Established in 1991, aussie i.t is a printer and cartridge solution specialist providing a range of computer consumables, both new and recycled.
The business’s oldest working family member is 60 (serving on the board of directors) and the youngest is 30.
aussie i.t received the 2004 Community Spirit Award from the Stirling Business Association. Three family members are currently employed by the business.
Bokay Group is a family owned company with 21 years in the printing and framing business. The company has grown steadily since its beginnings in 1984. Originally, Bob Meade worked with only one staff member, while his wife, Kay, worked part-time.
In recent years the number of permanent staff has increased to 19, including five additional family members. In 2001 the business headquarters and factory at Bayswater burned down, seriously threatening the company’s future.
The event brought the family even closer together as they rallied to get the company back to what it knew best – success.
Pye Corporation is a family business that invests in several businesses based in Western Australia.
Established by John Pye in 1955, the business has operating ties in tourism and cinema.
Pye Corporation is credited with creating the first drive-in cinema and mutli-cinema complex in Perth. It also established the first motel in WA.
It is a holding company with only family members as staff. At the age of 92, John Pye still plays a significant role in the business, although not without help from his three sons.
The Loose Leaf Lettuce Company
The Loose Leaf Lettuce Company is the realised vision of sisters Deanne and Simone Dobra.
In 1998, their parents Barry and Maureen and brother, Kevan, inherited the company when Deanne and Simone decided to go globetrotting.
Today, chances are, when you go to lunch anywhere in Western Australia and order a salad, one of the ingredients is from The Loose Leaf Lettuce Company. There are nine family members currently employed by the business.