Grass greener in Gippsland

Funding from the Regional Jobs Fund will allow Greenham Gippsland to undertake a significant expansion at its meat processing facility in Moe.

It will mean increased production capacity and a boost to its export revenue – creating 170 new jobs.

The expansion includes upgrading existing processing systems, extending the boning room chains and floor space, and purchasing new chiller and latest technology freezing equipment and new packaging and conveyor systems.

Training and employment of the company’s staff have also been supported through FGM Consultants, a Jobs Victoria provider.

Greenham Gippsland Pty Ltd is a sixth-generation meat processing business which sources livestock from over 4,000 suppliers across Australia. The company supplies premium beef products for both domestic and international markets under brands which include Cape Grim, Pure Black Natural Angus and Greenham Tasmania Natural Beef.

Executive Media, Neptune Apparel, JH Cuthbertson and GSE Health are among the latest to receive funding resulting in the creation of an additional 26 jobs in the region.

The grants from the Latrobe Valley Economic Facilitation Fund will result in $3.49 million worth of private investment for the region.