Radio Show

Council's News Update is broadcast on Tuesdays at 9.30am, Thursdays at 4.30pm and Saturdays at 10.00am on 3mFM, your community radio station (88.1MHz Inverloch, Wonthaggi and Leongatha, 89.1MHz Phillip Island and 89.5MHz Foster).

18 December 2017

Welcome to this week’s show where we’ll be talking about Pay Stay Car Parking and waste again. We’ll specifically talk about how you can manage your waste over Christmas time, like which bins to put your bon-bons, meat, seafood, wrapping paper and all the other Christmas-ey waste, into.

11 December 2017

Welcome to this week’s show where we’ll be talking about Water Safety Week, kerbside bin collection over the Christmas/new Year period, and we’ll reminding everyone about the Green Waste Amnesty.

4 December 2017

Welcome to this week’s show where we’ll be talking about lots of things happening around Bass Coast but first with summer here, if you haven’t already started its time to clean up your garden, as Green Waste Amnesty, is ending soon.

20 November 2017

Welcome to this week’s show where we’ll be taking about Schoolies, Walk to School month and a couple of the big decisions made in Council at last week’s meeting.

13 November 2017

This week: new permits for horses on beaches and the Having a Say conference

6 November 2017

This week: Green Waste Amnesty, emergency culverts works in Glen Alvie and Biodiversity Biolinks

30 October 2017

Many people may have already heard that on Friday last week our Premier, The Honourable Daniel Andrews MP made a surprise visit to Wonthaggi Secondary College to announce $32.5 million in funding towards the new Wonthaggi Secondary College Campus and Wonthaggi Highball Stadium.

23 October 2017

This week: lots of events happening around Bass Coast and the Green Waste Amnesty

16 October 2017

This week: Hooded Plovers, Citizen of the Year nominations, Fire Action Week, and a day to day run down of what is on over the MotoGP weekend!

9 October 2017

This week: upcoming bike events for all those petrol enthusiasts, exciting news for Inverloch Stars Soccer Club and the Green Waste Amnesty.

2 October 2017

This week: there’s news on the arts, events, and the proposed car ferry – but before we get to all of that, Council has adopted phase one of its first ever Advocacy Strategy

25 September 2017

This week: Walk to School, the Victorian Seniors Festival, but first Steve, let’s weed em’ and reap!

18 September 2017

This week we will be talking arts, arts and more arts! There are plenty of opportunities for any creative types out there – so if that’s you, keep your ears peeled. Before we get into our arts news though, we have a few updates for you.

11 September 2017

Congratulations to Bass Coast Specialist School on winning the most online votes category at the International Focus on Ability short film awards, Your Art Collection Exhibition, how you can join the conversation about the car ferry and the Corinella Public art project.

4 September 2017

This week: garden works, our website development project and the new three bin system is finally here!

28 August 2017

This week we will be talking about footpath works in Inverloch, vaccinations, an events forum, and we have a really cool cat story for you. First up, let's continue the discussion on the new three-bin system.

21 August 2017

This week:Ordinary Meetings moving across the Shire, tree planting days and a huge birthday coming up for Phillip Island.

14 August 2017

There's plenty to talk about this week. It's time to congratulate the winners of the Bass Coast Business Awards, hear about a local music industry opportunity, we are looking to re-home some Council portables and we'll we learning more about the three-bin system to debunk some myths on nappies!

8 August 2017

This week's topics range from detoxing your home, community grants and a free webinar on Social Enterprise to the new three-bin system.

31 July 2017

This week we take 5 with our Mayor, Cr Pamela Rothfield to talk all about the new three-bin system.

24 July 2017

This week we talk about the new three-bin system and the NDIS, how it effects you, and where you can learn more about it.

17 July 2017

This week we’ll be talking about designing our new website and rolling out our three-bin system, but first our community and visitors have been having a ‘whale of a time’ using the new discovery trail.

10 July 2017

This week: the new three bin system coming to Bass Coast and we’re building a new website and we need your help!

3 July 2017

This week: expressions of interest for the Arts and Culture Advisory Committee, Access funding for businesses and community organisations and what’s on at the Wonthaggi Cinema.

