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.
Sarah Brunton has worked on across various construction sites for almost two decades, so she knows a thing or two about being a woman in a male dominated industry.
23 Mar 2017 - Sarah Parker
Sarah Parker shares about finding your way in a new community, starting a farming business almost from scratch and the value of empowering women in ag.
16 Mar 2017 - Liza Dale-Hallet
Liza Dale-Hallet shares how The Invisible Farmer Projects aims to shine a light on the untold stories of women living and working on the land.
9 Mar 2017 - Janelle Weissman
This year’s International Women's Day theme is empower a woman, empower a nation, and Janelle shares how this day raises vital funds for programs that help provide opportunities for women around the world.
2 Mar 2017 - Simone Kain
Simone Kain, recently won the SA RIRDC Rural Women’s Award for her work teaching kids – and grown ups – about Australian agriculture through her George the Farmer stories.