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Aaron Rieniets, Owner and Founder of Tan Lines Distilling holding a bottle of his award-winning gin. BDmag "5 Minutes With..." July 2023

5 Minutes With… Aaron Rieniets of Tan Lines Distilling

Whilst others were binging Tiger King during the COVID-19 lockdowns, Aaron Rieniets decided to take the plunge into starting up his own distilling business – Tan Lines Distilling. He shares his journey, his vision for the future, and his love of a good Dad-joke in our latest “5 Minutes With…”.

Jono Pearson, Co-Owner of PUFT Events Townsville. BDmag "5 Minutes With" June 2023

5 Minutes With… Jono Pearson of PUFT Events

In our latest “5 Minutes With” we chat with Jono Pearson, Co-Founder of PUFT Events about the team’s mission to create accessible and inclusive community events for residents of Townsville and North Queensland.

Shannon Delaney from 3D Canvas - 5 Minutes With... BDmag 2023

5 Minutes With… Shannon Delaney of 3D Canvas

POV: You buy a 3D printer and get completely hooked, so you start a business that creates instructional 3D imagery. Shannon Delaney of 3D Canvas tells us more about her journey in our latest “5 Minutes With…” along with her business challenges and how she keeps herself motivated.

Sarah & Hannah from SAHN Markets pre-loved clothing - 5 Minutes With... BDmag 2023

5 Minutes With… Sarah & Hannah

For most people ‘side hustle’ ideas come and go, but for co-workers Sarah and Hannah, their daily coffee chats, love of fashion, and passion for sustainable shopping turned an idea into reality with SAHN Markets – a preloved clothing and vintage marketplace held each month in Flinders Lane.

Shayne Connolly pointing at neon sign labelled "Keep It Simple Group" with vase of dried flowers also in the frame

5 Minutes With… Shayne Connolly

Introducing Shayne Connolly, Founder and CEO of Keep It Simple Group, a local business specialising in building compliance software solutions and systems.

Fiona Ramage of Witch Way Australia. BDmag "5 Minutes With"

5 Minutes With… Fiona Ramage

From an early age Fiona Ramage experienced a deep connection to the earth and a fascination with the odd and unusual, leading her to explore and practice Witchcraft since her teenage years. More recently she has turned her knowledge and passion into a business opportunity, starting Witch Way Australia alongside her daughter Kristan.

Cody Blucher, Buff & Shine Boat Detailing. 5 Minutes With BDmag

5 Minutes With… Cody Blucher

A love of the ocean and all things boating led Cody Blucher to found Buff & Shine Boat Detailing in 2021, providing dedicated detailing and restoration services to local boat owners.

5 Mintues With Thomas Willcox from Severan Skincare

5 Minutes With… Thomas Willcox

After several years trialling available skincare products without seeing results, Thomas Willcox decided to formulate his own line of skincare designed specifically for men, launching Severan Skincare in January 2023.

BDmag | 5 Minutes with... Sally Ede - Ede Events.

5 Minutes With… Sally Ede

For over a decade, Sally Ede has been at the helm of Ede Events, a local family business well-known for high quality event products and design. She shares her triumphs and tribulations, a new charity venture for the LGBTQIA+ community, and some great business advice for supporting your team.

Amanda Sadler at ASads Art Studio Exhibition

5 Minutes With… Amanda Sadler

Along with being a full-time Visual Art teacher for the past 18 years, a practising visual artist, sip and paint host, mother of two gorgeous sons and wife to a supportive husband, Amanda Sadler aka ASads has recently launched her solo art exhibition “The Pursuit of Happiness”.