Jenny Verne: The Gladstone Greenscape story.

Greenscape Gladstone cater to all landscape and garden maintenance, irrigation installation and repairs, for commercial and residential clients across the Gladstone Region. “In the last few years, we’ve done lots of jobs including several schools and kindergartens,” Greenscape Gladstone Director Jenny Verne said. “Recently we worked with the Rainbow Valley Early Learning Centre and the Toolooa State High School, where …

Sally-Anne McIntosh, the Gladstone Bicycle Centre Story

When a caravan crashed into the front of the Gladstone Bicycle Centre in September 2020, the local Gladstone business, like all small businesses, needed to be open and operating as soon as possible. “The front of the shop was damaged by the caravan and it needed to be removed and the damaged fixed as soon as possible so our customers …

Gus Stedman, the GAPDL Story.

The Gladstone Area Promotion and Development Ltd (GAPDL) is a not-for-profit, membership-based organisation responsible for strategically marketing the Gladstone Region as a tourism and lifestyle destination. GAPDL Chief Executive Officer Gus Steadman said their membership base consists of over 200 members that come from a wide range of sectors including government, accommodation, and tour operators, with their preferred insurance broker …

Jason Busk, the Gladrock Transport story.

Gladrock Transport is a well-established integrated Transport and Logistics business that has been offering extensive transportation services throughout Central Queensland and Australia since 2004. “Gladrock Transport has been around for 40 years and I’ve had the business for 17 years and in that time I’ve grown the company from 13 vehicles and 13 staff to now having an extensive fleet …

Stephen Paterson, the Spotted Dog Hotel story.

At 11pm on a Monday night, Stephen Paterson received a phone call alerting him his beloved hotel, the Spotted Dog Tavern in Bundaberg, was burning down.  By 9am the next day the tavern, which he had built from scratch, was just a smouldering wreck. “At the time I was in Brisbane and it knocked me around a fair bit when …

Anton Guinea, The Guinea Group’s story.

A couple of years ago, The Guinea Group, a leadership and safety services consultancy, was caught-up in an insurance claim that could have had significant ramifications for the local Central Queensland business. “As consultants, The Guinea Group was dragged into a challenge with one of our clients who ended up in an insurance claim and because we consulted to them …