Media

Parking Made Easy has lots of great stories about our startup journey from 2012 to now and is a favourite for many people, attracting substantial media coverage and audiences across Australia. You can read some of the articles below at your leisure to get to know more about us. Journalists email media@parkingmadeeasy.com.au

Fairfax Syndication - "Turning a pet peev into a biz idea" reported by Michael Baker on 23 May 2012;

http://www.smh.com.au/small-business/startup/turning-a-pet-peev-into-a-biz-idea-20120523-1z49j.html
http://www.theage.com.au/small-business/startup/turning-a-pet-peev-into-a-biz-idea-20120523-1z49j.html
http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/small-business/startup/turning-a-pet-peev-into-a-biz-idea-20120523-1z49j.html
http://www.watoday.com.au/small-business/startup/turning-a-pet-peev-into-a-biz-idea-20120523-1z49j.html
http://www.canberratimes.com.au/small-business/startup/turning-a-pet-peev-into-a-biz-idea-20120523-1z49j.html
http://www.businessday.com.au/small-business/startup/turning-a-pet-peev-into-a-biz-idea-20120523-1z49j.html

Clover Moore - "Smart City with Chris Anderson – City Talk" speech by the Lord Mayor of the City of Sydney on 28 May 2012;

http://www.clovermoore.com.au/smart_city_with_chris_anderson_city_talk

Hey Startup - "Parking Made Easy" interview by Minbo Wang 31 May 2012;

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fSwI32F7hhk

Unashamedly Creative - "Updated: A To Z Of Aussie Collaborative Consumption" 6 August 2012;

http://unashamedlycreative.com.au/a-to-z-of-aussie-collaborative-consumption/

Ezylearn.com.au - "What is a start up? Is your business in this category?" blog by Steve Slisar on 16 August 2012;

http://ezylearn.com.au/wordpress/2012/08/what-is-a-start-up-is-your-business-in-this-category/

Ezylearn.com.au - "Are business startups not using MYOB?" blog by Steve Slisar on 18 August 2012;

http://ezylearn.com.au/wordpress/2012/08/are-business-startups-not-using-myob/

ABC Radio Perth - 720 ABC Mornings - "Parking Made Easy talk back radio with Nedlands Mayor" reported by John McGlue on 20 August 2012;

ABC Radio Perth - 720 ABC Mornings - "Parking Made Easy talk back radio with Founder" reported by John McGlue on 21 August 2012;

Fairfax Syndication - "You can't park here, mayor tells entrepreneur" reported by Rania Spooner on 23 August 2012;

http://www.smh.com.au/small-business/smallbiz-tech/you-cant-park-here-mayor-tells-entrepreneur-20120823-24nfg.html
http://www.theage.com.au/small-business/smallbiz-tech/you-cant-park-here-mayor-tells-entrepreneur-20120823-24nfg.html
http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/small-business/smallbiz-tech/you-cant-park-here-mayor-tells-entrepreneur-20120823-24nfg.html
http://www.watoday.com.au/small-business/smallbiz-tech/you-cant-park-here-mayor-tells-entrepreneur-20120823-24nfg.html
http://www.canberratimes.com.au/small-business/smallbiz-tech/you-cant-park-here-mayor-tells-entrepreneur-20120823-24nfg.html
http://www.businessday.com.au/small-business/smallbiz-tech/you-cant-park-here-mayor-tells-entrepreneur-20120823-24nfg.html
http://www.winghamchronicle.com.au/story/240209/you-cant-park-here-mayor-tells-entrepreneur/

Ninemsn - "Driveway parking business hits roadblock" reported by Martin Zavan on 23 August 2012;

http://finance.ninemsn.com.au/newsbusiness/8520844/driveway-parking-business-hits-roadblock

