Dave O’Brien has a unique outlook on his career to date. At times, he’s found himself in limbo, unsure of what the next move may be. Once he entered agriculture he’s been able to really define who he is, what he is passionate about and where he wants to have an impact.Continue reading How Agriculture has helped shape me
Simon Doolin’s Great Grandfather started farming around North Star in Northern NSW in 1924, almost 100 years ago. Today, everything Simon does is with this legacy in mind, with the aim of leaving the country and community better than he found it, ready for the next generation.Continue reading Growing for the Future
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.Continue reading Taking the leap to pursue a passion
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.Continue reading From Torquay to Texas
For as long as he can remember Sam Heagney wanted to be a farmer but, as a boy growing up in Melbourne’s outskirts, his road to becoming one has had its challenges.Continue reading A long way from Diggers Rest
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.Continue reading Building a business in the Top End
CW: loss of a child
In November last year, the Boshammer family lost their baby daughter Zara to an extremely rare chromosomal condition called Pallister Killian Syndrome. It’s in her memory that Kate and Justin have worked to raise $150,000 for the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Qld Division) and the Steve Waugh Foundation.Continue reading Zara’s Day
Olivia Borden’s 1998 model Hilux ute has taken her to places in Australia many of us have never even heard of, let alone experienced.
Childhood for Olivia Borden was never boring – a detail that has carried through into her later life.Continue reading From Mallee Girl to Territory Woman
Wowee! I think a BIG thank you is in order. I’m usually the type of person that ticks something off, then is flat out running towards the next thing, but I thought I’d take a minute to acknowledge this milestone and say a quick thank you! But 50,000 downloads is so cool, thanks for coming on this journey!Continue reading 50,000 Downloads!!