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Chamber anticipates festival excitement

A REVAMPED Leongatha Daffodil Festival will be a highlight of the coming year for the members of the Leongatha Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The new Leongatha Daffodil Festival Committee has been working hard behind the scenes and is excited to announce the 2017 festival will be held on Saturday, September 2. Bair Street and […]

July 12th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Investment boom in Bass Coast

INVESTMENT in Bass Coast continues to thrive, with millions of dollars invested in commercial endeavours over the past 12 months. Bass Coast Shire Council has recorded a steady increase in interest from potential investors and developers in the region, in addition to many existing businesses looking to expand their operations. Mayor Cr Pamela Rothfield said […]

July 12th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Find your new direction at CCG open days

COMMUNITY College Gippsland (CCG) is opening its doors to local people for an information and enrolment day encouraging mid-year entry to its semester two courses this year. If you are seeking fresh direction in your studies or career, CCG offers practical hands-on training and flexible learning opportunities for young people and mature-aged students alike. The […]

July 4th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Return to community

SOCIAL media may not be the saviour of businesses, with people returning to traditional ways of connecting with retailers and their community. That was the message heard at a workshop about revitalising main streets at Meeniyan Hall last Tuesday, June 27. Gary Cattran, vice president of Mainstreet Australia, presented at the event held by South […]

July 4th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Industries unite to back youth

ENCOURAGING young people to reach their full potential was the theme behind the South Gippsland Bass Coast Local Learning and Employment Network annual general meeting recently. The workforce is changing, and 32 people from a range of learning and employment industries attended the meeting to learn how to navigate young people to success. “The South […]

July 4th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Stop! Scammer time!

THE Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is reminding South Gippslanders to stop and think before giving their personal details or hard earned money to scammers this tax time. Assistant Commissioner Kath Anderson said 48,084 scams were reported to the ATO between July and October last year. “We have already seen a five fold increase in scams […]

June 20th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Make retirement hay while the sun shines

WHILE the pension age may rise to 70 if the Government’s proposed legislation passes, a recent AMP.NATSEM report, Going the distance: Working longer, living healthier, has found many people in their 60s simply aren’t going to be healthy enough to work that long. The report found that in 2035 one in four men and one […]

June 6th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Seize the chance to save

FARMERS and contractors now have an irresistible offer before them, thanks to Leongatha dealership, Gendore Tractors and Machinery. As a special end of financial year deal, Gendore is offering two quality New Holland tractors fitted with half-price front-end loaders at 0.95 percent finance, with 30 percent deposit. “These two tractors represent an outstanding opportunity for […]

June 6th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Preparing for a smart business exit

It’s easy starting a business; it’s much harder getting out again. Most business owners find this out too late. Business exit strategist Geoff Green shared his key insights on business exit strategies with local business and community people at a Bass Coast South Gippsland Business Alliance networking lunch in Inverloch recently. The private business sector […]

June 6th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Truck delivers super savings

LEONGATHA’S AW Smith and Sons held a Makita demo day last Wednesday, which included a truck load of specials, demonstrations and giveaways. The Makita truck was on site, giving customers an insight into the company’s huge range of power tools, accessories and gardening equipment. AW Smith and Sons is the home of quality products and […]

May 30th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

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