Channel 10 Breakfast - "Parking Made Easy" interview by Paul Henry and Kath Robinson on 24 August 2012;

http://tenbreakfast.com.au/video.htm?movideo_m=218464

StartupSmart - "Sydney start-up in bizarre car parking fight with WA mayor" reported by Michelle Hammond on 24 August 2012;

http://www.startupsmart.com.au/legal-matters/sydney-start-up-in-bizarre-car-parking-fight-with-wa-mayor/201208247357.html

CourierMail.com.au - "Parking offers need BCC seal" reported by Lisa Kibsgaard on 6 September 2012;

http://www.couriermail.com.au/questnews/central/parking-offers-need-bcc-seal/story-fn8m0qb4-1226465801555

RealEstate.com.au - "Sharing is a renter's best friend" written by Lisa Fox on 7 September 2012;

http://discover.realestate.com.au/renting-sharing/news/sharing-is-a-renters-best-friend

CourierMail.com.au - "Opportunities to lease car park spaces have been listed on a national website but could lead to trouble" reported on 11 September 2012;

http://www.couriermail.com.au/questnews/west/lease-opportunities-for-car-park-spaces-have-been-listed-on-a-national-website/story-fn8m0u4y-1226471353932

BridgeMagazine.com.au - "網路出租停車位違法?" 20 September 2012;

http://www.bridgemagazine.com.au/inside-edition/news-society/local-news/brisbane-news/cbd/%E7%B6%B2%E8%B7%AF%E5%87%BA%E7%A7%9F%E5%81%9C%E8%BB%8A%E4%BD%8D%E9%81%95%E6%B3%95%EF%BC%9F/

DigitalSydney.com - "Talking to Startups: Daniel Battaglia from Parking Made Easy" interview on 26 September 2012;

http://www.digitalsydney.com/interviews/talking-to-startups-daniel-battaglia-from-parking-made-easy/

FromLittleThings.co - "ParkingMadeEasy - Will a solo founders persistence pay off" written by Zach Kitschke on 10 October 2012;

http://fromlittlethings.co/2012/10/10/parkingmadeeasy-will-a-solo-founders-persistence-pay-off/

Shoestring.com.au - "Interview: Parking Made Easy" reported by Michelle Lau on 23 October 2012;

http://www.shoestring.com.au/2012/10/interview-parking-made-easy/

CentralMag.com.au - "Hunting for car parking goes online" reported by James Gorman on 7 November 2012;

http://digitaledition.centralmag.com.au/

WhereILive.com.au - "ParkingMadeEasy: turn your driveway into a money maker" reported by James Gorman on 12 November 2012;

http://sydney-central.whereilive.com.au/news/story/hunting-for-car-parking-goes-online/

Chrisriedy.me - "Collaborative consumption in Australia" blog by Chris Riedy on 28 February 2013;

http://chrisriedy.me/collaborative-consumption-in-australia/

Nett.com.au - "ParkingMadeEasy" interview on 15 April 2013;

http://nett.com.au/entrepreneurs/parkingmadeeasy/

News Syndication - "Woolworths backs down on massive parking prices at new Wolloomooloo supermarket" reported by Ben McClellan on 5 July 2013;

http://www.news.com.au/national-news/nsw-act/woolworths-backs-down-on-massive-parking-prices-at-new-wolloomooloo-supermarket/story-fnii5s3x-1226674525551
http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/national-news/nsw-act/woolworths-backs-down-on-massive-parking-prices-at-new-wolloomooloo-supermarket/story-fnii5s3x-1226674525551
http://www.heraldsun.com.au/national-news/nsw-act/woolworths-backs-down-on-massive-parking-prices-at-new-wolloomooloo-supermarket/story-fnii5s3x-1226674525551
http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/national-news/nsw-act/woolworths-backs-down-on-massive-parking-prices-at-new-wolloomooloo-supermarket/story-fnii5s3x-1226674525551
http://www.perthnow.com.au/national-news/nsw-act/woolworths-backs-down-on-massive-parking-prices-at-new-wolloomooloo-supermarket/story-fnii5s3x-1226674525551

