People

Here you’ll find a range of inspirational stories about Women in Business, including tips to help you in your business.  As well it’s where you can meet some of our foundation members.

Welcome to Tracey Pitcher

Starting her new Aldinga Beach business "That Fleurieu Feeling", during a global pandemic has taken Tracey Pitcher on a strengthening ...
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Welcome to our new Barmera member, Alysha Herrmann

Alysha Herrmann is unashamedly focused on Riverland tastes, interests, ideas and futures and her business Part of Things is an ...
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Meet new member Tamarra Methofer

With many years experience working in various aspects of the music industry including the SA Country Music Council and the ...
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From our Clare Chapter meet Jennifer Faulkner

Born from a desire to offer good, qualified and current bookkeeping services, Jennifer Faulkner founded Valley Bookkeeping Solutions. Based in ...
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Meet Deborah Geerts and her three businesses

After founding, and now owning and operating two Victor Harbor businesses, Plus Printing and What's Your Desire, you wouldn't think ...
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Welcome Megan Sweetlove from Sweetlove Family Law

A lawyer for 13 years, Megan Sweetlove has a depth of experience to draw on when providing support and advice ...
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Welcome Sophie Bungey from SB Conveyancing

Wanting a career as a sole operator, Sophie Bungey studied conveyancing whilst working in a law firm. Now a registered ...
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Met Deb Purvis of Robinson Sewell Purvis

Deb Purvis is an Agribusiness specialist with over 25 years experience in the industry. Deb knows you celebrate your wins ...
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Meet Noami Harvey from Nurture Podiatry

Noami Harvey keeps her clients moving by providing podiatry services through her business Nurture Podiatry. Working from Specialist Rooms in ...
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Meet Jasmin Gniel from Conveyancing on the Fleurieu

Working alongside your husband may be a challenge for some people, but Jasmin Gniel has no such issues. Jasmin and ...
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Welcome to Bridget Johns from Be Simply Free

Launching your new business was always going to be a challenge but launching at the start of COVID19 could have ...
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Meet Sharon Boath – Founder of Efficient Small Business Solutions

Sharon Boath knows how important time is in both your personal and business life. It is a valuable resource for ...
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Close “look” at our new corporate members

We are pleased to welcome Corporate Members, See Optometry in Victor Harbor and Gulf and Ranges Optometrists in Port Augusta ...
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Meet Deani of SOMA Health and Beauty

After noticing a gap in the market, Deani Edwards took the opportunity and started offering mobile beauty therapy to help ...
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Meet Carrie Rodda from the Mobo Group

Located in Berri, one of our newest members Carrie Rodda works for the Mobo Group. Read more about Carrie: Name: ...
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Meet Evelyn Pollard

With over 25 years experience working in HR, Evelyn Pollard was well qualified with a wealth of experience to draw ...
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Meet Karen Leslie, our new Mount Gambier member

Our first member from Mount Gambier, Karen Leslie, originally didn't want anything to do with computers when her Dad told ...
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Meet our new member from Moonta, Valda Cooper

Valda Cooper likes to call their Moonta Bay Accommodation 'A little touch of Moontaradise'. And with 2 cottages, 3 cabins ...
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Welcome to Susanna Philbey

Meet Susanna Philbey, one of our newest members. Susanna launched her business Life Directions Planning 3 months ago, offering her ...
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Nan Berrett from Word Solutions in Clare

Welcome Nan Berrett, our first Clare member

COVID-19 may have put a halt on our plans to launch a chapter in the Clare Valley, but that didn't ...
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New conveyancing firm emerges amid coronavirus

Amid the challenges of COVID-19 not many of us think to go out on your own and establish a business, ...
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Holly Little from Odyssey Coaching in Mount Compass

Meet Holly Little from Odyssey Coaching

After years of establishing a chain of gyms Holly Little and her husband decided to establish a business and life ...
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Michelle Lihou PEXA Goolwa Conveyancing

Michelle Lihou will be sadly missed by all

The Women in Business Regional Network is mourning the passing of foundation member Michelle Lihou who died on April 5 ...
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Meet our COVID-19 women’s Strike Force

For those who have had to close their businesses due to COVID-19, or those who have experienced a downturn, this ...
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Meet Sally Grundy from Mundoo Island Station Tourism

For 5 generations the Grundy family have been on Mundoo Island in the Coorong. Offering a range of tourism opportunities ...
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Meet Miriam Errington

Miriam Errington grew up on the Yorke Peninsula and now provides Conveyancing services to clients in the area. Whilst her ...
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Tracey Hebinger of ElectroChild Repurposing SA

