Charles Armstrong - Farmsafe Australia
In August we revist an interview with Charles Armstrong, farmer and Chair of Farmsafe Australia, discussing the perils of quadbikes on farms and why safety needs to come before convenience. In less than a decade, 126 people have died, seven in 2019.
After a brush with death as a teenager, Kiwi Alice Mabin decided never to take life for granted. Taking up a job as a jillaroo, she fell in love with Australia. Many twists of fate have led to the creation of her photo books, The Grower series, designed to resonate with all Australians.
Teacher and proprietor of the Goormabat Railway Hotel, Jacqui Coleman talks about how Silo art has revitalised her small town. Silo art has captured the imagination and hearts of travelers all over Australia while providing economic and social lifeblood in regional areas.
Maggie McGowan - Magpie Goose
How did a lawyer from Victoria combine a love of vibrant prints and the need to share indigenous stories from the remote Northern Territory, into a social enterprise and fashion label? Maggie McGowan discusses how Magpie Goose is fashioning change.
Professor Richard Kingsford
Does Australia have enough water for towns, irrigation and the environment? How can we better use the water we have? We ask Professor Richard Kingsford, Director of the Centre for Ecosystem Science at the University of NSW about how to get the balance right.
Michelle Verco - Civil Engineer
Celebrating International Women's Day, we talk to Michelle Verco, a Civil Engineer from Clare, SA. Michelle is passionate about encouraging girls to follow in her footsteps and into some of the great careers available for women in modern regional Australia.
Melanie Meers - Anson Street School
Melanie Meers is the Principal of Anson Street School in Orange NSW, which caters for children from Kinder to year 12 with a range of diverse learning styles. Melanie tells us that living life without limits is all about what the children can achieve.