A love of natural fabrics and bespoke designs inspired Sonya Michele to make her own scarf range, but a family tragedy gave her the push to take the business to the next level.


Insurance is vital for any business, especially for protection against natural disaster. Yet many small businesses aren't adequately covered, which can mean the difference between success and failure.

Lost In Books

Lost In Books is a bookshop tapping into one of Australia's most diverse communities, but their long-term success depends on how they stay relevant to a unique audience in a digital age.

Adora Handmade Chocolates

Easter is a hectic time for many chocolate producers, and Adora Handmade Chocolates are no different. Tina and Katerina are two sisters who have built their family business around chocolate.


Next, we meet two Indigenous brothers who are changing outcomes for young people. Their training scheme is also bringing back the bush, using native plants from their own nursery.

48 Flavours

Tailoring products to suit a target market can really boost profits, as was the case with 48 Flavours, a thriving gelato business in South Australia.

Welly's Wonders

Ex-Disney animator Adam and his wife Demelza were inspired by their son Welly to start children's book business Welly's Wonders.

Pukara Estate

Timing can be crucial to business success, as two former farmers discovered after they moved to the NSW Hunter Valley region to start up an olive farm.


Total Image Group

As our winter Olympic athletes prepare for the closing ceremony in South Korea, we meet the woman behind their official Olympic outfits - created for the first time by a uniform design company.

Golden Century

One Sydney dining institution that's prospered through the decades is Chinatown's Golden Century. The Wong family still run this Hong Kong-style seafood restaurant, and say consistency is key to their long term success.

Warialda Belted Galloways

The sustainable movement is often linked to land use and natural resources. We meet a family of beef farmers who are applying sustainable goals to the food industry.