Archive for November, 2019

Agnes Falls cantilever project to fall

AGNES Falls’ long-awaited and already started cantilevered viewing platform project may itself fall should South Gippsland Shire Council’s administration panel vote today to withdraw funding already budgeted for its construction. […]

Black Spur contract finally awarded

– South Gippsland Highway works to start early 2020 FINALLY the work on the realignment of the South Gippsland Highway between Koonwarra and Meeniyan is a step closer to starting. […]

Celebrating 100 years of service to war veterans

– FOSTER RSL CENTENARY  EMBRACED THE COMMUNITY  Foster RSL Sub-Branch’s two days of Centenary celebrations took place in Foster last Friday and Saturday, November 15 and 16.  The activities were designed to […]

CFA SG brigades hear NSW fires call

THE Country Fire Authority’s South Gippsland Group brigades have heard the call for help from the new South Wales communities facing cataclysmic bushfires. South Gippsland Group officer Walter Aich of […]

Community honoured Remembrance Day

– Time Passes, Hearts Heal, but Memories last Forever THE Foster and District Community came together last Monday, November 11, to pay tribute to those who served Australia in times […]

Keep same caravan, camp park at Sandy Point

MOST of the 175 or so Sandy Point residents and property-owners at a public meeting held in the coastal township on Saturday November 2, 2019 clapped to support keeping Sandy […]

Local Law amendment open for comment

LOCAL laws are adopted to protect public health, safety and amenity in a municipality. Any local law passed by Council is designed to ensure that the actions of an individual […]

Panel cancels Agnes Falls cantilever project

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council’s administration panel has cancelled building the already council-funded Agnes Falls cantilevered viewing platform despite strong, long-term community support for the project. The three-member panel voted unanimously […]

Register planned burns before match is struck

The Country Fire Authority wants all landholders to register their planned burn-offs before they strike the match. CFA brigades are staffed by community volunteers who say they are fed-up with […]

Star of the South Windfarm employing locals

  JASON Harding from TEK-Ocean at Barry Beach says he is very excited to be working with the Star of the South on what could be the biggest offshore wind project […]

Sue and Wil lead a growing PCCC

LEADING the growing Prom Coast Centres for Children (PCCC) in Foster has now become a task broad enough to warrant two senior members of staff. Appointed only a month ago […]