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Official relaunch for Foster Library

FOSTER Library’s new look and 24-hour access will be officially relaunched at a ceremony conducted by Eastern Victoria MLC Jane Garrett at 12 noon on Thursday October 24, 2019. Ms […]

Open water (Shallow Inlet) swim 4 January 2020

With all the fire-related issues in Gippsland at the moment it is difficult to see good things in Gippsland. If you are looking for a distraction, at midday on Saturday […]

Our Community Bank invests in our community

LIVING up to its name, the Toora & District Community Bank and Foster Branch has distributed more than $28,000 to community projects across the Promontory district. “This is what we […]

Please support our Hospital’s Murray to Moyne fundraiser

Hi Friends, Colleagues and the Men’s shed on wheels As many of you will know, Mark Bowden and I have been training for some months to ride in the Murray […]

Prom Coast Festival: March 15-17, 2019

Prom Country tourist app

Prom Country app logo

Download iTunes store (iPhone) Google Play (Android) or use the App store feature on your mobile device itself and search for ‘Prom Country’. Discover Prom Country with the official app for the […]

Public information forum: Coal seam gas exploration in South Gippsland

An Exploration Licence Application by Leichhardt Resources Pty Ltd (EL5416) has been lodged with the Department of Primary Industries on 22/2/12 to conduct exploration for Coal Bed Methane, also known as Coal […]

Saying goodbye

FORMER Bromley Café proprietors Rick and Sharron Bromley are ready for their next big adventure.   The official handover of the Foster business to new owner Nicole Holder occurred last Monday […]

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 […]

Shire council grants get community projects going

A WIDE cross-section of the South Gippsland community filled Council Chambers in Leongatha last Wednesday night for the 2013/2014 Community Grants Round Two Presentation. It was a cold, wet and […]

South Gippsland Secondary College investigating school name change

  THE local secondary college is considering a name change and is keen to gauge the views of as many people as possible through a community survey. South Gippsland Secondary […]

Take care burning off as fire restrictions end

AS the Fire Danger Period finishes across most of Victoria on May 1, CFA has urged residents across the state to exercise extreme caution when burning off. CFA Acting Chief […]


WORK began on five new resident rooms at Prom Country Aged Care in Foster on Monday May 22. There are sixty funded beds at the moment and one unfunded bed, […]

Week of reckoning for shire council, CEO

THIS week looks like being one of reckoning for the beleaguered South Gippsland Shire Council, as it seeks to appoint an acting chief executive officer, and to meet Victorian Local […]

Your invitation to ‘Promised Land’ screening

You are invited to the screening of ‘Promised Land’ at the Warragul Cinema –  a star-studded fracking film to feature at Warragul Cinema When: 7pm, Monday the 24th of June Where: […]


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