Archive for February, 2023

All roads lead to the Foster Show

THIS Saturday 25th February, people will flock to the Foster Showground for the fantastic Foster & District Agricultural Show. Opening the show will be Victoria’s representative for the Australian Rural Ambassador […]

Australia Day honours for two Corner Inlet District residents

TWO  Corner Inlet district residents, Nadia Stefani of Fish Creek, and Jim Whelan of Yanakie, have received awards in the Australia Day 2023 Honours List. Nadia’s unstinting service to the […]

Bennison Reserve venue for 2023 Foster Show horses

THE Bennison Recreation Reserve will be the venue for the 2023 Foster Show’s horse and pony classes on Saturday February 25, 2023. Continuing works to install irrigation and new turf […]

Bigger and bolder flavours to be found at the Meeniyan Garlic Festival 2023

THIS year the Meeniyan Garlic Festival will offer the public two new varieties of garlic. The Festival and Hillston varieties are bigger than similar varieties and packed with a more […]

Building confidence with technology at Manna Gum

Manna Gum Community House has several programs this term to help adults of all ages with their phones, tablets and computers. “We’ve tried to tailor our programs to meet the […]

Foster RSL donates $24,000 to the community

–  Helping  community groups,  supporting local youth, assisting those in need   Along with a continuing purpose of care to veterans and their families, Foster RSL Sub-Branch is also committed to […]

Have your say on South Gippsland’s planning scheme

MEMBERS of the broader community are invited for the first time to have their say on the current South Gippsland Planning Scheme as well as on a series of proposed improvements […]

Major SGH Moovers sponsor pedals in

Foster Service Centre has has pedalled in as the major sponsor for the SGH Moovers, South Gippsland Hospital’s own team of bicycle-riding fundraisers now in full training mode for the 2023 Woody’s […]

Police searches result in burglary charges

SEARCHES conducted by Victoria Police officers from the Bass Coast Crime Investigation Unit at Wonthaggi and from the Foster and Yarram stations have resulted in two men being charged with burglary. […]

Preparation for Road Reseal Program underway

Preparation works for South Gippsland Shire Council’s 2023 Road Reseal Program have commenced. Forty-nine roads in towns across South Gippsland are scheduled to be resealed this financial year with work […]

Preparation is the key to success at the Foster Show

WITH only 4 weeks to go, it is time to start preparing yourself for the Foster Show. There are old favourites and some new exciting competitions too. Many things can […]

Schools go back for 2023

Corner Inlet district schools have gone back for the start of the 2023 academic year, with most reporting greater numbers of students than were enrolled in 2022. Foster Secondary College […]

Shire reviews Pioneer Street traffic safety idea

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council is reviewing its idea of introducing one-way travel along part of Pioneer Street in Foster to enhance traffic safety following a recent community consultation period. As part […]