Civic organisations

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Banksia Lodge Auxiliary

This community-spirited group undertakes a variety of fundraising activities to support the residents of Banksia Lodge – the Corner Inlet district’s much loved home for older people with low care […]

Be a local hero – join the CFA

The CFA is looking for fit, enthusiastic women and men to join the ranks of its 693 career firefighters who work shoulder to shoulder with the organisation’s 57,000 volunteers. Applications […]

Christ Church Anglican Church of Australia – Foster

Sunday services Foster – 10.30 am Sandy Point – 4th Sunday at 7.00 pm Locum Minister: Rev Neil Thompson  (03) 5682 1340 Pastoral Assistant:  Geoff Kennedy  0410 435 590 Secretary: […]

Citizens’ Advice Bureau

If you are not sure who contact about an issue, the South Gippsland Citizens’ Advice Bureau is there to help.  We have access to a state-wide community service database, with […]

Conservation Society in Foster

The South Gippsland Conservation Society is a not-for-profit organisation based in Inverloch, with a local branch in Foster. Founded in 1976, we have a stable membership of about 300. The […]

Country Women’s Association

The Country Women’s Association of Victoria is part of the largest women’s organisation in Australia. It is a non-party political and non-sectarian organisation for country and city women.  It aims […]

Dads in Distress

If you are finding it hard to deal with the break-up of a marriage, depression, child access, family court or just need someone to talk to, Dads in Distress is […]

Energy Innovation Co-op

The Energy Innovation Co-operative is a community-based environment group that operates across South Gippsland, Bass Coast and Cardinia shires. Current Programs Southern Solar Hub: An educational and supportive program for […]

FAMDA – Foster Amateur Music and Drama Association

FAMDA (Foster Amateur Music and Drama Association) is an award-winning, community theatre and singing company that has involved, inspired and enriched the South Gippsland community since 1953. It’s mission is […]

Foster and District Historical Society

The Foster and District Historical Society, was formed at a public meeting in Foster on 3 August 1973 (formerly The Shire of South Gippsland Historical Society). Over the years the Society […]

Foster Cemetery Trust

Foster Chamber of Commerce Inc.

ABN 52990405581 The Foster Chamber of Commerce & Industry Inc. allows Chamber members to participate in a range activities and promotions, and have a say on issues that affect businesses […]

Foster Community Association

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Foster Community Association began working quietly and steadily back in 1998, to help make the Foster and Corner Inlet district a better place to live, work and play. Over the […]

Foster Fire Brigade (Foster CFA)

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In emergency dial: 000 Current incident and fire restriction information Contact the Victorian Bushfire Information Line (VBIL) on 1800 240 667 or go to the Vic Emergency website for all current CFA & […]

Foster Opportunity Shop

From originally opening in 1979, the Prom Community Opportunity Shop (PCOS) has gone from strength to strength and is currently operating from two sites, 18 Main Street, and 78 Main […]

Foster Police Station

Foster War Memorial Arts Centre

The Foster War Memorial Arts Centre (Foster Hall) was erected by the citizens of Foster and District as a memorial to those who died serving their country in war. It […]

Foster Youth Assist Clinic

The Clinic is for 10 to 25 year olds and runs on a drop in basis. It is for all social, emotional, medical and sexual needs. Basically it’s a one stop shop for all […]

Friends of the Great Southern Rail Trail

The Friends of The Great Southern Rail Trail is a non profit community organisation that aims to promote, help and lobby for the growth of The Great Southern Rail Trail. […]

GippsCare housing support

GippsCare provides housing and support services to homeless individuals and families, or those at risk of homelessness, in their transition from crisis to independent, secure and safe accommodation. Young people […]

Kids Help Line

This telephone and online help service is available to young people aged between 5 and 18, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Counselling is available via telephone, email […]

Local business seeks to support community groups

Hi there, Troy and Terry think it is very important to be able to support our local community organisations, so we are very proud to inform you that during the […]

Manna Gum Community House

Manna Gum Community House (formerly Foster and District Community House and Learning Centres Inc) is a not-for-profit organisation run by a community-based Committee of Management.  We offer a range of […]

Material aid

St Vincent de Paul Society provides home visitation, referral to financial advice, assistance with food and transport, household needs, Telstra accounts, emergency food packs – for anybody in need of […]

Men’s Referral Service

This service is provided by men for men, to assist those who are wanting to stop their violent or abusive behaviour towards their family members, but are not sure how […]


Mensline supports men who are dealing with family difficulties, particularly those surrounding relationships, parenting concerns and separation and family breakdown.  Mensline Australia offers a private, non-judgemental ‘safe’ environment for men […]

Prom Coast Community Church

Church services are now held at 10.30am every Sunday at the Foster Community Health Centre, 87 Station Road, Foster.  All welcome. Australian Christian Churches.

Prom Coast Film Society

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We operate under the rules of the Victorian Film Society and attendees at films must be subscribers. Annual subscriptions are $75, quarterly subscriptions $28. Screenings 8:00pm on the first Friday of […]

Rural Financial Counselling Service

Funded by the Federal Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, the Rural Financial Counselling service provides free rural financial counselling to primary producers, fishers and small rural businesses* who are […]

South Gippsland Animal Aid

We are a small group of people who care about the fate of hurt, abandoned and starving animals. We care enough to keep reminding people that it is really not […]

South Gippsland Landcare Network (SGLN)

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The South Gippsland Landcare Network (SGLN), through community action, helps to preserve, protect and enhance the environment of South Gippsland. The Landcare community in South Gippsland, along with Government management […]

St Joseph’s Catholic Church – Foster

Services Weekend Masses Healing services Youth Masses Discussion groups Vincent de Paul Society charitable activities Children’s Sacramental Program Baptisms Marriage preparation Weddings Funerals Service times for St Joseph’s Parish, Foster […]

St Vincent de Paul

‘Vinnies’ support and help people in the local community by giving them a hand up – not a hand out.  This is given with love and without judgement, incomplete privacy and […]

Suicide Help Line

Confidential telephone counselling, support and referral 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Uniting Church in Australia – Foster

Minister Reverend Geoff Smith Services Sunday, 10.30 am

Welcome to the ‘new’ Manna Gum Community House

Manna Gum Community House (formerly Foster and District Community House and Learning Centres Inc) is a not-for-profit organisation run by a community-based Committee of Management and offers a range of […]