When taking over Wilcannia’s only supermarket, the Friendly Grocer in January, REDI.E had a goal - to boost local employment and provide the community with a larger range of healthier food options.
And that is exactly what we’ve done.
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Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton announced that REDI.E has been successful in securing $500,000 Food Security Grant for Wilcannia under Round 1 of the Strengthening Remote Communities - Food Security Grants.
At 11am on Friday the 7th of January, Wilcannia's only grocer changed hands and was reopened under the ownership of training provider REDI.E in conjunction with Outback Stores.
In a historic event, REDI.E partner with Outback Stores to take ownership of the Wilcannia Grocery Store in Far West New South Wales.
We acknowledge the traditional custodians of Country where we live and work.
We pay our respects to Elders of past and present and acknowledge continuous connections and contribution to land, sea and community.