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Success stories

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

From contemporary dream to reality

Monday, 23rd Oct 2017

Fairina Cheng spent her days working at a desk in a thriving marketing department, but at night dreamed of making jewellery.

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Small business measures keep customers happy

Tuesday, 15th Aug 2017
Eight years of hard work in a corporate cubicle in London had made Sydneysider Alex Todman crave for the comforts of home and his own small business.
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Business struggles, no matter what size, are survivable

Thursday, 13th Jul 2017
Leanne Faulkner’s business started small—for a small person to be exact. In 2004, Leanne developed an all-natural goat’s milk soap to help soothe her young son’s eczema condition.
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Revival of a silver screen icon

Friday, 2nd Dec 2016
David Kilderry’s love of cinema began when his parents built a second story on their house in Reservoir, Victoria; from David’s new bedroom window, he could see the Coburg Drive-In screen.
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Vines, wines and not enough time!

Monday, 14th Nov 2016
It was a love of fine wines that inspired one Canberra couple to start their own small business.
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From little things…

Thursday, 10th Nov 2016
Working hard to make ends meet as a young single mum, Loo Taylor decided to start selling her home-made terry towelling cushions at the Fremantle markets near Perth.
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It pays to pursue your passions

Thursday, 10th Nov 2016
When it came time to decide on his next move after finishing the HSC, Matt Fordham knew one thing for certain; further study was not for him.
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From bushwalks to business

Thursday, 10th Mar 2016
Ory Purhonen has always had the entrepreneurial bug. At the age of seven, he started his first business venture - offering guided bushwalks to kids at school in the local national park behind his house.
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