With a view to positioning Townsville as a gateway to northern Australia and Asia, the Australian Government, Queensland Government and Townsville City Council have signed the first City Deal to grow Townsville’s economy and transform its city centre.
An online marketplace for farmers and associated agricultural businesses, Yarrawonga-based founder Dwain Duxson explained FarmTender provides a platform where farmers can trade or market items and commodities directly from their smartphone or computer, solving the old problem of distance.
Toowoomba company AgData, which has created a suite of farm management and accounting solutions for the agricultural industry, has been named the the winner of this year’s Regional Online Heroes competition by the Regional Australia Institute and Google.
At 11 years old, Nimble is now one of the oldest players in the burgeoning loans market, but the veteran company is based on the Gold Coast and actually first launched with a bricks and mortar storefront.
Government awards first commercialisation grants to researchers and SMEs through Global Connections Fund
A researcher at Charles Sturt University working to create environmentally sustainable solutions for the Murray-Darling Basin is among the first recipients of a commercialisation grant from the government’s Global Connections Fund.
In 2015 Pip, along with her brother-in-law Ian Smith, decided to launch a new venture they both say was 120 years in the making. Together they launched Love Merino, an ecommerce / ethical fashion startup. It’s a company that represents the hard work of over six generations of Smiths that have lived and worked on the farm, laying the foundations to be able to produce a premium wool product through their approach to how they farmed the land and cared for the animals.
Founded in 1932 by Reginald Murray Williams, the brand R.M. Williams is one of our country’s most recognised lifestyle brands, sitting comfortably next to the likes of other iconic brand names like Akubra, Driza-Bone, and Hard Yakka on the world stage.
One10 will run its Amplify and Activate programs as it looks to create a supportive ecosystem in the region for people pursuing business solutions to address environmental and societal problems.
The $150,000 program, Grow with NBN, will distribute three major grants of $25,000 and six minor grants of $10,000 to organisations that are “innovatively” using the nbn for their activities in the fields of business, community, or education.
A few weeks after announcing the establishment of an Economic Growth Zone in the Latrobe Valley, the Victorian Government has today announced progress on the development of a Hi-Tech Precinct in the area.
There was a time when the local library was part of the social fabric of every Australian community, however over the years budget constraints and decreased government funding have seen many shut down – particularly across regional Australia.
Minister for Small Business hosting seminar to help Wagga Wagga SMBs explore North Asia free trade agreements
To help regional businesses explore trade opportunities in Asia, Minister for Small Business, Michael McCormack, will this Friday be hosting a seminar in Wagga Wagga aimed at helping local businesses understand and make the most of these FTAs.
Wagga Wagga entrepreneur Lauren Geier is developing Balance Pets, an app looking to help pet owners look out for their furry friend’s health and wellbeing.
Sydney Internet of Things (IoT) startup Thinxtra has launched a Partnership Program for Smart Councils, looking to offer 50 local councils around Australia the chance to be connected to the IoT and bring related solutions to their communities.
The Victorian Government has today announced the establishment of an Economic Growth Zone in the Latrobe Valley, part of a $226 million package to help boost the local economy following the announcement yesterday that the Hazelwood power station is set to close.