Archive for June, 2023

“Have your baby with us at SG Hospital”

SOUTH Gippsland Hospital (SGH) in Foster and the Foster Medical Centre (FMC) are inviting women in this special corner of Gippsland, from Inverloch to Yarram and everywhere in between, to “come […]

Community helps replant Stockyard Creek catchment

A GROUP of environmentally-minded Corner Inlet district community members gathered on a farming property just out of Foster on Friday June 2, 2023 to help replant a portion of the Stockyard Creek […]

Fire Destroys House, Contents at Yanakie

A FIRE that “completely destroyed” a house and everything in it at Yanakie on Saturday night June 3, 2023 was already “fully alight” when emergency services reached the scene. None of the […]

Knitters knit and natter in Toora on world-wide day

DOZENS of knitters gathered in Toora on Saturday June 10, 2023 to knit, natter and enjoy each other’s company as well as a lavish afternoon tea or possibly even a beer […]

Open letter regarding our Annual Appeal – Operational Expenses 

SINCE I last wrote to you in May 2022, South Gippsland Hospital has continued to provide high quality and safe care to our community, thanks to both State and Commonwealth Governments […]

Provide your thoughts on the Children and Families Plan

COUNCIL is seeking feedback on a new Children and Families Plan for South Gippsland. The Plan is part of South Gippsland Shire Council’s commitment to supporting children and families to feel […]

SGH Board Chair steps down after six years

FOSTER’S South Gippsland Hospital (SGH) Board of Directors Chair Sue Pilkington is stepping down after six years in the leadership role, as well as away from the Board at the end […]

Shire begins second General Local Law Review

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council has begun a second review of its General Local Law and is inviting community members to have their say before any alterations to the existing code are […]

Shire issues permit for Korumburra truck stop

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council has issued a planning permit for a truck stop service station on the western side of Leongatha Road at Korumburra, which is a section of the […]

Toora Lions celebrate 51st changeover dinner

Toora’s Royal Standard Hotel was the venue for the Lions Club of Toora Inc.’s 2023 changeover dinner held on Saturday June 10 and attended by more than 25 people, including […]

Volunteering at Stockyard Gallery

Connection and Community By Kate Smiley AT Stockyard Gallery, Foster, volunteers play a vital role in supporting the local art community. One such dedicated volunteer is Cheryl Roberts, who graciously […]