Jun 24 2019

The Goulburn Show Society is preparing for a significant milestone in the history of the event.

 

At the annual general meeting members have noted that next year's show on the 7th and 8th of March will celebrate the 140th birthday.

 

Newly re-elected president, Jackie Waugh has reported that 2019 was a busy year and that everyone who worked to get the show going, should be thanked.

 

The positions of secretary have been taken on by Robyn Picker and Trish Mc Laughlin with treasurer's duties going to Nestor Ellinopoullos.

 

The vital roles of vice president have been filled by Craig McSweeney, Heather Pearsall, Rod Cullen, Lorraine McNeil, Angus Robards and Narelle Shinfield.

 
Jun 24 2019

A gala dinner at the Goulburn and District Racing Club at the weekend, formally recognised local buiness achievers.

 

The occasion was the 2019 Goulburn Australia Business Excellence Awards attended by more than a 120 people with judges considering 64 nominations in 10 categories.

 

Apprentice/Trainee of the year was JDY Electrical's Michael Benett and Dr Chintan Trevedi from Goulburn Family and Cosmetic Dental Practice was named Young Entrepreneur.

 

The Collective BDCU Alliance Bank picked up the Excellence in Innovation and Excellence in Social Enterprise awards.

 

Excellence in Small Business recognition went to Industry Dance Company while the Excellence in Business award was presented to Hume Conservatorium.

 

Employer of Choice was Jigsaw Tax and Advisory and Daimon Poole from McDonalds Goulburn was announced Business Leader.

 

Jigsaw Plan Management was Start-up Superstar and the Excellence in Customer Service Local award was won by ACR Asbestos Consultants.

 
Jun 21 2019

A search for a suitable site in the Goulburn Mulwaree area for a 144 bed aged care facility is still being made.

 

In April this year, the company, Signature Care announced that it would build the facility, made possible under the federal government's Aged Care Approvals initiative.

 

A visit by company officials last week, saw them attend a chamber of commerce meeting and then were accompanied on a tour of Goulburn inspecting possible sites.

 

When built the new aged care facility will focus on high care, providing around 170 jobs.

 

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