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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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Women in Australian Agriculture are paving the way

I feel fortunate that in my career so far in agriculture and more broadly in rural Australia, I’ve been surrounded by extraordinary people, many women, who have challenged and supported me. Our industry is a special place but we can do more to progress, and we all have a role to play.

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