Business Connect success stories

See how Business Connect has supported local business owners to help start, grow, or adapt their business.

Starting a business

Close up image of business owner, Cheree Stokes

Cheree Stokes

Learn how Cheree turned her creative art into a profitable business and art gallery that hosts workshops for Aboriginal people to develop their own art.

Watch a video about how Cheree got started

Image of the business owner of CroppaCo


Matthew founded CroppaCo to apply software solutions to farm work, and Business Connect was there to help him navigate the start up ecosystem.

Watch a video about the CroppaCo start up story

Growing a business

Close up image of Brandan Williams, director of By Group

BY Group

Learn how Indigenous-owned construction business BY Group grew their business, building capability and creating business opportunities.

Watch a video about BY Group's journey

Sonia Rattey, business owner of Connect Me Counselling

Connect Me Counselling

Find out how Business Connect supported Sonia in improving her business structure and professional networking in counselling and disability services.

Watch a video about Connect Me Counselling

Renee Lindley, business owner of Wren Store and Styling

Wren Store & Styling

See how Renee used Business Connect to help kickstart her digital presence and social media marketing strategy, increasing sales and reaching new customers.

Watch a video about Wren Store & Styling's digital strategy

Kylie Cullinan, Director of Sycamore Lane

Sycamore Lane

Kylie grew her side-hustle into a strategic coaching business that supports and empowers women to embrace leadership in their communities.

Watch a video about Kylie's business growth

Adapting a business

Image of Salma Yassien, owner of The Herbistry

The Herbistry

See how Business Connect supported Salma's business during COVID-19 by developing a targeted marketing plan to increase profits, reach new customers and improve brand presence.

Watch a video about how The Herbistry adapted to challenges

Image of Siddikur Rahman, business owner of Nutrition Station

Nutrition Live Café

Siddikur's restaurant used Business Connect to help adapt operations during COVID-19, using his advisor's guidance and advice on a range or marketing techniques and government support.

Watch a video on Siddikur's business journey

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