Townsville will always be ‘home’ and generally I get the family back a couple of times a year. I have to get my boys back often enough that they don’t grow up to be Broncos supporters!
MARAYNA BAKER – KENZIE COLLECTIVE
“Being a WAHM (work-at-home mum) is challenging but knowing I’m changing people’s lives, one accessory at a time, is a dream come true. I’m determined to show people that wearing statement accessories to the grocery store is A-OK!”
KYLIE MAHER – PARKER MAY and ONE SILVER LINING
Fashion-forward mother of two (Amelia 5 and Thomas 2) Kylie Maher runs handmade businesses Parker May and One Silver Lining from her home in Jensen.
KYIA AND MATHEW HARM – AKOYA PEARLS AUSTRALIA
“I love opening each oyster, not knowing what colour pearl and how many will be inside. My most exciting find to date was twin pearls that were a stunning ocean blue.” Kyia says.
TANNYA BROUGH – SHH QUIET BOOKST
“I’ve had customers buy Shh Quiet Books for their children as they’re great for calming children who are anxious or over-stimulated.”
JANELLE BEASLEY – LONGDOG CREATIONS
“I grew up renovating Queenslanders with my parents, which is where I learnt a lot of my skills, and my godfather also restores furniture.”
JENNY LISLE – SAY IT WITH A BISCUIT
“I didn’t expect the massive response so soon. To keep up with demand I’ve needed to employ a staff member.”
I grew up in Ayr and went to St. Patrick’s College on The Strand. I spent a few years at James Cook University and North Queensland was my inspiration for developing Virtual Legal.