Archive for December, 2017

Council appoints new Rating Strategy Steering Committee member

South Gippsland Shire Council has elected Megan Knight to the Rating Strategy Steering Committee at its meeting  to fill an extraordinary vacancy. Earlier this year Council called for applications from […]

Farmers Markets

Christmas and holidays will be here for a lot of us before we know it.  This week’s market gives you an opportunity to fill your festive table with a spread […]

Fish Creek shoots and scores!

THE netball community in South Gippsland will be able to play better and safer netball with funding from the Labor Government for upgrades to facilities in  Fish Creek and Bass. […]

Foster pool officially open!

BECAUSE of the extremely hot day on Wednesday December 13 it was decided the Foster Pool would open early this year. There is much to celebrate and many people to […]

Great news for offshore wind farm

ON Thursday night November 30, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) entered into partnership regarding the continued development of Australia’s first offshore wind farm, the Star of the South, with Offshore Energy […]

High tea in Fish Creek with Danny O’Brien

BUILDING on the success of the 2016 Fish Creek Tea Cosy Festival, the festival committee is currently planning for the 2018 festival and invites participation from local businesses, community groups […]

Honorary Life Governors appointed

SOUTH Gippsland Hospital has reintroduced awards recognising outstanding service, support and commitment to the hospital at their Annual General Meeting on November 30. “The concept of Life Governors dates back […]

Playgroup’s Santa surprises

FOSTER Playgroup’s annual Christmas Party on Wednesday December 13 could not have asked for better weather. There was a big turnout to see the Foster fire truck pull up with […]

Port Welshpool Maritime Museum is the town’s ‘Jewel in the Crown’

By Janet Taylor THE Port Welshpool & District Maritime Museum recently celebrated another milestone in its history. For 40 long years it has been operating as a Museum to the […]

Seeking feedback for Port Welshpool Marina

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council is encouraging residents to share their thoughts on the Port Welshpool Marine Precinct Plan before consultation closes. Coastal Promontory Ward Councillors met with community members in […]

Significant Boost for ViPlus Dairy

VIPLUS DAIRY in Toora has become the first Australian producer of locally made infant formula products to gain regulatory approval to sell infant formula in China. From January onwards under […]

Terrific team in Toora

ON a wild and wet Friday afternoon last week the students at Toora Primary School welcomed Cr Ray Argento and MP Danny O’Brien to a special presentation. The students have […]