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Success stories

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

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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Footwear designed by women, for women

Wednesday, 7th Mar 2018
If you’re a woman working in a trade, you might know that until recently there was a lack of choice in good quality safety footwear.
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A young boy, the ocean and a dream

Wednesday, 21st Feb 2018
In the small East Gippsland town of Mallacoota, Tim Rudge was one of many young boys who dreamt of being an abalone diver.
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From contemporary dream to reality

Tuesday, 24th 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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