Archive for March, 2021

A new resource for accredited training students is a resource for students looking to complete accredited training. has recently launched a new resource called Job Starter. This website aggregates information from all of the funding […]

Community, visitors revel at Prom Coast Festival

THE Corner Inlet community and visiting holidaymakers alike revelled in a memorable assortment of entertainment, spectacular action, artistic and literary creativity and delicious produce during the four-day 2021 Prom Coast […]

Council Caravan Parks to be leased out

Following a decision at Wednesday’s Council meeting, the Yanakie Caravan Park and the Long Jetty Caravan Park (Port Welshpool) will be leased out via public tender.  South Gippsland Shire Council […]

COVID-19 Vaccinations and Flu Shots

At the Medical Centre and at medical centres all over the country, a power of work is being done readying ourselves for the COVID vaccination of our communities.  As you […]

Fish Creek CBD WiFi up in part

FISH Creek central business district’s keenly-anticipated free public Wi-Fi is up and running at last, at least in part, with a good signal available within a 40- to 50-metre radius […]

Fish Creek turns out on town sewage problem

FISH Creek’s community turned out in compelling numbers to attend a public meeting held on Wednesday evening March 17, 2021 to canvass local ideas and views on how best to […]

Foster opp shops open three days a week

BOTH branches of Foster’s Prom Community Opp Shop are trading three days a week, on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and now on Fridays, too! The affectionately-known Little Opp Shop at 18 […]

Gurneys Cidery cellar project scores $470,000 tourism grant

GURNEYS Cidery in Foster has scored a $470,000 grant through the Victorian Government’s $46 million Regional Tourism Investment Fund (RTIF). The money is going towards Gurneys’ current project building one of […]

Meeting called on Fish Creek sewage

A PUBLIC meeting on what to do about Fish Creek’s long-term sewage and wastewater problems will be held in the Fish Creek Memorial Hall in Falls Road tonight, Wednesday March 17, 2021, […]

More new doctors for Foster and Toora Medical Centres

TWO more new doctors have joined the team of health professionals serving the Corner Inlet community at the Foster and Toora Medical Centre. General practitioner registrars Dr Jin Jang and […]

New I pm start time for 2021 shire council meetings

THE rest of South Gippsland Shire’s open council meetings for 2021 will now start at 1 pm instead of 2 pm, beginning with this month’s March 2021 open meeting on […]

Prom Fence Planning Started

PLANNING for the coast-to-coast fence to be built right across the Yanakie isthmus along the northern boundary of Wilsons Promontory National Park has now started. “We are currently undertaking planning works […]

Residents to advise shire on infrastructure projects

A GROUP of five South Gippsland Shire residents has been appointed to the municipality’s new Community Infrastructure Advisory Committee (CIAC) to give their views on future capital works projects. The shire’s administration […]

SGHC Foundation helps build new rooms at PCAC

SOUTH Gippsland Hospital Community Foundation is helping to build three new rooms for residents at Prom Country Aged Care’s (PCAC) Prom Country House in Foster. The Foundation responded to a […]

Shire panel adopts new Community Engagement Policy

SOUTH Gippsland Shire’s administration panel adopted a revised and expanded Community Engagement Policy at the virtual open council meeting held on Wednesday February 24, 2021, the first for the new […]

Shire to lobby State for regional public housing funds

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council will lobby the State Government for funding from its Victoria’s Big Housing Build program announced in November 2020 to create more affordable public housing in both […]

Station Park a main entry point to Foster – Rotary

FOSTER Station Park, on the Great Southern Rail Trail (GSRT), has become one of the town’s main entry points, according to the Rotary Club of Foster. “So many people are […]

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Thumbs Up for the COVID vaccine!

THE Foster Medical Centre  are now asking for all those over 80yo to ring and make an appointment for their COVID vaccinations at the medical centre.  On the website there is a […]

Toora highway crossing a good idea but is a bad design

A PEDESTRIAN crossing over the South Gippsland Highway at Toora is “a good idea”, according to Toora Returned Service League (RSL) president Rod Coughran-Lane. However, the design and layout of the newly-installed […]

Treasure for all at 2021 Prom Coast Festival

A TREASURE chest brimming with plenty of activities for people of every age to see, admire, do, learn and relish will open on Friday March 5 at the start  of the 2021 Prom […]