We need to challenge perceptions of regional Australia

- October 8, 2019 3 MIN READ

We need to get smarter about managing perceptions, because living in a regional area does not automatically strip someone of all education, innovation and ability, writes Bronwyn Reid, a small business owner, advocate and mentor from regional Queensland. Sometimes, when I venture out of regional Queensland and head South, I feel as though I have… Read more »


Is your business a regional hero? Nominate now!

- August 22, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

Kochie’s Business Builders and Yellow Online are on the hunt for the nation’s regional heroes. Is your small business located in a rural or regional area? Does it innovate, impact or empower the local community or Australia at large? Then we want to hear from you! According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, regional businesses… Read more »


Report finds regional businesses focused on growth and innovation

- July 18, 2018 2 MIN READ

Commonwealth Bank’s Regional Business Insights report has revealed almost half of Australia’s regional businesses (49 per cent) see the potential for growth. The report canvassed 470 regional businesses about the opportunities and challenges they face and discovered strong markets, growing populations and improved infrastructure is spearheading the charge for change. CommBank Executive General Manager for… Read more »

Business Advice

How to build success in regional Australia

- October 12, 2017 4 MIN READ

The majority of us grow up being indoctrinated into the belief that strong economic opportunities only exist in the city, and the idea of a sea change (or tree change) is reserved solely for retirees, hemp-wearing hippies, or mysterious tech billionaires. Yet we are seeing more and more examples of savvy, innovative change-makers ditching the… Read more »


10 homegrown Australian breweries

- March 17, 2017 5 MIN READ

Love a good beer? We have chosen ten great homegrown breweries from around Australia to profile. Which one is your favourite? If you would like the chance for your small business featured on Kochie’s Business Builders then please let us know by commenting below or sending us a message here. Aether Brewing Queensland-based Aether Brewing… Read more »