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Hey Queensland Students!

Got an idea for a business? It’s time to tell us about it and be in the running for over $5,000 worth of business start-up prizes! 

Binnacle Training wants to help you turn your business idea into a real business! Binnacle Boss is the springboard you need to take your dream and make it a reality.  We want to unearth and inspire some of Queensland’s best and brightest entrepreneurs – to shine a light on the talent, innovation and ideas we know students are capable of.

Want the winning edge? Be sure to use the Binnacle Boss Pitch Kit which has been specifically developed to help your team nail that pitch! 

CLICK HERE for 2021 Binnacle Boss Terms and Conditions.


In order to enter, the entrant must be currently enrolled in a Queensland Secondary School and be in Years 7-12 of the 2021 school year. The entrant may apply as an individual or as a team (max 4 students). For the entry to be eligible in the Binnacle Boss Competition, the entrant must create a 2-3 minute video pitch outlining their unique business concept. Entries received after 3:00pm Monday, 9th of August 2021 will not be accepted.

The entrant must email their video pitch or send a private YouTube or Vimeo link to [email protected] using the Subject Line ‘2021 Binnacle Boss Competition’. Video file types accepted are MPEG, MP4 and MOV files only. If the video file size is greater than 20MB, please send it to [email protected] via WeTransfer (a FREE file exchange platform that allows videos up to 2GB in size).

All entries must include a completed parental consent form for each individual in the team (submit along with your video pitch). Entrants may enter as many times as they like with subsequent entries including a different business idea.


Each year we source a panel of award winning judges for Binnacle Boss. These judges are passionate about young entrepreneurs and work with the Binnacle Training team to go through all of the entries from Queensland’s best and brightest students. We’re excited to announce the following panel of judges for 2021:



2021 Binnacle Boss – Winners Announced!!!

On behalf of Binnacle Training we would like to thank every single of the students who submitted an entry into this year’s 2021 Binnacle Boss – Young Entrepreneurship’ competition that was launched to students across Queensland Secondary Schools.

Congratulations to the following WINNERS of the 2021 Binnacle Boss Competition:

1st Place

Brooke Killalea / Breanna Willett / Micaela Sanderson (St Ursula’s College, Yeppoon)

2nd Place

Samuel Hansen

(Wavell State High School)

3rd Place

Joshua Sussmayer

(Bundamba State Secondary College)

Binnacle Boss 2020 Winner

1st – Millie Gallacher (Unity College) – Kook Dreems

Millie Gallacher, submitted her business Kook Dreems to the 2020 Binnacle Boss competition and her ideas to contribute to a more sustainable planet meant that she came up trumps. Millie’s business promotes using calico bags, as an alternative to plastic pot plants, which can either be used as pots or planted directly into the ground where they biodegrade quickly. 

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