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SmartCompany is the leading online publication in Australia for free news, information and resources catering to Australia’s entrepreneurs, small and medium business owners and business managers.

Monday to Friday, SmartCompany.com.au publishes news, business trends and ideas from around the world, profiles and features as well as all the latest business, tax, legal, politics and innovation developments occurring around the country.

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Eloise Keating

Eloise Keating is the editor of SmartCompany. Previously, Eloise was news editor at Books+Publishing, the trade press for the Australian book industry. Eloise has degrees in media and communications, marketing and business management, and political science. You can follow her on Twitter at @ellykeating.

Renee Thompson 

Renee Thompson is a journalist at SmartCompany. Previously, she worked at Fairfax Media for the Bendigo Advertiser and at another regional Victorian media outlet. Before graduating from the Graduate Diploma of Journalism at RMIT, she studied psychology and spent a few years living and working in the UK. You can follow her on Twitter at @reneethomps. 

Broede Carmody

Broede Carmody is a journalist at SmartCompany where he has a knack for covering legal stories and mental health issues in the workplace. Previously, Broede was the co-editor of RMIT University’s student magazine Catalyst. He has a degree in journalism from RMIT. You can follow him on Twitter: @BroedeCarmody.

David Southwell

David Southwell is SmartCompany’s sub-editor. He has previously worked for mX, news.com.au and AAP. In his first journalism job at the Balmain Village Voice David dedicated himself to covering the morning tea round but also did some afternoon tea work.

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