Archive for January, 2020

“Fantastic” centenary reunion at Foster Secondary College

FOSTER Secondary College’s “fantastic” centenary reunion on Saturday January 25, 2020 saw about 600 students, teachers and staff assemble at the school to celebrate and to remember. Secondary College business […]

Australia Day celebrations

IN light of recent and current events I believe it would be best if we scale down our Corner Inlet Australia Day celebrations this year, and acknowledge and support those […]

Community information – Air Quality

Everyone should minimise the time spent in smoky conditions whenever practical to do so.  If your maximum visibility is 1.5 kilometres or less, your air quality is in the hazardous […]

Corner Inlet district rallies with fire aid

INDIVIDUALS, organisations and businesses from throughout the Corner Inlet district are rallying to aid communities affected by the bushfires that are currently burning in East Gippsland. Among the many responses […]

East Gippsland Hay Drive

The Toora Community Action Team is organising a convoy of trucks to take hay to be distributed in East Gippsland. Convoy leaves SUNDAY January 5. Working with: Stoites Transport from […]

Foster’s 150th celebrations begin

THROUGHOUT 2020 Foster’s community is proudly celebrating 150 years as Foster township, with a full year’s worth of activities to begin this Saturday morning January 18 with an exhibition opening and […]

Hundreds turn out to capsule opening

HUNDREDS of Corner Inlet district residents both present and past turned out on Saturday January 25, 2020 to witness the opening of the historic time capsule buried in Foster almost 43 […]

New sergeant appointed at Foster Police Station

A NEW sergeant has been appointed to the Foster Police Station. Sergeant Leigh Cole started at Foster last week after transferring to South Gippsland from the Mernda Police Station and […]

Open water (Shallow Inlet) swim 4 January 2020

With all the fire-related issues in Gippsland at the moment it is difficult to see good things in Gippsland. If you are looking for a distraction, at midday on Saturday […]

Our coast is changing. How should we manage this change?

The South Gippsland Coastal Strategy project is a proactive step to prepare our coast for future challenges.     Our coast is a beautiful natural asset – highly valued by our […]

Re-rated Port Franklin slip open for heavier business

PORT Franklin’s slipway is now open to the boat-owning public for heavier business following a thorough inspection, assessment and re-rating by Gippsland Ports. The slipway’s previous maximum capacity of 4.25 […]

South Gippsland Hospital operating theatre and maternity suite is progressing

THE year of 2020 promises to be an exciting one for South Gippsland Hospital.  The construction of the new operating theatre and maternity suite is progressing well. The roof has been […]