After a 36 hour journey, Joe and Anna arrive at the airport in San Jose, Costa Rica. They head straight to the house of friend and eco-tour planner Sarah-Joy, and her Costa Rican partner Julio, who have offered to host them for their first few days in the country at their cottage in the rainforest.
In this episode we delve into what defines Australian workers attitudes and those that pervade the various levels of management. It also challenges the concept of "cultural/business cringe", particularly in relation to America, highlighting the example of the Holden Motor Company.
The West Lake Restaurant in Changsha, Hunan Province of China, is the largest restaurant in the world. The owner, Mrs Qin Linzy, a proud Communist Party member, started the business in 2000 with no idea that it would be such a success in less than a decade.
According to Chinese tradition, when a baby is 100 days old, a big celebration should be held. In this episode, a 100-day-old baby celebrates his special day at the West Lake Restaurant and is given a special sword and mirror to fend off any monsters or evil forces in his future life.
Tom meets with corporate partner Garnier about refreshing their co-sponsored communal garden in Harlem. Tiffany asks Stephen for help on creating an upcycled bench for the garden. Meanwhile, Tom tries to eliminate meat from the office lunch program.
Two best friends with no catering experience whatsoever quit their jobs in the city and risk their life savings to set up an edgy burger restaurant in Southampton. Considering the flat economy and an already saturated burger market, their confidence could be dangerously naive.
In what is best described as a layman's look at "the big end of town" in Australia, this series features interviews with prominent business people and experts from both Australia and overseas.
All the nutritious goodness of an episode is jam-packed into a handy snack-sized package.
This episode hunts down the best, the cheapest, the tastiest, the safest, the longest-lasting, the greenest, the coolest, and the most shonky, jam-packed into a handy snack-sized package.
All the nutritious goodness of an episode of The Checkout jam-packed into a handy snack-sized package.
Grand dreams of farming northern Australia are almost as old as the nation itself, but changes to land-use laws in 2015 brought the prospect closer to reality. Despite environmental opposition, thousands of hectares of land have been cleared to make way for high-value crops, and so far, every commodity they've trialled has been a success.
A Cut Above
Australian ingenuity is turning the age-old tradition of sawmilling on its head. Radial sawing, which cuts round logs into wedges, means smaller trees can be turned into useful timber. The technology has massive implications for native forests - it means useable timber can be grown in plantations in half the time.
The abandoned pits of Western Australia's Talison mine are evolving into wetlands. Filled with water from more than a century of winter rains, the dams provide habitat for growing populations of fish and insects and are attracting rare and endangered birdlife.
The Scottish Highlands provide the backdrop to this episode, featuring the centuries-old distillery responsible for the Johnnie Walker brands of blended whisky, now with five distinct labels crafted to meet specific consumer tastes. Other brands discussed include: Gucci, Alfred Dunhill, Levi Strauss, Procter and Gamble, General Motors and the Virgin Group.
Size Does Matter: Merinos
Breeding better sheep using DNA profiling.
Severe Weather Outlook: BOM
The Bureau's outlook on severe weather patterns for the season ahead.
A wrap of rural issues from around the country this week.
Market prices and analysis with Kerry Lonergan.
Fish farming in the Abrohlos Islands.
Boutique brewing in Bundaberg.
Banana growers turn to science to help safeguard their industry.
From dark tunnels deep underground and the vast expanse of the Australian desert to the slick boardrooms of London, the new six-part Australian drama series Dirt Game delves into the lives of the passionate men and women working in this tough business. Where one wrong move, either in the pit or in the boardroom, could be your last. A stellar cast, including Joel Edgerton, Shane Connor, Freya Stafford and Katie Wall, bring to life the world of mining and international corporate highflyers.
An inside look at the US Federal Reserve. The most powerful - and least understood - financial institution on earth.
Tom is eager to start a paint-recycling program. Rick and Ernie work on the recycling science, while Dan sets up a pilot program with a local hardware store. Tom enlists Dean to facilitate a staff graffiti contest at the 10th annual Graffiti Jam.
Life is full of opportunities to learn new things, no matter what your age. Explore these videos as part of Community Colleges Australia's lifelong learning programs and enrich your knowledge of the world.
From Bathurst to Jabiluka, or gold to uranium, mining has reshaped Australia's landscape, economy and society. Explore the boom times and busts of life when miners move in or move on.