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Fish Creek Community Garden needs shredded paper!

Fish Creek Community Garden is looking at purchasing a large composter. To make good compost you need the right ratio of carbon and nitrogen. We are looking for partners in […]

Mirboo North & District Community Bank Tournament

Each year South Gippsland Indoor Bias Bowls Association (SGIBBA) has a sponsorship Tournament, this year’s tournament is on Sunday, 8th of July at Dumbalk Hall. This year we welcome a […]

Sing Nowell Concert in Foster 17 November

Fr. Aju Varghese, the Parish Council and parishioners of St Joseph’s Catholic Parish, Foster, cordially invite local residents and visitors to attend the inaugural concert of Music for Advent & Christmas, […]

Vale Colin Hall

Thank you to all who attended the service of the late Colin Everead Hall (1942-2017) on Tuesday 31st October at Foster Cemetery. Your presence was felt warmly and gave much […]

Green Waste Amnesty until 31 December

Arts community – content for new Arts publication wanted

South Gippsland Art, Culture & Creative Activity Publications In 2017/18 the South Gippsland Shire Council will produce four publications promoting South Gippsland’s Art, Culture and Creative activity during the year. […]

Foster’s 150th birthday – initial planning meeting

On Wednesday October 18th at 7.00pm in the Victory Room of the Exchange Hotel a small group will start the planning for February 2020. Please feel welcome to join us. […]

“Photography Exhibition and Sale” by the South Gippsland Camera Club.

At Stockyard Gallery, from 12th October to 7th November 2017, open daily 10am to 4pm.

Foster Pool survey ends October 7

The South Gippsland Shire Council is conducting a survey gathering input from the community re the Foster Pool and the Foster Community Association encourages you to complete this online survey. […]

Death Notice: Maxwell William Sward

Maxwell William Sward 10/01/1940 -17/09/2017 Dearly beloved husband of Grace, father of Corinna, Craig, Lilea and Petina. Adored Grandad of James, Abbey, Mitchell, Jordan, Tomika, Petar, Ewan, Matilda and Thomas […]

New ‘Wild Life’ Exhibition at Stockyard Gallery

Our next event is called “WILD LIFE”,  a group exhibition of 12 experienced artists, showing scuptures and drawings. Date: 14th September to 9th October 2017 Opening: Saturday, 16th Sept. at […]

Great Victorian bike ride just 4 months away

On Sunday 26 November over 3000 bike riders will be staying in Foster! The Prom Country – Great Victorian Bike Ride Committee is looking for businesses and community groups who […]

One Act Play Festival this weekend!

Not to be missed – Opera in the Vineyard

The Owl’s Apprentice

Bring the family along to enjoy this enchanting puppet theatre tale of the Owl’s Apprentice.  Not to be missed!

Navigating the Net course – enrol now!

Navigating the Net

This two-part course will introduce you to internet navigation and give you the confidence and skills to safely explore the potential of the software and services available, tailoring it to […]

Massive Mossvale Markets this Sunday Dec 18

The organizers at Seed Folk are excited! The biggest Mossvale Market is less than a week away and they have been working hard to ensure that the “day out at […]

Holiday Program ‘Day Camps’

6th Prom Coast Seachange Festival

24-26 March & 31 March – 2 April 2017 Join the communities of the Prom Coast in celebrating creativity, culture, lifestyle and landscape. Encompassing two big weekends, the festival offers […]

Prom Country Aged Care pop-up shop needs goods to sell!

Inside info for fishing enthusiasts: Fishing Report #4

Local fishermen generously share their knowledge about where to find the best fishing in Prom Country. Today’s briefing is provided by Col Pulham, from Pulham’s Furniture and Carpet shop in […]

Wanted: flat, apartment or unit to rent

I am a new resident of Foster having moved from Adelaide to take up employment in this beautiful part of Gippsland. As such I am looking for preferably a furnished […]

Manna Gum Community Shop and Lounge

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays: 10am—3pm Saturday: 10am—2pm The Manna Gum Community Shop & Lounge is the ideal place to meet people and have a chat over a hot drink and a […]

Winter School Holiday Activities at Manna Gum

Your chance to meet the candidates

Geoff Achison at the Rhythm Cafe

Recently returned from touring in the USA, celebrated blues/roots guitarist Geoff Achison will be performing his popular solo acoustic show at the Rhythm Cafe in Foster on Saturday, June 4. […]

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 […]

A special Anzac event at Waratah Hills Vineyard

‘From Gippsland to Gallipoli’ a special Anzac event at                    Waratah Hills Vineyard One of Australia’s foremost World War One historians, Professor, Bruce […]

Important: your chance to comment on Foster’s future

The Draft Foster Community Infrastructure Plan is currently available for community comment.  The Draft Plan provides recommendations for services and facilities to meet the needs of the Foster community for the next […]

Aqua Aerobics at Foster Pool – only a few more weeks to go!

Welshpool Flower Show coming soon

The next Welshpool Flower Show is on Friday March 11th (1.30-5.00 pm) and Saturday March 12th (10 am-4.30 pm). Featured will be Dahlias, general cut flowers, floral art, veggies, pot […]

ICE workshop for families

The State Government’s ICE initiative is running an education program for families impacted by ICE. This program is free and will run over two nights at the Leongatha Council Chambers the 8th […]

FAMDA’s next play needs a cast!!

FAMDA has plans to stage the wickedly funny new satirical comedy, Jonathan Biggins’ Australia Day, directed by Andrew Oldroyd. When it was first staged in 2012 reviewers wrote: Australia Day […]

ATO warning! Telephone scammers are active

The ATO is warning the public to be aware of a phone scam that is again circulating where fraudsters are intimidating people into paying a fake tax debt over the […]

Lifeline Gippsland needs volunteers

Lifeline Gippsland is seeking caring people interested in training to become volunteer Telephone Crisis Supporters to answer calls to the 13 11 14 crisis line. No prior counselling experience is […]

New Kayak, Fishing and Mountain Bike business opens in Foster!

Foster Kayak & Outdoor 50 Main Street, Foster. Call Murray on 0475 473 211 Come in and meet Murray to enquire about a great new range of outdoor activities in the Prom […]

Information forum on the drug ICE

Come along to this important forum on the drug ICE and its impact in South Gippsland. This is an open community forum aimed at providing information about the drug ICE […]

New documentary: Fractured Country – an unconventional invasion

This powerful new 40 minute documentary from the Lock the Gate Alliance highlights the risks to communities from invasive gasfields. Watch the You Tube film here.

Foster 3 Hour Mountain Bike Enduro

It’s been a few years but the Foster race is back. This year also includes a kids event which will start at 11:00am and run for 30 minutes on the […]

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