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Take off with a career in aviation

IF you’ve ever dreamt of becoming a pilot, we’ve compiled a few tips to get you gliding along the right path. Before you dismiss the notion, keep in mind there are countless variations of aviation employment including scenic tours, agriculture work such as crop-dusting, private flying and military options. You don’t need to necessarily relocate […]

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

New Beginnings Christian Books and Giftware shares God’s word

CHRISTIANITY is alive and well in Leongatha, and a humble shop that has been servicing the town since 2003 is contributing to that. New Beginnings Christian Books and Giftware in Bair Street sells a variety of Christian-themed items, from cards and books, to DVDs and giftware. Among them are craft items such as banners, journals, […]

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

Leongatha business owners back Leongatha Proud campaign

TRADERS throughout Leongatha have given a thumbs up to The Star’s latest business boost initiative which kicked off on Monday. The Leongatha Proud campaign has been embraced by more than 30 of the town’s key retailers. Their staff will wear a new badge of honour as part of this year’s Leongatha Daffodil Festival and Community […]

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

Leongatha Travel and Cruise staff train for a holiday

IT’S one of those trips everyone should go on at least once in their lifetime: a train journey into Australia’s red heart. “There’s a wealth of opportunities on these rail journeys,” Leongtha Travel and Cruise’s Jill Carmody said.  “They really do represent good value, when you consider the price of the trips includes your transportation, […]

July 30th, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Leongatha Amcal pharmacy claims company award

LEONGATHA’S Amcal Pharmacy has claimed the company’s Pharmacy of the Year award for Victoria and Tasmania for the second year running. The 2019 prize was presented at a gala awards night, with manager Sally McGrath also picking up the gong for Amcal Retail Manager of the Year for the second year in a row. “It’s […]

July 30th, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Rural job gives Cameron Pepper room to grow

CAREERS in the country can often grant employees the opportunity to try their hand at a diverse range of roles.  And compared to battling the crowd and traffic of the city, a rural lifestyle can also be less stressful and provide a better work-life balance. Wonthaggi Medical Group’s Cameron Pepper has experienced this comparison firsthand. […]

July 30th, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Bakery rises to the challenge

THE team at Kelly’s Bakery in Korumburra have their eyes on a national prize, after scooping four gold and two bronze medals at the Geelong Baking Show. With gold for its high top loaf, 450g Vienna, 680g white loaf and plain sausage rolls, the bakery is considered hot stuff. Added to that, first year apprentice […]

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

Female doctors boost the ranks

SOME people prefer to discuss their medical needs with a female doctor and Wonthaggi Medical Group understands this. Over the last six months, the group has welcomed four new female doctors to its ranks. “It is important to get women looking after women and families, as well as men,” business manager Cameron Pepper said. “It’s […]

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

Fitness the core of Sally’s career

SALLY Matthews transformed her life with a career jump that meant she could focus on what she values: health and fitness. Five years ago the Korumburra local made the realisation she needed a career makeover. “I worked for 10 years as a customer service manager at Woolworths and I felt like I wasn’t growing anymore,” […]

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

Woolies workers face the chop

LONG-TIME Woolworths workers in Leongatha and Wonthaggi are facing the prospect of losing their current jobs. Days after the Leongatha store celebrated the achievements of four senior staff who’d chalked up 150 years at the outlet, consultation began on a “new store operating model” to be rolled out across the country in September. A Woolworths […]

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

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