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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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Think big or you'll always be small

Thursday, 10th Mar 2016
In 2012 Gen George came up with a brilliant idea. After spending the summer working in the hospitality industry and watching her friends in similar employment finding it difficult to coordinate long working hours with other commitments, Gen started talking to businesses.
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