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Irish growth surprises Burra Foods’ farmers

SOUTH Gippsland dairy farmers learnt the Irish dairy industry could surpass Australian production within years. That fact surprised 24 Burra Foods suppliers who took part in the 2019 Burra Foods Ireland Study Tour. “The biggest thing was the positivity of their dairy industry. Their industry has gone from strength to strength,” Burra Foods milk supply […]

June 17th, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Nick’s life message

COLLINGWOOD grand-final hero, Nick Maxwell, has made a career after football motivating business leaders as well as current sporting stars. It hasn’t just been AFL stars coming under his mentoring. He also plays a key role with the players at the Melbourne’s Storm and with leading netball teams as their leadership and cultural manager. Leongatha […]

June 12th, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

The journeys of a vet

FROM tending to sled dogs in Alaska to dairy cattle in Leongatha, veterinarian Tom Gilheany is well travelled and highly skilled. The animal lover grew up on a beef farm is Rosedale which ultimately informed his decision to study veterinary science at Melbourne University. In 2011, he acquired his first job with Tarwin Veterinary Group […]

June 12th, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Go New Zealand by rail, cruise and coach

A FULLY escorted trip, departing and arriving in Leongatha, is now available on a magnificent New Zealand departure in March 2020, courtesy Leongatha Travel and Cruise. Your holiday will encompass the best of New Zealand through the romance of rail, the majesty of cruising and the luxury of coach travel on a Grand Pacific Tours […]

May 7th, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Country star to rock Wonthaggi

Country Music icon, Troy Cassar-Daley, will ride into town this Friday on the back of the recent successful release of his Greatest Hits double CD. Performing at the Wonthaggi Workmen’s Club, Troy said he was looking forward to being back in a special place like Wonthaggi as it was two years since he last dropped […]

May 7th, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Team rapport most important

COMING to work is easy when you have a great team of staff around you. Ash Noorman, spare parts manager at Chapman Machinery Service in Leongatha, enjoys the banter in the office which helps create a better and more enjoyable atmosphere. Whilst still focused on the tasks at hand, Ash said it’s important to relax […]

May 7th, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

IGA community chest

IT was time once again to give back to the community for Leongatha IGA last week. Nine local country fire authorities were the recipients this time and between them they now have more than $5000 to spend on much needed equipment. The grants were part of the regular hand outs by IGA to needy organizations […]

April 24th, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Making a positive difference

VARIATION in work, the unpredictability of it all and the ability to help people and make a difference is why Leading Senior Constable Rohan Michael dons his Victoria Police uniform every day.  Every shift brings new challenges, making each day unique and jobs diverse. “You respond to the phone or whoever walks through the door. […]

April 24th, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

TLC pays off for local winemaker

A VINEYARD overlooking the picturesque countryside of Loch has been saved from demolition by local man, Mark Heath. The vineyard fell into disrepair when the previous owner passed away around two years ago. Investors from Melbourne then purchased the property with the intention of bulldozing it for farmland. Thankfully, they first approached Mr Heath at […]

April 24th, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Taking all the pain out of life

NAGGING aches and pains are a fast way to take the joy out of the life. South Gippsland Therapy Centre cares about preventing your ongoing pains. Osteopath Dr Lachlan Chisholm has been a valued member of the South Gippsland Therapy Centre for five years. Dr Chisholm works with the patient to develop pain management strategies […]

April 16th, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

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