Archive for April, 2022

“Avoid precedent” call as split council vote reseals no-through road

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council recorded a vote split six in favour and three against paying to reseal a section of no-through road in Poowong at the open ordinary meeting held in […]

Comment now on Shire’s draft plans

PEOPLE from across South Gippsland Shire are invited to comment on the drafts of eight strategic plans covering nearly every aspect of the municipality’s functions, duties, and endeavours by Sunday May […]

Shire hosts morning tea for COTA Senior Achiever Joan

WARATAH Bay legend Joan Newman was the guest of honour at a morning tea hosted by South Gippsland Shire Council in Leongatha on Tuesday March 29. 2022 to mark her 2021 […]

Community policing priority for Foster’s new Sergeant

COMMUNITY and neighbourhood policing and an emphasis on road safety are among the priorities for Foster’s new Victoria Police officer, Sergeant Ash Bell. Visible patrols in and around Foster and its […]

Community policing priority for Foster’s new sergeant

COMMUNITY and neighbourhood policing and an emphasis on road safety are among the priorities for Foster’s new Victoria Police officer, Sergeant Ash Bell. Visible patrols in and around Foster and its […]

Corner Inlet people “break the bias” at International Women’s Day lunch

PEOPLE from throughout the Corner Inlet district assembled at Manna Gum Community House in Foster on Tuesday March 8, 2022 to enjoy lunch together and to “break the bias” on International […]

Covid-19 vaccines for children info session

Dryer catches fire at Foster motel

AN LPG-powered industrial-size dryer caught fire in the laundry of a Foster motel on Tuesday afternoon March 29, 2021, burning the load it contained and causing “a fair bit of smoke […]

Dryer catches fire at Foster motel

AN LPG-powered industrial-size dryer caught fire in the laundry of a Foster motel on Tuesday afternoon March 29, 2021, burning the load it contained and causing “a fair bit of smoke […]

Fire restrictions ended in South Gippsland

Fire restrictions ended in South Gippsland THE Fire Danger Period (FDP)  finished at 1.00am on Monday, March 28 in the following municipalities in CFA’s South East Region: • South Gippsland Shire Council  […]

Getting ready for an appearance

FAMDA is proudly looking forward to presenting the Victorian première of ‘Keeping up Appearances’ in Foster between 22 April and 7 May 2022. Everyone’s favourite Lady of the house, Hyacinth […]

Gippsland wins GOLD at the Australian Tourism Awards!

GIPPSLAND has achieved astounding success at the 2021 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards, with both of our region’s finalists – Destination Gippsland and Pennicott Wilderness Journeys – being awarded gold in their […]

Higher fire safety, equipment sterility standards at South Gippsland Hospital

EVEN higher standards in fire safety and medical equipment sterility have been made possible at South Gippsland Hospital in Foster thanks to a grant of $325,000-plus from the Victorian Government’s […]

Monitoring continues for Japanese encephalitis 

AGRICULTURE Victoria has confirmed positive detections of Japanese encephalitis virus at four new Victorian piggeries.  These detections are in the Campaspe Shire, the Loddon Shire, Gannawarra and Northern Grampians Shire. This […]

Poignant Anzac Day services draw community

ANZAC Day services held throughout the Corner Inlet district on Monday April 25, 2022, shared a similar poignant quality and drew the local community together to remember and reflect. More than […]

Shire hosts morning tea for COTA Senior Achiever Joan

WARATAH Bay legend Joan Newman was the guest of honour at a morning tea hosted by South Gippsland Shire Council in Leongatha on Tuesday March 29. 2022 to mark her 2021 […]

Shire rezones Fish Creek, Leongatha public park land to sell

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council-owned blocks of land in Fish Creek and Leongatha will be rezoned from public park to township and general residential respectively to sell on the open market […]

Wilsons Prom rangers’ 2011 flood bravery recognised

SEVEN Parks Victoria staff have received one of Australia’s top honours for their selfless acts of bravery while rescuing people during severe flooding at Wilsons Promontory National Park in 2011. The […]

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