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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 »

Boomerang bags to save the coast

BOOMERANG bags are now available at two local supermarkets to help Bass Coast become a plastic bag free shire. Inverloch’s Foodworks and Wonthaggi’s IGA have boomerang bag bins to help reduce the number of plastics bags used. The cloth bags are environmentally friendly, and are made to be borrowed by customers and returned to the […]

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

Teens mean business

LEONGATHA Secondary College Year 11 Business Management students held their market day on Monday, May 22. Students created a small business idea, planned it and then run it. They gained approval from vice principal Brad Hutchinson, business management teacher Kate Lafferty and Kate Lew Ton from NAB Bank in Leongatha. Each student proposed their idea, […]

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

Potential for Phillip Island car ferry

THE feasibility of a car ferry between Phillip Island and Stony Point on the Mornington Peninsula is under investigation with a tender to develop a business case for the project now open. Earlier this year, Bass Coast Shire Council and Mornington Peninsula Shire agreed to participate in and contribute $25,000 to the Cowes to Stony […]

May 2nd, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Meeniyan hub gets support

SOME 30 people gathered in Meeniyan last Wednesday night to discuss the possibility of establishing a community hub in the town. A committee has been formed to explore potential sites and prepare a proposal to be presented to the community later in the year. If developed, the Meeniyan facility would be the tenth for South […]

May 2nd, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Supermarket site earmarked

THE future of Nyora has been planned for, with land rezoned for a supermarket and other shops in the future. South Gippsland Shire Council last Wednesday approved the rezoning of residential land for commercial purposes, setting aside enough land for a possible supermarket. The land to be rezoned is 2-12 Hewson Street and 29-31 Davis […]

May 2nd, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Scrap clawbacks

DAIRY farmers are hoping to avoid a repeat of the milk price crisis of 2016 by striking a new deal with milk processors. Farmer lobby group United Dairyfarmers of Victoria (UDV) is developing a new code of practice for contractual arrangements between dairy farmers and processors. UDV representatives were in South Gippsland last week to […]

April 11th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Massive Leongatha sale on now 

THE pre-Easter liquidation sale is on again in Leongatha. Shan’s Lingerie, Panthers Mensland and Sports First have joined forces once again to offer fantastic deals on high quality products from Memorial Hall. The sale began on Sunday and will close on Thursday. Opening hours are between 9am and 5.30pm. This is the second time Sports […]

April 11th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

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