Business stories

We create jobs and opportunities. We innovate and export. But too often our businesses and the people who work in them are painted as villains; our achievements left unsung.

We need to tell our own stories. We want to showcase the work of our industry leaders, our employees and our suppliers.

By sharing the stories of our people, we can bring our businesses to life.

We want to reach as many people as possible in a factual, engaging and entertaining way.

If you have a good story to tell, please let us know.

Local tradies first

Global insurance broker Aon has asked their insurers to put local tradies first as Townsville rebuilds following its worst ever floods, which will make sure extra investment benefits flow right through the community.

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Housing development a springboard for jobs

THE Townsville small business that constructed the first stage of Lendlease’s Elliot Springs didn’t just lay the foundations for roads, pipes and power, they established their reputation as one of the leading civil contractors in the Townsville region.

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Western Sydney Airport will give business a tailwind

Employers and workers across Western Sydney are set to get a tailwind from the Western Sydney Airport when it opens in 2026, with hundreds of thousands of jobs planned for the region, which is expected to generate up to a $15.6 billion economic boom over three decades.

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Western Sydney cranes a towering success

THERE are few local companies that illustrate Western Sydney’s impressive growth better than Borger Cranes, expanding from four workers and one crane four decades ago to 70 cranes today, 300 workers, and greater training opportunities for young workers.

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'The success of small businesses is dependent on the success of big business’

The “virtuous circle” of big and small businesses generating economic activity, opportunities and jobs in Tasmania has helped the state hit its stride.

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