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Business: JLE Electrical, Dubbo

JLE Electrical in Dubbo is a local provider to regional NSW for electrical, communications and industry services. Growing from a staff of five to 35 employees has enabled the company to become an accredited specialist in underground and overhead power line construction and cable jointing for supply authorities and mining professionals. JLE’s commercial and industrial electricians provide electrical installations, maintenance…

Business: Love Merino, Wellington

Love Merino scarves are made from the finest Merino wool, with every fibre originating from their Glenwood farm near Wellington, in western NSW. Operational since October 2016, the business idea had been floated for some time by proprietors Phillipa (Pip) and Norm Smith. The couple brainstormed before undertaking research based on the success of industry partner Woolerina. The finely crafted…

Business: Lazy Oak Wines, Mudgee

Lazy Oak is a family-operated Mudgee vineyard producing boutique wines. Established by Paula Hanson and David Riley in 2015, the property was originally purchased as a lifestyle block. But with 7.5 hectares under vine, it has become a fully-fledged grape and wine producer with grapes grown on-site before development by expert winemakers. The range, which includes Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc,…