WATCH: Vets join A-listers in new movie about the Battle of Long Tan to be filmed in Queensland

WATCH: Vets join A-listers in new movie about the Battle of Long Tan to be filmed in Queensland

An A-list cast will feature in a major new movie about the Battle of Long Tan to be filmed in Queensland. The film, to be produced by award-winning Australian Martin Walsh, and featuring actors Travis Fimmel and Jai Courtney, will be filmed in Queensland this year. Pre-production on the movie will start in March 2017 and shooting will...

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Amazon will be a 'huge opportunity' for small business

Amazon will be a 'huge opportunity' for small business

AS AMAZON commences commercial trials of its online marketplace in Australia, one of Brisbane's young entrepreneurs has urged retailers to take a "first mover" advantage with the platform to get ahead of their bigger competitors.

Ryan Murtagh, founder of Neto and recipient of the 2017 Brisbane Young Entrepreneur Trailblazer...

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STEVE SCANLAN NAMED BRISBANE YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR 2017

STEVE SCANLAN NAMED BRISBANE YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR 2017

THE competition was the strongest it has ever been in 2017, with nominees ranging from innovative social entrepreneurs to heavyweight recruitment specialists. But it was clear that the man at the helm one of Brisbane's fastest growing companies would take the gong for Business News Australia's Brisbane Young Entrepreneur of the Ye...

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THE STARTUP FESTIVAL WHERE GLOBAL HEAVYWEIGHTS COLLIDE WITH ENTREPRENEURS AND TRAILBLAZERS

THE STARTUP FESTIVAL WHERE GLOBAL HEAVYWEIGHTS COLLIDE WITH ENTREPRENEURS AND TRAILBLAZERS

THEIR aim is to put on the 'biggest, baddest and best' startup event in the Asia Pacific region and the founders of Myriad have declared if the event becomes 'just another tech conference', then they have failed.

Estonian Martin Talvari (pictured) and Australian entrepreneur Murray Galbraith will pull together the second ...

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THE TECH COMPANY THAT SCORED A DEAL TO HELP MAKE THE ROADS SAFER

THE TECH COMPANY THAT SCORED A DEAL TO HELP MAKE THE ROADS SAFER

A BRISBANE tech company has developed a world first interactive training program for learner drivers before they get behind the wheel which could be rolled out across Australia.  THE Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads has already launched the PrepL eLearning program to assist young drivers and Croomo says it is in disc...

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HOW KATE MOSS AND A SENSE OF SENSE OF HUMOUR HELPED AN ENTREPRENEUR TO LAND A DEAL ON SHARK TANK

HOW KATE MOSS AND A SENSE OF SENSE OF HUMOUR HELPED AN ENTREPRENEUR TO LAND A DEAL ON SHARK TANK

WITH a tried and tested family golden ginger cookie recipe, a sprinkle of sarcasm and a background in marketing and advertising, Emma Head scored an investment on Shark Tank from Janine Allis and Andrew Banks.

Her business, Sweet Mickie, is a personalised biscuit company and she stamps messages into the icing on top of the cookies with m...

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JAMIE PHEROUS: THE DAY I LITERALLY CRIED AND WHY YOU NEED TO DIVERSIFY YOUR CLIENT BASE

JAMIE PHEROUS: THE DAY I LITERALLY CRIED AND WHY YOU NEED TO DIVERSIFY YOUR CLIENT BASE

HE founded his company, Corporate Travel Management (ASX: CTD), in 1994 with just two staff in a small Brisbane office and Jamie Pherous now heads a business that employs 2,200 people, services more than 70 countries and has a market capitalisation of around $2.5 billion.

Corporate Travel Management (CTM) is now the largest privately-own...

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THE MOTHER OF THREE WHO HAS SHARK TANK'S ANDREW BANKS AND STEVE BAXTER FIGHTING TO INVEST WITH HER

THE MOTHER OF THREE WHO HAS SHARK TANK'S ANDREW BANKS AND STEVE BAXTER FIGHTING TO INVEST WITH HER

NOT every entrepreneur on Shark Tank Australia convinces the 'sharks' that their business is worthy of investment, but mother of three Lauren Martin has big hitters Andrew Banks and Steve Baxter competing for her idea.

Lauren and her daughter Lily pitched their 'Wish U Were Here' dolls to Shark Tank, which are customised ...

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SHARK TANK COUPLE GET HITCHED ON NATIONAL TV, AND SCORE INVESTMENT FROM JANINE ALLIS

SHARK TANK COUPLE GET HITCHED ON NATIONAL TV, AND SCORE INVESTMENT FROM JANINE ALLIS

THEY'RE a couple with the unusual shared 'interest' of having digestive issues, and Luke Lucas and Chrissy Glentis combined to convince Shark Tank's Janine Allis to invest in their specialist food business.

Their business, called Foddies, caters for the growing number of people who have food allergies, aversions and react...

