Archive for December, 2019

$128,845 in Community Grants awarded

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council handed out grants to the successful applicants for Round One of the 2019/20 Community Grants Program last Wednesday night.  CEO Brian Sword started proceedings by welcoming […]

2020 Fish Creek Tea Cosy Festival

THE 2020 Fish Creek Tea Cosy Festival will run for 9 days from Saturday, May 16 – Sunday, May 24, supported by the Bendigo Bank and the South Gippsland Shire […]

2020 Foster Show book out this week

THE schedule for the 112th Annual Foster and District Agricultural Show, to be held at the Foster Showgrounds on Saturday February 22, 2020, will be available to prospective entrants this week. […]

Council Meeting update 19 December 2019

Below is a summary of key decisions made at the Ordinary Council Meeting on Wednesday 19 December 2019. For full details of the Council Meeting please see the Live Stream Recording or […]

Foster Secondary College 2019 dux Lauren wants to teach

FOSTER Secondary College Victorian Certificate of Education dux for 2019 has enjoyed learning so much she wants to be a teacher herself. Year 12 student Lauren Gale of Waratah Bay […]

Join the Toora CFA and be part of “something big”

While the smoke, the heat and the scale of the still-burning Gospers Mountain fire in NSW will never be forgotten, they actually weren’t what struck the Country Fire Authority’s Toora […]

Mariah dances to Disneyland Paris

Foster-bred dancer and dance teacher Mariah Lawrence has literally spun and mimed and leapt her way to a place in the Character and Parade Department of Disneyland Paris. Mariah flies […]

Sam jets off to the Gold Coast

FORMER Fish Creek youngster Sam Flanders is the latest local footballer to have his dreams come true when he was drafted by the Gold Coast Suns in last week’s National […]

Shire U-turn likely on local laws

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council’s administration panel is likely to vote for a U-turn on amending the municipality’s current General Local Law (2014) code following widespread community condemnation of many of its proposed […]