Innovation

Impress Media Australia works with a range of innovative Australian companies and individuals. Please read the stories below for details.

Greg PattenWith little fuss, but much entrepreneurial zeal, Greg Patten, the man behind a largely unknown family company he built from scratch is showing how business can thrive in the South Australian economy.

Greg was a nominee and finalist for the Central Region in the 2014 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards, announced last week in Adelaide.

Hardly a household name, Greg’s quiet style has nevertheless seen his Mogas fuel brand achieve “major player” status in the highly competitive fuel supply industry, while simultaneously developing innovative, leading-edge technologies to manage and expand their business operations across a surprising, diverse field.

The Beast is ready for actionStruggling cars on a 3200 fundraising odyssey for The Royal Flying Doctor service now have a secret weapon called The Beast – a purpose-built 10-tonne rescue truck to haul them out of trouble.

Converted from a US Federal Emergency Rescue tilt tray, the Beast was overhauled in Adelaide to become the Oz Odyssey Rescue Truck, designed to rescue any bush basher in rapid time.

The United Nations Association of Australia has launched its Media Awards for 2014 with a call for journalists in make their nominations before September 1, 2014.