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Go New Zealand by rail, cruise and coach

A FULLY escorted trip, departing and arriving in Leongatha, is now available on a magnificent New Zealand departure in March 2020, courtesy Leongatha Travel and Cruise. Your holiday will encompass the best of New Zealand through the romance of rail, the majesty of cruising and the luxury of coach travel on a Grand Pacific Tours […]

May 7th, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Country star to rock Wonthaggi

Country Music icon, Troy Cassar-Daley, will ride into town this Friday on the back of the recent successful release of his Greatest Hits double CD. Performing at the Wonthaggi Workmen’s Club, Troy said he was looking forward to being back in a special place like Wonthaggi as it was two years since he last dropped […]

May 7th, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Team rapport most important

COMING to work is easy when you have a great team of staff around you. Ash Noorman, spare parts manager at Chapman Machinery Service in Leongatha, enjoys the banter in the office which helps create a better and more enjoyable atmosphere. Whilst still focused on the tasks at hand, Ash said it’s important to relax […]

May 7th, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

IGA community chest

IT was time once again to give back to the community for Leongatha IGA last week. Nine local country fire authorities were the recipients this time and between them they now have more than $5000 to spend on much needed equipment. The grants were part of the regular hand outs by IGA to needy organizations […]

April 24th, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Making a positive difference

VARIATION in work, the unpredictability of it all and the ability to help people and make a difference is why Leading Senior Constable Rohan Michael dons his Victoria Police uniform every day.  Every shift brings new challenges, making each day unique and jobs diverse. “You respond to the phone or whoever walks through the door. […]

April 24th, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

TLC pays off for local winemaker

A VINEYARD overlooking the picturesque countryside of Loch has been saved from demolition by local man, Mark Heath. The vineyard fell into disrepair when the previous owner passed away around two years ago. Investors from Melbourne then purchased the property with the intention of bulldozing it for farmland. Thankfully, they first approached Mr Heath at […]

April 24th, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Taking all the pain out of life

NAGGING aches and pains are a fast way to take the joy out of the life. South Gippsland Therapy Centre cares about preventing your ongoing pains. Osteopath Dr Lachlan Chisholm has been a valued member of the South Gippsland Therapy Centre for five years. Dr Chisholm works with the patient to develop pain management strategies […]

April 16th, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »


THE increasing problem surrounding hiring a taxi in the region has triggered a major investment by Leongatha RSL Club.  The club has now joined a number of other venues in purchasing a courtesy bus so it can collect and drop off patrons. Club president, Ken Wanklyn, took the keys of a Hyundai i-Max people mover […]

April 16th, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Chapman carves a successful future

MARK Chapman, owner of Chapman’s Free Range Butchery, is ‘carving it up’ when it comes to successful business. Located in the industrial estate in Inverloch, the store was just a tin shed when Mr Chapman purchased it four years ago. After a lot of love and labour, the business is thriving, stocking an abundance of […]

April 16th, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Hobby becomes a business

THE March dinner speaker for the Southern Business Women’s Network, Lucy Mathieson, who is a successful food blogger whose home base is in South Gippsland. She shared with the dinner guests at last Thursday’s event at Krowera her secrets and learnings from her journey from primary school teacher to successful blogger. This is the story […]

March 27th, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

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