Archive for June, 2022

150 years of celebrations

– Methodist/Uniting Church in Foster SUNDAY 12th June was a wonderful celebration of 150 years of the Methodist/Uniting Church in Foster. The church was filled with current and former members of […]

A giant step for Ryan

THE Giants unveiled another first-round draft pick when Foster’s Ryan Angwin made his long-awaited debut against the Western Bulldogs at Giants Stadium on Saturday night. In front of his parents […]

Drop-in sessions for community grants

WITH Round One of Community Grants for 2022/23 opening on July 1, South Gippsland Shire’s  Community Strengthening team are hitting the road to provide advice to the community. During June and […]

Farm land rezone bid for 161 houses in Leongatha

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council will ask Victorian Planning Minister Richard Wynne to allow rezoning 22 hectares of land on Leongatha’s south-eastern outskirts from farming to general residential for a proposed […]

Make the shift … to South Gippsland

South Gippsland’s small but comprehensive rural health service – in the heart of the Wilsons Prom Corner Inlet district and just 2 hours from Melbourne – is recruiting health professionals […]

New shire depot takes shape in Foster

WHAT will become South Gippsland Shire Council’s new south area depot in about 12 months’ time is starting to take shape at a former agricultural supplies outlet in Foster’s Power […]

Nippards Track Closed

NIPPARDS Track is currently closed. A Geotechnical engineer will be on site this week to determine the extent of the slip. The short-term plan is get the road open to one […]

Quality work/life balance stars in SGH video

All of these things are possible at South Gippsland Hospital (SGH) in Foster, right in the heart of the Corner Inlet district and not much more than a couple of […]

Traffic accidents

ON the 9th of June, 2022, Police attended an accident on Fish Creek-Foster Road, Foster. A single car lost control on the slippery roads and crashed into an embankment. Locals were […]

Waratah Bay Ice Cream wins National Best Ice Cream Award

LOCAL business Waratah Bay Ice Cream Co, whose ice cream has occupied the freezers of so many South Gippsland families and holiday makers for the past three years, has recently added […]

Welshpool RTC strengthening its local Kindergarten

THE Welshpool kindergarten was thrilled to receive a very generous donation from the Welshpool Rural Transaction Centre (RTC) to support an identified need in resources and equipment for the service. […]