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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 […]

Adopt a greyhound

Regional Wellbeing Survey

The University of Canberra is conducting a research survey which includes questions on mining and Coal Seam Gas. You can submit a short, a medium length or a 50 minute […]


The Foster based choir known as the Prom Coast Singers was born in 1998 with Paddy Broberg as the musical director. They functioned continually for the next ten years and […]

Going fishing? Read this first & stay safe!

  Blow by blow: How to keep up to speed with the Bureau’s coastal wind warnings 15 April 2014 The strong winds, roiling seas, and jagged rocks that line Australia’s 36,000km coastline […]

Walks and attractions at Wilsons Prom

Wilsons Prom is so rich with walking and nature-discovering opportunities … here is a short video depicting some highlights.  

First Aid for the beach

Gippsland’s stunning beaches, lakes, rivers and pools are an annual drawcard for thousands of Australian holiday makers, but knowing some basic first aid can help us assist in the event […]

NBN explained

NBN explained by iiNet

I came across this page on the iiNet website which I thought explains the National Broadband Network quite well. Disclaimer: I have no affiliation with iiNet what so ever. All […]

Animals & Bush Fire Information

What you should do to help animals if you are near the fires Keep cats indoors and dogs under control wherever possible. Leave bowls of water on your property out […]

Southern Gippsland Food Map

A new web site is helping to put local produce on the map – and enable customers to find where they can buy some of this region’s finest fresh foods. Whether […]

Tennis anyone?

Foster Tennis Club is holding a Spring Comp, starting October 16, with finals in early December. The format will be an open team event, with teams of three (doubles and […]

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 […]

Don’t assume it’s a cold!

If you or your child has a temperature, a severe cough and perhaps conjunctivitis, don’t assume it’s just a cold. These symptoms may be present for three to four days […]

Two new films on Coal and Coal Seam Gas in Foster

Two groundbreaking new documentaries by Lock the Gate Alliance will be screened in the Foster War Memorial Arts Centre at 2pm on Sunday, September 29. The 35-minute films,  ‘Fractured Country, […]


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