Be Inspired

Everyone on this page has one thing in common - they all grew up in rural or remote Australia

You can meet Our Inspiring Young People – some of the people behind the rural inspire initiative – and you can discover Exciting Rural People – people we’ve heard about who are achieving their life goals.

Sarah on becoming a cyclist

Sarah on becoming a cyclist

StoriesFromMount GambierWorkLimestone Coast Regional Sporting Academy, intern with the South Australian Rural Youth AmbassadorsMy journey (so far) as a professional cyclistMy introduction to cycling My journey into cycling is a little different compared to most...

Claire on Life on a Station

Claire on Life on a Station

StoriesFromCentral West NSWWorkCurrently working on a station in Central QLD. Planning to study agricultural science at CSUTaking a gap year to work on a station in Central QueenslandHow growing up on property influenced my future gap year I grew up in Central West...

Jessie on Studying Nursing

Jessie on Studying Nursing

After school Jessie studied a Bachelor of Nursing. She completed her graduate year at St Vincent's Hospital in Melbourne and is now working at the Emergency Department of Austin Hospital Melbourne.

From: Djadjawurung Land (St Arnaud VIC)
After school: University

Tom on Taking a Gap Year

Tom on Taking a Gap Year

Tom felt burnout after year 12 so he decided to take a year off to work and travel. He couldn't recommend the experience enough.

From: Jaitmathang Land (Dederang VIC)
After school: University

Nathan on Engineering

Nathan on Engineering

Nathan's Bachelor of Industrial Engineering has taken him all the way to Bosnia. He now works for the Shire Council where he grew up.

From: Djadjawurung Land (St Arnaud VIC)
After school: University