Archive for May, 2021

$10,000 grant for Foster’s Exhibit Shed

FOSTER Showgrounds’ historic Exhibit Shed has been granted $10,000 by the Victorian Government for more upgrades to the 80-or-so-year-old structure. The grant was part of almost $300,000 shared between 46 […]

Boundary Road closed until end of May

COUNCIL’S Senior Project Delivery Officer Jesse Joyce told The Mirror that the culvert works are taking a little longer than expected.  The contract was awarded in December to Ace Earthmoving, but […]

Fish Creek hall renovations well under way

Major and much-needed renovation works at the Fish Creek Memorial Hall are now well under way, much to the jubilation of the Hall’s committee of management and the local community. […]

Foster and Toora Medical Centre vaccine news

THE dual challenges of providing both the influenza and the COVID vaccines to the community continues to absorb a lot of our time and effort. Uptake of the flu shot […]

FREE disability support worker program

Starts May 24 – apply now! My name is Wallis, I am a program Coordinator at Generation Australia. We are a NFP that strives to get underemployed/unemployed people into work. […]

Great Southern Bale Trail

19th April – 30th June 2021 Installations created by artists and supported by farmers Images by Karli DuckettWords by Beatrice Imbert The Great Southern Bale trail is an art trail […]

Highway Patrol news

“THIS year we have seen some tragic collision scenes on Bass Coast and South Gippsland roads. Police are currently conducting targeted operations to deter dangerous drivers and catch those individuals who […]

Ignite imagination at the PCCC Book Fair

TO support and encourage early language and literacy at home Prom Coast Centres for Children Foster is hosting a Book Fair from Monday, May 31 – Friday, June 4. The […]

Outside school hours care to start at Welshpool, Toora, Fish Creek

THREE primary schools in the Corner Inlet area, Welshpool and District, Toora and Fish Creek and District, will be starting out of school hours care services from the beginning of […]

Port Franklin slipway trial extended

BOAT-OWNERS may keep on looking after their vessels “up on the hard” until at least October 2023 following a two-year extension of the Port Franklin slipway’s current operational trial. Gippsland Ports’ […]

Senior long-serving doctors at Foster Medical Centre

THE community is so fortunate in having senior doctors working for them for so many years through Foster Medical Centre. Trevor Andrews has worked as a Rural GP for 28 […]

Shire adopts new customer service charter

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council has adopted its new “substantially different” Customer Service Charter. The shire’s administration panel acting as the council voted to accept the revised Charter at the ordinary […]

Small Business Mentoring Clinic

Are you or someone you know planning, starting or growing a business? Did you know there is a free business mentoring service available right here in South Gippsland? The Small […]

South Gippsland Hospital applauds “invaluable” volunteers

SOUTH Gippsland Hospital in Foster has applauded the dozens of kindly, practical local people who regularly give their skills and service to the Health Service and the Corner Inlet district […]

South Gippsland Kindergarten Enrolments opening soon

ENROLMENTS for three-year-old and four-year-old kindergarten in 2022 are opening soon. Every child who turns three or four before 30 April 2021 is eligible to attend subsidised kindergarten next year but […]

Tea party for Fish Creek Wi-Fi launch

NOTHING could have been more apt than to celebrate the official launch of Fish Creek’s free public Wi-Fi with a morning tea party, complete with several teapots adorned in their own […]

The Governor of Victoria unveils Thank You Plaque in Yarram

  BEAUTIFUL and perfect is how her Excellency, the Honourable Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria, described Thursday, April 25 in Yarram’s Memorial Gardens.  She was there to unveil a plaque commemorating […]