Archive for May, 2024

“No plans to close any hospital” in State health services review

A REVIEW process of Victoria’s 76 metropolitan and regional health services begun in late 2023 is soon expected to present a draft Health Services Plan to State Minister for Health Mary-Ann Thomas, […]

$1.5 million reasons to smile!

EVERYONE at Foster Op Shop and Collectables was in celebration mode last Wednesday, with past and present volunteers gathering to acknowledge the success of the business. Since its beginning in 2016, […]


On Friday night, friends, business associates and locals got together at the Welshpool Hotel to help Eddie and Helen Fowler celebrate 50 Years in business.  Eddie and Helen and two kids […]

Boost local health services with a tax deductible gift

CORNER Inlet district residents are invited to assist boosting and even expanding local health services with a tax deductible gift to the South Gippsland Community Health Foundation before the end of […]

Corner Inlet Volunteer Expo

Wanting to help out but not sure how or who with? Keen to help create positive change in your community? Corner Inlet is celebrating the beginning of National Volunteer Week […]

Fire restrictions to end across the State

THE Fire Danger Period (FDP) for the state will officially finish at 1.00am on Wednesday, 1 May for the final municipalities in CFA’s District 8, 9, and 27.  While restrictions […]

Foster and Mirboo North Bushfire Assessments

AT the May Council meeting, Bushfire Assessment Summaries and Planning Recommendations for Foster and Mirboo North were adopted. The Assessments have been prepared to guide land use and development and […]

Sites for Gippsland’s offshore wind farms

THE first feasibility study licences have been announced for six potential offshore wind farms in Gippsland and three of them could be located within 10km off the beach near Woodside, […]

South Gippsland Hospital shines in 2024 Aged Care audit

SOUTH Gippsland Hospital (SGH) in Foster has received a perfect 43 out of 43 score from its 2024 external safety and quality aged care accreditation audit. An assessment team from the […]

Tea Cosy Festival a triumph of colourful cleverness

THERE would be precious little doubt in any the minds of the 6000 or so people who attended the nine-day Fish Creek Tea Cosy Festival 2024 from May 18 to 26 […]

The Mirror’s last editions

Current owners of The Mirror newspaper, Robert (Rab) and Jenny Best will cease publishing The Mirror on Wednesday, June 26, 2024. That means there will be five more editions before […]

The Tea Cosy theme of Celebrations and Celebrities gives Fish Creek a festival to celebrate!

THE 2024 Tea Cosy Festival officially opened on Saturday, May 18 with nearly two thousand visitors flocking to see the marvellous and beautiful creations over the weekend.   196 cosy entries […]

Toora pub chefs in Victorian team at world congress

Toora’s Royal Standard Hotel chef Darcy Nicoll and second-year apprentice Jesse Payne are members of the Australian Culinary Federation’s Victorian Young Chefs team heading to the Worldchefs Congress & Expo in […]