In The Bag

“It started as a small family business out in the bush,” and over the years, Bee Dee Bags has developed an enviable reputation for delivering quality retail packaging together with fuss-free service. Bee Dee Bags aims to provide a staggering 17,000 customers Australia-wide with exactly what they are after, stocking everything from colourful paper bags to reusable non-woven bags.

Bee Dee Bags

95 Years of Tradition

Starting at Clarke in an entry level position as a customs house clerk, Jason Kline began couriering documents around the city, conducting inspections as a teenager, and taking all the relevant courses to become a licensed customs broker. “Most young guys start in that position, and work their way up to becoming a customs broker,” says Mr Kline, who today serves as Managing Director.

Clarke Global Logistics

Living it Up

The Eureka Tower is a massive 297 metre tall, 91 storey residential building, located at 7 Riverside Quay Southbank VIC 3006, Australia. The building is the tallest residential building in Australia and the 10th tallest residential building in the world. Currently it holds the record for being the tallest residential building with the most residential space within.

Eureka Tower

Ferguson Australia Lobsters

“Out of all of that,” Debra explains, “we came up with our branded range of lobster medallions and lobster sashimi, which will be available from late January, lobster cooked meat and the lobster oil.”

Delicious Luxury

Live the Possibilities

According to Chief Operating Officer Madeline Gall, the leading figures in the Lifeview brand already had a considerable background in running the homes. She says the five homes presented themselves as suitable for acquisition, first because of their locations: Wheeler’s Hill, Chelsea, Emerald, Keysborough, and Cranbourne. “We saw something special in them as they were all around the 60-bed mark and we wanted to operate residences that retained the family feel about them, rather than those double the size, which can become too institutionalised.

Lifeview Residential Care

A New Partnership Brings New Opportunities

The team is also in the process of officially rebranding Oil Industry Catering and Services to OICS – the name that industry insiders already regularly use for the well-known company.


Boxing Clever

ICS is not a simple company to categorise. Melbourne-based ICS Industries Pty Ltd makes transportable communications buildings, switch rooms and sheet metal cabinets; practically anything intended to house electrical or communications equipment and keep it safe and working in harsh environments.

ICS Industries

Build it Here

We are talking about Integra Systems. This Melbourne-based family business has been celebrating its 21st birthday by bucking the trends. “Our customers are really starting to expand and ramp up, so it’s probably different to the trend of what many companies are facing,” says founder Paul Hughes.

Integra Systems

Creating Connections

A simple network in a small business, for example, will encompass computers, business machines like printers and scanners, CCTV cameras, phones, and a central server connected to the internet, enabling the system to connect via a Virtual Private Network or VPN to another main server that could be located thousands of kilometres away.

Madison Technologies

Catching the Wind – and the Imagination

Today, a yacht can be a motor powered vessel or a sailboat, and both types are primarily used as leisure craft. Yachts can range in size from 10 metres to over 30 metres in length; craft over 50 metres in length is generally referred to as a super yacht, while vessels under 10 metres in length are typically referred to as cabin cruisers.


Making Sense of Management

Management is the art, or science, of getting things done through people. Sounds fairly straightforward – except for the fact that people are not robots waiting to do our bidding. People have their own minds, motivations, and goals. So how do managers keep operations – and the people behind them – running as planned?

December 13, 2018, 4:13 PM AEDT