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Mel Ashford of Pynmanto Equine Encounters

5 Minutes With… Mel Ashford

A love of horses, lived experience with mental ill health and a genuine desire to help people led Mel Ashford to start Pynmanto Equine Encounters, offering Equine Assisted Learning to groups and individuals at a private property just north of Townsville. 

Messages on Hold Townsville - Fiona & Steven Pilchowski

5 Minutes With… Steven & Fiona Pilchowski

Pivoting from marine chemistry to marketing in 2000, Steven and Fiona Pilchowski are now focussed on using their knowledge, expertise and love of all things local to provide a personalised service for businesses and community groups through Messages on Hold Townsville.

Tara Harrold - Good Work Career Consulting

5 Minutes With… Tara Harrold

With a background in higher education and government employment sectors, Tara Harrold made the jump to the private sector with her new business, Good Work Career Consulting, offering career education workshops and skill-building sessions to individuals and corporations.

Dahe Wie and Dave of Design Works Apparel

5 Minutes With… Dahé Wie & David Roggero

Difficulty finding fun and attractive sun-safe clothing options led Dahé Wie and partner David Roggero to open Design Works Apparel in 2017, providing beautiful retail and custom-designed prints suitable for enjoying the great outdoors in the harsh North Queensland sun.

5 Minutes with Haley Roberts, High Vibes Nutrition

5 Minutes With… Haley Roberts

Combining her passion for wellness, her love of community, and a head for numbers, Haley Roberts recently took the plunge on a new business venture, opening High Vibes Nutrition in Townsville’s CBD.

Two people standing outside store front of North Shore Seafood Co.

5 Minutes With… Lucas Dansie

When Lucas Dansie and partner Steph set out to open their new seafood store in the Northern Beaches, they weren’t expecting the sheer amount of red tape that came along with it. Persevering and giving it their all with their ‘go get em’ attitude, they opened the doors to North Shore Seafood Co. in April 2022.

5 Minutes With… Shannon Willcox

With a background in marketing, Shannon Willcox made the switch to Real Estate in January 2022, in the roles of Sales Agent at Northern Realty.

Leigh Caldwell holding her new book, standing in front of the Grady Homes sign

5 Minutes With… Leigh Caldwell

Alongside working in her family business, and spending time with her close-knit family, Leigh Caldwell also created Happy Feat, a dance group for people with disabilities. And to top it off – she’s now written a book!

5 Minutes With…Aimee Hair

Aimee Hair is an entrepreneur, author, inspirational speaker, Holistic Coach and is the proud owner of Aimee, a company focused on helping people overcome anxiety, depression and PTSD

5 Minutes With…Daina Clark

For Daina Clark, her twin passions for podiatry and trail running has led to the establishment of two local businesses, Townsville Podiatry and Destination Adventure.