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.

Western Sydney is transforming

About 40 per cent of residents in Sydney’s west are forced to drive 90 minutes each way for work, said former Business Council president Tony Shepherd.

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Embracing change to create new industries and hope

Back when the car manufacturing industry was in full flight in Australia, small to medium-sized Victorian business Australian Performance Vehicles had three customers: Ford, Holden and Toyota.

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Rising to the challenge of technological change with lifelong training and skills

As far as career changes go, Jodie Auster’s journey from emergency department doctor to leading the Australian arm of one of the world’s biggest disruptors has been remarkable.

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Determination, grit and united family ties

IT'S the essence of a migrant dream: the type of multicultural success story that contributes to the diverse fabric of Australia.

When Gaetano Ripepi left Italy for Australia in 1959, surely, he couldn’t have imagined the family-owned and run business standing in his footsteps today.

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Cadetship sparks a passion for business

WHEN Noor Aljabury stepped into the Perth offices of Programmed, a door opened to a world of opportunities she had never before imagined.

Gaining invaluable hands-on experience during a paid internship at the leading management services company helped Noor realise her passion for business. It also ignited her ambition to one day own a business and scale the heights of senior leadership.

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