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Burra raises $50,000 for bushfire appeal

MILK processor Burra Foods will donate more than $50,000 to help people impacted by the recent Victorian bushfires. The money will go to the Victorian Bushfire Appeal and it includes proceeds of the production run at Burra’s Korumburra plant on Friday, as well as a barbecue fundraiser and contributions from staff. Burra Foods CEO Stewart […]

January 14th, 2020 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Hard work pays off for Leongatha Travel

LEONGATHA Travel and Cruise was recognised with one of the Australian travel industry’s most respected awards for the fourth consecutive year, as well as winning two supplier awards, at the Australian travel industry Travellers Choice gala dinner in Adelaide. The collective professional expertise and personal experiences of every team member contributed to a highly successful […]

December 10th, 2019 | Posted in Business,News | Read More »

Marijuana facility to open

ON Friday, December 6, history will be made in Wonthaggi, with the grand opening of Medipharm Labs Australia. Medipharm CEO Warren Everitt said the company would be the “first independent cannabis manufacturing company” in the nation.  Speaking ahead of the event, Mr Everitt said the Wonthaggi factory was a “pretty cool facility”. “I’m pretty elated,” […]

December 3rd, 2019 | Posted in Business,Featured,News | Read More »

Industry thrives in Burra

THE Korumburra Industrial Estate may be the town’s manufacturing and wholesaling heart, but Noelene Cosson says many things have contributed to the Burra’s business success. Key among them is a supportive local council, a can-do attitude in the estate itself and retail precinct that is beginning to kick goals. Noelene, whose dairy equipment wholesaling business […]

November 19th, 2019 | Posted in Business,News | Read More »

Many reasons to become a pharmacist

NO matter the population size, every town requires pharmacists. This career, which entails being qualified to dispense medications and in-depth knowledge of how medications work, is in high demand and has plenty of growth potential. These medical professionals earn around $81,000 a year as an average base pay with the opportunity to earn significantly more […]

November 12th, 2019 | Posted in Business,News | Read More »

Super Saturday set to stun at Marriott’s

THE annual Super Saturday sales will kick-off at Marriott’s at 9am on Saturday, November 9. The Leongatha store will be offering savings on a series of items storewide until 1pm. Customers can enjoy a sausage sizzle during the day and will also have the chance to trade in equipment. Owner Tim Marriott said there are […]

November 6th, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Meeniyan bakery business rises to the top

THEIR new location is bigger and better, but Pandesal Bakery has maintained their small town feel and quality produce. Now located at 96 Whitelaw Street, Meeniyan, the spacious, alluring location – which is a delicate blend of country and industrial – boasts a variety of artesian breads and pastries. Owners Patricia and Stephen Orr vowed […]

October 29th, 2019 | Posted in Business,Community,News | Read More »

All welcome at Central Cafe

WANTING to unwind with a friend and a quality coffee, all while the kids are entertained? Or maybe your community group is looking for their new local meeting spot? Leongatha Central Cafe is the perfect setting, offering rich coffee, delectable meals and an inclusive, friendly atmosphere. With a full salad bar, sandwiches to order, hot […]

October 22nd, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Sustainable timber trade takes off in Foster

Grace Griffith NOT only are TouchWood Timbers preserving the past with precious wooden keepsakes, they are minimising their carbon footprint by using recycled timbers – a win-win situation. The Foster business, run by Mike Bland and his wife Milena, blossomed from Mike’s hobby into a business three years ago. Their tree change from Melbourne was […]

October 15th, 2019 | Posted in Business,News | Read More »

South Gippsland summer is a reason to celebrate

KATE and Mick Adkins of Events By Kate are celebrating 10 years of EBK.  In this time they have created and executed hundreds of weddings and events across Victoria.  “I do not know where the time has gone. In some ways it only feels like yesterday,” Kate said.  “Since starting my own events business, we […]

October 15th, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

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