Tag: business

Forestry leader chosen

Leading timber industry figure Dr Jim O’Hehir has been appointed as the new general manager of the Forestry Centre of Excellence which is to...

Business grants help relieve pressure on grape growers

Wine grape growers across the state who are experiencing challenges due to the current oversupply of red wine grapes will soon be able to...

Tourists arrive in droves

The Limestone Coast region is experiencing a tourism surge due to the Easter long weekend, AFL Gather Round and the Fringe Festival.
The local economy...

New lease of life sought for iconic city building

Aprominent Mount Gambier landmark is being restored to its former glory in anticipation for a unique leasing opportunity.
Moorak farmers Karen Bracken and husband Dale...

Arts festival program unveiled

AState Opera South Australia performance, edible bug wine flights and bespoke jewellery workshops are just some of the many events to be rolled out...

Cash stolen from business

Police are investigating a break-in at a Millicent takeaway shop over the weekend.
Patrols were called to George Street about 10.30pm on Good Friday as...

Researchers investigate ways to put methane reducing technology into the paddock

New research is investigating the potential of a lick-block formula that could help reduce methane emissions from livestock. The research is part of a collaboration...

Social media push

Social media influencers Jaxon and Lachlan Fairbairn have partnered with Australian Good Meat, a program of Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA), to launch a...

Wine exports to flow

Limestone Coast wineries have a double reason to celebrate, following news that China has decided to remove wine tariffs.
Late last week it was announced...

BREAKING: Wine export relief

Reports are coming through that China has announced it will lift tariffs on Australian wine, more than three years after they were introduced. Australian vignerons,...

Bank sheds light on scam threats

ACommBank fraud and scams forum held in Mount Gambier last week attracted more than 50 people interested in learning more about business safety.
The attendees...

Accused thief faces court

Aman who is alleged to have attempted a break-in at a Millicent business in February recently appeared in the Mount Gambier Magistrates Court.
The alleged...

Business rallies behind city kids

Alocal business has made a significant contribution to support vulnerable young people living in an ac.care child and youth residential care property.
O’Brien Electrical Mount...

Future forestry career seeds sown

More than 180 students from Casterton, Hamilton and Portland descended on the Casterton Racecourse last week to explore forestry career opportunities in the Green...

City abuzz with business activity

The Limestone Coast region has seen a significant decrease in empty shops over the last three years largely due to consistent interest in the...