It is becoming more and more evident as we continue working in rural and regional areas that there is an overwhelming sense of community whereby local farmers and business owners are better known to students and the school than what is usually seen in metropolitan areas. The connection to country and the land is also more evident in rural areas with young people looking for ways to solve problems to help minimise the impact of drought, loss of food stocks, and ways to reduce water loss, in what has been a challenging time for rural and regional Australia.

– Liz Jackson, Education and Program Director

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