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Finding the courage to work for myself

Finding the courage to work for myself

NameSarh PrimeFromTawongaPassionsHobby farming, being part of community organisations and reading.Business owner, hobby farmer, community memberWhat do you do? I currently run my own business, BANG On Co, which focuses on getting small and medium businesses online. My...

Olivia Connell

Olivia Connell

FromDonald, VictoriaStudyElly Lukas Beauty Therapy CollegeWorkBeauty TherapistBackup plan turned careerDoing TAFE in high school I didn’t really know what I wanted to do after school while I was in year 11 and 12. Beauty therapy was actually more of a back up plan. In...

Matt Miller

Matt Miller

FromYarrawonga , VictoriaWorkMarketing, Commodore AustraliaPasssionsLocal/International Business, Community, GolfStarting my own business in year 10Needing an after school job I started running my own Lawn Care and Garden Maintenance business in high school. I found...

Physiotherapy, local council and farming

Physiotherapy, local council and farming

NameKelli PrimeFromTawongaPassionsSport, exercise, health care, communityBeing led by my passionsWhat do you do? I work as a Physiotherapist as my everyday job as well as being an elected Councillor on Alpine Shire Council. Outside of this my boyfriend and I run a...

Rahni Quarrell

Rahni Quarrell

FromTimboon, VictoriaWorkHospitality, CFA, Ambulance VictoriaPassionsLocal Community, Volunteering, Health CareStaying local and involved in my community What came after year 12? I really had no plan at all. Since school I’ve been doing little bits and pieces for the...

Northern Territory young person of the year

Northern Territory young person of the year

NameStuart McGrathFromGaliwin’ku, East Arnhem LandLiving inDarwinPassionsPublic health, especially in Indigenous communitiesStuart McGrath, an Aboriginal Health Practitioner and Bachelor of Nursing student, is on track to become the first registered Yolgnu nurse in...

Teaching rural students with podcasts

Teaching rural students with podcasts

NameLouise HobbsFromKaniva, VictoriaWorkSecondary Teacher, Science, STEM, Business and Agriculture PassionsScience Communication, Videography, Educational EquityLouise Hobbs grew up in Kaniva, right near the border of Victoria and South Australia. She didn’t know what...

Tim Vo

Tim Vo

FromWarracknabeal, VictoriaWorkElectoral Officer, Federal GovernmentPassionsEducation, Politics, CommunityTim's JourneyWhat did you do straight after high school?  After finishing year 12 at Warracknabeal, I worked for a year at the local Catholic Primary School as an...

Zoey Torney

Zoey Torney

FromSaint Arnaud, VictoriaCareerParamedic and NursePassionsCommunity, Paramedicine, Health Care Zoey TorneyWhat did you do after high school? I left school and went straight to uni to do a double degree in paramedicine and nursing. This wasn’t always the plan, I...

Tom Poulton

Tom Poulton

FromTallangatta, VictoriaAge20WorkProduct and sales specialist, Automotive IndustryAspirationsGraphic Design, AnimationTom's JourneyBeing a Rural Youth Ambassador My brother was a Rural Youth Ambassador two years before me so that’s how I got involved in Rural...

How I applied for the Skyline Program

How I applied for the Skyline Program

Prabh Sandhu is a year 11 student from Mansfield Victoria. In 2020, he participated in the Rural Youth Ambassador program. This year he was accepted into the Skyline Program, which provides Prabh with financial and education support for his VCE studies.How did you...