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Recent Awards 
    

2008 Winner Best New Product- Suncorp Parramatta Awards for Business Excellence

2008 State Finalist- Young Champion Entrepreneur- Small Business Champion Awards

2008 State Finalist- New Business- Small Business Champion Awards

2009- Anthill Magazine 30under30 award winner. Skye was names on of the top 30 business people under 30 years of age

2009 Winner BPW Robyn Phyllis Award- Suncorp Western Sydney Awards for Business Excellence

2009 State Finalist- Young Champion Entrepreneur- Small Business Champion Awards

2009 State Finalist- Specialised Small Business- Small Business Champion Awards

2009 Highly Commended- Anthill Magazine Cool Company Awards 

2010 Highly Commended- My Business Awards- Action Coach

2010 Highly Commended- Suncorp Western Sydney Awards for Business Excellence

2011 Anthill Magazine Smart 100- Our Creature Kit for insect life cycles named in the top 100 products in Australia for 2011 

2011- Top 50- Anthill Magazine Cool Company Awards 

2011-Highly Commended- Anthill Magazine 30 under 30 Awards 

2011- Highly Commended- Suncorp Western Sydney Awards for Business Excellence (Educational Services)

2011- Highly Commended- Suncorp Western Sydney Awards for Business Excellence (Retail Products)

In the News 

Skye's Bug Business- A Story in the Fairfield Advance about recent awards won 

Minibeasts Don't Bug Kids- An article in the Manly Daily News Paper all about minibeast presentations 

Butterflies and Punters to Flitter in Birdcage- SMH article about butterflies at the 2009 Melbourne Cup 

Flutter by Rhodes, says Bug Lover- Walk in butterfly house at Rhodes Shopping Centre

Keeping Insects as Pets- Radio interview on 2UE with Dr Jo 

If Insects Don't Bug you, Try Swapping a Steak for a Cricket Stir Fry- Sydney Morning Herald article about Skye's appearance at the Crave International Food Festival 

Fancy a Bug Stir Fry?- Hear Skye on ABC radio speaking about eating bugs! (Click on "Download Audio File") 

Critter Fritters- See Skye on the Channel 9's Today Show cooking up some Critter Fritters (video) 

Chefs Cook up a Storm- Oct 2010 article about the crave international food festival in the Parramatta Advertiser 

Bugalicious!- Oct 2010 article all about Skye's edible buggy products 

Attracting Butterflies to your Garden- Segment filmed with Better Homes & Gardens in 2010 all about butterflies. Skye's not in this one but we helped the BH&G team get some amazing shots of beautiful butterflies. (There is an advertisement shown first)(Video) 

Summer Bugs Gone- Segment filmed with better Homes & Gardens in 2010 about ways to help get rid of bugs from your house. If you fast forward to about 3mins you will see Skye save Rob from a spider! (There is an advertisement shown first)(Video) 

Ant & Becks Taste Test...Insects?!- Segment filmed for Mix 106.5 radio station in Feb 2011. It's funny to watch the guys act like girls when they eat bugs. My Aussie Tarantula Sarina also makes a guest appearance. 

Summer Beetles- Segment filmed for Better Homes & Gardens all about keeping different beetles as pets. Ladybugs, rhino beetles and amazing flower scarabs are the stars of the show. Creature Keepers were on set to get some amazing shots! (There is an advertisement shown first)(Video) 

Earth Hour ads- Some insect wrangling done for the WWF 

Compact Pets- Segment filmed for Better Homes & Gardens all about keeping different compact petsas pets. Hermit crabs, frogs and some of Skye's scorpions are the stars of this episode. Creature Keepers were on set to get some amazing shots! (There is an advertisement shown first)(Video) 

Weird and Winderful Pets- Filmed in front of a live audience at Bunnings Narellan (NSW) for Better Homes & Gardens see Skye with her favourite Australian Tarantula Sarina. (There is an advertisement shown first)(Video) 

A Bit on The Side- An article about Skye in the June 2011 Wonem's Health Magazine (great pics) 

Insect Filled Lollipops an Internet Hit with Kids- Article shown in various publications throught Australia in June 2011 about our amazing bug lollipops 

Mind Food Magazine July 2011- Article about Skye and her bug collection 

Camp Orange Wrong Town 2011- See Skye and Woodstock in this behind the scenes tour of Camp Orange Wrong Town (for Nickelodeon) 

The Weird World of Food- See Skye's Creature Candy in this blog for the Daily Telegraph Sydney (you will have to wait to the end to see it!) 

The iPad Show ep23- Bugs- Video of some edible bugs filmed for the Daily Telegraph's iPad application. 

Toshiba Computer Ad- Bug Wrangelling at it's best for this 2011 computer ad 

Cleo Magazine January 2012- Article about Skye's amazing bug job 

Bugs Made into Biscuits and Bread on Oz- Sky News UK video about our edible bugs (Jan 2012)
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