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New book by local authors

ALIENS & SAVAGES The Voice in Australia by Janeen Webb and Andrew Enstice ALIENS & SAVAGES is a hands-on historical record of the racism that underpins Australia’s growth as a nation. […]

One Act Play Festival this weekend!

The Fifteenth Annual South Gippsland One Act Play Festival offers a smorgasbord of over thirty plays for locals, visitors and their friends to sample this weekend.    

Opera Australia at Waratah Hills

Pearl Park Music Festival this Saturday

THIS Saturday the Pearl Park precinct in Foster will be transformed into the Pearl Park Music Festival and is promising something for everyone. Just a short stroll from the many […]

Prom Coast Fishing Report

Welcome to the first in an ongoing series of Prom Coast recreational fishing reports Inside information for fishing enthusiasts Provided by Foster Kyak and Outdoor, 50 Main Street, Foster.  Call: Murray on 0475 […]

Proposed rural zone changes – have your say!

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From the Department of Planning and Community Development website, I have gathered these links below to provide our readers with information about the proposed changes to zoning of land in […]

Public submissions into CSG called for now

The State Government has announced that its inquiry into unconventional gas is open for public submissions. We’re hoping as many people as possible will enter a submission, so we can show […]

Restoring Balance – Health Retreats, Yoga & iRest inspire wellbeing in South Gippsland

A Wellbeing Balance Wellbeing is not only important to physical health, but also integral to mental health – one in five people in Australia will experience mental ill health within […]

Sculpture in the bush: a strong year for the McLelland Prize

In Australia’s somewhat subdued public sculpture scene, the McClelland Sculpture Survey – which runs until July 19, 2015 – provides a rare opportunity for witnessing contemporary public sculpture. This year […]

Shine a Light for Parks at the Prom

On Saturday evening, November 2, we need you to join more than a thousand people to make a human sign on the beach at Tidal River, Wilsons Prom – a […]

Six reasons to visit Fish Creek

OK, for now we will put the old Foster vs Fish Creek rivalry to one side and support this week’s Saturday AGE in highlighting some pretty compelling reasons to visit […]

Smoke from Tasmanian fires drifts over Victoria

25 January 2016 For the second time in 10 days Victorians are being urged not call Triple Zero if they smell smoke in the air, with a plume from northern […]

South Gippsland Councillor Charged

SOUTH Gippsland Shire councillor Andrew McEwen has been charged by the Local Government Inspectorate and will have to face court.  Cr McEwen was charged with one charge of misuse of […]

South Gippsland training future doctors

It has taken a while for the Monash School of Rural Health (SRH) South Gippsland to settle into its new home but after six months, its presence is being felt. […]

South Gippslanders “devoted to their pets”

Shire adopts animal management plan Research via online surveys, submissions and face-to-face conversations has shown there’s no doubt that South Gippsland people love their small animals and want the best […]

The Budget At A Glance

Where are the spending cuts? Who’s getting extra cash? Everything you need to know about Budget 2012-13. Fresh from Budget lock-up, Ben Eltham has the highlights. Highlights of Wayne Swan’s […]

The Dingoes

Support: Mick Thomas The Dingoes are often given credit for that point in Australian music history where Australian rock shook off its cultural cringe and placed all the influences which […]

The future use of Gippsland’s energy resources – panel discussions

Regional Development Australia (Gippsland) recently staged panel discussions on the future of Gippsland’s energy resources. Hosted by media personality James O’Loghlin and Regional Development Australia Gippsland, it was a forum for the […]

The Hazelwood mine disaster could easily have been avoided

Hazelwood Mine Fire 2015

The Hazelwood coalmine fire, which burned for 45 days earlier this year, was a catastrophe for the town of Morwell in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley. Homes were blanketed in smoke and […]

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 […]

Theft of log splitter

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A fire wood splitter was stolen from a farm shed on a rural property in Nerrena Road, Meeniyan, between 21/02/2013 and 24/02/2013. Offenders cut the lock on the shed to […]

Tidal River area of Wilsons Prom to re-open September 23!

Just in time for the school holidays, the Tidal River area of Wilsons Promontory National Park will re-open on September 23, 2011. The heavy March rains have sculpted a ‘new’ […]

URGENT! Foster Swimming Pool at risk: show your support

There is a Council vote tomorrow afternoon – Wednesday April 16th at 2.00 pm on a motion that will decide whether Foster swimming pool will survive for two more years. […]

Vacancies – PGL Adventure Camps – 2022

  We are commencing a recruitment drive for January 2022.  I have attached the poster we are sending to organisations, I wondered if you would be able to share this […]

We Need More Voices In The National Debate

Yes, I’ll admit I’m a subscriber to New Matilda which I find a useful Australian news source (though I don’t necessarily agree with all the articles) as well as many […]


Wildlife Coast Cruises has a one off Wilson’s Prom Cruise on Saturday October 17th Get a 10% DISCOUNT on all adult and child fares Use the promo code PROMOCT2015 when […]

Wilsons Prom closed

Parks Victoria Update Labour Day long weekend Park Closures Visitor safety is one of Parks Victoria’s highest priorities and parks affected by fires will be closed to protect the public […]

Wilsons Prom is closed

Due to Stage 3 Covid-19 restrictions and with a focus on restricting the movement of people, the decision has been made to once again close Wilsons Promontory National Park.  This […]

Wilsons Prom visitor update

From 26 December 2011 onwards, visitors will now be able to explore the following walking tracks near Tidal River: Norman Beach. South Norman / Biddy’s Track / Norman Pt. Squeaky Beach. Squeaky […]