Cardinia Shire mayor Jodie Owen
Our region is the birthplace of many successful, trailblazing businesses and it is our hope that this publication will provide them with a platform to share their stories – both the highs and the lows.
This first edition of GROW gives you the inside story on businesses, just like yours, who are achieving their goals.
You can read about this year’s Casey Cardinia Business of the Year, Wastech Engineering, who I’d like to congratulate for their competitiveness, sustainability and innovation excellence through business evolution.
Read their profile on page 4.
You can also read about businesses who are giving back to help improve their community, such as Cranbourne Body Works, who are working with Chisholm Institute of TAFE to improve industry training, and iBare giftware, who have opened their doors to local charities (page 18-19).
Council recognises the vital role of a strong economy and local employment opportunities for the wellbeing of residents and works hard to attract investment while helping local businesses to grow.
Outcomes from this work are being realised regularly. Recently, a multi-million dollar hydroponics facility was established in Bunyip, which is expected to create an additional 40 jobs.
Read more on page 15.
If you would like to find out more about growing your business or investing in the region, please get in contact with us by visiting caseycardinia.com.au to find out how we can help.