Archive for May, 2023

Anzac Day Commemoration

LAST week the annual installation of flags on the graves of all enlisted servicemen buried in the Foster, Toora and Welshpool cemeteries was completed. This is a joint project of […]

Building curiosity, creativity, and confidence at Kindergarten

IS your child registered for kindergarten in 2024? Prom Coast Centres for Children would like to remind Corner Inlet families that registration for 3 & 4 Year Old Kindergarten for […]

Community farewell for Reverend Tim Fletcher

AFTER 16 years as Rector in charge of the Anglican Parish of Corner Inlet, Reverend Tim Fletcher of Foster will finish his tenure in the parish at the end of May […]

Exhibiting Volunteer opportunities and celebrating volunteers during  National Volunteer Week 

LAST week, on Wednesday 17 May, a Volunteer Mini Expo was conducted at the Foster War Memorial Arts Centre in partnership between South Gippsland Hospital (SGH), Manna Gum Community House […]

Foster and Toora Medical Centre News

THE Flu Clinics have run well and many of you have commented on the ease and efficiency of the Saturday clinics. We thank our staff for coming in on a […]

Foster Health Precinct pride walk to celebrate Diversity and Inclusion

CONTINUOUSLY improving inclusion in Victorian Health Services relies on staff sharing a positive commitment towards building a workplace where everyone feels welcome to belong. Every year, on 17 May, South Gippsland […]

Foster Shared Path second round consultation

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council is seeking further feedback on a proposed shared pathway for Station Road Foster. Foster Shared Path second round consultation Last year, the Foster community were surveyed to […]

Great progress on GSRT Welshpool to Alberton extension

GREAT progress can now be seen along the Great Southern Rail Trail (GSRT) from Welshpool to Alberton, as a 20.5-kilometre extension to the increasingly popular walking, cycling and horse-riding pathway is […]

Prom Coast Ecolink off to a flying start with State Government Grant

Newly established environmental group the Prom Coast Ecolink has been awarded a grant by the Victorian Government through the Volunteering Innovation Fund to kick-start a vital survey of local Flora […]

Shire canvasses community on draft budget, financial plan

South Gippsland Shire Council is now canvassing for the community’s views, up until Friday May 12, 2023, on its newly released draft annual budget and ten-year financial plan. Residents and […]

Shire to get $1.37 million extra for rural roads

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council will be given an extra funding boost of $1,375,451 for its rural road projects through the second of two parts in Phase 4 of the Federal Government’s […]

South Gippsland Hospital nurses add to their Urgent Care Skills

NURSING staff at the South Gippsland Hospital in Foster are actively adding to their Urgent Care skills through the Rural Urgent Care Nursing (RUCN) Capability Development Program (CDP) under the auspices […]

Venus Bay Tourism Precinct Works to Commence

CONSTRUCTION of a new streetscape in Venus Bay will be commencing soon after a contract was approved to award at last week’s Council Meeting. The tourism precinct redevelopment will include pedestrian pathways along Jupiter […]

Yarram’s Water Tower Gets a Makeover

THE small Gippsland town of Yarram has celebrated the latest, spectacular addition to its art trail – a mural on the town’s water tower. A local landmark, the tower was an […]

Young families celebrate international Day of the Midwife

YOUNG Corner Inlet district families whose children were either born at or transferred soon after birth to the South Gippsland Hospital (SGH) in Foster celebrated International Day of the Midwife […]