Looking backward to go forward, craft cider makers are using historic apple varieties to help arrest plummeting cider sales.
Queensland landholders are afraid that new government mapping of threatened species could lock up their land and force them to stop farming and grazing.
Small businesses in South Australia employ nearly 75 per cent of the state's workers, but this week's State Budget offered them less than 1 per cent of the total spend.
Evidence is emerging that a growing wave of businesses are going to the wall as the end of the financial year approaches.
The retail market is especially tough for the humble local newsagent, with many of them being forced to expand their services to stay in business.
A Queensland gel blaster seller is ordered to vacate their shop after a backlash from shopping centre customers who deemed it "intimidating" and "in bad taste".
TV blockbusters like Game of Thrones may steal the limelight, but in far north Queensland the humble video shop may be the sleeper hit of 2019.
Many businesses are lured to China's booming e-commerce industry, but many find it difficult to survive.