Meet Tracey of Electrochild

There's a growing concern about the use and abuse of plastics, so Tracey Hebinger is doing something about it ...
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Vivienne Goodenough of Kym Goodenough Real Estate Strathalbyn

Meet Vivienne Goodenough

Meet Vivienne Goodenough who, along with her husband Kym, own and operate Kym Goodenough Real Estate which has just opened ...
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Liana develops better leaders

Leadership is a focus for the Women in Business Regional Network and we’ve recently welcomed Liana Allison to our membership ...
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Mandy keeps your horses happy

Most of us enjoy a massage, but those with horses may not have considered the benefits of this type of ...
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Samara Shane Aramas Business Solutions

Samara has learnt the value of work/life balance

Samara Shane is the founder of Aramas Business Solutions in Kadina on Yorke Peninsula. She offers bookkeeping, administration and accounts ...
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Karina Irvine Kaleidoscopic Travel

62 countries & counting for Karina Irvine

Ever dreamt of travelling the world?  Well, imagine if that was your business.  That’s what Karina Irvine of Kaleidoscopic Travel ...
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Welcome Lee Aquilina

Lee Aquilina is looking forward to being a presenter for the Women in Business Regional Network later this year in ...
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Meet Samantha Docking, Founder of BOSS Business Office Support Services

Samantha Docking, based in Port Lincoln, provides Australia Wide business support through the business she founded in February 2013, BOSS ...
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Meet Demelza Thorpe, Graphic Designer and Owner of Demelza Grace Design

Demelza Thorpe founded Demelza Grace Design 7 years ago. Based in Mt Barker her goal as a Graphic Designer is ...
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Meet Diane Brennan, Founder of DCB Insurance Services

Diane Brennan, Founder of DCB Insurance has been involved with the insurance and banking industries for over 20 years. Read ...
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Kerryn Shaw a consultum rising star

Kerryn Shaw named Consultum Rising Star

Victor Harbor member Kerryn Shaw of Calder Wealth Management is celebrating being named the Consultum Rising Star for 2018/19.  Kerryn ...
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Meet Belinda Rigney, Woodcroft bookkeeper

Belinda Rigney is the founder and current owner of Complete Admin & Bookkeeping in Woodcroft, south of Adelaide. Find out ...
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Meet the team from Johnston Withers Lawyers & Conveyancers

Johnston Withers Lawyers and Conveyancers have recently joined the Women in Business Regional Network under our new corporate membership option ...
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Kelly Kuhn Juggle House Experiences

Meet Kelly Kuhn, helping you juggle your life

Kelly Kuhn calls herself a "master juggler" and her business Juggle House Experiences helps people juggling lots of things in ...
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Alice Terry International Psychic Medium

Welcome Alice Terry international psychic

We're very excited to welcome international psychic medium Alice Terry to our membership. Check out her profile below: Name:  Alice ...
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The owners of Betta Quality Curtains & Blinds – Luxaflex Gallery in Victor Harbor Kim Stephens and Steve Beckley.

Rookie of the Year award to Betta Quality Curtains

Victor Harbor’s Luxaflex Betta Quality Curtains and Blinds store has been recognised with a national award. The owners, Steve Beckley ...
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Cathy launches books to boost children’s confidence

Cathy Domoney Mount Compass member Cathy Domoney has just launched not one but four new books to help encourage positive ...
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Jo Marshall of Miss Tilly's Online Administration services

Jo launches new administration service

We welcome a lot of start ups to the network, including many that have been started later in life. One ...
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Susie Williams of Fleurieu App

Susie Williams launches the Fleurieu App

Fleurieu Peninsula-based member Susie Williams officially launched the Fleurieu App earlier this month. She says the app now offers everything ...
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Cindy Westphalen

Cindy takes out national catering award … again

Langhorne Creek foundation member Cindy Westphalen of Cindy’s Classic Gourmet is back in the winner’s circle scoring a win and ...
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Leanne and David Reynolds with their Paul Harris Fellow awards.

Leanne Reynolds named a Paul Harris Fellow

Goolwa foundation member Leanne Reynolds and her husband David were recently recognised by being named Paul Harris Fellows by the ...
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Olivia Knott South Coast Realty

Change of pace for Olivia Knott

Olivia Knott of Victor Harbor has been a foundation member of the Women in Business Regional Network almost since the ...
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June Finlay of Encounter Drafting Services Victor Harbor

Welcome draftswoman June Finlay

June Finlay of Encounter Drafting Services Victor Harbor The Women in Business Regional Network is pleased to be welcoming a ...
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Avril Thomas Magpie Springs

Art, photography, wine are Avril’s life

Art, photography, wine, dining, a beautiful garden and even a climbing wall ... what more could you want? This is ...
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Chioma Amaechi CA Legal & Migration

Chioma’s helping with legal and migration matters

With an increasing push to encourage migrants into regional areas of South Australia, the network is pleased to welcome Chioma ...
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Those of us who've been through childbirth know the value of having a great support person ... and now the network has its own in Gerry Beresford of Mind Your Birth.

