A colour consultant by day, Catherine Baker is also a hunter, working to help control feral animals across the NT. Catherine challenges the perception of female stereotypes in more ways than one.
Chris is a prostate cancer specialist nurse and care coordinator in southern NSW. At first glance, prostate cancer may seem like a “men’s issue,” but Chris knows all too well that it touches whole communities.
Cynthia has made history as Australia’s first Torres Strait Islander elected to parliament. She talked to Regional Voices about her role as a representative, and her hopes for her community and people.
What brings farming daughters back into the business? What we need to do differently to lift the number of daughters taking on the farm? Women only represent about 10% of farm leaders – so what needs to change?
While Mary Jane thought about how to make ends meet, she started experimenting with making sustainable packaging wraps using natural bees wax. Today she’s working full time in her own business, Waxiwraps.
King Island is home to around 1,600 people. Local youth need to leave the island to study once they finish Year 10. A new course will help build the local skillset, especially in industries with great growth potential.
Tiani Cook spent a month on horseback riding the 1,000km road from her home in the Tanamai Desert to Darwin, raising money and awareness for education access issues in remote Australia.