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South Gippsland Shire Council update late September 2021
The final podcast is now available in South GIppsland.
Rondinne's story is a tale of courage and inspiration. Born in Sri Lanka, Rondinne moved to Kuwait with her family when she was four. She had lived there for 15 years when Saddam Hussein's army invaded. Rondinne and her family fled Kuwait, travelling through Europe before arriving in England where they lived for a number of years before coming to Australia. If you would like to Rondinne's remarkable journey, or any other podcasts in this series, you can find them on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or through Council's website by visiting our people's podcast.
The Our People podcasts are stories from South Gippslanders, they provide an insight into how people came to live here and what makes the region so special to them
Request for tender
Council is seeking submissions from qualified companies/applicants for the following:
- RFT/307 Streetscape Redevelopment - Little Commercial Street Korumburra
- Tenders close 2.00pm AEDST on Tuesday 26 October 2021
Documentation is available from Council's e-Tendering Portal.
Download and view any associated documentation; participate in Q&A forums; submit electronic tender and quote submissions through our secure, e-tender box
Agricultural and Pastoral Society Grants Program
If you run an Agricultural show, there have just been grants of up to $10,000 released by the Victorian Government that may help you out. The grants can be used for a range of purposes, including to implement COVID-safe measures and support the use of technology to encourage remote participation in show activities. Grants are open now until 3 October 2021. For more information, visit the Agriculture Victoria website.
Applications for the 2021-22 round of Agricultural and Pastoral Society grants are now open, in recognition of the adverse financial impact of COVID-19, the 2021 - 22 grant funding guidelines continue to allow for up to 90 per cent of the total cost of the project to be funded through the program
Council meeting 464
The next Council Meeting will be held on October 20 at 1.00pm virtually. For all the details, visit the council meetings livestream website. You can also check Council's weekly Noticeboard in your local newspaper or the South Gippsland news and media updates for more frequent updates. If you would like to watch the meeting live or when it suits you, please visit South Gippsland Council live.
The Council Meeting is live streamed through a YouTube streaming service which automatically selects the appropriate quality level based on your internet speed and quality, please see the videos below for recent meetings
Infrastructure maintenance - southern maintenance supervisor
As Southern Maintenance Supervisor, you will be predominantly based in Foster and will be leading your team who have a broad range of responsibilities from traffic management to maintenance and construction of Council assets including roads, bridges and drains.
Ideally, you will have some tickets and experience for operation of plant and equipment such as chainsaws, mowers, and small engine plants. A current manual drivers licence is mandatory, and if you have a current Medium or Heavy Rigid truck licence, it will help you stand out.
Looking for something else? We have a few opportunities available so head over to South Gippsland Shire vacant positions to see if your next career move is with the team at South Gippsland Shire Council.
We are currently looking for an individual with experience in all facets of civil construction and machine operations, as well as clear leadership of teams to join our Operations Department.
For your application, visit the southern maintenance supervisor.
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