Gerry supports you through birth and beyond

Those of us who've been through childbirth know the value of having a great support person ... and now the ...
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Sarah Mitchell Tindall Gask Bentley

Sarah Mitchell helps with Wills and Estates

We're welcoming a growing number of legal practitioners to the Women in Business Regional Network. Among them is Sarah Mitchell ...
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Jane Remphrey - Revive in 5

Jane offers reviving massages at your office

Imagine the opportunity to have a massage in your workplace without even having to take your clothes off. This is ...
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Kathryn Brewer from The Life Creative

Mindfulness focus for Kathryn Brewer

Cutting stress in our business as well as our personal life is a focus for Kathryn Brewer of The Life ...
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Pat powers on after losing her “best friend & rock”

For most of us the thought of losing the love of our life, let alone the main person behind a ...
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Sharon offers efficient small business solutions

Navigating the growing paperwork and financial requirements for businesses is regularly raised as a point of stress by women in ...
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Alyonna Parveen

Divine Healing is Alyonna’s mission

Alyonna Parveen of Victor Harbor describes herself as an "energy alchemist" and her mission is to provide holistic therapy healing ...
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Susie Williams Fleurieu App

Susie set to launch new app for Fleurieu Peninsula

One of our newest members hasn’t yet officially launched the centrepiece of her business, but is excited about what it ...
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Jo-anne Cain Soul Essence Therapy & life Coaching

Jo-anne’s on a mission to help heal people

The Women in Business Regional Network has a range of different health-related businesses with founders having a mission to help ...
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Tina Bambury PLAY with a Purpose

Tina helps us get more from our family time

Tina Bambury We'd all like to spend more time with family and our children, and that's the motivation behind the ...
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Rosie Fisher Angas Framing

Rosie Fisher is framing our treasures and memories

Rosie Fisher of Strathalbyn’s Angas Framing & Design is the lady to see if you need your precious artworks and ...
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Kathryn Roberts AB Consultancy

Meet Kathryn Roberts of AB Consultancy

Many in the network are mothers or carers or children with disabilities or learning challenges. Among our membership we have ...
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Kim Dohnt Parentmedic Movement Victor Harbor

Kim Dohnt is a Parentmedic ambassador

Many of us in the network are parents or grandparents, so one of our newest members is a particularly welcome ...
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Moira Were AM

Moira Were AM, our 100th foundation member

The Women in Business Regional Network is proud to announce its 100th foundation member is Moira Were AM, founder of ...
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Meet Jodi from Southern Classics and Customs

When you're the only woman in a business of nine men, you can understand the need to get out and ...
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Kathy-Wooller-Evolve-Pro

Meet Kathy Wooller of Evolve Pro Australia

We may not have a chapter in the Adelaide Hills yet, but it's lovely to welcome some members from that ...
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Meet Lauren Parsons of Mortgage Choice

The Women in Business Regional Network recently welcomed Lauren Parsons from Mortgage Choice Morphett Vale to its membership. Lauren is ...
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Samantha DeLorenzo of Pretty in Pink Nails & Beauty

Samantha DeLorenzo is Pretty in Pink

Samantha DeLorenzo from Pretty In Pink Nails & Beauty in Encounter Bay may be new to the business world, but ...
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Rebekah Watkins of Coast Communications Fleurieu

Coast Communications is keeping it in the family

Rebekah Watkins from Coast Communications Fleurieu/Victor Telephone Data Antennas in Currency Creek is one of a number of our members ...
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Carolyn Brow of Pink Perfection Nails & Beauty

Meet Carolyn Brow of Pink Perfection Nails & Beauty

Carolyn Brow from Myponga is the first specialist nail and beauty salon to join the membership of the Women in ...
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Elise Thomson Thomas & Associates

Meet Elise Thomson of Thomson & Associates

The Women in Business Regional Network's membership is continually growing with a number of professionals joining the group. Among them ...
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Inspired by Hannah - Jo Puplett

Meet Jo Puplett – Inspired by Hannah

Meet Jo Puplett, the founder and owner of Inspired by Hannah, an online and market stall business selling quality, beautiful ...
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Tracy takes leap from home to shopfront premises

For many of us working from home taking the leap into establishing a shopfront is just a bridge too far ...
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Meet Jacqui Good of Thistle Be Good

