This is a sequel to our 2016 content series Women in Tech powered by our partners at MYOB. Come with us as we take you on a journey throughout rural Australia and explore the stories of regional women in technology roles who via their work are challenging the status quo and creating a world that will provide the next generation of young regional women with global opportunities in their own local communities.
“I have a very good eye for detail on ways to improve things without wasting time or money, so I turned it into a business.”
Looking to fill these knowledge gaps is George the Farmer, a children’s character created to educate children about farming practices.
“I thought, we have all these amazing friends living in regional areas that are either not working in their field, or not working at all because they’re isolated, so couldn’t we outsource to them?”
Growing up, Julie Boulton dreamed of being a brain surgeon, because she was fascinated by the way humans work.
Looking to bridge the divide and connect metropolitan Aussies to the farm gate is Visit My Farm, an initiative developed and currently being trialled by the NSW Department of Primary Industries.
Pioneering the task economy for regional-based business owners across Australia is a fast-growing platform called The Rural Network.