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.