Archive for April, 2020

Andrew’s Gardiner engine arrives at Fish Creek station

A FINELY wrought and carved metal and timber steam engine has now arrived at Fish Creek’s railway station, right beside the composting bins of the Fish Creek Community Garden. Designed and built […]

Businesses open in our area

The COVID-19 coronavirus has changed our world. It is now recommended that we all stay at home as much as possible to prevent the virus from spreading. Thankfully, many businesses […]

Cautious optimism but we need to continue

Precinct Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update  CAUTIOUS optimism over the past week is creeping in as the figures show a slowing of the numbers of COVID-19 in Victoria and Australia. This has been […]

Comments invited on shire’s 2020/21 draft budget

COMMENTS are invited from the community on the South Gippsland Shire’s draft annual budget for 2020/2021 by 5 pm on Thursday May 28, 2020. The draft budget is now available […]

Communities offer “comforts and hopes” during COVID-19 times

ENGLISH statesman and philosopher Francis Bacon once wrote that “…adversity is not without comforts and hopes”, and Corner Inlet’s communities are certainly rallying to offer both during these strange times of […]

Community Service Announcement: Hand Sanitiser available

While stocks last, Main Street Revelations has a quality hand sanitiser in stock: Made in an Australian pharmaceutical laboratory to the World Health Organisation specifications and with Therapeutic Goods Administration […]

Corner Inlet Anglican Church Services available online

Ring Robert on 03 5682 2421 if you knowof anyone who would need a DVDPrivate viewing in the Church could be arranged Click on the links belowto play the service […]

Corona Virus COVID-19 update

Country Press Australia has welcomed the announcement

Country Press Australia has welcomed the announcement today by the Morrison Government to release $5 million from the Regional and Small Publishers Innovation Fund. However, CPA has called on the […]

COVID-19 update

Foster and Toora Medical Centres Arguably the biggest news this week was the unexpected arrival of a large order of flu injections. This lead to a very successful third drive-through […]

Explosion of colour and creativity in Yarram

HEESCO Khosnaran, a famous Mongolian born street artist, has finished painting 10 large walls in Yarram and said he found it a big challenge but really enjoyable. “I have loved […]

Great Southern Rail Trail extension sees rails, sleepers, “jewellery” lifted

STEEL rails, timber sleepers and “associated jewellery” are being steadily lifted during preliminary works for the Great Southern Rail Trail (GSRT) extension west from Leongatha towards Nyora. “Jewellery” is a […]

Prom Country Farmers Market cancelled

THE Prom Country Farmers Market is on hold for the time being. The committee has thrown around ideas of stricter social distancing, pre ordering, online ordering, pick up points and […]

Shire designs $2m COVID-19 support for South Gippsland

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council’s administration panel and senior staff have designed a unique $2 million community support package to help individual residents as well as small businesses through and beyond […]

Shire runs from a myriad of homes

SOUTH Gippsland Shire is running from a myriad of homes as well as from its outdoor depots during the COVID-19 pandemic, as the council’s administration panel, officers and indoor staff […]

South Gippsland beaches are open again – effective immediately.

Thank you all for your patience and understanding. The Easter closure had the desired impact and kept visitor numbers low over the weekend to reduce the likelihood of community spread […]

South Gippsland beaches closed over Easter

Tea Cosy Festival brews to e-Cosy Exhibition

FISH Creek’s legendary Tea Cosy Festival planned for May 2020 and cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic has now brewed to even greater strength and become the e-Cosy Exhibition. While […]

The quiet gentle optimism continues

Foster and Toora Medical Centres IT has been another week of consolidation of some of the changes we have previously talked about.  The Respiratory Clinic-end is almost finished and we should […]

We are all in this together

STRAIGHT from the DHHS website, the message is… Stay home. Protect the health system. Save lives.  There are only four reasons to leave home:  Shopping for what you need – food […]