Tonight We enjoyed dinner and a sunset at the Parade and We got to meet and hear from 3 of our major produce growers in the region including Larry Miaolo, Simon Torrisi and Bruno Capogreco. Each spoke about their journeys from where they began to where they are and their plans for the future. Covid has had a massive impact on their businesses with transport logistics no longer viable for exports and the lack of a backpacking workforce some of their operations will have to be scaled down. LJM produce started with a deliver of 1 pallet a day to Woolworths and now delivers upward of 80 with a fleet of trucks, tractors and even robotics. The knock on effects for the local and regional economy is massive. ... See MoreSee Less
Bunbury is connected to the world through our port and water ways. 1803 - The 'Geographe' under the French explorer Captain Nicolas Thomas Baudin, leading a scientific expedition which left Le Havre,France in 1801,visited an anchorage on the western coast of Terra Australis. A survey party reported that the opening was a shallow bar guarding the entrance of an extensive area of water. He named the area Port Leschenault after the expedition's botanist John Claude Baptiste Leschenault de La Tour. Three Ships, information take from Bunbury Ports website ... See MoreSee Less
We are a community and we all go through ups and downs in life. Today is a reminder that as a community we can ask those 3 simple words to family, friends, colleagues in fact any one we meet, to start the conversation about any struggles they may be going through.
Covid has added another dynamic to our lives and many people are feeling the strain both financially, but also because of border restrictions. So today start the conversation and ask RUOK? and do the same for all the tomorrows and together we can save lives.
For more information please visit ruok.org.au this video is shared from their website ... See MoreSee Less