Archive for June, 2019

Alarming gambling statistics for South Gippsland

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council wants to make people aware of the effects of gambling within our community. In 2017/18 a total of $6.24 million or $17,100 per day was lost […]

Alberton league clubs could have a new league to play in next year?

AFL Victoria has told the clubs in the Alberton Football Netball League they can join theWest Gippsland Football Netball Competition next year.  That depends on the Alberton clubs withdrawing their […]

Banksia Lodge leased to South Gippsland Hospital

Parts of Banksia Lodge will be used to house future additional community health services, alongside the existing staff, student and visiting family accommodation and support group uses, following planned building […]

Commissioner appointed as council interim administrator

FORMER South Gippsland Shire Council inquiry commissioner Julie Eisenbise has been appointed as the council’s interim administrator, with Monday June 24, 2019 the first day in her new job of […]

Commissioners meet South Gippsland community

COMMISSIONERS looking “into matters relating to the affairs of the South Gippsland Shire Council” met with members of the municipality’s community at a public hearing held at the Korumburra Secondary […]

Community urged to sign SGW petition, write letters

THE Corner Inlet community is being urged to sign a petition to the Victorian Government to retain South Gippsland Water’s head office in Foster. Local people are also asked to […]

Council brings acting CEO job forward

South Gippsland Shire Council has brought forward the start the of new acting CEO Bryan Sword’s job by one month to cover the current CEO Tim Tamlin’s “approved leave of […]

Dismissal of South Gippsland Shire Council

The Labor Government will today introduce a Bill to dismiss the South Gippsland Shire Council following the final report from a Commission of Inquiry into the council. Dismissal of a council […]

Keep the Water Board here!

Long Jetty officially re-opened

PORT Welsh-pool’s Shipping Pier, locally and affectionately known as the Long Jetty, was officially re-opened on Friday June 21, 2019, with the granddaughter of the man who worked for ten […]

More than 1000 sign petition

MORE than 1000 people have signed the petition calling on the Victorian Government to keep South Gippsland Water’s main offices in Foster, and to preserve 50 local jobs. The signatures […]

New school building flies through the air

FOSTER Primary School’s new building literally flew through the air in sections on the way to its final assembly last week after arriving on a rolling fleet of trucks over […]

Shire to clarify future museum collection ownership

  PORT Welshpool and District Maritime Museum (PWDMM) committee members will be involved in further talks with South Gippsland Shire Council to clarify its evolving formal policy on the future […]

Volunteer Drivers Needed

Expressions of interest are being taken for volunteers, within South Gippsland Shire and Bass Coast Shire, to transport people to local medical appointments. Gippsland Southern Health Service, Bass Coast Health […]