The Bega Valley Shire is the latest regional centre to get an innovation hub, receiving funding from the Federal Government’s Incubator Support Program.
The government has appointed four regional innovation facilitators to help guide the development of incubators in regional areas.
Looking to address both the stigma around mental health and the dearth of mental health professionals outside the major cities, Lysn is a telehealth service connecting patients to vetted psychologists.
Located in the Old Lyric Theatre, Maker + Co is a social enterprise focused on three key pillars: coworking, innovation, and creativity.
Airbnb, the undeniable poster child of the sharing economy, may be about to face one of its toughest PR battles yet.
Beyond Bank Australia has announced the launch of an expanded grant program targeting both idea-stage and established businesses
According to a report published by the ABC earlier this year, the retail sales value of Fairtrade products in Australia has increased by 70 percent over the last five years to reach more than $260 million, with consumers steadily becoming more aware of the impact their purchases can have. Of course, there is more to […]
In 2016 an entrepreneur by the name of Di Somerville launched an event in the NSW town of Wagga Wagga called Regional Pitchfest.
Optus has today announced a $1 billion plan to strengthen its mobile network across regional Australia, increasing call and 4G coverage.
The Rural Business Collective is an online community offering startups and small businesses mentorship opportunities, collaboration and advice.
Within Australia’s major cities, the startup scene is becoming increasingly more connected and collaborative. Taking another step forward this direction, this week saw the NSW Government announced the launch of a $35 million startup hub within Sydney’s CBD. Regional Australia, however, faces some difficulties in facilitating strong connectivity between businesses, namely due to the natural […]
The best products and services are often born out of a problem faced by someone. While some may be more, let’s say, trivial than others, such as an app that saves you from standing in line to order your lunch, others can be the difference between life and death. Such is the case of Life Cell […]
Thanks in part to the government’s sale of public assets, NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet has delivered a surplus of $4.5 billion in his first state Budget, along with a strong focus on regional investment.
The report found almost $7,000 is being invested per household on broadband in regional and rural Australia, or $4.5 billion in total.
The nature of work is changing, and as more employers around the country become accustomed to the idea of outsourcing or hiring a remote worker, the opportunities for Australians living outside the business hubs in our major cities have never been greater. Aiming to help businesses tap into the wealth of expertise hidden around regional […]