Taste Riverina Week 8
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Red Robot snaps up Telstra ACT Business Awards

Red Robot, an innovative design and manufacturing business that has taken portable photo booths into the social media age, is the 2015 Telstra ACT Business of the Year. Founders and directors Duncan Amos and Phil Preston took their first steps towards creating a successful export business back in 2008 when starting to build portable booths […]

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Cheeky Chicken: ACTsmart Business Sustainability Awards

If the team at Cheeky Chicken is passionate about anything, it’s keeping everyone at its early learning centre comfy and cosy, but not by cranking up heat in winter and air con in summer. It’s by cranking up efforts to be green. It’s far from a cheeky approach, and so it’s no surprise that this […]

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Pop Up Office: A Unique Approach to Shared Workspace

Shared workspaces have become increasingly popular as savvy business owners realise their potential as a cost effective alternative to establishing an office. Exploding with popularity all over the world, the concept has been embraced in Canberra over the last couple of years. The new kid on the shared workspace block in Canberra is Pop Up […]

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Leah’s Pawsitive Future

Finding forever families for Canberra’s cats…” When Alex Tolmie (a self-confessed cat lady) met Alicia Jaques to hear about Leah’s Pawsitive Future, a cat rescue service in North Canberra, they immediately clicked. There’s a wonderful children’s book called Millions of Cats by Wanda Gag. In the story, a lonely couple decide they want a cat to keep […]

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Mim & Me: Scoping the sweet ‘scape

From seasonal celebrations to special occasions, when it comes to the finishing touches and decor you don’t always need a theme to set the scene. It’s all in the elements and how they collectively come together on the table. It’s about light and shade; colour and composition; style and scale; texture and tone. And it’s an […]

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The benefits of flexible working

According to Hillary Clinton, “women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world”. While this is undoubtedly the case, the best ways to tap into this talent is still up for debate. The property industry gathered last week to explore how we can better capture the business benefits of flexible working – something […]

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Tip You’re It: Braddon’s kiddie wonderland

When you find out you’re expecting a baby, your nesting instincts go into overdrive. So it was rather serendipitous that my first pregnancy coincided with the opening of new Braddon kids’ boutique, Tip You’re It. First time entrepreneur, Trevor McGee, and his wife Che opened the Lonsdale Street store after noticing a gap in the […]

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A sustainable future with Actsmart

We need to act smart to save the world we live in. But we all know that. The question is what we’re doing, and now. Not tomorrow when a bit more damage has been done. Now. If you’re not sure where to start, head to Actsmart – an online sustainability hub that gives you quick and easy access […]

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Canberra’s a ‘Stir’ with bright ideas

Stir – An online platform encouraging CBR youth to view their personal projects as viable careers paths, by providing skills, exposure and financial support.” An initiative of the Canberra Innovation Network, Stir allows 15 to 30 year olds to upload their project ideas, receive feedback from the community and compete for $15,000 in grant funding […]

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The hub of love: Moxom + Whitney

Lou Moxom and Belinda Whitney are the best friends behind hip florist Moxom + Whitney and they are taking Canberra by storm with their keen eye for detail, gorgeous designs, emphasis on sustainability and upbeat personalities. If you’re a fan of beautiful bouquets and quirky terrariums, and love to support local businesses, then it’s only a matter of time before […]

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