Archive for January, 2021

2021 South Gippsland Australia Day awards

SOUTH Gippsland’s Citizen of the Year for 2021 is Janet Auchterlonie from Dumbalk. Janet along with five other Citizen of the Year nominees – Kerry Senior, Marty Thomas, Meredith Freeman, […]

A caring nudge to make time for routine health screening

SOUTH Gippsland Hospital (SGH) in Foster is giving a caring nudge to the wider Corner Inlet district community about the importance of making time for routine heath screening. SGH Well […]


Foster and Toora Medical Centres THIS was certainly not the way we wished to welcome in the New Year! Everything had been going so well and we were looking forward […]

First Foster Pesto Festo the besto so far!

Manna Gum Community House’s first Pesto Festo held in Foster’s Main Street on Saturday January 23, 2021 was so popular it has been declared the absolute besto so far! Manna […]

Fish Creek’s public WiFi coming soon

FISH Creek’s keenly-awaited public WiFi hub, that was intended to be “all up by Christmas”, is coming soon after a series of unexpected glitches has been overcome. Bad weather, illness, […]

Five rescued at Prom

LIFE Saving Victoria General Manager Lifesaving Services Liam Krige said,  “At about  12.20pm on Sunday, January 10, Life Saving Victoria was called to assist five people stranded on Norman island, west of Leonard […]

Foster RSL news and views

Sub-Branch History for the Time Capsule THE first 100 years of the Foster RSL Sub-Branch’s history has been prepared and lodged with the time capsule organisers for interment on Australia […]

Great results for all Foster Secondary students

FOSTER Secondary College’s 31 Year 12 students achieved great results in the 2020 Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) when scores were released on Wednesday January 6, 2021. Two students, Amity […]

Inside and out refurbish for Foster Showgrounds’ Exhibit Shed

FOSTER Showgrounds’ historically important pavilion, known more familiarly by generations of Corner Inlet district families and showgoers as the Exhibit Shed, is steadily being refurbished both inside and out. The […]

Master of Nurse Practitioner Mental Health degree for Carlene

“I’VE never worked so hard in my life!” said Foster and Toora Medical Centres’ credentialled mental health nurse Carlene Hurst of the latest addition to her already impressive list of professional […]

O’Brien aware of South Gippsland Marinus Link alarm

GIPPSLAND South MLA Danny O’Brien says he understands residents along a possible route through South Gippsland for the proposed Marinus Link project will be alarmed at news the cables may cross […]

Paul Greenhalgh appointed Chief Executive Officer at South Gippsland Hospital

SOUTH Gippsland Hospital’s interim Chief Executive Officer Paul Greenhalgh has been appointed as its new Chief Executive Officer.  Board Chair Sue Pilkington said “Paul took on the interim role in […]

Prom Coast Festival

(March 5-8, 2021) ONE receives great joy from giving. That’s how the volunteer committee of the Prom Coast Festival feels about our efforts. We love working together to create memorable experiences […]

Still more buyers than properties in Corner Inlet real estate market

THERE’S still many more buyers than there are properties on the market in the Corner Inlet district according to local real estate agencies. The three agencies, SEJ Livestock and Real Estate’s […]

Where is your Time Capsule envelope?

WITH only one week to go for the return of the envelopes for the 2070 Time Capsule I am most concerned that people have forgotten to fill and return their […]