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The burden of drought amazingly discovers my real purpose in life

By Karen Weller, Winton What devastation we have experienced statewide in this current drought! It is hard to comprehend how widespread this drought has been to primary producers last year and now this year. It is tiring us out physically … Continue reading

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The corner store gallery – a dream realised

  By Madeline Young-Holborow, Orange As featured in the 2019 Country Web Annual The Corner Store Gallery is very much a family run business. My parents, sister and husband are a major part of my operations here at the gallery … Continue reading

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From Lightning Ridge to Paris

Rebel Black, Lightning Ridge As featured in the 2019 Country Web Annual My name is Rebel Black and I live in the outback opal mining town of Lightning Ridge, a unique and special place in western NSW, where opal miners … Continue reading

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A secure future for farming

Lisa McFadyen, Condobolin As featured in the 2019 Country Web Annual Growing up in rural NSW, Lisa McFadyen is passionate about agriculture and rural communities. A qualified Agronomist and Property Valuer; she lives with her husband and their two young … Continue reading

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Rural Resilience Program

By James Cleaver, Dubbo As featured in the 2019 Country Web Annual The year is 1984 and my mother meets a young rugby player at Country Week at TG Millner Oval. By 1986 she’s left the unit in Paddington, got … Continue reading

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Our Family Farm – Adapting – Thriving – Growing

By Julie Andreazza, Willbriggie, NSW Farmer of the Year 2018 As featured in the 2019 Country Web Annual Three weeks after losing my father to a sudden and fatal heart attack, I found myself in the ED at Griffith Base … Continue reading

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The power of one voice to change many

By Alicia Smith and SafeWork NSW As featured in the 2019 Country Web Annual Farming accounts for one in every five deaths in Australian workplaces, yet the industry makes up just 2.6 percent of Australia’s workforce. In 10 years there … Continue reading

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How my life experience turned into a profession

By Lee Blume, Bucket List Coach, Orange As featured in the 2019 Country Web Annual “Do It now because sometimes ‘Later’ becomes ‘Never’ I hear, ‘this is the last boarding call for flight Sydney to Ulaanbaatar Mongolia’. Wow! At 49 I … Continue reading

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Leading women in Ag: Pip Job

By Pip Job, Geurie As featured in the 2019 Country Web Annual Tell me about your childhood, family, home and work? I was born in Emerald Qld – the first born to my parents who were gem miners at Sapphire. As … Continue reading

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Country Care Link – Celebrating 25 Years driving regional NSW people to medical services

By Country Care Link As featured in the 2019 Country Web Annual ‘It’s truly remarkable that we’ve been able to provide such a wonderful, much-needed service for the past 25 years for so many country people who face the uncertainty of … Continue reading

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