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Glowing Skin For Townsville Locals

A new boutique store dedicated to non-toxic, natural and Australian made products has launched with a mission to promote the benefits of natural and organic skin care and cosmetics. Located in the Otto’s Warrina Complex, Beautiful You stocks a unique range of products for the face, body, baby and home. Store owner, Debbie Robinson, says […]

Electrify Your Energy Bills

As the sunniest city on Australia’s East Coast, Townsville is fast becoming Queensland’s renewable energy capital. With rising electricity costs and a considerable decrease in the price of installing solar systems, solar power has become a popular and cost-effective alternative in the region. This shift to a clean economy is establishing North Queensland as a […]

Accelerating Social Entrepreneurs Across North Queensland

North Queensland’s social entrepreneurs will get access to Australia’s best dedicated social innovation accelerator to help scale their impact and their business, with a new training program from CQUniversity and Smart Precinct NQ.   iActivate is CQUniversity’s innovative short course for developing a social enterprise or “business for good”, and Townsville is set to host the […]

5 Minutes With … Donna Patane

“It’s not about the ideas. It is about making the ideas happen.” This is the philosophy that business and IP lawyer, Donna Patane, lives by. As the brains behind the newly rebranded NQ Angels, Donna has dedicated her career to helping connect local start-ups or high growth potential companies with the required connections and funding […]

Training Course Aims to Create Inclusive Workforce

Townsville-based boutique disability consulting and training organisation, Towards Better, is preparing to launch a three-week Social Role Valorisation (SRV) training series aimed to foster inclusive workforces that when offering the right development opportunities, have the potential to harness the unique skills of a currently untapped market of prospective employees. Ricky Esterquest, Managing Partner of Towards Better and […]

Businesses encouraged to sign up for Council procurement meetings

Business owners can now sign up for one-on-one meetings with Townsville City Council’s procurement team to learn about Council’s procurement process.  From July last year until January this year Townsville City Council spent $129 million with local businesses, helping to provide jobs to locals and to boost the economy.  Business Services and Finance Committee chairperson […]

Dave and Sonya Corkery – Electrotek QLD

What started as a small family business in 2009, has now grown into a renowned and respected Automation and Energy Management company that services areas from Cairns to Mackay, the Sunshine Coast, Brisbane and the Gold Coast. Since this time, owners of Electrotek QLD, Dave and Sonya Corkery, have won multiple awards for their projects. […]

James and Emma – Australian Nutrition Centre

James and Emma Jensen of the Australian Nutrition Centre have combined their knowledge of pharmaceutical and natural medicines to focus on treating the root cause of health issues, rather than just the symptoms. The parents of two have experienced significant success thanks to their commitment to tailoring health solutions that help people regain their health […]