A1 Test and Tagging – From its inception in 2003, A1 Testing & Tagging has focused on providing a safer work environment for all Australian businesses. The company constantly strives to reach new goals by utilizing cutting edge technology, safety education and uncompromising service to create safer workplaces for their customers. Their qualified technicians work with industries throughout the Monash area to ensure compliance with Australian Standards.
Aus Career Coach – Started by Michelle James in 2016, AUS Career Coach offers employment ready programs to new migrants, resume writing services, career coaching services, as well as facilitating meet-ups and networking events. The company encourages new migrants to connect with City of Monash and get involved with community work and volunteering in order to learn about Australian culture.
Brentwood Gymnastics Club – In operation since the 1970’s, this gymnastics club provides an inclusive program promoting health, confidence and skills building in physical activity for juniors aged 5 – 18 years. By focusing on individual ability and personal advancement rather than competition, students are able to build technical knowledge and flourish in a friendly and welcoming environment.
Campbell Page – This Not for Profit organisation delivers disability employment services. Their programs focus on up-skilling and re-skilling for in demand industries, as well as providing life and employability skills, thus taking a holistic approach to their clients. Their programs build and strengthen community partnerships, with an employer focused program and a “Be Discovered Program” targeted at ESL youth and delivered with schools.
Career Mastery – Career Mastery grew from Kirsten Majidi’s strong sense of wanting to help women, particularly mums, feel supported in their work decisions at crucial times of change in their lives. Assisting women and students throughout their career journey through a suite of services, the company has also linked to programs such as Fitted for Work to support those who have experienced adversity in their lives.
Create and Co- This boutique graphic design studio specialises in brand strategy and identity design, brand campaigns, print and packaging design, website development, multimedia design and signage. In addition to their strategic branding work for clients, they have recently expanded their network and aligned with the charitable organization, My Cause, to help with increase donations for their campaigns.
Echo Group – Arising out of CEO Erik Zimmerman’s question, “How can we put solar panels on every roof in Australia?”, Echo Group has grown to provide six smart, innovative and integrated energy efficiency and financial solutions designed to solve today’s challenges. The company takes a customer -focused approach utilizing a bespoke customer relationship management system to unify activities of all functions within the business.
Envision, Empower, Succeed – This life and business coaching company was started by Anne Clark with a mission to inspire women to fulfill their dreams in establishing their own business, learning to maintain a work/life balance that is aligned to who they are as a person. Anne gives women the tools to feel empowered and maintain self belief, to encourage and support women in their journeys.
Event Head – Working with clients around Australia, the UK, the USA, Europe and Asia, Event head helps visionaries design events that are multi – layered, full of heart, driven by passion and create meaningful human connection. With a vision to help people who care run events that matter, business founder Jade McKenzie also provide event coaching on creating successful events and building up solid business foundations.
Friends of the Children Foundation – Having recently celebrated their 20th Birthday, this charitable community group of almost 200 volunteers has raised thousands of dollars for children’s hospitals including The Royal Children’s and Monash Children’s. With an aim to build a better world for future generations, the group also tackles environmental and education issues through clean-up and tree planting efforts as well as supporting local primary school projects and distributing food.
Grants Australia – This family owned and run business has been providing health -conscious families with the natural way to fight plaque, prevent cavities and freshen breath for over three decades. Proudly certified as ‘Australian Made, Australian Owned’, they ensure that their products are manufactured in Australia with locally sourced ingredients. Grants donate thousands of oral care products to those in need via local organizations.
Inchmeal Cafe– This cafe with a difference puts community and collaboration at the heart of all they do. In addition to quality coffee and locally sourced produce, the cafe serves as a community hub, incorporating a creative space for parties and a gallery space featuring handmade products from local makers. They encourage creativity with regular workshops from after school classes to soap making.