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Success stories

Are you looking for some inspiration to start or grow a business? Read the following success stories.

From the coal face to high vis fashion

Monday, 6th Aug 2018

Kym Clark was working at a coal mine in Queensland a few years ago when she noticed her heavily pregnant manager wearing an open high visibility shirt over a singlet.

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Long coffee queues are a thing of the past

Monday, 23rd Jul 2018

If you often get stuck in long queues waiting for your coffee order, you might want to read this.

When Simone Eyles launched an app called 365cups back in 2011, she never expected it to become as popular and successful as it is today.

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Inspiring indigenous leaders through business success

Wednesday, 11th Jul 2018
Dion Devow is an entrepreneur who is passionate about helping other indigenous business leaders achieve their dreams.
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Dairy-free ice cream business scoops up award

Wednesday, 20th Jun 2018
When Alex Houseman found himself constantly disappointed by the lacklustre dairy-free ice cream options available, he decided to team up with a seasoned ice cream maker and make his own.
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Good wine and 29,000 vines

Monday, 21st May 2018
It doesn’t get much better than sitting amongst the vines drinking good wine and eating delicious wood-fired pizzas. You can do just that at Four Winds Vineyard – a 33 acre winery with a cellar door on site – located to the north of Canberra, just east of Murrumbateman, NSW.
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Taking water bottles to the Oscars

Monday, 23rd Apr 2018
It was a conversation at 5am one morning that changed everything. The day before, Jesse Leeworthy had pitched an idea to lifelong friend Jonathan Byrt over Skype for a new type of reusable water bottle that he believed could lure consumers away from single-use bottles.
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Bathroom accessories with a difference

Monday, 9th Apr 2018
Saul and Josh Cockburn gave up their full time jobs in law and advertising, and sold the unit they shared together, to turn their unique business idea into a reality.
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Luxury accessories tell indigenous stories

Tuesday, 20th Mar 2018
It’s not every day you can say the Prime Minister wears the ties you make, but that’s the reality for Amanda Healy, a Wonnarua woman from the Hunter Valley region.
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