GetSydney.com.au - "Drive - Find cheaper parking in Sydney with click of a mouse" reported 30 August 2013;

http://getsydney.com.au/drive/item/1180-special-offer-find-cheaper-parking-in-sydney-with-click-of-a-mouse

Drive.com.au News - "CBD Parking Secrets" reported by Kate Jones on 16 September 2013;

http://news.drive.com.au/drive/motor-news/cbd-parking-secrets-20130917-2tvyv.html

Fairfax Syndication - "CBD Parking Secrets" reported by Kate Jones on 23 September 2013;

http://www.smh.com.au/small-business/growing/cbd-parking-secrets-20130916-2tugk.html
http://www.theage.com.au/small-business/growing/cbd-parking-secrets-20130916-2tugk.html
http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/small-business/growing/cbd-parking-secrets-20130916-2tugk.html
http://www.watoday.com.au/small-business/growing/cbd-parking-secrets-20130916-2tugk.html
http://www.canberratimes.com.au/small-business/growing/cbd-parking-secrets-20130916-2tugk.html
http://www.businessday.com.au/small-business/growing/cbd-parking-secrets-20130916-2tugk.html

Filipecardeira.com - "Spreadsheeting like crazy…" blog by Filipe Cardeira on 23 September 2013;

http://filipecardeira.com/post/61958482346/spreadsheeting-like-crazy

GetSydney.com.au - "Great Sydney Businesses - Parking Made Easy" reported 24 September 2013;

http://getsydney.com.au/business-and-employment-in-sydney/great-sydney-businesses/item/1507-parking-made-easy

Fairfax Syndication - "How to win an argument" reported by Christopher Niesche on 19 November 2013;

http://www.smh.com.au/small-business/growing/how-to-win-an-argument-20131114-2xjdm.html
http://www.theage.com.au/small-business/growing/how-to-win-an-argument-20131114-2xjdm.html
http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/small-business/growing/how-to-win-an-argument-20131114-2xjdm.html
http://www.watoday.com.au/small-business/growing/how-to-win-an-argument-20131114-2xjdm.html
http://www.canberratimes.com.au/small-business/growing/how-to-win-an-argument-20131114-2xjdm.html

News Syndication - "Melbourne councils fail to crack down on parking permit black market" reported by Neelima Choahan on 6 January 2014;

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/victoria/melbourne-councils-fail-to-crack-down-on-parking-permit-black-market/story-fni0fit3-1226796067397
http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/victoria/melbourne-councils-fail-to-crack-down-on-parking-permit-black-market/story-fni0fit3-1226796067397
http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/victoria/melbourne-councils-fail-to-crack-down-on-parking-permit-black-market/story-fni0fit3-1226796067397

WIN News Illawarra - "Parking Made Easy" interview by Rob Morrison on May 2014;

CourierMail.com.au - "Brisbane City Council warns black market car park rentals are illegal" reported by Matthew Killoran on 21 June 2014;

http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/queensland/brisbane-city-council-warns-black-market-car-park-rentals-are-illegal/story-fnihsrf2-1226961706245?nk=59b493a7610700b2ea1340b092788b71

The West Australian - "PCC threat to private parking deals" reported by Kate Emery on 20 January 2015;

https://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/wa/a/26037778/pcc-threat-to-private-parking-deals/

News Syndication - "Confessions of a parking officer: how to get out of paying a fine" reported by Dana McCauley on 1 March 2016;

http://www.news.com.au/finance/money/costs/confessions-of-a-parking-officer-how-to-get-out-of-paying-a-fine/news-story/020bbb8df1554dc6396fcb815c749a72
http://www.perthnow.com.au/business/confessions-of-a-parking-officer-how-to-get-out-of-paying-a-fine/news-story/020bbb8df1554dc6396fcb815c749a72
http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/business/confessions-of-a-parking-officer-how-to-get-out-of-paying-a-fine/news-story/020bbb8df1554dc6396fcb815c749a72
http://www.geelongadvertiser.com.au/news/confessions-of-a-parking-officer-how-to-get-out-of-paying-a-fine/news-story/095983411322285b7fab59edeefd5b77
http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/confessions-of-a-parking-officer-how-to-get-out-of-paying-a-fine/news-story/095983411322285b7fab59edeefd5b77

