Cradle Coast awards

Open. Winners of this year’s Cradle Coast Regional Tourism Awards will not only receive business accolades but free airtime on WIN Television. In a first for the awards, the $2000 TV advertising campaign will be offered to 14 of the 16 award winners. The awards recognise operators and individuals who demonstrate excellence in the tourism industry. …

4 years ago

Australian Farmer of the Year Awards now open

Nominate. The Australian Farmer of the Year Awards are open for nominations, offering the opportunity to nominate someone who has made a profound difference in the agricultural community. Presented by Kondinin Group and ABC Rural, the award categories are: • Young Farmer of the Year • Livestock Producer of the Year • Biosecurity Farmer of the …

4 years ago
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MG share offer

Co-op. Murray Goulburn has offered existing suppliers the opportunity to acquire fully paid ordinary shares. The news follows a majority vote at an extraordinary general meeting of shareholders held earlier this month in favour of a capital restructure. Under the prospectus, MG has offered its eligible existing suppliers who do not hold sufficient MG shares to …

4 years ago

Fonterra sets Fixed Base Milk Price

Dairy. Fonterra Australia has announced its Fixed Base Milk Price and Milk Price Range for season 2015/16, giving suppliers greater certainty and the ability to better manage price volatility. Following the tender allocation process, participating suppliers can expect: • The Milk Price Range sets a minimum weighted average price of $5.54 per kilogram of milk solids (kg/MS). …

4 years ago

Ducks deliberately targeted at Bridge Hotel

Cruelty. Three resident ducks met with a vicious end at the Bridge Hotel last week when run over by a vehicle whilst wandering on the property’s grassy area. Seven ducks had “just turned up one day” about six weeks ago and had since become like “little pets” according to venue manager Kelli Neilson. “It was just …

4 years ago

Help us, health you

Research. A local group is calling on community support for a proposed three-year research project delving into mental health issues within Circular Head. Organised through Australian Rotary Health, the initiative would engage an independent research officer to work with an array of local service providers and individuals, gathering hard data to utilise for early intervention …

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Open for Trading

Farming. One of the region’s biggest dairy influences officially expanded its business footprint with the launch of MG Trading in Smithton on Friday. Families, farmers and individuals visited the Nelson Street building throughout the day to browse products and talk to vendors, with former Hawthorn premiership player Robert DiPierdomenico dropping in to take part in …

4 years ago

A precious life

Awareness. Imagine living with the knowledge that your child, grandchild, sister or brother will not live to see their 40th birthday. This is the harsh reality for families of children and adults living with Cystic Fibrosis, whose life expectancy is 37. Affecting the lungs and digestive system, the condition is hereditary and there is no …

4 years ago

Gather the green and gold 

Irishtown Football Club is set to celebrate two prolific eras of its 119-year history next month in a combined senior-premiership reunion. Marking 40-year and 20-year periods respectively between the ‘74/’75/’76 treble and the ‘95/’96 double, the Canaries will hold an event at Irishtown Community Centre on Saturday June 13 to relive memories with current and …

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