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Success stories

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

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…

Friday, 11th 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

Friday, 11th 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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Family Business Profile: Centenary Hire

Friday, 11th Mar 2016
Many hire companies, ranging from personnel and labour hire to equipment hire, are families in business. Centenary Hire, one of Queensland’s highly regarded general hire companies is no exception.
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