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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 […]

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 […]

Your hospital, now and in the future

SOUTH Gippsland Hospital is a great resource for the local community and the many thousands of visitors to the Corner Inlet region. In any year it assists more than 1500 […]

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. […]

MLA advises on Coal Seam Gas

The Meat and Livestock Authority (MLA) has commissioned independent research into the mining of Coal Seam Gas on livestock properties, and has issued advice to farmers about the potential pifalls of unwittingly […]

Jury awards Texas family nearly $3 million in fracking case

A family says fracking and other drilling by Aruba Petroleum near their ranch created severe health problems. The civil jury verdict may be the first of its kind in a […]

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 […]

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 […]

Successful health precinct a combined effort

COLLABORATION is the key to the success of Foster’s health precinct. That was the message from the representatives of the three key health bodies – South Gippsland Hospital, Foster Medical […]

Foster Youth Assist Clinic

The Clinic is for 10 to 25 year olds and runs on a drop in basis. It is for all social, emotional, medical and sexual needs. Basically it’s a one stop shop for all […]