Until 9.00pmAEDT 20 March, foreign nationals who have recently arrived in Australia must self-isolate in a home or hotel for 14 days after entering Australia.
From 9.00 pm AEDT 20 March 2020, only Australian citizens, residents and immediate family members can travel to Australia.
For more information about our border control measures, check the Home Affairs website.
Read more in the Prime Minister's statement.
Visit the Department of Home Affairs website for:
Also read our international travellers fact sheet.
Wilson's Promontory Cruises - Pennicott Wilderness Journeys, from Tidal River: Discover the beautiful granite coastline and unique wilderness of the Wilsons Promontory National Park on our 2½ hour Wilsons Promontory Cruise.
Witness iconic South Point, the southernmost tip of mainland Australia and cruise into the waters of Bass Strait and Victoria's first marine national park.
Kraken Tours - Prom Coast Discovery, from Port Welshpool.
A very personal and fun trip down in a 7.8 metre RIB – 1 hour or so off the boat at Refuge Cove- a total trip of around 4.5 hours. Weather dependent but we give passengers plenty of notice (about 3-4 days) if we look like having to cancel.
Wildlife Coast Cruises from Port Welshpool:
An experience of a lifetime, visiting untouched islands, rugged coastlines, amazing rock formations and spectacular wildlife in areas that most people wouldn’t dream exist.
Stop over at the pristine Refuge Cove where you can have a swim in the turquoise waters or go ashore exploring this remote cove.
Nine hours of fully catered, luxury cruising with breathtaking scenery of Wilsons Prom as you have never seen it before!
Fishing boat charters also operate in the area so if you would like more information on these or any of the above please phone the Foster Visitor Information Centre.
Port Welshpool & Tidal River
Contact: 1800 630 704
1st January to 31st March
Leongatha Painters Group Exhibition
When: 1st January to 31st March
Where: Fish Creek Hotel
1 Old Waratah Rd Fish Creek
Contact: 5683 2404
18th January to 31st December 2020
The Foster Museum's latest exhibition is Foster 1870 – 2020, 150 years of our Community's development.
When: The exhibition runs until December 2020
Cost: Entry is included in the Museum entry fee
Foster Museum, Main Street Foster
Contact: Foster Museum,
0428 821 760
Wed, 26th Feb to Tues, 24th March
Gallery 1: "TERRE" by Jan Manhal, Tim Bowler, Robert Manhal, Genevieve Manhal
Gallery 2: "City & Country" by Pauline Bailey
Gallery 3: "What Lies Beneath" by Sue Hoare
When: Wednesday, 26th February to Monday, 30th March, 10am - 4pm (closed Tuesday) Opening Sunday, 1st March
Where: Meeniyan Art Gallery, 84 Whitelaw Street Meeniyan
Contact: Meeniyan Art Gallery
26th Feb to Tue 24th March
'Scenic' is a show of landscapes in the Tonal Impressionist style. Leigh Fraser moved to South Gippsland over 20 years ago and he continues to find inspiration in the changing light of this area.
When: Wednesday, February 26 to Tuesday March 24. Gallery is open 7 days a week 10am to 4pm.
Where: Stockyard Gallery, Cnr Main & McDonald St Foster
Contact: Stockyard Gallery,
03 5682 1125
Sunday, 1st March
With great coffee, good food, and children’s activities, everyone will be entertained by Australia’s best motor show commentator, Pinky.
21 Categories to be judged including best hot rod, best street machine, best veteran, best truck, bike of the show, best custom, best interior, best engine bay, and for the second time this year “exhibitors’ choice."
When: Sunday, 1st March, 9am – 1.30 pm Swap meet from 6am
Costs: Display vehicle & driver $10, each additional passenger $5, Pedestrian entry $5 or $15 for a family, Swap stall $20*
Where: Leongatha Recreation Reserve, Roughead Street Leongatha
Contact: Jim McNiven, 0418 559 119 or Mary Dortmans, 0408 642 256 (market)
Sunday, 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th March
Funky ALL-WEATHER Market, Kongwak comes to life with a variety of indoor and undercover stalls selling a selection of Vintage/retro and second hand home wares, clothing, albums, art, jewellery, local produce, plants, books, live music, great food and coffee, plus a fun atmosphere.
