Melissa Y

Melissa Y

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Smooth sailing for Sarina Bratton and Orion Expedition Cruises

When injury cut short the outstanding sporting career of Sarina Bratton, a work holiday in Europe proved the world of tourism her next calling. Bratton, founder of Orion Expedition Cruises shares her own expedition through a sea of opportunity. Bratton’s vision to develop Australia as both a domestic and international cruise destination with innovative itineraries… Continue reading Smooth sailing for Sarina Bratton and Orion Expedition Cruises

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Mobile Data Group’s Marc and Dale Carr: Technology and the user experience

Father and son duo, Marc and Dale Carr, have always been interested in extending the user experience on technology platforms. As mobile phones became more prolific, they founded Mobile Data Group, to bring multimedia content to technology platforms, whether it be to send SMS, run trivia contests or sell wallpapers, games and videos. DB: Is… Continue reading Mobile Data Group’s Marc and Dale Carr: Technology and the user experience

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emberin’s Maureen Frank: Gender diversity in the workforce

Maureen Frank, author of You Go Girlfriend, which deals with gender diversity, left behind her large pay packet at a US multinational and founded emberin, an organisation assisting companies in attracting and retaining female staff.   “Being one of the most senior women in the company, it became apparent to me that perhaps some of… Continue reading emberin’s Maureen Frank: Gender diversity in the workforce

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Stuart Giles takes APHS national

Consolidation of operators in niche healthcare areas in the mid nineties opened the door for Stuart Giles and his wife Cathie Reed to develop APHS, a national pharmacy service network. APHS has now grown to become one of Australia’s largest niche healthcare providers, specialising in aged care and hospital pharmacy groups with offices in Brisbane,… Continue reading Stuart Giles takes APHS national

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Tony Gea Gea from 24/7 Distribution: Running a service-based business

Seeing a gap in the services offered by IT distributors, Tony Gea Gea decided to fill it; with 24/7 Distribution. Now 24/7 Distribution has become the leading services-based distributor of unified communication solutions with offices in every state in Australia, India, New Zealand and Fiji. Tony Gea Gea saw that an IT distributor could play… Continue reading Tony Gea Gea from 24/7 Distribution: Running a service-based business

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