Social Enterprises


The opportunity to work within the local community and to earn a wage

Employment Through Community Connections

Your purchase provides training and employment for local people with a disability.  ConnectGV Social Enterprises hold a Labour Hire License and are is Social Traders Certified. That means whilst value
adding to your business or government department, your purchase assists to meet social procurement requirements and strengthens community partnerships.

Billabong Garden Complex

Billabong Garden Complex is your year round garden solution.  Customers can discover exciting new plants and everyday garden varieties, many of which have been grown on site within the Propagation Nursery by supported employees, plant health products and tools, water features and pots, design ideas and inspiration, the gorgeous gift shop or do lunch and coffee in the café. Read More

ConnectGV Services (CGVS)

ConnectGV Services provide a ready workforce. The crew will undertake jobs that can be labour intensive and take staff away from their usual role in a business.  Whether it be packaging, collating, cleaning, event set-up or pack-up or garden maintenance, CGVS maximise effectiveness and efficiency in business practices. Read More

Ruby Saltbush Cafe

Located at our Billabong Garden Complex, the Ruby Saltbush Cafe menu is inspired by seasonal produce, and as the name suggests, you'll see a little Ruby Saltbush influence too, with some dishes that feature this pretty, salty, sweet indigenous native. Ruby Saltbush Cafe is located at Billabong Garden Complex, 295 Numurkah Road, Shepparton, and is open five days per week from Wednesday to Sunday, 9.30am to 2.30pm.   Read More

Billabong Sweets & Treats

Indulge in the huge assortment of mouth watering confectionery, chocolates and cold drinks at Billabong Sweets & Treats. Customers can choose bagged lollies and chocolates, individually wrapped lollies and chocolates, novelty sweets and seasonal treats. Billabong Sweets & Treats also specialises in bulk sweets for weddings and events, custom packaging, fundraising sweets and regular lolly boxes. Read More

Flower Power

Flower Power operates each Tuesday and Wednesday to provide fresh flowers arranged into vases to local businesses.  Businesses are provided with an arrangement of flowers delivered to their door each week to ensure they always have fresh flowers. Read More

GV Ragz

GV Ragz provides various grades of rags suitable for cleaning and floor polishing, printers, mechanics and trades and high quality cloth specifically for car detailing.  GV Ragz has rags to suit all requirements from high quality lint free cotton for detailing, glass work and polishing to lower grade cloth suitable for mopping up spills and general cleaning and trade use. Read More

Mooroopna Primary School Canteen Management

The canteen is open to students and staff three days per week. Products for sale within the canteen are both purchased in and made/prepared by supported employees according to the schools healthy eating guidelines.  Read More