Success Stories

Fenning Timbers

A shiny new reach stacker sits beside neat rows of blue shipping containers, stacked and ready for action at the Fenning Intermodal Freight Terminal (FIFT). The transport hub is the brainchild of...

Tambo Valley Honey

The smell of honey mingles with the smell of burning leaves as apiarist, Ben Murphy, uses a bee smoker to flush out some bees. Plucking a wooden panel filled with beeswax and honey from a hive,...

Metung Hot Springs

A row of giant wine barrels, ready to be filled with steaming geothermal water, sit in prime position overlooking Lake King. Bulldozers are busy moving mounds of earth in the gully below.

Nicholson River Soaps

From the kitchen table to a main street shop front - in some ways the story of how Bianca Workman and Nicholson River Soaps is your classic maker’s success story.

Big Bears Donuts

In just a few short years, Big Bears Donuts has become one of Lakes Entrance’s most iconic retail destinations.

Snowy River Seeds

What started as a small cooperative of local vegetable farmers back in the 1960s has since grown into a multimillion dollar agribusiness exporting across the globe.

Kennedy Trailers

The one-person business that Garry Kennedy started in his parent’s garage now builds more than 150 trailers a year, and is the lifeblood of dozens of families in the Bairnsdale community.

Forge Creek Free Range

Since moving to a 75-acre property at Forge Creek in 2013, Deb and Peter Hahnemann's Forge Creek Range Eggs has become one of the most popular local produce businesses in East Gippsland.

Dahlsens Truss and Trade Centre

Giant steel trusses loom overhead as the Dahlsens Roof Truss Plant and new Trade Centre take shape at 108 Forge Creek Road. The development, set on approximately 7,000 square metres of covered...

ZCG Scalar

From keeping Australian firefighters safe on the fire front to bringing digital TV to villagers in Papua New Guinea, Lindenow company ZCG is taking Aussie innovation to the world.