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Tracy Keeley, Award-Winning Caf Whisperer
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We're familiar with the concept of giving a house a makeover, giving our wardrobes a makeover and even pimping our rides. But it's not every day you come across someone with the fortitude to take an ordinary restaurant to supernova levels. Award-winning restaurateur, Tracy Keeley has transformed BOOKPLATE and the Pollen caf s located at National Library of Australia and...
Why an ideal boss cares about staff’s health and their families
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Progressive Canberra businesses are putting the health of their staff front and centre with a wide range of wellness incentives. Property managers, accounting and bookkeeping specialists and professional service providers are eating nutritious food, signing up for free gym memberships and are working outside of traditional hours to spend more time with their loved ones. Vantage Strata managing director Chris...
Canberra mates kick global goal with Sponserve
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In three short years, two Canberra mates have taken their solution for managing sporting sponsorship contracts across much of the globe to help create the world's biggest sports technology company. After launching in 2015, their Canberra-based sponsorship activation platform SponServe has been acquired by United States sports management company, KORE Software, a global leader in sponsorship and season ticket sales...
New leadership team announced at Canberra Business chamber
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A former Deputy Chair at the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission will take charge of the Canberra Business Chamber in the New Year, as part of the peak business body's new leadership team. Dr Michael Schaper will replace outgoing CEO Robyn Hendry, who finished a four-year term at the helm of the CBC in September. The Chamber held its annual...
Excellence and achievements celebrated at 2018 Canberra Tourism Awards
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Popular national institutions, accommodation hotels, tourist attractions and major events were honoured at the 2018 Canberra Region Tourism Awards on Friday night (23 November). Embracing a Masquerade theme, the annual gala event attracted more than 300 industry leaders and supporters who celebrated excellence in Canberra's growing tourism industry at the newly-refurbished Hotel Realm ballroom. Hosted by the National Capital Attractions...
Rubik3 named Australia’s number one start-up
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A Canberra professional services firm which set a high bar for client and community achievements when it launched in 2014 has been named Australia's number one start-up. Rubik3, which began with two people and now employs more than 100, won the prestigious Australian Financial Review award and a swag of other distinctions over the past two months. Rubik3 is 50...
The capital market with David Robertson
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Each quarter, David Robertson, Head of Economic and Market Research for Bendigo and Adelaide Bank, keeps us updated on the state of the ACT economy with a quarterly market update drawing on statistics from the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA), Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), and Real Estate Industry of Australia (REIA). July to September, 2018 quarter Well, we may...
Olympian takes plunge into her own fitness studio
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Former Olympic gold-medal winning swimmer Felicity Galvez knows what it's like to push her body to the limit. She also knows how the training grind can take its toll. A fun, encouraging and positive environment is how she describes her new bespoke fitness studio in Watson, appropriately named Galvanised Fitness. The realisation of a five-year dream, the studio caters to...
Canberra’s New International Best Selling Author, Jemimah Ashleigh
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Canberra author and entrepreneur, Jemimah Ashleigh, recently hit the top of Amazon's best-selling author list in less than two hours on the day of the release of her new book, Position Me. By no means an easy feat, Position Me beat other titles written by internationally-renowned authors like Tony Robbins and Gary Vaynerchuk to gain the number one position. Jemimah...
Strata community celebrates excellence
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LJ Hooker Strata ACT is the toast of the fast-growing strata community in Canberra after winning Strata Management Business of the Year on Friday night (19 October) at the annual industry awards. The Strata Community Association, the peak industry group for body corporate and community title management in Australia and New Zealand, hosted the awards. SCA (ACT) general manager, Shari...
Canberra is booming, says Business Chamber CEO
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Departing Business Chamber head Robyn Hendry says Canberra is booming, but there's work to do. Hendry, who left the role this month after four years, says she is "full of optimism" and believes Canberra has reached a major turning point economically and socially. "Just as I started at the Chamber, I recall having a meeting with Zed Seselja. He said...
Can you help McGrath raise more funds for our farmers?
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With the Department of Primary Industries declaring almost 100 per cent of NSW in drought in their latest seasonal report, and forecasters predicting zero relief in the coming months, the situation for our farmers appears bleaker than ever. More than purchasing equipment and tools, farmers are finding it increasingly difficult to feed their livestock, pay their bills, and buy basic...
Balzanelli Smallgoods flies Canberra flag at Sydney Fine Food Show
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Another Canberra food producer is bringing home the bacon, with Balzanelli Smallgoods collecting a swag of medals, including four gold at the recent Sydney Royal Fine Food Show. The Fyshwick-based family company has been making its authentic Italian smallgoods since 1979, supplying delicatessens and supermarkets with its artisan products and selling them from its retail outlet in Queanbeyan, Four Bee...
Cyber-security firm archTIS looks to next growth phase with ASX listing
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Booming Canberra cyber-security firm archTIS Limited is now trading on the Australian Stock Exchange after a successful Initial Public Offering (IPO) and $8 million capital raising. The company said the listing on the ASX would progress the development and commercialisation of a suite of secure content and collaboration software products, called Kojensi, for the government and commercial sectors. It said...
Paperless hotel wins national environmental Award
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Canberra's "unique" Little National Hotel has been named Australia's most environmentally sustainable accommodation hotel. The innovative 120-room building won the Best Environmental and Energy Efficiency Award at the Australian Hotels Association (AHA) National Awards for Excellence last Monday (September 17) at a prestigious ceremony on the Gold Coast. Located in Barton and owned by Doma Hotels, Little National - the...
Human Rights Commission reveals sexual harassment at work is increasing
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Last Wednesday, the Australian Human Rights Commission released the results of an extensive survey, showing that sexual harassment remains a prevalent issue in today's workplaces. The 2018 survey, which includes sexual harassment towards men and women, found that sexual harassment at work had increased significantly since previous surveys in 2003 and 2012. Speaking at the National Press Club, Sex Discrimination...
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