Following the Miss NAIDOC Perth event held in May, Samara Magazine is pleased to announce that the spotlight was still on Indigenous women at this year’s NAIDOC Perth Awards. Noongar woman Anne Garlett took out the 2012 NAIDOC Perth Outstanding Achiever award, presented during the 15 June ceremony held at Government House.
Australia’s Governor-General, Her Excellency Ms Quentin Bryce AC CVO, today announced The Queen’s Birthday 2012 Honours List. Each year – on Australia Day and the Queen’s Birthday – up to 800 honours are awarded, as well as more than 100 Bravery Awards. Among this year’s worthy recipients are many passionate women who have dedicated their time and expertise to “make a significant difference to their communities”.
In Samara Magazine's first issue, we featured a number of women business owners who have established and run businesses relating to children. Researching the topic, we discovered many innovative businesses that were started by women for or about children -- but couldn’t cover as many as we would have liked. Lucky then we’ve got our blog! Here are two more inspiring stories from women who drew big inspiration from little people...
Tuesday marked the announcement of nominees for Ernst & Young’s 2012 Australian Entrepreneur of the Year awards. A year-long program that recognises the efforts and successes of Australian business and social leaders, the awards are held annually as part of Ernst & Young’s global World Entrepreneur of the Year initiative.
Welcome to Samara Magazine's Blog
On behalf of the team at Samara Magazine, I'm very pleased to welcome you to our site and, more specifically, to our blog.
As you will discover as you move around the site, Samara Magazine is Australia's new national digital magazine for Australian women business owners and those aspiring. And there are a lot of us 'out there'.