Archive for August, 2023

AED, CPR know-how and fast action save Brian’s life 

 A WELSHPOOL pub manager is thanking his family, fast-acting hotel patrons and Ambulance Victoria (AV) paramedics for saving his life when he suffered a cardiac arrest at work.  Brian Evans, 57, was […]

BreastScreen van “Nina” is coming to Foster

BREASTSCREEN Victoria’s hot pink travelling screening service van “Nina” is coming to Foster for a month from Monday September 25 to Friday October 27, 2023. Nina will be parked in her […]

Buses damaged at Foster, burglaries at Fish Creek sports clubs

VICTORIA Police Wonthaggi Criminal Investigation Unit (CIU) detectives are looking into apparently wilful damage to school buses parked at Foster, while two sports clubs were burgled at Fish Creek. A Wonthaggi […]

Community responds to draft Coastal Strategy

FURTHER points of view and submissions on how best to plan for and look after the South Gippsland coastline now and in the future are coming in as the community responds […]

EV charging at Sandy Point

AN enthusiastic crowd of electric vehicle (EV) owners, including an electric motorcycle rider, met at Sandy Point on Saturday to attend the launch of Sandy Point’s own public EV charging […]

Foster Pharmacy opens consultation room

IN A corner previously occupied by a sales counter and a display of perfume, the Foster Pharmacy at 2 Station Road has opened a dedicated room suitable for private consultations […]

New Corner Inlet College

DIRECTORS and Board Members of Corner Inlet College are working towards school registration with the Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA). Independent school applications will meet minimum standards of good governance, […]

Police motorcyclist airlifted to hospital

A VICTORIA Police officer was airlifted to the Royal Melbourne Hospital with non-life- threatening-injuries after coming off his motorcycle on the South Gippsland Highway at Grassy Spur shortly after midday on Thursday, August […]

Rotunda, vegetables, seawall in Welshpool district plan

A NEW rotunda as the centrepiece of Welshpool Park, vegetable gardens, and a repaired seawall at Port Welshpool are among many projects identified by local people in the soon-to-be-launched Welshpool […]

Security cameras installed at Foster Museum

SIX closed circuit television cameras have now been installed at the Foster Museum in Main Street, thanks to the generosity of four Corner Inlet district community organisations. The Rotary Club […]

Shire economic growth, visitor, arts strategies achieving goals

STRATEGIES to boost economic growth, the number of visitors and Great Southern Rail Trail (GSRT) users, and greater involvement in local arts are achieving their goals, according to reports presented to […]

Shire promotes Barry Beach ports as ideal offshore wind farms base

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council is actively promoting Barry Beach Marine Terminal and Port Anthony to state and federal governments and to renewable energy developers as the ideal operations base for wind […]

Three music styles in one weekend at Fish Creek

THERE are three completely different but equally enthralling musical styles on the triple bill program for a Grand Weekend of Music to be performed live at the Fish Creek Memorial […]

Toora Fire Brigade hosts CFA SG Group dinner

IN a 90th anniversary year highlight, the Toora Fire Brigade played host to the South Gippsland Group of Country Fire Authority (CFA) Brigades Annual Dinner and Awards Ceremony in the Toora […]