All posts by Alys Marshall

We are leading the world

From the Silicon Valley to South America, Sarah Nolet has never seen anything more exciting than the boom of the Australian ag-tech industry in the past half decade. 

She’s only been in the country for six years, but in that time Sarah Nolet has been instrumental in the transforming Australia’s footing in the international Agtech industry. 

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Taking the leap to pursue a passion

Ginnie Hope-Johnstone didn’t grow up on a farm, although she always wished she did. She’s never really been an indoors-person, always chasing wide open spaces. 

Growing up in regional Western Victoria, however, it was always drilled into her that success was to get a degree and a good job in Melbourne. 

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From Torquay to Texas

The year 2020 was a strange one for all of us, but for Grace Cheatley the surprise of the pandemic was surpassed only by the fact that she ended up living through it in Texas, Queensland.

As 2020 began, Grace Cheatley was prepared for a big year, she’d just graduated with a degree in youth work and made the move from Geelong to Melbourne to start a new job as a university welfare officer for international students. 

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Ignorance is no longer an excuse: an open letter on the state of regional healthcare

When I drive into Walgett, into Bourke, into Enngonia, I almost want to be stopped by the police. I want them to ask to look at my ID, to see the letter from the news organisation that has sent me there, I want them to question where I have come from and why my reason to be travelling is essential.

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