Archive for July, 2018

$26 million cash reserve explained

RATES campaigner Ralph Gallagher posed a number of written questions after South Gippsland’s Shire Council’s June 27 meeting, in regard to the local government’s apparent “cash in hand” wealth. Can […]

Funds for Foster

MINISTER for Regional Development Jaala Pullford was in Foster on Monday to announce $50,000 in funding for new tiered seating for the Foster War Memorial Arts Centre. After a brief afternoon […]

Hill defends report card

CR Don Hill has defended South Gippsland Shire Council’s record after a dismal report card from ratepayers in the annual Community Satisfaction Survey, saying slanted reported was affecting public perceptions. […]

Joon No’s Taekwondo – Foster

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Martial Arts are codified systems and traditions of combat practices, which are practiced for variety of reasons: self defence, physical health and fitness, entertainment, as well as mental, physical and […]

Laneway transformation continues

THE transformation of the laneway between Foster Foodworks and Foster Seafoods is continuing apace, with a roof scheduled to be attached in the coming days.  A frame is already in […]

Million-dollar stadium bid

THE South Gippsland Shire Council has voted to apply for $1 million in funding to help revitalise the Foster Indoor Stadium. According to Foster Showgrounds Committee of Management secretary Deb […]

No laughing matter

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council monitor Peter Stephenson believes some councillors may not have taken his appointment seriously. “I believe there are some who think it’s a bit of a joke […]


Form B : SOUTH GIPPSLAND SHIRE COUNCIL Pursuant to Section 52(1) of the Planning and Environment Act 1987 The land affected by the application is  located at 725 Walkerville Road Tarwin Lower […]

Official opening of Foster’s fabulous streetscape

The Hon. Jaala Pulford, Minister for Agriculture and Regional Development will be Foster on the 9 July at 2.00pm to do the ‘opening’ of the Foster Streetscape Project, which the […]

Pollution claims rejected

GIPPSLAND Ports CEO Nick Murray has rejected claims that the authority’s dredging works have contaminated Port Welshpool beach. Port Welshpool landowner Roger Harvey – who is championing a petition to […]

Status quo on ratings strategy

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council has voted to maintain the status quo on its ratings strategy, effectively rejecting the ideas of a Rating Strategy Review Steering Committee. It was argued by […]

Stock alert rejected by Council

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council’s Cr Meg Edwards’ plan to see an electronic alert raised for when stock strayed on to local roads, was voted down by fellow councillors. Cr Edwards […]

Wilsons Promontory National Park to close temporarily

Annual conservation program in action WILSONSPromontory National Park will be closed from Monday, August 20 until the morning of Friday, August 24, 2018 to conduct the annual program for hog […]