Archive for January, 2019

Australia Day in Corner Inlet

CALLING all citizens of Corner Inlet! Australia Day is coming and we are celebrating in a bigger and better way this year. On Australia Day, Saturday, January 26 it is […]

Barefoot Bowls starts Jan 15 in Foster

Cat curfew for Shire

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council will introduce a 24-hour cat curfew from April 1 next year.  From the same date, dogs will also be required to be on a leash in […]

Communication breakdown

TOORA is emerging from a three-week long telephone and ETPOS blackout, during the peak of the busy summer tourist season. For Toora newsagent Irene Spooner it was a financial disaster. […]

Council to Convene Community Clusters

COUNCILvoted on December 19 to commence establishing community clusters across South Gippsland. It is anticipated that formalised clusters of communities could be of significant value to both local communities and […]

Hoddle Mountain Trail walk

A WALK to celebrate Fish Creek’s fantastic Hoddle Mountain Trail is happening this Sunday, January 20. The Hoddle Mountain Trail Management Group, which led the successful campaign to have the […]

PCAC names new CEO

JUSTIN Wightman has been named as the new CEO of Prom Country Aged Care in Foster. Mr Wightman – currently the Executive Manager of Corporate Services at the Australian Childhood […]

Pearl Park Music Festival Jan 19th

Pearl Park Music Festival this Saturday

THIS Saturday the Pearl Park precinct in Foster will be transformed into the Pearl Park Music Festival and is promising something for everyone. Just a short stroll from the many […]

Phone and Internet problems in Toora

BUSINESSES in Toora’s Main Street have been in all sorts of trouble with internet and phone line troubles since last Thursday. At the busiest time of the year, these problems […]

Planning for the future in Venus Bay

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council is excited to be planning for the central activity centre in Venus Bay. Council has been looking forward to designing solutions to long-standing infrastructure problems in […]

Port Welshpool Long Jetty Opened

ALTHOUGH the rehabilitation of the Port Welshpool Long Jetty is still ongoing, the Project Control Group has confirmed the facility will be open from COB Friday, December 21. The unofficial […]

Prom Coast Festival Picnic

‘PICNIC IN THE PARK’ EVERYONE loves a picnic and what’s better than a picnic in the park!  It’s a perfect opportunity to spend time with family and friends.  Food, fun and fresh […]

Sensational Summer!

– Tourists flock to South Gippsland TOURISM is alive and well in South Gippsland, with hoards of tourists flocking to our part of the world in droves. Local traders have […]

Snap Send Solve – a new way to report issues to Council

Stamp of approval

THE face of renowned children’s author and Fish Creek shop owner Alison Lester is set to adorn a new Australia Post stamp.   The stamp will form part of the 2019 […]

Why we fell in love (with this area)

LLARRINDA Bed and Breakfast operator and Foster Community Online editor, Linda Giddy, tells us why the region is so special… WE fell in love with this part of Victoria in […]