning the future of the Alberton Football Netball League. The first one was with Devon Won […]

Alison Lester launches her new book – THE VERY NOISY BABY – In Fish Creek

THE launch of much loved children’s author and illustrator, Alison Lester’s new book, The Very Noisy Baby will take place at her Fish Creek Bookshop & Gallery this Sunday, November […]

Blown away by Foster

THREE thousand plus bike riders descended on Foster and Foster sure knows how to throw a party. Everyone enjoyed the carnival like vibe with music and dancing late into the […]

Demolition of old Foster Shire Office

THE old Shire Office building in Pioneer Street Foster will be demolished after inspections revealed that the building required extensive structural repairs to be suitable for future use. The building […]

FCA 20 June 2017 Minutes


FCA 24 Oct 2017 Minutes


Foster all geared up for bicycle invasion

THE RACV Great Victorian Bike Ride is about to descend on Gippsland, beginning in Wilsons Promontory National Park. This exciting, long running event will showcase the highlights of Gippsland to […]

Foster Pool Warmed By Energy Co-op Support

Foster Swimming Pool Association’s project to warm their pool with solar heating will be completed before this summer, with assistance from Energy Innovation Co-op’s Southern CORE (Community Owned Renewable Energy) […]

Green Waste Amnesty until 31 December

It’s goodbye from him and hello to her

MADAME Mayor Lorraine Brunt said in her speech at the Special (Statutory Meeting) for the election of Mayor held on Wednesday November 15 at Council Chambers that she commits herself […]

Little school, big heart

  WELSHPOOL and District Primary School held their Grade 4/5/6 Big Event on Wednesday November 1. All visitors were warmly greeted at the gate by the students and led into […]

Major upgrades announced for Stony Creek racecourse

Stony Creek Racecourse will receive a major upgrade thanks to a joint funding package of almost $100,000 supported by the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing said […]

Op Shops running like well-oiled machines

WITH 3 locations and around 45 remarkable volunteers it’s little wonder, since its beginnings last December, close to $150,000 worth of goods will be sold by Christmas. “The thing I […]

Plain sailing for transition

“ESSO has a long and proud history in the Gippsland area spanning over five decades,” said Barry Beach Marine Terminal Superintendent, Mark Duthie. He was speaking at a Stakeholder/Community Liaison […]

Plans ahead for the Port Welshpool Marina

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council is seeking community feedback on the Port Welshpool Marine Precinct Plan from Monday,  November 27 to Friday, 15 December 2017. The precinct plan aims to both […]

RSL helping Australian troops in the Middle East

FOSTER Sub Branch RSL has taken up a project called Care Packs, to help our military service personnel posted overseas. Welfare officer Brian Mellor is leading the local effort, which […]

Sing Nowell Concert in Foster 17 November

Fr. Aju Varghese, the Parish Council and parishioners of St Joseph’s Catholic Parish, Foster, cordially invite local residents and visitors to attend the inaugural concert of Music for Advent & Christmas, […]

Traditional date for Foster & District Ag Show

FOR the 111th time on the fourth Saturday in February, Foster Showgrounds on February 24, 2018 will have roosters crowing, the aroma of fresh-baked cakes, horses jumping against the clock, cows […]

Vale Colin Hall

Thank you to all who attended the service of the late Colin Everead Hall (1942-2017) on Tuesday 31st October at Foster Cemetery. Your presence was felt warmly and gave much […]