Archive for October, 2019

2018/19 Annual Report – Provide your feedback by 18 October

South Gippsland Shire Council welcomes your feedback on Council’s 2018/19 Annual Report. Council is committed to transparent reporting and accountability and the Annual Report is the primary means of advising […]

Another crash at infamous T-intersection

Yet another crash has occurred at Foster’s infamous South Gippsland Highway and Toora Road T-intersection, this time on Tuesday afternoon October 1, 2019. Three vehicles were involved in the accident, […]

ANZ Bank Foster branch to close

FOSTER’S ANZ Bank branch will close down on March 5, 2020, mainly because of fewer people using the actual branch, according to the ANZ Banking Group’s Victoria and Tasmania general […]

ANZ Bank Foster branch to close

FOSTER’S ANZ Bank branch will close down on March 5, 2020, mainly because of fewer people using the actual branch, according to the ANZ Banking Group’s Victoria and Tasmania general […]

Australia Day Awards – Nominations

Nominations for the 2020 South Gippsland Australia Day Awards are now open. The awards are a great way: To recognise people that go above and beyond in our community and […]

Celebrate our new citizens!

Nineteen new Australian citizens were welcomed at a ceremony in Leongatha recently. The citizens are from Bena, Fish Creek, Korumburra, Leongatha, Leongatha South and Nerrena. Acting Chair Administrator Christian Zahra […]

Cycling Road Mapping Program – Provide your feedback by 5 November

Bike riders are invited to participate in the largest road safety mapping program for cyclists in South Gippsland. The feedback will help determine where we can improve cycling experiences in our […]

First Promontory Produce and Craft Market

SUNDAY, November 3 sees the first of the series of craft markets at the Foster Showgrounds. Run by the Foster Rotary Club and Toora Lions, the market usually has over […]

Fish Creek welcomes funded 3-year-old kinder

FISH  Creek’s currently-being-renovated kindergarten building in Ryan Street welcomed the news of State Government-funded kindergarten for three-year-old children from 2020 on Thursday October 24, 2019. Eastern Victoria MLC Jane Garrett was […]

No equestrian centre for South Gippsland

An equestrian and exhibition centre will not be built in South Gippsland after a new feasibility study indicated that it might not cover its own operating costs. South Gippsland Shire […]

No equestrian centre for South Gippsland

An equestrian and exhibition centre will not be built in South Gippsland after a new feasibility study indicated that it might not cover its own operating costs. South Gippsland Shire […]

Official relaunch for Foster Library

FOSTER Library’s new look and 24-hour access will be officially relaunched at a ceremony conducted by Eastern Victoria MLC Jane Garrett at 12 noon on Thursday October 24, 2019. Ms […]

Photography at its finest

Two internationally acclaimed photographers are heading for Warragul where they will present some of their best work and talk about the stories behind their shots.  Mieke Boynton and Fiona Handbury will […]

Putting fish back into Fish Creek

Putting fish back into Fish Creek is both the title and the intention of Fish Creek Landcare Group’s new catchment-wide project being launched in the Fish Creek Memorial Hall supper […]

Rail Trail extensions top of shire projects list

Extending the Great Southern Rail Trail (GSRT) north-west from Leongatha to Korumburra and then on to Nyora is on top of the South Gippsland Shire Council’s list of five priority […]

Sandy Point community turns out on caravan and camping ground

More than 60 members of the Sandy Point community turned out to learn more and to air their views on the South Gippsland Shire Council’s “investigation into the future of […]

SGW move “on hold” until 2023

SOUTH Gippsland Water’s (SGW) plans to move its head offices and depot away from Foster have been placed on effective hold until 2023. Funding for the relocation and rebuild of […]

Slab poured for new SGH operating theatre

A STEADY 95-cubic-metre stream of cement poured over a three-hour period on Wednesday morning October 16, 2019 has slowly solidified into the concrete slab floor for South Gippsland Hospital’s new operating theatre. […]

Street artist Heesco Khosnaran returns to Yarram

HEESCO has spent the last couple of months in Mongolia and Russia mentoring and doing art with disadvantaged kids. “I’m really feeling the cold but love being back in Yarram,” […]

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