The Business of Family

BEHIND-THE-SCENES OF FAMILY BUSINESSES NEW AND OLD TO EXAMINE THE HOW, WHAT, AND WHY OF SUCCESS

COMPANIES THAT GET BETTER WITH AGE…

These family businesses have survived through centuries of turmoil and change, and here’s how…

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HOW QCAMEL IS ‘MILKING IT’ (SUSTAINABLY AND RESPECTFULLY)

Camels are able to withstand harsh conditions and their milk has unique healing properties. So, with an increased awareness around health, and a need to diversify dairy farming — is the camel’s hump the way forward?

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THREE GENERATIONS IN… AND COUNTING

Coopers, Akubra, Sadleirs… What do these companies have in common? They’ve all managed to survive as a family run business for over 150 years and many generations. FBA advisor Robert Powell, talks to us about the ‘how’.

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60 SECONDS WITH JOHN MCLEAN — GINGER BEER, CHOCOLATE AND WORLDWIDE DOMINATION

For most Australians, the Bundaberg Brewed Drinks label inspires immediate nostalgia. Named after the Queensland town, they’ve been around for over 40 years. Now familiar in over 60 countries, and mostly because of John’s efforts…

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60 SECONDS WITH WESLEY MCLAREN — THREE GENERATIONS WITH JALNA

If you love yoghurt, then you will have heard of Jalna. What you may not know though, is that they’re a third generation family business, still totally Australian owned and operated.

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FROM BISCUITS TO BEEF: HOW CHARLIE AND ANGELICA ARNOTT ARE PLANTING THE SEEDS OF HOLISTIC FARMING

The name ‘Arnott’ is synonymous with biscuits, but fifth generation Arnott advocate — Charlie, has steered the business in a rather different direction. Read about their journey from biscuits to biodynamic farming…

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60 SECONDS WITH CAROLYN CRESWELL — FOUNDER OF CARMAN’S KITCHEN

We chat to Carman’s Kitchen queen, Carolyn Creswell, about the challenges and rewards that come with running a family business; along with her ambitions for the future. Hint: think iconic ‘Vegemite’ level fame for the humble muesli bar.

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FROM SADDLES TO HEIRLOOM QUALITY GOODS, MEET THE COUPLE BEHIND SADDLER & CO

From a childhood obsession with horses to a fine saddle and leather goods business. Hear how this husband and wife team show commitment to quality and craftsmanship.

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MEET THE FARMING FAMILIES OVERCOMING ADVERSITY

The agriculture industry is one of the eldest in our history, and is also the one that has weathered the most storms. We meet three families thriving despite it all.

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60 SECONDS WITH CEDAR ANDERSON – CEO OF FLOW HIVE

In a time when sustainability and saving the planet is at the forefront of our minds, we catch up with Cedar Anderson – CEO of Flow Hive – on how their family business is educating the masses on bee-keeping.

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