“I sort of reached a point at Beetaloo where there probably wasn’t the opportunity to keep going up, and then I needed to sort of take a step back and look at where I was, and probably assess where I […]
Something I’ve really learnt in all of this is working out what my passion is and it’s something I’ve found hard to put my finger on.
I am passionate about animal welfare, which is what my current role oversees, but if I’m honest, I think my real passion is around organisation success, I like seeing organisations succeed in achieving their goals.
I think I’ve found a job where the saying “Choose a job you love, and you will never work a day in your life” rings true to where I am. I work with incredibly passionate people who live and breathe what they do and it’s so infectious to be surrounded by people like that.
As a boy from Western NSW, Pat Barrett stepped straight out of a Sydney private school into a role as a station hand – a ringer – in Australia’s top end and he hasn’t looked back.