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South Gippsland Shire Council update early April 2022 - Reconnect All-ages Festival at Leongatha Recreation Reserve

Amazing musicians, great food trucks and maybe a roving performer or two, Reconnect is an opportunity for music-lovers of all ages to come together and celebrate good times.

By news@gippsland - 7th April 2022 - Back to News

We are proud to announce that, alongside The Hills Are Alive! We are hosting the Reconnect All-Ages Festival.The event will be held on Friday 29 April at the Leongatha Recreation Reserve and will feature these amazing artists: the Pierce Brothers, Jack Botts, The Grogans, Matilda Pearl, Janine Gordon and Professional Moose.

All ages music festival featuring Pierce Brothers, Jack Botts, The Grogans, Matilda Pearl, Janie Gordon and Professional Moose

All ages music festival featuring Pierce Brothers, Jack Botts, The Grogans, Matilda Pearl, Janie Gordon and Professional Moose

With amazing musicians, great food trucks and maybe a roving performer or two, Reconnect is an opportunity for music-lovers of all ages to come together and celebrate good times. As this is an all-ages event, alcohol, drugs and smoking are prohibited.

Event booking

If you would like a lift to the event, buses will be running from:

  • Leongatha
  • Wonthaggi
  • Foster
  • Korumburra
  • Inverloch
  • Mirboo North

It is so easy to book, all you have to do is select that option when you buy your tickets! How easy is that?! Tickets are on sale now.

  • Gates open at 4.30pm and close at 10.00pm
  • Entry is just $10 or $15 for the bus and your ticket

To secure your tickets, please visit Eventbrite booking page.

Funding secured for railway precincts

Council has received confirmation that the State Government will support the development of the Leongatha and Korumburra railway precincts with funding allocated under the Regional Infrastructure Fund - Round Two. This $2 million will be added to the $3 million funding already secured from the Commonwealth Government's Building Better Regions Fund and council's $1 million contribution.

To find out more, visit Funding Announcement for Rail Precincts Development page.

The upgrades intend to re-imagine the use of the land within the Leongatha and Korumburra railway station precincts to enhance activity in the centre of the towns

The upgrades intend to re-imagine the use of the land within the Leongatha and Korumburra railway station precincts to enhance activity in the centre of the towns

Easter escapes

It's time for hot cross buns, Easter egg hunts and a ripper getaway. Easter school holidays start on:

  • Saturday 9 April 2022
  • Monday 25 April 2022

We have two long weekends in a row, so it's time to getaway and relax. From the lush hills of the hinterland to the dreamy coastline, the region of South Gippsland offers an enviable amount of attractions, eateries and accommodation. To know more, visit 'Escape this Easter' page.

Collated with a great resource for locals and tourists alike who want to explore the South Gippsland region over the Easter break

Collated with a great resource for locals and tourists alike who want to explore the South Gippsland region over the Easter break

Council meeting 469

The next council meeting will be held on April 20 at 2.00pm at Council Chambers, Leongatha. For all the details, visit South Gippsland Council meetings page. If you would like to watch the meeting live or when it suits you, please visit the South Gippsland Council meetings live streaming.

Your Say South Gippsland

If you haven't already checked out our new engagement platform, Your Say South Gippsland, now is the time. With a mountain of opportunities coming up in the next five months or so, registering for this platform is a great way of keeping your finger on the pulse.

Registering allows you to receive regular updates on projects you follow and when new opportunities to voice your views come up. If this sounds like something you would be interested in, register now by visiting the 'Your say South Gippsland' page.

Animals for adoption

Can you give one of these lovely cats a new, loving home? Get in touch with the South Gippsland Animal Shelter in Korumburra on 5658 1900 to talk about taking one of these babies home.

Cat - #3362

Black Domestic Short Hair Female Mother
Microchip Number: 956000014686840
Age: 2 years

Looking for a place of her own

Looking for a place of her own

Cat - #3415

Tabby Domestic Short Hair Female
Microchip Number: 956000004100058
Age: 6 years

Wanting a family to love

Wanting a family to love

Cat - #3464

Black and White Domestic Short Hair Male
Microchip Number: 956000014966106
Age: 3 years

Sweet boy looking to find a comfortable home

Sweet boy looking to find a comfortable home

Cat - #3473

Tabby Domestic Short Hair Male
Microchip Number: 956000014964635
Age: 1 year

Young fella wanting a family to love

Young fella wanting a family to love

Cat - #3481

Black Domestic ShortHair Male Kitten
Microchip Number: 956000014962513
Age: 6 weeks

Full of life and looking for a home to grow up in

Full of life and looking for a home to grow up in

Cat - #3485

Black Domestic Short Hair Male
Microchip Number: 956000010841288
Age: 4 years

Waiting for his forever humans

Waiting for his forever humans

Positions vacant-Coordinator projects

If you or someone you know is an engineer, get them to read this. We might be your new employer! We are currently on the lookout for a qualified and experienced engineer to join our team as coordinator projects. In this role, you will have a number of responsibilities including providing engineering advice to the organisation and liaising with a variety of stakeholders.

You will have a hand in every stage of the process, from concept design to handover so no day is ever the same. If you have a thorough knowledge of the requirements for design of urban and rural civil engineering infrastructure, experience in delivering similar projects, financial management skills, and excellent communication skills with people from all different backgrounds, you are our kind of person!

For more information and to apply before Sunday 1 May 2022, please visit the South Gippsland Shire Council page.

Pictures from South Gippsland Shire Council website


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