2GB 873AM Radio - "How To Avoid Paying Parking Fines" interview by Warren Moore on 1 March 2016;

http://www.2gb.com/article/how-avoid-paying-parking-fines

Channel 9 The Today Show - "Dodging the parking fine" interview by David Campbell and Sonia Kruger on 3 March 2016;

https://www.9now.com.au/today/2016/clip-cilbomjf8002b0elh5k5tk7su

News Syndication - "Why single people are giving more back than anyone else" reported by Emma Reynolds on 12 March 2016;

http://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/real-life/why-single-people-are-giving-more-back-than-anyone-else/news-story/502573e2d2871112baa7ec70efd9ef5c
http://www.perthnow.com.au/lifestyle/real-life/why-single-people-are-giving-more-back-than-anyone-else/news-story/502573e2d2871112baa7ec70efd9ef5c
http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/lifestyle/real-life/why-single-people-are-giving-more-back-than-anyone-else/news-story/502573e2d2871112baa7ec70efd9ef5c
http://www.heraldsun.com.au/lifestyle/why-single-people-are-giving-more-back-than-anyone-else/news-story/502573e2d2871112baa7ec70efd9ef5c

In The Cove - "Lane Cove Your Garage or Driveway Could Make You Money" reported by Jacky on 15 March 2016;

http://inthecove.com.au/2016/03/15/your-garage-or-driveway-could-make-you-money/

Channel 9 A Current Affair - "Parking Made Easy" interview by Caroline Marcus on 16 March 2016;

http://aca.ninemsn.com.au/article.aspx?id=9097576

News Syndication - "F*** You and Goodbye: The people who quit their jobs in style" reported by Ginger Gorman on 4 April 2016;

http://www.news.com.au/finance/work/at-work/f-you-and-goodbye-the-people-who-quit-their-jobs-in-style/news-story/64c793436f7087103f0ec7a607c31abe
http://www.perthnow.com.au/business/work/f-you-and-goodbye-the-people-who-quit-their-jobs-in-style/news-story/64c793436f7087103f0ec7a607c31abe
http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/business/work/f-you-and-goodbye-the-people-who-quit-their-jobs-in-style/news-story/64c793436f7087103f0ec7a607c31abe
http://www.heraldsun.com.au/business/work/f-you-and-goodbye-the-people-who-quit-their-jobs-in-style/news-story/64c793436f7087103f0ec7a607c31abe

In The Black - "5 ways your commute will improve by 2020" reported by Adam Courtenay on 23 May 2016;

http://intheblack.com/articles/2016/05/23/5-ways-your-commute-will-improve-by-2020

Short Press - "Why keeping staff excited is key to a productive business" reported by Sylvia Pennington on 26 May 2016;

http://www.shortpress.com.au/why-keeping-staff-excited-is-key-to-a-productive-business

Short Press - "Three ways to get educated and business savvy" reported by Lakshmi Singh on 31 May 2016;

http://www.shortpress.com.au/three-ways-to-get-educated-and-business-savvy

Fairfax Syndication - "CBD residents renting out parking spots slugged with congestion levy" reported by Benjamin Preiss on 2 June 2016;

http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/cbd-residents-renting-out-parking-spots-slugged-with-congestion-levy-20160602-gpa7fj.html
http://www.smh.com.au/victoria/cbd-residents-renting-out-parking-spots-slugged-with-congestion-levy-20160602-gpa7fj.html
http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/victoria/cbd-residents-renting-out-parking-spots-slugged-with-congestion-levy-20160602-gpa7fj.html
http://www.watoday.com.au/victoria/cbd-residents-renting-out-parking-spots-slugged-with-congestion-levy-20160602-gpa7fj.html
http://www.canberratimes.com.au/victoria/cbd-residents-renting-out-parking-spots-slugged-with-congestion-levy-20160602-gpa7fj.html
http://www.commercialrealestate.com.au/news/cbd-residents-renting-out-parking-spots-slugged-with-congestion-levy/

