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A Family Affair

A Family Affair

Building a legacy takes much more than just hard work and grit, it takes team, it takes a family. Today Macadamias Australia is a grower and worldwide exporter of macadamias, sourced from their expansive orchard comprising 2500 acres. In 1958 Ron and Marion Steinhardt saw an opportunity and purchased their first farm, an unworked piece of bushland. Early days saw the growing of a variety of crops from peanut and corn to tobacco and sugar cane, and later to tomatoes and zucchinis before eventually finding their footing in macadamias. Nowadays the farm sits under the watchful eye of their children, Janelle, Trevor, Kevin and their partners to carry on the legacy.

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The Buzz About Bees

The Buzz About Bees

Clint Luke is a local builder and a family man with an unusual hobby – beekeeping. What started out as a way to keep up with the family demand for honey has now evolved into a small, successful family business known as Bundy Honey. Swept up in the swarm Clint went from one backyard hive to multiple hives at multiple sites in a few short years with more expansions on the way. With his passion to keep growing and learning about bees, the hive numbers grew continually, and the family could not consume the amount of honey being produced so when the opportunity arose to service a retired beekeeper's customers Clint jumped on it.

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Under the Kalki Moon

Under the Kalki Moon

If you haven't heard of the Kalki Moon Distilling & Brewing Company than it's time for you to pour yourself a gin and tonic and get educated. Taking the Australian gin game to the next level this Bundaberg-based, family-owned business has only just celebrated its first birthday and already is dominating spirit competitions around the nation.

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Quarter-Life Crisis Turned Lifetime Business

Quarter-Life Crisis Turned Lifetime Business

Zoe and Josh of Ohana Winery and Exotic Fruit Farm are the poster children for how a quarter-life crisis can be the greatest thing to happen to you!

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A Sensory Masterpiece

A Sensory Masterpiece

After a sell-out success in 2017 for their 'Women In Voice' performance Bundaberg's finest vocal talent, Jess Modolo, Natalie Sweetapple and Suellen Cusack-Greensill, return to the stage for 'She's the Voice – A Salute to Australian Music' with the fabulous addition of Mel Lathouras. Together these talented ladies bring their wealth of experience on stage and musical accolades to serve up a musical masterpiece guaranteed to receive raving reviews.

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