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It pays to shop at IGA


SOUTH Gippslanders will be able to buy hundreds of everyday grocery items at reduced prices as IGA stores across Victoria launch Price Match. The Price Match Promise initiative will see independent retailers, under the IGA banner, match hundreds of everyday items such as breakfast cereals, coffee and pasta to Australia’s major supermarket chains. With IGA […]

July 7th, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Prepare for your tax return now


THE new financial year is upon us and for more than 12 million Australians that means one thing – tax time. An age old tip from the Australia Taxation Office (ATO) is to discuss your tax return with a local accountant to ensure it is properly lodged by October 31 and avoid any deadline penalties. […]

July 7th, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Debut for new stock agents

New stock agents: from left, Sarah Phelan has joined her father David Phelan, stock and station agent, Yarram in his new business Phelan Henderson and Co Pty Ltd, with well known auctioneer Simon Henderson of Inverloch.

PHELAN and Henderson will be names you will be hearing a lot more of around South Gippsland saleyards. Well known stock and station agent David Phelan of Yarram and auctioneer Simon Henderson of Inverloch have formed a new company. The new business will hit the ground running with its first sale this Wednesday at the […]

July 7th, 2015 | Posted in Business,Rural News | Read More »

Careers explored at Newhaven College

Considering options: Newhaven College students Lachlan Halley (left) and Henry McKay (right) spent time discussing career options with Dallas Young and Angela Madden from Defence Jobs.

NEWHAVEN College students looked to the future recently to explore their post-secondary options at the college’s annual careers expo. This year’s expo was the biggest yet, with 40 exhibitors providing 330 years 9 to 12 students and parents with ideas and advice on tertiary study and a broad spectrum of employment options. Careers coordinator Hugh […]

June 30th, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Hiring saves stress and money

Cleaning up: Ray Evison of South Gippsland Dumpsters and Skip Bins is dedicated to cleaning up South Gippsland, one skip at a time.

WHY buy when you can hire? Whatever the job, usually there is a piece of equipment to hire to make the task easier. A chainsaw can be a temperamental piece of equipment and anyone who has used one knows the annoyance of blunt chains, and the danger for that matter. That kind of problem hardly […]

June 30th, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Five years of exceptional dental implant care

Right choice: Dr Taehee Lee of South Gippsland Dental Clinic recommends dental implants over dentures to maximise patients’ quality of life.

SOUTH Gippsland Dental Clinic, one of the leading dental clinics in Gippsland, is celebrating five years of outstanding service to the Gippsland community in the field of dental implants. The clinic’s Dr Taehee Lee is thrilled to say that since introducing their dental implant service in Gippsland five years ago, when he moved his family […]

June 30th, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Big plans for Wonthaggi

New members: front left, the Wonthaggi Business Association now includes Alexander Smith, Fiona Fleming (secretary), Ross Langlois (president), Dee Connell (treasurer), Leah Montebello, Terry Earl (vice president), Jenny Garnham and Vicki Earl.

THERE is a full calendar of events in Wonthaggi for the rest of 2015. The Wonthaggi Business Association (WBA) has been working hard to ensure there is never a dull moment in town. With four new members on the team, town manager Hannah Quilford believes WBA will be able to achieve a lot more by […]

June 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Businesses slugged

Listening ear: Gippsland South MLA Danny O’Brien (left) and Eastern Victoria Region MLC Melina Bath discuss the need for a new fire station in Foster with local brigade captain David Jones.

GIPPSLAND South Danny O’Brien has written to the Minister for Planning seeking an explanation as to why small accommodation providers in South Gippsland are being slugged a higher levy of council rates and fire Services Property Levy (FSPL). The issue was raised with Mr O’Brien during his mobile electorate office visit in Foster last week. […]

June 10th, 2015 | Posted in Business,News | Read More »

Bounce back

Business opportunity awaits: Leongatha’s iconic Knight’s Garage rebuild by local builder Brent Casbolt is complete.

LEONGATHA and Korumburra are attracting new businesses, with new stores opening in both towns and more on the way. South Gippsland Shire Council has shored up some 20 genuine business leads following the recent Regional Living Expo in Melbourne. In Leongatha, the town has welcomed a new providore store that has just opened in Bair […]

June 2nd, 2015 | Posted in Business,Featured | Read More »

Chiropractors can get you back on track

Back care: chiropractors Dr Emma Horner and Dr Dylan Adams at Todd Clinics, Leongatha, are ready to help you look after your back.

SPINAL Health Week 2015 runs from May 25 to 31, and this year the chiropractors at Todd Clinics are encouraging you to ‘Get Your Happy Back’. “Every day more and more Australians experience disabling low back pain, neck pain and headaches, limiting their ability to work and engage in an active healthy life,” chiropractor Dr […]

May 26th, 2015 | Posted in Business | Read More »

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