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Swing into summer at the GALA Industry Golf Day

The Grocery and Liquor Association (GALA) is holding its 76th MGA Industry Golf Day in Melbourne’s south on March 7. Patron of GALA Fred Harrison said: “This year’s Golf Day will again be held at the picturesque Keysborough Golf Course and is sure to be a catalyst to network, build …

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Vinnies and IGA launch Christmas bauble appeal

Vinnies and IGA hosted a BBQ in Sydney last week to celebrate the launch of the 2018 Vinnies Christmas Appeal. The launch took place at Matthew Talbot hostel in Woolloomooloo with Vinnies NSW CEO Jack De Groot and Channel 9 News Weather Presenter Belinda Russell. Also attending were IGA NSW …

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Mater Baby Products wins Best Community Initiative

Mater Baby Products has won the Bloggers Brunch, Bloggers Choice Awards – Best Community Initiative – for its support of Mater Little Miracles. Mater Baby Products describes the Bloggers Brunch as “Australia’s premier influencer marketing event, creating highly leveraged relationships between brands and a community of bloggers, influencers and social …

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Coles to launch more than 150 new Christmas products

Coles is launching more than 150 “new and improved” products for Christmas. In what it claims is an Australian supermarket first, it will offer a traditional ham topped with crispy crackling, sausage roll shaped in a Christmas wreath, and lime-and-chilli-flavoured ready-to-eat Aussie prawns. It will also offer a brand-new gourmet …

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IGA retailers to support drought-affected farmers

IGA’s 1,400 independently owned stores and their customers are coming together to support Australian farmers affected by drought. Customers are able to buy a $2 Raindrop Token, with all funds raised going towards the Drought Angels Appeal. Well known in rural Australia, Drought Angels is a small charity that gives …

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Gemmill Homes and Foodbank WA hit hunger where it hurts

Residential Home builder Gemmill Homes and Foodbank WA have teamed up to support the hungry this August. Foodbank WA describes itself as “the state’s largest food-relief organisation, providing over 5.7 million meals a year to people in need”. It claims to help more than 94,000 WA families each month, including …

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Nominations open for this year’s Telstra Business Awards

Telstra is encouraging businesses around the country to nominate themselves and others for the 2018 Telstra Business Awards. The Telstra Business Awards offer entrants, finalists and winners a range of benefits and opportunities including a comprehensive Business Benchmark Report with actionable advice and insights, as well as access to exclusive …

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Brands set to donate 1m extra food items in Foodbank Shop & Share campaign

For its third successive year, Foodbank’s annual campaign will involve 15 of Australia’s top food brands donating one-for-one from selected products sold at Woolworths stores in the month of July. Ardmona, Devondale, John West, Chicken Tonight, Old El Paso, Vetta, McCain Foods Australia, Helga’s, SunRice, SPC, Primo, Mount Franklin, Continental, …

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Woolworths takes a STAND with Salvos

Australians needing support during times of natural disaster are set to benefit from a new long-term partnership between Woolworths and the Salvation Army. The STAND (‘Support through Australian natural disasters’) partnership will raise funds to help the community with disaster preparedness, response, recovery and resilience. Funds will be raised through …

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