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Vale Paddy Broberg

Foster Amateur Music & Drama Association’s esteemed Life Member, musical director, friend and mentor Paddy Broberg passed away 1 October 2020 following a long battle with cancer. Paddy died peacefully […]

New Covid-19 restrictions for regional Victoria


 Please note that new access restrictions came into effect yesterday across the state, as directed by the Chief Health Officer. Patients can only have one visitor per day, for no […]

Help at hand for depression

The mental health issues related to lockdown and the pandemic are especially hard for people with depression. The wonderful charity MIND have a 24 hour helpline: 1300 286 463 or […]

Businesses open in our area

The COVID-19 coronavirus has changed our world. It is now recommended that we all stay at home as much as possible to prevent the virus from spreading. Thankfully, many businesses […]

South Gippsland beaches are open again – effective immediately.

Thank you all for your patience and understanding. The Easter closure had the desired impact and kept visitor numbers low over the weekend to reduce the likelihood of community spread […]

Corner Inlet Anglican Church Services available online

Ring Robert on 03 5682 2421 if you knowof anyone who would need a DVDPrivate viewing in the Church could be arranged Click on the links belowto play the service […]

South Gippsland beaches closed over Easter

Corona Virus COVID-19 update

Community Service Announcement: Hand Sanitiser available

While stocks last, Main Street Revelations has a quality hand sanitiser in stock: Made in an Australian pharmaceutical laboratory to the World Health Organisation specifications and with Therapeutic Goods Administration […]

**Please stay home**

Foster Chamber of Commerce **This is an important message from the Foster and Toora Medical Centre for all holiday makers from the local health services ** We are in the […]

COVID-19 Stage 2 Restrictions

I am sending this email to keep you informed of the latest information on coronavirus (COVID-19).  I appreciate there is a lot of information swirling about at the moment and […]

Special Foster IGA shopping hours for seniors & disability card holders

Camping & accommodation at Tidal River closed 22 March 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update The safety of visitors and staff is Parks Victoria’s highest priority.  Following advice from Victoria’s Chief Health Officer about public gatherings of over 500 people outdoor and […]

Foster’s Visitor Information Centre closed due to COVID-19

Due to COVID-19 Council has decided to change the operations of the Prom Country Visitor Information Centre (VIC)—Foster. From 5pm this afternoon the VIC will be closed to the public. […]

Free Wi-Fi access

For those requiring decent internet access at this difficult time, Manna Gum Community House in Foster has free wifi which you should be able to access from your car outside […]

IGA opening early for seniors

Our coast is changing. How should we manage this change?

The South Gippsland Coastal Strategy project is a proactive step to prepare our coast for future challenges.     Our coast is a beautiful natural asset – highly valued by our […]

East Gippsland Hay Drive

The Toora Community Action Team is organising a convoy of trucks to take hay to be distributed in East Gippsland. Convoy leaves SUNDAY January 5. Working with: Stoites Transport from […]

Community information – Air Quality

Everyone should minimise the time spent in smoky conditions whenever practical to do so.  If your maximum visibility is 1.5 kilometres or less, your air quality is in the hazardous […]

Council Meeting update 19 December 2019

Below is a summary of key decisions made at the Ordinary Council Meeting on Wednesday 19 December 2019. For full details of the Council Meeting please see the Live Stream Recording or […]

Photography at its finest

Two internationally acclaimed photographers are heading for Warragul where they will present some of their best work and talk about the stories behind their shots.  Mieke Boynton and Fiona Handbury will […]

Celebrate our new citizens!

Nineteen new Australian citizens were welcomed at a ceremony in Leongatha recently. The citizens are from Bena, Fish Creek, Korumburra, Leongatha, Leongatha South and Nerrena. Acting Chair Administrator Christian Zahra […]

Cycling Road Mapping Program – Provide your feedback by 5 November

Bike riders are invited to participate in the largest road safety mapping program for cyclists in South Gippsland. The feedback will help determine where we can improve cycling experiences in our […]

2018/19 Annual Report – Provide your feedback by 18 October

South Gippsland Shire Council welcomes your feedback on Council’s 2018/19 Annual Report. Council is committed to transparent reporting and accountability and the Annual Report is the primary means of advising […]

Australia Day Awards – Nominations

Nominations for the 2020 South Gippsland Australia Day Awards are now open. The awards are a great way: To recognise people that go above and beyond in our community and […]

Promontory Produce & Craft Market 2019/20

8.00am – 1.00pm At the Foster Showgrounds, Station Road, Foster. The biggest and best craft market in Gippsland.  Over 200 stalls around the oval at the Foster Showgrounds. Sunday, November […]

Beware of NBN scammers

Monthly average losses to NBN scams almost triple in 2019 17 June 2019 Australians are losing more money to NBN scams, with reported losses in 2019 already higher than the […]

ABC TV visits Fish Creek

This episode of Back Roads went to air last night.

Wilsons Prom 4-day closure August 2019

Wilsons Promontory National Park will be closed from 5.00 pm Sunday 18 August to 8:00 am Friday 23 August 2019 for park management and conservation programs.

Volunteer Drivers Needed

Expressions of interest are being taken for volunteers, within South Gippsland Shire and Bass Coast Shire, to transport people to local medical appointments. Gippsland Southern Health Service, Bass Coast Health […]

Do you know a local hero or story which needs to be told?

#9News There are fears a major state government employer in Foster will abandon the town.

Subsidised 3-year-old Kinder

Your chance to meet the candidates

Will this be the Climate Election in Monash?

Wilsons Prom to re-open on Friday March 15

Wilsons Promontory Sealers Cove

Date 12.3.19 Wilsons Promontory Reopens. Wilsons Promontory will reopen at 9am on Friday 15 March. Lightning ignited a fire on the 1 March at Mt Leonard which spread to 323 […]


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