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Success stories

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

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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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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