Archive for August, 2019

Community forum website for eastern townships

SOUTH Gippsland Shire’s easternmost townships now have their own community forum website at Port Franklin, Toora, Mount Best, Welshpool, Port Welshpool and Hedley and their surrounding districts are members […]

Darcy and Kelsey take out top honours

– Alberton Football Netball League night of nights! It was a big day for not only the Alberton Football Netball League but also the Foster Football Netball Club who catered […]

Foster Primary junior school moves into brand-new building

FOSTER Primary’s 87-student and four-teacher junior school moved into their brand-new building last week, after just a couple of months of educational and entertaining construction works going on right before […]

From Afghanistan to Foster – Ali seeks to help people

ALI Tahiri has travelled a long way from where he was born, where he grew up and to where he lives and works now, helping people as a lifesaver and also […]

Getting social soon to be on three times a week

SOUTH Gippsland Hospital in Foster will soon launch new social groups to run each week on a Thursday, alongside the current social groups that are held every Tuesday and Wednesday. […]


THE Foster War Memorial Arts Centre will be a flurry of thespian activity this weekend as theatre companies from across Victoria come together to perform at the nineteenth one act […]

Second half of SGW petition tabled in Parliament

THE second half of the petition calling for South Gippsland Water’s head office and depot to stay in Foster will be tabled in the Victorian Parliament this week. Gippsland South […]

Toora’s Royal Standard Hotel set to receive $50,000 thanks to Airbnb’s Country Pub Project

AIRBNB last week announced the winners of The Country Pub Project with Victoria’s Royal Standard Hotel in Toora, named one of six recipients of a $50,000 grant that aims to revitalise […]

Winter mulching time at Manna Community Garden

IT’S winter mulching time at Manna Community Garden on the corner of Court and Hyland Streets in Foster. Finely shredded plant matter was being generously applied over a thick layer of […]