Archive for September, 2019

50 years of movies at Tidal River cinema

MORE than 50 years’ worth of classic, blockbuster and timeless movies may well be on permanent playback in Tidal River Open Air Cinema exhibitor David Lenton’s head. David, together with […]

Another south-eastern tour for shire panel

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council’s administration panel has undertaken another reconnaissance tour of the south-eastern end of the municipality, this time as far afield as the Long Jetty at Port Welshpool. […]

Foster Chamber committee’s five extras “astounding”

TO see five extra people beyond the usual office bearers cheerfully volunteer to join a committee is something South Gippsland Shire Council administration panel chair Julie Eisenbise describes as “astounding”. […]

Foster Library now open all day and night

THE Foster Library is now open all day and night to its many member users and borrowers – but only if they hold their own special 24-hour access key tag. […]

Foster RSL members celebrate the club’s centenary

 A GALA members’ night was held at the RSL rooms last Friday evening to acknowledge and celebrate the Foster RSL Sub-Branch’s centenary. Seventy members and guests filled the recently enlarged […]


THE Prom Coast Film Society’s next screening on Friday 6 September at 7.30pm at Fish Creek Hall is the highly acclaimed Spike Lee film BlacKkKlansman (2018), which won the Grand […]

Objectors consider VCAT case against O’Grady’s Ridge plan

OBJECTORSto a 36-bed group accommodation development planned for O’Gradys Ridge Road at Foster North are considering taking their case to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT), claiming the tourism […]

People of every age turn out for climate action

A crowd of about 250 people of every age and circumstance turned out for climate action at Fish Creek from midday on Friday afternoon September 20, 2019. Babes-in-arms, grand- and […]

Promontory Produce & Craft Market 2019/20

8.00am – 1.00pm At the Foster Showgrounds, Station Road, Foster. The biggest and best craft market in Gippsland.  Over 200 stalls around the oval at the Foster Showgrounds. Sunday, November […]

Shire panel meets Foster depot staff

THE three members of South Gippsland Shire Council’s administration panel travelled to Foster on Wednesday September 4, 2019 to meet the staff of the municipality’s south area maintenance zone outdoor […]

The Nutcracker ballet debut for Taj

TALENTEDyoung ballet dancer Taj Cooper of Foster has made his professional debut in The Australian Ballet’s latest production of Peter Wright’s The Nutcrackernow on in the State Theatre at The Arts […]

Year of the Tiger

IT WAS a big day for the Foster Football Netball Club last Saturday when they participated in the 2019 Alberton Football Netball League grand finals at Tarwin. Foster were participating […]