Archive for October, 2021

$28,367 for the Sandy Point Summer Series

SANDY Point Music have been successful in securing $28,367 for the Sandy Point Summer Series under Round 3 of the Live Music Australia Program.  This critical funding will support the Sandy […]

Additional open hours at the Foster Centrelink Agency to meet high demand

THE Centrelink and Medicare Agency at Manna Gum Community House in Foster is experiencing high demand for requests to obtain a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate. “The number of people coming to […]

Administrators bid shire farewell

THE three members of South Gippsland Shire Council’s Victorian Government-appointed administration panel bid the municipality farewell on Wednesday October 20, 2021 at the end of their 28-month term of office. […]

An opportunity to be in Conversation with Council Candidates, now Online

Venus Bay Community Centre, Foster Chamber of Commerce, Leongatha Business Association, Mirboo Country Development Inc. and Mirboo North Times, and Korumburra Round Table invite the South Gippsland Community to attend […]

Bushfire Study – research impacts

Researchers at Federation University are seeking individuals aged 18 years or older who experienced bushfires/wildfires in the last 10 years. This study aims to explore the prevalence of sleep disturbances and trauma […]

Flood warning for South Gippsland rivers

Advice – Flood Message reference number: 18005 Issued For: South Gippsland Rivers Incident Location: South Gippsland Rivers Incident Name: GippslandRainevent_30sept Issued: 03/10/2021 12:25 PM Next Update Expected: 04/10/2021 02:00 PM […]

Foster RSL rooms reopen

THE recent closure of the Foster RSL rooms has been felt by many members and patrons and the Committee is pleased to announce that the RSL rooms will reopen tomorrow […]

Housing crisis open letter draws quick community response

AN open letter sent recently to every Corner Inlet household appealing for ideas on how to fix the district’s “growing housing crisis” has already drawn a quick response from the […]

Lost ballot packs force election voting extension

THE loss of almost one third of the ballot packs for the South Gippsland Shire Council election has forced the Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC) to extend the close of voting […]

Nelsons Cutting on SG Highway

VICTORIA Police, the Victorian State Emergency Service (VICSES) Foster Unit, and VicRoads’ contractors turned out very early on Friday morning October 8, 2021 to a landslide at Nelsons Cutting on the […]

Quiet optimism growing

THE COVID-19 cases in Traralgon and subsequent lockdown there illustrate again how difficult it is to contain the delta variant. It is only a matter of time before it is […]

SG Highway side road speed signs installed

TWO pairs of new speed limit road signs have appeared on the South Gippsland Highway at Foster, located on either side of where the highway intersects with the Fish Creek-Foster […]

Three voting days left for shire election

Only three days are left before voting in the South Gippsland Shire Council’s postal general election officially closes at 6 pm this Friday October 29, 2021. All eligible voters’ completed […]

To market, to market … then snap up opp shop bargains!

FOSTER’S two opportunity shops, the Garage Sale Outlet (GSO) and The Little Opp Shop, have re-opened for business again on three week days, and on Farmers’ Market Saturday mornings, too! The […]

Two Op-Shops become one

THE Little Op Shop at 18 Main Street is moving to join the Prom Community Op Shop at 78 Main street or affectionately known as the Garage. The two Prom […]

Vaccination rates locally remain excellent

Foster and Toora Medical Centres IT was fabulous to see all the joy in people at the end of lockdown in Melbourne. Our city friends have endured onerous restrictions for […]

VicRoads Hazard Perception Test online