Meet our first foundation member from Willunga, Jacqui Good of Thistle Be Good. Business Name: Thistle Be Good Phone: 0412 ...
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Citation of merit for Goolwa’s Leanne Reynolds

Goolwa businesswoman Leanne Reynolds was recently honoured to receive an International Life Saving Citation of Merit. Leanne, the part-owner of ...
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Stephanie to help others achieve their 1 Big Goal

Victor Harbor's Stephanie Altus has recently completed walking a section of the Camino Trail between Spain and France, raising funds ...
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Meet Nicole Cleggett – Strathalbyn Conveyancing

Meet Nicole Cleggett, one of our growing number of members in the Strathalbyn area. Name: Nicole Cleggett Business: Strathalbyn Conveyancing ...
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Meet Kerryn Shaw of Calder Wealth Management

Kerryn Shaw from Calder Wealth Management is one of a number of our network members who may not own the ...
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Smiling Samoyed Kate Henning

Meet Kate Henning of Samoyed Brewery

A brewery may have been traditionally the realm of men, but Kate Henning of Smiling Samoyed Brewery in Myponga is ...
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Meet Ingrid Davey from Cruising Plus

Ingrid Davey from Cruising Plus has recently joined our network after attending an event at Strathalbyn in February 2019. Find ...
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Leap of faith creates family jewellery business

There’d be few women who wouldn’t admit to swooning over some bling, shiny things and precious stones … and Sonya ...
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Meet Wendy James – Kaleidoscopic Travel

Meet Wendy James, the Victor Harbor franchisee for mobile travel agency Kaleidoscopic Travel. Wendy services the Fleurieu Peninsula. Name: Wendy ...
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Meet Wendy Hardy – Spice Girlz

Meet Wendy Hardy from Spice Girlz Condiments with a Twist who has a wealth of business experience both in Australia ...
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Meet Julie Irwin – Encounter Business Management

Meet Julie Irwin, the founder and owner of Encounter Business Management in Victor Harbor. Name: Julie Irwin Business: Encounter Business ...
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Stephanie Altus

Stephanie conquers the Camino

It has been a big year for foundation member Stephanie Altus of Victor Harbor.  Not only did she launch her ...
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Meet Julie Dunlap

Meet Julie Dunlap, one of our foundation members, who is the founder, owner and operator of Marketing Works based in ...
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Three members elected to council roles

Moira Jenkins was elected as mayor of the City of Victor Harbor. Members of the Women in Business Regional Network ...
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Babara a national award finalist

Co-director of Specsavers Victor Harbor Babara Vermeulen was the toast of the membership when she was named as a finalist ...
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Stephanie Altus

Stephanie Altus releases first book

Victor Harbor’s Stephanie Altus has released her book My Faded Uniform as part of her journey to rebuild herself and ...
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Bullys Meat director talks business crises

Recovering and fighting back after business and personal crises was the topic for the latest Women in Business Regional Network ...
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Mel Wilson Connelly Wilson conveyancing

Resilient Mel Wilson reinvents herself

Being able to adapt and being resilient in sometimes trying circumstances have been cornerstones to the career and business life ...
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Stephanie Altus

Stephanie to hit trail for mental health

Women in Business Regional Network member Stephanie Altus of Victor Harbor has set herself a goal - to walk the ...
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mel and trish

Meet Mel Wilson and Trish Connolly

Mel Wilson and Trish Connolly are the owners and operators of Connolly Wilson Conveyancing in Strathalbyn and Murray Bridge. Here's ...
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Lyn Clark River Dolls

Member profile: Lyn Clark

Introducing one of our foundation members, Lyn Clark, the owner and operator of River Dolls of Goolwa and Dollies Lollies.  ...
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Meredith Abbott Fleurieu Crash Repairs

30+ years in a family business

With one-third of Australian marriages ending in divorce, there’s something to be said for a couple and family who can ...
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Pip’s creating opportunities

A social enterprise was something she’d planned for a long while, partly from working in the community most of her ...
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Lisa Jamieson – hospitality

Lisa Jamieson likens her business The Boulevard Café at Victor Harbor to a cross between hospitality and being a carer ...
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Melissa Little – VENYU

It takes guts to quit a secure government job offering a six-figure package to pursue a start-up dream, but Melissa ...
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Baking hobby turns business

If you’ve been to a few celebrations on the Southern Fleurieu Peninsula in recent years, chances are you’ve seen or ...
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Alyonna Dhillon

Model, dancer, entrepreneur

Alyonna Dhillon may be in only her early 30s, but already she has racked up several years’ experience as a ...
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Ali Donaldson – personal trainer

Ali Donaldson is a quintessential example of what’s great about setting up your own business doing something that you love ...
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