New and innovative business ideas are hard to find but they’re not all taken…yet! DUO chatted with a local couple who snapped up a social media trend and made it their own; without quitting their day jobs!
Dr Geoff Stanton, a passionate long distance runner has been fortunate to have met famous sports stars such as Robert De Castilla, Steve Moneghetti, Kerryn McCann and Clint Robinson.
I’m lucky to have met various people through my involvement with local sporting and business groups such as: Pat Rafter, Lleyton Hewitt, John Newcombe, Tony Roche, John Alexander, Jesinta Campbell to name a few…
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.”