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Taxi staff deliver for environment

SOUTH Coast Taxis is starting a program that will see its taxis become carbon neutral by offsetting their taxis’ emissions with local revegetation projects. “The environment is this region’s most valuable asset and its’ biggest draw card, and we want to do our part in protecting and enhancing it,” Michael Wright of South Coast Taxis […]

October 10th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Pipeline work starts on water security project

PRELIMINARY work for the Lance Creek Water Connection pipeline has started. The project will link Korumburra, Nyora, Poowong and Loch’s water reservoirs to the Lance Creek reservoir, as well as Melbourne’s water system and the desalination plant at Wonthaggi, boosting the towns’ water security. Pump station construction is underway at the Lance Creek Water Treatment […]

October 10th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Lions thank community for dairy expo support

AS THE South Gippsland Dairy Expo committee wraps up from the 2017 event, the Strzelecki Lions Club would like to formally thank its supporters. They include major sponsor Murray Goulburn and gold sponsors Rabobank, Reid Stockfeeds, Burra Foods, GippsDairy, Dairy Australia and South Gippsland Shire Council. The Strzelecki Lions Club has distributed more than $500,000 […]

October 10th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Paul’s recipe for success

INVERLOCH is serving up success with the local Seniors football team winning its first premiership in 31 years on Saturday and local bakery Paul the Pieman winning a swag of medals in the 2017 Great Aussie Pie Competition, judged last week. Footy finals time is the perfect time to hop into some great Aussie fare […]

September 19th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

High pie recognition

KELLY’S Bakery serves mouth watering pies in Korumburra and their recent award proves that. Bakery owner, Jason Kelly collected a silver medal for his slow cooked pork pie with smoky barbecue flavour at the Great Aussie Pie Competition held in Sydney last week. “It’s good to win an award nationwide,” Mr Kelly said. “Our pork […]

September 19th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Burra Foods praises top farmers

BURRA Foods honoured first class suppliers at an awards ceremony at the Korumburra Showgrounds last Tuesday, September 12. The Korumburra-based milk processor presented Gold Quality Awards to farmers who had produced A Grade milk all season with average bulk milk cell count of less than 100,000, and Silver Quality Awards to farmers whose milk had […]

September 19th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Cheesemaker tastes victory

A MOYARRA cheesemaker was the only South Gippsland business to win at the Federation Business School Gippsland Business Awards on Friday night. Prom Country Cheese won the Food and Wine Production category, with judges praising the business’s vision and “balance between size of farm, ongoing growth and maintaining quality of product”. “They have identified new […]

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

VET provides a head start

VOCATIONAL Education and Training (VET) allows school students to include vocational studies within their senior secondary certificate. As part of a VET program, students undertake nationally recognised training that contributes to their VCE or VCAL. VET offers students the opportunity to combine general and vocational studies, explore career options and pathways, undertake learning in the […]

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

Supermarket comes closer

KORUMBURRA is closer to receiving a new supermarket after South Gippsland Shire Council last Wednesday voted to sell the former council offices. The sale to Michael’s IGA will pave the way for a new IGA supermarket, tipped to be worth up to $30 million and create new jobs for the district. Council voted to sell […]

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

Build your business

IF you are a business owner thinking about seeking new opportunities, looking to make changes to keep up with changing market pressures or to meet customer expectations, then this workshop will assist you on how to take the next step. Next month’s Building Your Business workshop aims to provide business owners with the tools, skills […]

August 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

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