When: Every Sunday, 10am - 2pm
Cost: Gold coin donation
Where: Kongwak General Store and Sheds
Contact: Jane, 0417 142 478
Sunday, 8th and Saturday 14th, 21st & 28th March
Dine in the Cafe and enjoy the live music
Sunday March 8th, 2pm-5pm Live Music with "Eric Collier"
Saturday March 14th, 7.30-10.30 Live Music with "Geoff & Murray"
Saturday March 21st, 7.30-10.30 Live Music with "Souly Us"
Saturday March 28th, 7.30-10.30 Live Music with "Blind Cobblers Thumb".
Fully Licenced Bar. No Cover Charge
Where: Sandy toes and Salty kisses Café, 105 Beach Parade Sandy Point
Contact: 0418 141 127
Wednesday, 25th March
Loch Hall proudly present an evening of musical entertainment featuring critically acclaimed Scottish ensemble 'The Paul McKenna Band' and emerging Australian Singer / Songwriter Alana Wilkinson.
When: Wednesday, March 25th 7pm - 9.30pm the doors open at 6.30pm.
Where: Loch Public Hall, 7 Smith Street Loch
Cost: $25 Adult $20 Concession Children free
28TH MARCH TO 14TH APRIL
Saturday, 28th March
Huge variety of stallholders including plants, food, bric-a-brac, chooks, art, local veggies and honey, craft and much more.
When: Last Saturday of every month except December (no December market). 8am - 1pm.
Where: Baromi Park, 49 Ridgway Mirboo North
Contact: Graeme Dale, 0490 884 265
Saturday, 28th March
Beethoven comes to Meeniyan
Internationally acclaimed pianist Elayne Laussade.
Do not miss this graduate of the Julliard School play a selection of your favourite Beethoven sonatas.
When: On Saturday 28 March 2020 at 7:30pm
Cost: $50 PER ADULT
Where: Meeniyan Town Hall, 97 Whitelaw St Meeniyan
Please visit the website for updated content and events @ www.visitpromcountry.com.au If you would like to submit a local event, you can contact the Prom Country VIC on 1800 630 704 or email us:
Saturday, 28th March
With over 20 stalls of fresh local produce, quirky craft, second-hand, music and foodies. Stalls available
When: 4th Saturday each month, 8.30am to 1pm.
Where: Community College Gippsland's Leongatha Campus in Howard Street, Leongatha
Contact: David Brereton,
0427 110 769
Sun, 29th March – 12th April
Dinosaur Discovery – To the Caves Rock Platform,
Dinosaur Discovery – To Eagles Nest,
Dinosaur Discovery—To Flat Rocks, Dinosaurs Palaeolaboratory –
At Discovery Room,
Astronomy - Dancing with the stars, and Coast & Climate –Bush to Backyard.
Book tickets on the website.
Please note activities may be cancelled due to low numbers.
Where: Various locations along the Bunurong Coast Inverloch
Contact: South Gippsland Conservation Society, 5674 3738.
What’s on around South Gippsland, in April?
Sunday, April 12th
Easter Egg Hunt from 10.00am – 1.30pm. Hunt for 3 gold blocks and exchange for 3 chocolate eggs. Lucky Door Prize. Hunting Licence $6 per child. Non-Denominational Church Service – 10.30am - 11.30am.
Meet the Easter Bunny – 12.30pm - 1.00pm. Diesel train will be running at 12pm, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm
Food – Coffee Van and Food Vendors
When: Sunday, April 12th 10.00am – 4.30pm
Where: Coal Creek, 12 Silkstone Road Korumburra
Contact: Coal Creek Community Park and Museum 5655 1811
Saturday, 11th to Mon, 13th April
THE OFFICIAL OPENING will be on Friday 10th April @ 6.30pm. All artists and partners are cordially invited to attend and enjoy light refreshments.
Exhibition includes: Paintings – Oil, Acrylic, Watercolour, Drawing (Pastel, Pencil & Ink), Mixed Media (including Earth Pigment), Photography -Traditional and Digitally modified & Sculpture (any medium that is 3D)
When: Saturday 11th April - Monday 13th April, 2020
Where: Sandy Point Community Centre, Church Parade Sandy Point
Contact: Di Cooper, 03 5684 1545 or 0418 336 690
Discover a fun, new way to explore Prom Country with the brand new 'Prom Country Road Rally' app!
Simply follow clues to discover unique locations. When you reach the destination suggested by the clues, new clues will appear to guide you to the next location. The more clues you use, the more points you lose.
The first road rally on the app is the 'Korumburra and Surrounds' rally. If successful, we will add more rallies to the app based on different locations.
GPS-capable mobile phone or tablet required.
Please visit www.visitpromcountry.com.au for updated content and events.