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Women’s group building strong links in the construction business
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An innovative concept connecting women in the construction sector so they can share ideas while running a business and balancing the rest of their lives is going from strength to strength. Member services director at Master Builders Association of the ACT Ashlee Berry said the idea to create the Women In Construction group was floated during a discussion with their...
Community Bank chair Neale Guthrie leaves a lasting legacy after a decade of service
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After a decade of service that included the digital transformation of banking, Neale Guthrie has stepped down from his role as chair of the Canberra Community Bank Group. The Community Bank group, which  operates the Bendigo Bank branches in Calwell, Curtin, Jerrabomberra and Wanniassa, offers access to Bendigo's award-winning banking and financial services. Their vision is to make their branches the...
More migrant children are applying for parent visas
Expert Advice
Changes in migration patterns are seeing an increase in the number of skilled professionals migrating to Australia and then exploring the options available to get their parents to join them. While current COVID-19 restrictions have put many migration plans on hold, the broader trends look likely to continue when pandemic conditions ease. Regardless, recent directions in migration are a far...
Take Flight competition helps promote business innovation
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Rohan Thomas always had a dream of starting his own business. But when he set up his current company more than 10 years ago, little did he know that he would end up pursuing his passion full-time and be preparing to open a second store in Canberra a decade later. "I have always loved designing clothes and set up a small...
Andrew Ekert shares his amazing journey from music to law
Local Leaders
Ever since Andrew Ekert was a little kid, he had a passion for helping people through tricky situations. In high school, his love for music took up most of his time and he was determined to make a career out of it. "Music can be healing for people," he says. "You can put on your favourite song and forget about...
Massimo Di Maio joins Meyer Vandenberg’s commercial law team
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Massimo Di Maio, a franchising law expert, brings a wealth of experience to Meyer Vandenberg's commercial law team where he has recently joined as special counsel. He has worked on many substantial matters including developing the Australian franchise for US Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) gyms, negotiating a major private equity acquisition of 35 franchised businesses, and sharing his legal expertise...
TEDxCanberra speaker Dr Marrwah Ahmadzai believes in the power of dialogue
Events
Dr Marrwah Ahmadzai is a firm believer that dialogue has the power to break down barriers. The resident obstetrician-gynaecologist and speaker at the TEDxCanberraWomen 2020: Fearless event will share her story of growing up as a Muslim woman in Australia with migrant parents. "It's a story relevant in current times where we can see that intolerance and hatred can lead...
Elliot Nunn is Canberra’s Apprentice Plumber of the Year
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It's been a "fantastic" journey for Canberra's Apprentice Plumber of the Year Elliott Nunn who not only enjoys the problem-solving side of plumbing, but finds the idea of helping out the community extremely rewarding. Elliot is the 2020 winner of the Ernie Dearing Award, a top honour given by Master Plumbers ACT, an independent not-for-profit organisation that celebrates excellence in...
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