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SHARK TANK PITCH LANDS BYRON BAY ENTREPRENEUR AN INVESTMENT FROM GLEN RICHARDS

SHARK TANK PITCH LANDS BYRON BAY ENTREPRENEUR AN INVESTMENT FROM GLEN RICHARDS

SHE'S working 80 hours a week to hand-make her special granola and Byron Bay businesswoman Indi Sutton convinced Shark Tank's Glen Richards to fund her company's expansion with a $100,000 deal for 40 per cent equity and a loan for $200,000.

Sutton's business, The Monday Food Company, produces organic, gluten free, sugar f...

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IF YOU CAN SURVIVE AND BE RESILIENT, YOU CAN ACHIEVE GREAT THINGS: BRISBANE BRONCOS CEO PAUL WHITE

IF YOU CAN SURVIVE AND BE RESILIENT, YOU CAN ACHIEVE GREAT THINGS: BRISBANE BRONCOS CEO PAUL WHITE

HE'S been the CEO of one of Australia's most iconic sports brands for seven years and under Paul White's tenure, the Brisbane Broncos (ASX: BBL) have broken records for revenue, membership, sponsorship and attendances.

His standing in the game is unquestioned and rugby league legend and Penrith boss Phil Gould calls White &qu...

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HOW COFFEE KING KANE LANDED $2.5M FROM ANDREW BANKS ON SHARK TANK

HOW COFFEE KING KANE LANDED $2.5M FROM ANDREW BANKS ON SHARK TANK

HE landed the biggest deal in Australian Shark Tank history, and coffee mogul Kane Bodiam's vision to produce the freshest pods which are also biodegradable earned him a $2.5 million investment after a bidding war between the 'sharks'.

Bodiam's iCapsulate business produces tens of millions of coffee capsules each year and...

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PETER BEATTIE: WE CAN TURN A $1B 'PROFIT' ON COMMONWEALTH GAMES IF BUSINESS GETS ON BOARD

PETER BEATTIE: WE CAN TURN A $1B 'PROFIT' ON COMMONWEALTH GAMES IF BUSINESS GETS ON BOARD

PLAYING host to a major sporting event is often regarded as a guaranteed way to lose money, but the 'face' of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games says he believes the event has the potential to deliver up to one billion dollars in economic benefits to the region.

Peter Beattie, the chairman of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games...

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CAIRNS COUPLE DIVE INTO THE SHARK TANK AND CONVINCE FELLOW 'BOATIE' GLEN RICHARDS TO WORK WITH THEM

CAIRNS COUPLE DIVE INTO THE SHARK TANK AND CONVINCE FELLOW 'BOATIE' GLEN RICHARDS TO WORK WITH THEM

THEY'RE a husband and wife team with an invention that can help save the Great Barrier Reef, and lives, and Peter and Margaret Powell convinced fellow 'boatie' and Shark Tank 'shark' Glen Richards to take the plunge with them on their business journey.

Peter and Margaret have been married for 30 years and the couple f...

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NATIONAL STORAGE MD ANDREW CATSOULIS ON HOW TO GROW A FAMILY BUSINESS INTO A LISTED COMPANY

NATIONAL STORAGE MD ANDREW CATSOULIS ON HOW TO GROW A FAMILY BUSINESS INTO A LISTED COMPANY

IN his own words, Andrew Catsoulis describes his business as one that "doesn't cure cancer" or have an answer on how to find a solution to world peace.

As managing director of National Storage REIT (ASX: NSR), Andrew Catsoulis is pragmatic about what he does and underneath his "it's just storage, pure and simple&qu...

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BUSINESS BITES: KHEMISTRY

BUSINESS BITES: KHEMISTRY

WHEN digital strategist Andy Fyffe felt like he missed the boat for the last big thing in tech, he pledged to seize the next opportunity that came along. He believes virtual reality is it. Fyffe watched on as the internet took the world by storm, and thinks virtual reality is the best invention since not only about to take us by storm...

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BUSINESS BITES: M&C SAATCHI

BUSINESS BITES: M&C SAATCHI

IKEA is a property developer, Airbnb is a media company and Facebook is a drone developer.

Got your attention? That's the mark of M&C Saatchi's group innovation director, Ben Cooper.

With too many 'agency of the year' accolades to count, M&C Saatchi pioneers creative direction worldwide.

Cooper heads inn...

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JAMIE PHEROUS: WHY IT PAYS TO KEEP THINGS SIMPLE

JAMIE PHEROUS: WHY IT PAYS TO KEEP THINGS SIMPLE

JAMIE Pherous, founder of Corporate Travel Management (ASX: CTD), believes 'keeping things simple' has allowed him to transition from accountant to literal high flyer.

The former accountant says his days travelling for Arthur Andersen, now Ernst & Young, specialising in financial consulting across Australia, Papua New Guinea ...

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