3mdr.com 97.1FM Radio - "Parking Made Easy talk back radio" reported by Judy-Anne on 9 June 2016;

Forge Magazine - "Entrepreneurs on vacation" reported on 10 June 2016;

Executive Style & AFR - "Work-life balance is the impossible dream" reported by Nina Hendy on 19 July 2016;

http://www.executivestyle.com.au/worklife-balance-is-the-impossible-dream-gq8bzt
http://www.afr.com/it-pro/worklife-balance-is-the-impossible-dream-20160718-gq8bzt

The Courier Mail - "Entrepreneur fights NRMA over innovative plan to make parking easy for motorists" reported by Anthony Marx on 20 July 2016;

http://www.couriermail.com.au/business/entrepreneur-fights-nrma-over-innovative-plan-to-make-parking-easy-for-motorists/news-story/4622056927339d0b750640a5b5046838

News Syndication - "Start-up boss planning to sue NRMA in David and Goliath intellectual property battle" reported by Liz Burke on 25 July 2016;

http://www.news.com.au/finance/business/other-industries/startup-boss-planning-to-sue-nrma-in-david-and-goliath-intellectual-property-battle/news-story/2746501920d9985dbe31df815769bcda
http://www.heraldsun.com.au/business/companies/startup-boss-planning-to-sue-nrma-in-david-and-goliath-intellectual-property-battle/news-story/2746501920d9985dbe31df815769bcda

2UE.com.au Radio - "Parking Made Easy talk back radio" reported by Bill Woods on 26 July 2016;

Dynamic Business - "What Small Businesses Can Learn From The Nrma And Parking Made Easy Dispute" reported by Dominic Green on 8 August 2016;

http://www.dynamicbusiness.com.au/small-business-resources/legal/what-small-businesses-can-learn-from-the-nrma-and-parking-made-easy-dispute.html

The New Daily - "The new digital nomads: Australian workers roaming the globe" reported by Linda Moon on 10 December 2016;

http://thenewdaily.com.au/life/tech/2016/12/10/working-remotely/

Fairfax Syndication - "How we saved $50,000 paying no rent for a year" reported by Caroline James on 15 February 2017;

http://www.smh.com.au/small-business/growing/how-we-saved-50000-paying-no-rent-for-a-year-20170213-guc7o0.html
http://www.theage.com.au/small-business/growing/how-we-saved-50000-paying-no-rent-for-a-year-20170213-guc7o0.html
http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/small-business/growing/how-we-saved-50000-paying-no-rent-for-a-year-20170213-guc7o0.html
http://www.watoday.com.au/small-business/growing/how-we-saved-50000-paying-no-rent-for-a-year-20170213-guc7o0.html
http://www.canberratimes.com.au/small-business/growing/how-we-saved-50000-paying-no-rent-for-a-year-20170213-guc7o0.html

ANZ Grow Magazine - "Can you get a better return on your super?" case study by Sylvia Pennington on 19 June 2017;

http://www.growmore.anz.com/featured/can-you-get-a-better-return-on-your-super

Executive Style - "What is a life coach and how can they help you" reported by Gary Nunn on 21 June 2017;

http://www.executivestyle.com.au/what-is-a-life-coach-and-how-can-they-help-you-gwq4yk

The Huffington Post - "What That Digital Device Is Doing To Your Toddler's Mind" reported by Suvi Mahonen on 12 July 2017;

http://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/suvi-mahonen/what-that-digital-device-is-doing-to-your-toddlers-mind_a_23025791/