26 June 2017

This week: wrap up of the June Council meeting, grant recipients from the Community Grants program and the Phillip Island Community Benefit Fund, the St Kilda film festival is coming to town and also the success of the Winter Vibes Fundraiser.

19 June 2017

This week: an update on the new 3-bin system, new traffic lights for Wonthaggi. We’ve also just renewed our partnership with Bass Coast Landcare and the latest Coastell newsletter is out now.

12 June 2017

This week: Accessibility funding in Bass Coast and keeping everyone in the loop with new cross the Counter Hearing loops

5 June 2017

This week: we talk about waste and our new three bin system and lost dog Snoopy.

29 May 2017

This week: Grantville fitness station, the hooded plover season comes to a close, National Reconciliation Week and the Mayoral fundraiser.

22 May 2017

This week: Great news for Snoozles the cat, Bass Coast Business Awards are open for entries, customer service survey and the Mayoral Fundraiser concert.

15 May 2017

This week: sessions for the draft Budget and Council Plan, your say on managing dogs and cats and how you can look see plans for Wonthaggi's future.

8 May 2017

This week: Creative Gippsland, your chance to review our draft Budget and Council Plan but first, we’re asking for ideas on managing dogs and cats.

1 May 2017

This week: the proposed Stony Point to Phillip Island car ferry, how you can run an event for the 2017 Victorian Seniors Festival, the Aspirational Pathways Plan and Creative Gippsland.

24 April 2017

This week: the proposed Stony Point to Phillip Island car ferry, how you can run an event for the 2017 Victorian Seniors Festival, the Aspirational Pathways Plan and Creative Gippsland.

17 April 2017

This week: rail relics at Cape Paterson, the end of the fire danger period in Bass Coast, and we talk about asset renewal across the Shire.

10 April 2017

This week: Public Art in San Remo, calling for nominations for the Access and inclusion Advisory Committee and we talk about the next step in our pathways plan.

3 April 2017

This week: new Wonthaggi Netball courts, our online community directory and a reminder about pet registrations and new cat curfews coming into place.

27 March 2017

This week we’ll be talking about pet registrations and the new cat curfews coming into place and VicRoad's community consultation on Phillip Island roads, as well the great events coming up in Bass Coast.

20 March 2017

We’ve just had the March council meeting so there’s plenty to talk about.

13 March 2017

This week we discuss Clean Up Australia Day, events happening around Bass Coast and pet registrations.

6 March 2017

Lots to cover this week: several opportunities for you to have your say including the Biolinks Plan, Bass Coast Skate Strategy, Inverloch Sound Shell, and our Road Management Plan, and also an update on the Cuttriss Street Toilets in Inverloch and what’s on over Labour Day long weekend.

27 February 2017

This week: roadworks along Loch-Wonthaggi Road, updates to the Community Directory, Landcare’s Biolinks workshops and we’re about to bust a few myths about missing pets.

20 February 2017

We review February's Council meeting including Community Question Time, decisions on the Inverloch Transfer Station and proposals for the Cowes-Stony Point Ferry and Highball courts in Wonthaggi.

13 February 2017

The Wonthaggi International Film Festival is coming, community feedback from our Help Shape a better Bass Coast campaign, open day at Phillip Island Nature Parks and it’s your last chance to apply for a grant as part of the Phillip Island Community Benefit Fund.

6 February 2017

The next steps in the Council Plan community engagement, Hard Waste collections, Rate reminders and why you should 'Choose Tap!'

30 January 2017

This week: where to now for our Help shape a better Bass Coast, never leave kids in hot cars campaign and weekend wonders at the Wonthaggi Cinema.

23 January 2017

This week: how you can help implement the Phillip Island and San Remo Tourism Strategy, an update on our Help Shape a Better Bass Coast campaign, the Get Grant Ready forum but first Steve let’s talk about the 2017 Bass Coast Citizen of the Year!

16 January 2017

This week: how you can help shape a better Bass Coast, what’s coming up at the Wonthaggi cinema and an update on the lagoon that has formed in Inverloch.

9 January 2017

This week we’ll be talking about Cinema in Wonthaggi and how you can help shape a better Bass Coast.

2 January 2017

This week: Cinema in Wonthaggi and how you can help shape the future of the place you love and live in

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