Archive for June, 2020

A life of medical and community service a circle to OAM

FOSTER Medical Centre general practitioner Dr Laurie Warfe reckons his life has gone in a full circle, with his present work closely resembling an earlier period in his career when […]

CFA rolls out $20.5m in donations

Mobile community education vans, ultra-light tankers, station equipment and a transformative volunteer leadership program will be funded thanks to more than $20.5m in donations received over the extreme 2019/20 fire […]

COVID-19 update

Foster and Toora Medical Centres FIRST off, huge congratulations to Dr Laurie Warfe for his OAM. Laurie has been working with us for the last year or so after moving […]

Emerald anniversary for Brendan and Mary

WHEN asked what the secret to a long and genuinely happy marriage is, Port Franklin resident Mary Scott said of Brendan, her husband of 55 years as at June 19, […]

New South Gippsland Hospital operating theatre soon ready for service

WHILE its external cream and lichen modernist asymmetry may not appeal to all, there is little doubt that every patient undergoing a surgical procedure will come to appreciate what is […]

Plan budget submissions

Panel takes little heed of shire budget, plan submissions South Gippsland Shire’s administration panel acting as the council seems to have taken little heed of submissions made by community members […]

Shire CEO to join regional tourism board

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council chief executive officer (CEO) Kerryn Ellis will soon join the board of regional tourism board Destination Gippsland Limited (DGL) as a director, alongside the CEOs of […]

Shire panel endorses COVID-19 support package

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council’s administration panel voted to endorse the first stage of the municipality’s $2 million COVID-19 Community Support Package at the ordinary meeting held in Leongatha on Wednesday […]

ViPlus factory extension means more product and jobs

A 3000-square-metre extension currently being built on to the ViPlus Dairy Pty Ltd factory at Toora will literally mean more product and so more jobs. ViPlus Dairy chief executive officer […]

Waratah Bay Ice Cream Co wins awards

It is hard to believe that more than a year has passed since our first summer of ice cream production. Since then, the business has grown and the support and […]

Welshpool school’s gentle office “face” bids farewell

THE gentle “face” of Welshpool and District Primary School’s office is bidding farewell after nearly a quarter of a century of looking after and out for students and their families […]