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Stone & Wood find success with locally brewed beer

- October 16, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

Stone & Wood is a Northern Rivers success story. The independent local brewery has sought inspiration from the hinterlands to deliver a range of eclectic beers that draw on the spirit of the region. Founded by three friends, Jamie Cook, Brad Rogers and Ross Jurisich in 2008 after a stint working together at CUB, Stone… Read more »

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Mollydooker Wine’s left-field vision makes wines that wow

- October 14, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

If you’re like me, you may not have realised Mollydooker is Aussie slang for a left-handed person. It seems fitting then, that a leftie, Sarah Marquis, would choose the moniker for their award-winning McLaren Vale vineyard. Mollydooker Wines story is over 30 years in the making, and began when freshly graduated vintner, Sarah, returned to… Read more »

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Listen: Meet Regional Hero, Jean Benham, Vital Health

- October 13, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

Jean Benham is the founder of Vital Health. She started the business as a lone physiotherapist over 30 years ago and has grown Vital Health to be a multidisciplinary practice that caters to the needs of a vast western Queensland community. As someone providing health care services in a regional area Jean wears a lot… Read more »

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Listen: Meet Regional Hero, Work Out Wagga

- October 11, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

Jared Kahlefeldt’s passion for fitness began at an early age – but it wasn’t until he returned to his home town of Wagga that he began his fitness journey in earnest. Today Jared is the owner of Work Out Wagga – one of the Riverina’s longest-running gyms. Jared and his wife Dayna took over the… Read more »

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Listen: Meet Regional Hero, Regional Roar

- October 11, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

Cath Fowler has a vision: to spread the good word on Australia’s regional and rural business success stories. She is a co-founder of the podcast series Regional Roar and is passionate about forging connections for regional businesses. Cath started the podcast after she left behind the corporate world for a seachange in sunny Coffs Harbour… Read more »

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Listen: Meet Regional Hero, FeedXL

- October 10, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

Nerida Richards is passionate about equine health. She is the founder of FeedXL, an online solution that helps horse owners discover the nutrition gaps in horses’ feed. Richards application makes the process of monitoring a horses’ feed to deliver optimum health benefits simple. FeedXL has been embraced by horse breeders and horse lovers all over… Read more »

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Listen: Meet Regional Heroes, Federation Chocolate

- October 10, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

Husband and wife team Helen and Maurice Curtis own and operate popular Taranna artisan chocolate factory, Federation Chocolate. The couple is passionate about delivering a product that not only tastes great but is sourced ethically and sustainably… no mean feat when you are located in the apple isle. since purchasing the business five years ago,… Read more »

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Bent On Food: local, sustainable and tastes great too!

- October 9, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

After almost two decades in the wine industry, Donna Carrier has taken her passion for pairing fab food with fine wines to the next level with Bent On Food. The cafe on Wingham’s Bent Street has become a local success story, scooping up awards for its fabulous service and offerings. Bent On Food is a… Read more »

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Sea Darwin: bringing responsible tourism to the top end

- October 3, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

It was after returning from a 12 month sabbatical on a 40-foot yacht traversing the West Pacific that Jim Smith, Heather King and their three children realised how lucky they were to call the Top End home. the family returned to the Northern Territory with a renewed appreciation for our pristine waterways and wonderful marine… Read more »

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Pure Foods eggcellent adventure

- October 3, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

Farm manager John Sattler has spent close to thirty years caring for the chooks at Tasmania’s largest free-range chicken farm. Here he shares the Pure Foods story. Although he still can’t answer that age-old question What came first, the chicken or egg? Watch the Pure Foods story Regional Heroes is proudly supported by Yellow Online. Whether… Read more »