Archive for March, 2023

‘Traditional’ 115th Foster Show a real crowd-pleaser

CLEVER dogs leaping logs and shifting sheep; first-class home produce, cooking and handcrafts; shiny tractors; farmyard chooks; horse-drawn cart rides, and woodchop action – time-honoured favourites like these combined to make […]

Caravan destroyed in highway crash

AN A-line caravan was completely destroyed after it was towed into the path of an oncoming vehicle on the South Gippsland Highway at Foster North on Friday morning March 10, […]

Don’t be complacent on rural roads

Victoria Police are continuing their bid to turn around “a shocking start” to the year on the roads following their state-wide Operation Arid enforcement campaign held during the Labour Day […]

Drive according to conditions

A collision between two cars on a rain-wet road near Fish Creek on Thursday night March 2, 2023 has prompted locally-based Victoria Police officers to reiterate the importance of always […]

Foster North ‘altercation’ leads to murder charge

An ‘altercation’ in the Foster North area allegedly involving a missing 21-year-old Rosebud man has led to a 25-year-old Korumburra man being charged with murder. Victoria Police Missing Person Squad […]

Meeniyan Community Garden gets a JumpStart!

THE  Meeniyan Community Garden will receive $10,000 to deliver a community-led initiative to help promote healthy eating and build strong community connections.  The Nationals Member for Gippsland South, Danny O’Brien says […]

Prom Coast Festival a roaring success

THE 9th Biennial 2023 Prom Coast Festival concluded on Sunday. The tired but elated Committee have had  wonderful feed-back so far, from the locals, visitors and business involved, regarding the […]

SGH welcomes four in 2023 Graduate Nurse Program

SOUTH Gippsland Hospital (SGH) in Foster has welcomed four nurses fresh from receiving their university degrees in nursing into the Hospital’s 2023 Graduate Nurse Program (GNP). The four nurses; Sarah […]

Shire backs Korumburra truck stop proposal

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council has backed a proposal to build a truck stop service station with a convenience store and three food outlets including a takeaway drive-through at Korumburra by […]

South Gippsland Hospital appoints four Life Governors at 81st AGM

FOUR new Honorary Life Governors were appointed to the South Gippsland Hospital (SGH) in Foster at the Hospital’s 81st Annual General Meeting for 2021/2022 held on Thursday February 23, 2023. SGH Board […]

Sponsors ride up for SGH Moovers

MORE and more sponsors are riding up to back the South Gippsland Hospital’s SGH Moovers team ahead of their 520-kilometre cycling relay in the 2023 Murray to Moyne fundraising event on Saturday […]