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Finish in sight for Anderson Street works

THE Leongatha Anderson Street service lane will now be completed in early October this year. The project has encountered delays, mainly due to wet days and a general lack of drying to allow the road pavement to harden. Project works include stormwater drainage improvements, better direction of traffic for improved flow, asphalting of gravelled areas […]

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

Burra businesses come together

THE past 12 months have been busy and rewarding for the Korumburra Business Association (KBA). The KBA annual general meeting was held on Wednesday evening at the Korumburra Community Meeting Room. It is exciting times for Korumburra with the announcement Michael’s Supa IGA is investing $8 million in a new supermarket development in Commercial Street. […]

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

Smith Steel clears the way

ALL steel was cleared at a successful clearing sale at Pound Creek last Friday. After 40 years of operation, Smith Steel closed recently and all left over stock and items were auctioned. There was plenty of interest, with more than 300 people registering on the day. The auction kicked off at 10am and SEJ agents […]

August 8th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

NBN offers many benefits

THE National Broadband Network (NBN) offers so many benefits to households and businesses in South Gippsland. Not only does the NBN offer fast internet, but it will further connect the region with the rest of the world, enabling individuals and businesses to be more productive, more creative and more efficient than before. flexible working: the […]

August 8th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Satisfaction plus at Leongatha

  FARMERS and contractors have voted CLAAS Harvest Centre, South Gippsland as delivering the highest level of customer satisfaction across the entire CLAAS Harvest Centre network in New Zealand and Australia. The Leongatha-based dealership achieved an impressive overall customer satisfaction score, earning it the Customer Engagement Excellence Award at the Second Strive Annual Excellence Awards presented in Melbourne recently. The awards recognise the best performing […]

August 8th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

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 »

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