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Agriculture Energy Investment Plan (Extension) assessments, rebates and grant funding webinar

Are you looking to reduce energy costs, improve energy efficiency and explore renewable energy options? On-Farm Energy Assessments: Available free of charge for eligible businesses under the AEIP to assist farmers in identifying where they may reduce energy costs. Applications for on-farm energy assessments will close on 15 July 2021.

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Succession Planning Media Release

Friday 23 April 2021 MEDIA RELEASE FOOD & FIBRE SHIFTS THE FOCUS TO SUCCESSION PLANNING Food and Fibre Great South Coast today laid the foundation for the ongoing success of the region at the inaugural Succession Planning Event held at Deakin University, Warrnambool, with around 50 guests in attendance. The event was proudly supported by […]

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Strategic Plan Launch Media Release

Friday 23 April 2021 MEDIA RELEASE FOOD AND FIBRE KICKS OFF BOLD STRATEGY TO GROW OUR REGIONAL FUTURES Food and Fibre Great South Coast today launched ‘Growing Our Regional Futures’, a strategic roadmap to realise the future prosperity of the Great South Coast. This roadmap looks beyond just food, and focuses more broadly on all […]

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Food & Fibre Strategic Plan

It is with great pleasure that I introduce the Food and Fibre Great South Coast – Growing Our Regional Futures Strategy 2021 – 2023. A commitment to grow and support our region to become Australia’s most productive, innovative, and sustainable food and fibre region is at the heart of our Strategy. To grow the value […]

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2 Minutes To Empower The Great South Coast

DO YOU HAVE 2 MINUTES TO HELP EMPOWER THE GREAT SOUTH COAST? What we’re doing? Calling the Victorian Energy Minister! – I’m calling to request that the Minister allocate $10 million from the $540 million Renewable Energy Zone fund towards upgrading the Tyrendarra, Strathdownie, Cape Bridgewater and Gorae West.

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Victorian Renewable Energy Zones Development Plan

Food and Fibre Great South Coast is the representative body for Victoria’s largest food and fibre region, producing $2.3 billion in agricultural output annually. We welcome the opportunity to provide a submission to the Renewable Energy Zone (REZ) Development Plan Directions Paper.

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Stakeholder Update – March 2021

The end of 2020 and start of 2021 was a seriously busy period for Food and Fibre Great South Coast. Instead of winding down, we ramped up to develop our shared value regional business case to the Australian Energy Regulator in support of Three-Phase Power for our region. We focused on highlighting two key issues.

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Submission to Great South Coast Draft 30-Year Infrastructure Priorities

 24 February 2021 Mr Michel MassonChief Executive OfficerInfrastructure VictoriaLevel 16, 530 Collins StreetMELBOURNE.  VICTORIA 3000via: Engage Vic website Dear Mr Masson, RE: SUBMISSION TO GREAT SOUTH COAST DRAFT 30-YEAR INFRASTRUCTURE PRIORITIES Food and Fibre Great South Coast welcomes the opportunity to provide a submission to the Infrastructure Victoria 30-Year Draft Infrastructure Priorities consultation process. About […]

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SOUTH WEST VICTORIA UNITED IN CALLS TO EMPOWER GREAT SOUTH COAST

Over 70 letters of support have been lodged by Great South Coast businesses and residents urging the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) to reverse its recommendation against Powercor’s draft proposal to upgrade electricity infrastructure in Tyrendarra, Strathdownie, Cape Bridgewater and Gorae West. “Whether you work in banking, agriculture, forestry, food processing, education, recreation, tourism or local […]

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Let’s Empower the Great South Coast

   

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FOOD & FIBRE WELCOMES $200M RAIL BOOST

Food & Fibre Great South Coast Inc. today welcomed the Federal Government announcement of $200.2 million toward the completion of the Murray Basin Rail Project. The new plan involves the re-railing the Maryborough–Ararat line to improve journey times and increase axle loads to 21 tonnes and new passing loops as well as new or upgraded […]

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Georgina Gubbins: Championing An Industry

Original Post: Click Here HEYWOOD farmer and red meat producer, Georgina Gubbins is a passionate advocate for the local food and fibre industry. With over 20 years of experience, she hopes to use her role as Food +Fibre Great South Coast chairwoman to promote and champion the industry. Ms Gubbins has now been part of […]

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