Category Archives: People

Land of Milk and Cubbies

A Warragul couple have taken on the mind-boggling task of turning an old milk depot into their family home. After many years of standing as a mysterious, derelict testament to another time, the old Darnum milk depot is finally being given a new life. The mammoth task of renovating and converting the 90-year-old building into a … Continue Reading ››

Smooth sailing with Riviera Nautic

The waters of the Gippsland Lakes will soon be graced by a brand new, state-of-the-art sailing yacht and the best news is - you can hire it! Award-winning charter boat operator Riviera Nautic has announced the forthcoming arrival of the new boat to its fleet of yachts and motor cruisers available for hire on the … Continue Reading ››

Top awards for Swan Reach business

Swan Reach-based business Canvas Barn Marine Trimming has won two top national awards for their work in Marine Trimming and Fabric Art. The Awards for Excellence were presented to Canvas Barn Marine Trimming at a gala ceremony held in Melbourne recently. The evening, hosted by entertainer Paul McDermott and conducted by peak bodies Specialised Textiles … Continue Reading ››

A Half Century of Boating

Crawford Marine has been growing strongly ever since its inception in Morwell in 1964. The business was started in February of that year by the late Ivan Crawford, who first opened its doors in George Street. Its original marine agencies included Swiftcraft, Savage and Caribbean fibreglass and Savage aluminium boats, as well as Johnson Outboard … Continue Reading ››