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Phone outages stress businesses

TOORA businesses have again experienced phone outages following the disconnection to some landline services that started on Christmas. Foodworks supermarket, Prom Coast Hardware and the Toora Newsagency were among the affected businesses throughout the past few weeks. Foodworks have two Telstra lines at their supermarket and speaking to The Star newspaper revealed fax line interference […]

March 13th, 2019 | Posted in Business,News | Read More »

Excitement builds in Korumburra

THE Korumburra community is excited about the prospect of the Great Southern Rail Trail being extended to the town, from Leongatha. The trail was discussed at the meeting of the Korumburra Business Association (KBA) last Tuesday, February 26 at the Korumburra Community Meeting Room. The KBA heard about the latest rail trail and community hub […]

March 5th, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Delegation takes priorities to Canberra

A DELEGATION of Gippsland business and community leaders travelled to Canberra recently for two days of meetings with government and shadow ministers, MPs, political advisors and other officials. The One Gippsland delegation attended 20 meetings across two days, reminding Australia’s leaders that Gippsland’s priority projects are essential to the region’s growing population, economic sustainability and […]

March 5th, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Young builders shine

MIRBOO North carpenter Ben Austin won the Master Builders’ Gippsland Section Training Provider Apprentice of the Year Award at the Premier Function Centre, Traralgon last Thursday. Ben was among three apprentices from Gippsland to be awarded for their dedication, skill and hard work. The other two winners were carpenter Jackson Harry from Waratah Bay (Employer‐nominated […]

February 26th, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Woman inspires businesswomen

EMILY Carter from the Marninwarntikura Women’s Resource Centre in Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, spoke to more than 50 women at the Southern Business Women’s Network dinner at the Inlet Hotel, Inverloch, last Thursday. She spoke of the challenges faced by families living in the remote Kimberley area, as well as the successes she and others […]

February 26th, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Much to like at Bairs

BAIRS Hotel in Leongatha has been an icon of the town since the hotel opened in 1890 and now there is even more to like. The hotel’s new beer garden and internal renovation officially opened on Sunday, showcasing a relaxed, charming outdoor area. Formerly the hotel’s drive through bottleshop, the beer garden is an ideal […]

February 5th, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Record year for tourism

RECORD visitor numbers and the appointment of two new directors to the board were the highlights of Destination Gippsland’s annual general meeting in Wonthaggi recently. Neil Travers, owner of Fish Creek’s Waratah Hills Winery, and Nick Murray, former CEO of Gippsland Ports, were appointed to the board by the member councils of the Gippsland Local […]

January 23rd, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Sureway gives to Lifeline

Major donation: Sureway Employment and Training Gippsland area managers Darren Beggs and Jacinta Muhovics presented a cheque for $2620 to Michelle Possingham from Lifeline Gippsland Telephone Crisis Centre on December 19. From November 12 to December 7, Sureway held a fundraising appeal across the company and gave money to a charity in each region for […]

December 31st, 2018 | Posted in Business,Community | Read More »

Expo attracts tradies

TRADIES gathered at the Wonthaggi Workmen’s Club on Thursday afternoon. The Capeview Mitre 10 Tradies Expo was on again with more innovative products to discover. Forty-three Mitre 10 suppliers set up shop at the Workmen’s Club and introduced local tradies to the latest market. “Innovation takes place all the time, but not necessarily in the […]

December 4th, 2018 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Round Table serves a treat

THE Borough in Korumburra was bursting at the seams with a community celebrating the excitement for plans to revitalise the town last Wednesday. The Korumburra Round Table hosted a celebration of local food and hospitality along with displays outlining the Korumburra Community Hub and Streetscape Revitalisation plan. The event was a resounding success as more […]

November 20th, 2018 | Posted in Business,Featured,News | Read More »

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