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South Gippsland Shire Council has new community engagement platform
Updates of the participation in all the engagement opportunities that interest you, including projects, plans and policies.
After our previous engagement platform shut down, we needed a new place to house all our engagement opportunities including projects, plans and policies. Your Say South Gippsland is a one-stop shop for all council feedback opportunities where you can make an impact on our region.
Community vision 2040
Do you want to get involved in the Community Vision? We want to hear from everyone in our community about their hopes for South Gippsland in the year 2040. There are a number of amazing opportunities to get involved in this project. To see the list of opportunities, visit community vision page.
Request for Tender
Council is seeking submissions from qualified companies/applicants for the EOI/315 - New Foster Depot Building Refurbishment Project. Submissions close Friday 21 January 2022 at 2.00pm AEDST. Documentation is available from Council's e-Tendering Portal by visiting the etender supplier page.
Victorian Government, and South Gippsland Shire are seeking expressions of interest for the New Foster Depot - Building Refurbishment Project
Need Help Paying Your Energy Bill?
If you are receiving a support payment and need help paying, the Victorian Government is providing one-off payments of $250 to eligible households to help with their energy costs. You can apply if you receive:
- Centrelink pensioner concession
- Department of Veteran Affairs pensioner concession
- Youth Allowance, Abstudy or Austudy
Energy Info Hub will be available to walk you through the application process
- Monday 20 December between 10.00am and 4.00pm at Baromi Centre, Mirboo North
- Tuesday 21 December between 11.00am and 4.00pm at Leongatha RSL
Make sure you bring along your concession card and recent energy bill.
The Victorian government is providing a one-off $250 payment to eligible households, get help applying for the $250 payment at a special event in Leongatha
Volunteering Awards 2021
Nominations are now open to the 2021 Volunteering Awards through Volunteering Victoria. These awards recognise and celebrate volunteers, volunteer-involving organisations and leaders of volunteers across the state, and thank them for building services, connections and our community. Nominations close 14 January 2022. For more information, visit the 2021 Volunteering Awards.
Showcasing excellence by individuals, teams and volunteer involving organisations, the 2021 Awards are being run by Volunteering Victoria with the support of the Victorian State Government through the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH)
Animals for adoption
We have more animals looking for their furever homes. If you have room in your heart and your home for another family member, one of these beauties could be perfect for you! Get in touch with the South Gippsland Animal Shelter in Korumburra on 5658 1900 if you are interested.
Cat - #3327
It would make my festive season that much brighter. Look at my face. I can tell you want to wake up to me every day.
Microchip Number: 956000014588757
Tabby Domestic Short Hair Desexed Female
Approximately 12 weeks old
Hi there, I may be tiny and young, but I think that makes me special, I would love to find a loving home in time for Christmas
Cat - #3368
I don't believe I ask for much, I just want to be loved by a family, could you be my new family? I would love to say 'hello' in person
Microchip Number: 956000014533686
Tortishell Domestic Short Hair Female
2 years old
Well hello there, it is lovely to meet you, are you here to pat me? If not, you should be, I love people, pats and attention
Cat - #3364
Well hello. It seems you have caught me in my favourite spot at my temporary home. I'm a relaxed sort of gal who loves affection. My brother and I are both here and I would love to stay with him (I think I need him as much as he needs me).
Microchip Number: 956000008661052
Silver & Grey Domestic ShortHair Female
8 years old
The prospect of a new family excites me. Do you think I would fit in with your family? Talk to my people and we'll catch up
Cat - #3363
Hello, I'm Rusty. I may be up there in years, but I think I still deserve a loving home to see out my life. I'm an affectionate lad who would love to curl up with you for a cuddle. I'm here with my sister (#3364) and would love to stay with her.
Microchip Number: 956000008640898
Ginger Domestic Short Hair Desexed Male.
10 years old
I know, we don't look much alike, but we are very close. If you think my sister and I would be a good fit for your home, give the Shelter a call and come see us
Dog - #3352
Hi, I'm a young, big girl who is looking for a new home. I'm a beautiful, active girl who would love a family as active as me. My manners aren't always that good, but I'm happy to learn and eager to please.
Microchip Number: 953010004981025
White and Tan Bullmastiff X Desexed Female.
Approximately 18 months old
I am by far the youngest of the bunch and have some things to learn, but I would love to be part of your family
PreSchool field officer responsibillities
If you are an experienced and qualified Early Childhood educator, this is for you. This is an exciting opportunity for a Preschool Field Officer to join our Children and Family Services team.
Applications close Midnight Monday 3 January 2022. Contact Vicki Bradley, Acting Coordinator Children & Family Services
Your responsibilities will include, but is not limited to:
- Supporting kindergarten educators
- Identifying referral pathways for families to a range of child and family supports
- Maintaining records and data required by the Department of Education and Council
- Assisting in providing a safe workplace for all staff and employees
Sounds like your dream job? Visit the PreSchool Field Officer webpage. Applications close midnight Monday 3 January 2022.
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